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Flyover collapse kills one, injures 19 in India’s Kolkata

KOLKATA: A bridge collapsed on Tuesday in India's Kolkata city, killing one and injuring 19, authorities said, as rescue workers sifted through the debris checking for other casualties. Cars were seen among the rubble and a large portion of the bridge was destroyed. Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal state, confirmed that one person was killed, adding, “19 people have received injuries. All of them are stable.” All India Trinamool Congress, the West Bengal state’s ruling party, said on Twitter the…

Indian woman’s kidney stolen after failure to pay dowry

KOLTKATA: Police in the Indian state of West Bengal police have arrested a woman's husband and brother-in-law after she complained that they tricked her to sell her kidney after her family failed to pay dowry. The woman, Rita Sarkar, aged 28, complained that her husband of twelve years and her in-laws tortured her often for dowry and took advantage of her appendicitis to steal a kidney from her. "Around two years ago, I began suffering from acute stomach ache. My husband took me to a private nursing home in Kolkata,…