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...

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Families get less grain in lockdown

A social audit conducted by the Jharkhand State Food Commission has found that some beneficiaries received less foodgrains than they were entitled to and had to pay more than the prescribed rates duri...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Bikers in mask pose as cops, rob elderly

At least four elderly women were robbed of their gold ornaments in the past 48 hours and police believe two men on a motorcycle wearing masks and posing as cops were involved in the robberies. The tw...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

Landed, chased at airport, quarantined

This newspaper had written on Thursday about a fiasco over 143 fliers from Malaysia who refused to go to any paid quarantine centre after landing at the airport around 7pm on Tuesday and instead heade...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Strategic link needs urgent repairs

Part of NH27, the approach road and bridge — of strategic importance in view of the Galwan Valley face-off — is in such bad shape that it takes four hours or more to cross 4km. The 4km st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Teen defies lockdown, poverty, marriage

A mason in East Midnapore’s Egra, reduced to poverty by the Covid-induced lockdown, agreed to get his 15-year-old daughter married off, but he was in for a surprise. His daughter, a Madhyamik e...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

NSCN (IM): We are not a gang

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM) on Saturday denied extorting money at any point of time but said it levied legitimate taxes on people in an apparent reaction to Nagaland governor R.N. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

25 people can pray at St Paul’s

The Church of North India’s Calcutta diocese will start prayer and meditation with a maximum of 25 people at a time at St Paul’s Cathedral and six other churches from Sunday, Reverend Pari...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Stricter rules to rein in virus

The administrations of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Malda districts have decided to draw up new regulations to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.In and around Siliguri, where over 250 Covid-19...
By TT Bureau in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

New forest beat offices for Bengal

The Bengal forest department has decided to set up 176 beat offices across the state to augment vigilance in forest beats — the lowest tier of the department.“We are taking every possible step to ...
By Our Correspondent in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.06.20

Landslides in north Sikkim near border

Nonstop monsoon rain on Saturday led to fresh landslides in many places of Sikkim while swelling rivers led to flooding in some tea plantations in north Bengal.The worst hit is north Sikkim, the distr...
By TT Bureau in


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