• Mamata invites Hasina

    Just after taking oath as the chief minister of West Bengal for the second time yesterday, Mamata Banerjee invited Bangladesh's prime

  • 20,000 invited to Red Road ceremony

    The number of invited guests in the swearing-in ceremony of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would cross the previous record.

  • KKR look to extend dominance over SRH

    2012 and 2014 champions KKR led by Gautam Gambhir would look to assert their dominance while SRH with David Warner at the helm will have retribution on mind when the two teams lock horns in the Indian Premier League (IPL) Eliminator at 8:30pm local time today.

  • Hasina Mamata

    Hasina invited for Mamata's swearing-in

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee invites Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to attend her second swearing-in programme in Kolkata scheduled to be held on May 27.

  • Gujarat take 2nd spot

    Gujarat Lions outplay Kolkata Knight Riders to win their Indian Premier League match by six wickets at Green Park in Kanpur.

  • There wasn't much we could have done: Shakib

    When Kohli and ABD are on song, there's not much the opposition can do. And if Chris Gayle joins the party, the captain at the other end runs out of options pretty quickly.

  • Kohli, AB crush KKR

    A brilliant century partnership between superstars Kohli and ABD steals the show yesterday at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and leads RCB to a comfortable nine wicket win over KKR.

  • Tait joins Kolkata

    Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait has joined Indian Premier League side Kolkata Knight Riders for the rest of the season,

  • Tagore's birth anniversary today

    Today is 25th Baishakh.

  • People often think I am Bengali – Vidya Balan

    Bollywood actress Vidya Balan says because of her films and the amount of time she spends in Kolkata, people often think she is a Bengali.

  • West Indies Women gun down 149 for maiden WT20 title

    West Indies Women beat Australia Women in the ICC Women's World Twenty20 final by 8 wickets at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata, India.

  • 5 construction officials held over Indian overpass collapse

    Indian police detain 5 officials of the company constructing an overpass that collapsed, killing at least 24 people and injuring more than 80.

  • Hope fades for survivors as India flyover toll hits 25

    The death toll from a collapsed flyover in eastern India rises to 25, after emergency workers toiled through the night to find any remaining survivors trapped under huge slabs of concrete and metal girders.

  • Fatal flyover collapse in Indian city

    A flyover under construction in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata (Calcutta) collapses, killing at least 18 people and injuring others.

  • 'We now have a base for T20s'

    Despite ending their ICC World Twenty20 campaign on a rather sour note in Kolkata -- the Tigers were bundled out for 70 by New Zealand, their lowest ever T20I score -- Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Bin Mortaza believes that the team had made immense progress in T20 cricket in the last three months.

  • Rejuvenated Pakistan out to test India

    India and Pakistan lock horns in the much anticipated Super Ten match of ICC World Twenty20 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.

  • Dilshan gives Sri Lanka a 6-wkt win

    Dilshan takes Sri Lanka home by six wickets against a spirited Afghanistan side during the Super Ten match of ICC WT20 2016 at Kolkata under the lights.

  • Pak fireworks humble Tigers

    Bangladesh suffered a painful 55-run defeat against Pakistan in their opening Super Ten match at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata yesterday. It's a flat statement that deserves a better expression. The Tigers lost to the pyrotechnics of one Shahid Afrid, who rediscovered his big-hitting exploits at a time when many thought he is no longer the kind of devastating force he has been over the years.

  • Pakistan in Tigers’ crosshairs

    A team with a reputation of being poor starters, plagued with a plethora of on-and-off the field problems, led by a consistently under-performing captain at the twilight of his career, traveling non-stop since the turn of the year…Pakistan, profoundly talented yet perennially mercurial may just be the launching pad Tigers need for the Super Ten round of ICC WT20 2016.

  • In-form Bangladesh look to trip up Pakistan again

    On March 16, Wednesday, Mashrafe Mortaza will lead his side against Pakistan to their first match at the Eden Gardens since 1990.

  • Pope approves sainthood for Mother Teresa

    Pope Francis formally approves sainthood for Mother Teresa and set September 4 as the date for her canonisation.

  • Afridi's comments drew backlash in Pakistan

    Ace Pakistani allrounder Shahid Afridi’s suggestion that Pakistan national team feels more loved in India sparks controversy at home.

  • Pakistan to play World T20

    Pakistan will take part in the World Twenty20 after receiving security assurances from the Indian government.

  • India-Pakistan game moved to Kolkata

    The India-Pakistan World T20 match on March 19 has been moved to Eden Gardens in Kolkata, because of security concerns over the original venue Dharamsala.

  • Indian classical dance

    Classical Indian dance helps trafficking victims to heal: study

    Classical Indian dance could be an effective form of therapy for victims of human trafficking and sexual violence, helping them to overcome their traumatic experiences and gain confidence, a pilot study has shown.

  • ‘Bangladeshi’ held with fake passport in West Bengal

    An alleged Bangladeshi national is among three persons arrested from Bidhannagar area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district adjacent to Kolkata and seized seven fake Indian passports from them.

  • Kolkata girl ‘gang-raped’ by army men on train

    Three Indian Army men allegedly gang-rape a Kolkata teen onboard the Howrah-Amritsar Express after forcing her to drink alcohol and getting her drunk.

  • ICC World T20 draw excites Afridi

    Shahid Afridi, Pakistan T20 captain said a tough World Twenty20 draw in a group featuring India, Australia, New Zealand and most likely Bangladesh will motivate his team.

  • ICC World T20 venue allotment raises eyebrows

    The Indian cricket board's (BCCI) decision to award almost half of the ICC World T20 matches next year to only two venues -Dharamshala and Nagpur -has raised eyebrows.

  • Kallis named head coach of KKR

    South African legend Jacques Kallis has been named the head coach of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), replacing Trevor Bayliss.