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...

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...

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

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

HC raps child marriages

A Calcutta High Court division bench on Saturday expressed concern over the “alarming rise” in child marriages in Bengal during the Covid-19-induced lockdown.Justice Harish Tandon and Justice Soum...
By Our Legal Reporter in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Shopping hours cut in Malda

Rising Covid-19 cases prompted the Malda district administration to draw up fresh plans to prevent the infection from spreading in Malda town and across the district.In Malda, 25 new Covid-19 cases we...
By Soumya De Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

BJP leader suffers bullet injury

BJP East Midnapore district secretary Pabitra Das suffered a bullet injury when a clash broke out between armed gangs owing allegiance to the BJP and the Trinamul Congress near here on Sunday morning....
By Anshuman Phadikar in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

TMC supporters face ‘threats’ over relief

Over 350 Trinamul Congress supporters from 72 families here have been on the run since June 18 following alleged threats at gunpoint by miscreants led by North 24-Parganas zilla parishad member and pa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Dry ration for 60 visually impaired

Sixty people with visual impairment, out-of-work because of the lockdown, got a few days’ dry ration from two NGOs on Saturday.Many of the recipients used to sell different items on local trains in ...
By Debraj Mitra in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

572 new Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal set a new record in intra-day Covid-19 cases with 572 people being infected in 24 hours till 9am on Sunday.The figure surpassed the previous highest count of 542 reported on Friday. The state l...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in


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