Jharkhand lines up tribal festival

 The Jharkhand government has planned to observe the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Pe...

Anti-ragging squad to come up in Odisha

 The Odisha government has decided to set up a state-level anti-ragging squad and issue a helpline number...

Tata Steel's bid for diversity

There was a time when Aene Nath did not know how to ride even a Scooty; now she sits proudly in the tiny cabin...

Cash seizure: Assam biz man summoned

West Bengal Police has summoned Assam-based businessman Ashok Kumar Dhanuka in connection with its investigati...

Tripura TMC face joins Congress

 Tripura Trinamul Congress general-secretary Baptu Chakraborty on Sunday returned to his old party, the C...

Paradip engineer arrested in bribery case

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday arrested the chief mechanical engineer (CME) of Paradip Port Tru...

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Urgent work only at transport offices

Only urgent applications for renewal of licence and No Objection Certificates will be entertained at regional transport offices “till further orders”, the state government has said in a directive ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

En masse resignation at medical colleges

Many senior doctors across medical colleges in Bengal have resigned to express solidarity with the protesting junior doctors, who have been on ceasework since the assault on two interns at NRS hospita...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

As residents complain, time to understand home rule

Several Calcuttans are calling up the police and the state government helpline complaining that their neighbours who have returned from countries most affected by Covid-19 were flouting the advisory a...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

Covid-19 caution: how to receive Communion in hand

By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Health minister for Mamata intervention

 Union minister of health and family welfare Harsh Vardhan on Friday appealed to chief minister Mamata Banerjee to personally intervene and resolve the impasse in hospitals because of the agitati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.06.19

Doctors on strike at RIMS

Magra Munda, who had come with his wife Julie from Vynagdih under Bundu block, about 40km from the city, to RIMS on Friday for the treatment of their one-year-old daughter Kirna Kumari, was distraught...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Quit claim at Suri hospital

A section of doctors at Suri District Hospital in Birbhum said on Thursday night that most of the 67 doctors had resigned to show solidarity with the protesting junior doctors across the state.The hos...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.03.20

Fake hand sanitizer racket revealed

Watch out when you stock up on that hand sanitizer to ward off the novel coronavirus, because unscrupulous elements have sniffed an opportunity in the crisis.Dhalbhum sub-divisional officer (SDO) Chan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Never seen emergency ward shut down, says physician

A senior SSKM doctor, who tried to negotiate with agitating junior doctors, spoke to Metro on Thursday about how he feels about the ongoing strike.The doctor didn’t want to be named because he said ...
By As told to Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Two voices on Bengal governor’s peace meet

The Bengal governor’s office said in a statement on Thursday that all parties had agreed to restore peace at a meeting on the post-poll violence, but the Opposition parties said no breakthrough coul...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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