Behold! The best roads in India in mayor's eyes

Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Tuesday said no city in India has better roads than Calcutta, seeking to fill every widening pothole with hyperbole.
Subhajoy Roy Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Amid escape, eagerness to return

His fancy mop, powerful right foot and knack for finding the net have made Jobby Justin a Maidan talking point. The East Bengal striker won even more hearts after a Calcutta League match on Saturday when he walked around the stadium with a donation box for flood relief in his native Kerala.
Debraj Mitra Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Flood torment over, job worries remain

The first batch of labourers from Bengal to have made it back from Kerala after being marooned for days in neck to waist-deep floodwaters can't wait to return because the comfort of home does not come with the guarantee of employment and remotely comparable wages.
Rith Basu Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Demolition inches ahead

Civic workers pulled down portions of a "dangerous" building on Bentinck Street on Tuesday that could have collapsed on people or vehicles.
A Staff Reporter Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Minister's green talk to biz

Environment minister Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday asked industry associations to control pollution and spend their corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds on local area development.
JAYANTA BASU Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

College admission till Aug 31

Colleges under state universities with vacant seats in undergraduate courses can admit students till August 31, a notification issued by the higher education department on Tuesday said.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

HC summons Titagarh cop

The inspector-in-charge of Titagarh police station has to appear before Calcutta High Court on August 24 and clarify why the chargesheet in a three-year-old case is still to be submitted, the court directed on Tuesday.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

School collects relief items

Mayank Jhunjhunwala, a 2003-batch student of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, was back in school on Tuesday.
Subhajoy Roy Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Football for fun to game of passion in five years

When he came to Calcutta from Delhi in 2007, he had no idea what the City of Joy had in store for him. But like a true-blue Bengali, he fell in love with football and started playing the game for fun. Five years after getting into the school team, he is ready to don the ATK jersey this season.
Ayan Paul Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Floods prompt migration attack on Mamata

The devastating floods in Kerala, which have brought into focus the number of people from Bengal eking out a living as labourers in the southern state, have prompted the Opposition to question Mamata Banerjee's claims of development and employment generation.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Xavier's reaches out to Kerala

Teachers and non-teaching staff of St Xavier's College (Autonomous) have contributed a day's salary for the Kerala flood victims, principal Father Dominic Savio said on Tuesday.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 22, 2018 00:00 IST


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