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Puri: no-entry at Swargadwar

The Puri district administration has decided to bar the entry of people from other districts in the Swargadwar...

Odisha austerity steps for virus costs

The Odisha government has announced slew of austerity measures amid the mounting cost of fighting Covid-19 pan...
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Bengal logs 25 deaths and 850 cases in a day

Bengal logged 25 deaths from Covid-19 on Tuesday as the state set record number of fatalities for five days in...

Bengal: drive faces backlash

The Trinamul Congress is making desperate attempts to contain the resentment of people over distribution Ampha...

IMA questions Assam coronavirus policy

The Assam branch of the Indian Medical Association has frowned on the government’s planning and policies...

Protests at blowout site in Baghjan

Protests resumed at Baghjan in Assam, the site of the May 27 gas well blowout, on Tuesday after talks on compe...

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Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

Consent norm to help migrants: Hemant

Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has said that migrant workers from the state would have to henceforth seek the government’s permission before leaving. “The government wants the work...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 08.07.20

Living with the enemy

The solution? Long-term social change “Thousands of years of conditioning takes time to change” says Kapoor. “However, with the work of women’s organisations over decades, dom...
By Bhagyasri Chaudhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

PM politicises jawan deaths, says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday accused Narendra Modi of indulging in political opportunism over death of jawans and questioning the patriotism of anybody who criticised the Prime Minister or his governm...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 08.07.20

Molasses ban faces hurdle in Assam

The State Public Health Laboratory has punched holes in Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal’s order to ban molasses (laligur) as it is not listed in the Food Safety Standards Act, 2006. Son...
By The Telegraph in Guwahati

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


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