895 Covid cases, 21 deaths in Bengal

Bengal set another 24-hour record with 895 Covid-19 infections and 21 deaths, as reported till 9am on Sunday ....

3-hour hurry for Amphan aid list undid us: Panchayats

Panchayat officials in East Midnapore's Nandigram-I and II held the three hours given to them to draw up t...

'Pandemic getting bigger in Guwahati'

The Assam government on Sunday said Guwahati was in the grip of the Covid pandemic and it was getting “b...

Villagers reaffirm faith in Constitution

Four villages located along the India-Bangladesh border on Sunday clarified that they have no intention to go ...

Cops and scribes give samples

Several police personnel and journalists in Ranchi gave samples for Covid-19 test on Sunday as six policemen i...

Jharkhand Covid recovery rate drops

Jharkhand’s Covid-19 recovery rate dropped to 72.85 per cent on Sunday as only five patients recovered f...

States  /  Published 02.07.20

Sikkim FIR against five from Bengal over funeral

Sikkim police have registered an FIR against five members of an extended family from Bengal for entering the state by violating the Covid-19 protocol, but the law enforcers themselves have come under ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Calcutta  /  Published 30.06.20

Matters of the mind

How is the lockdown taking a toll on the mental health of residents? And what are the ways to identify symptoms from the behavioural patterns of family members? Psychiatrist Kedar Ranjan Banerjee addr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

Finger at Bengal for job plan omission

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said no Bengal district was covered by the Centre’s Rs 50,000 crore scheme to generate jobs for migrant workers who had gone back home during ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.06.20

Meghalaya Cong seeks answers from Modi

The Meghalaya Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) has sought answers from Prime Minister Narendra Modi on China's transgressions along the border and wanted to know why he accepted Chinese money int...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Communion service resumes in Calcutta

The Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) resumed communion service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday. Communion services had been suspended at all CNI churches under the diocese si...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Mother, son face ire over Covid-19

A woman who has tested positive for Covid-19, along with three others in the family, allegedly faced hostile behaviour from neighbours who did not want her and her eight-year-old son to stay in home i...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

How some schools are cutting costs

A number of city schools are trying to cut costs to remain financially viable at a time when they are not getting fees and finding it increasingly difficult to raise funds for additional expenditure. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Trafficked, tormented, the long wait for FIR

Sabita (name changed), a resident of North 24-Parganas, has made at least five trips to her local police station to file an FIR against a person who allegedly trafficked her to a brothel in Pune when ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Landslides cut off vital link

The border with China in the Sikkim side has been cut off from the rest of the country after links at two places on the Mangan-Chungthang highway in North Sikkim were washed away in landslides followi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Varsity offer for soldier’s sister

Visva-Bharati varsity officials, led by vice-chancellor Bidyut Chakrabarty, on Sunday went to Birbhum’s Belgoria to meet the family of soldier Rajesh Orang, who was killed in the Galwan Valley clash...
By Our Correspondent in


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