Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.21

Penalty of Rs 5K for concealing infection

A housing society in Behala is imposing a penalty of Rs 5,000 on residents caught concealing cases of Covid-19 infections in their family and a fine of Rs 500 on those spotted without a mask in common...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 20.04.21

A look into past, present and ‘how tomorrow might be’

Photographer Asish Saha’s installation, ‘Depersonalisation’ displayed technology as the medium that enables and enfeebles human subjectivity. Put together by a still image projection...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern) in

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.21

Mithun roadshow disallowed in Calcutta

The BJP was denied permission to hold a roadshow of Bollywood superstar Mithun Chakraborty, who had recently joined the saffron camp, in Behala area of the city on Thursday, following which a group of...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.02.21

Bike skids, teenager falls off and dies

A 15-year-old boy riding pillion on his father‘s two-wheeler suffered fatal wounds after the vehicle skidded and both fell off it on Diamond Harbour Road in Behala on Monday afternoon. Both Dip...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.02.21

Art depicts convulsive times

“India has been passing through a convulsive time for the past few years. The artistes cannot but respond to the urgencies around them. Contemporary art has to ask questions and build collective...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 14.12.20

Mechanics fall off balcony, three injured

A man riding a motorbike got injured after he lost control over the vehicle and hit a lamppost on Julpia Road in Haridevpur minutes past Saturday midnight, police said. Rajen Ghosh, 32, a  of Har...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid: questions on home death

A Behala family with four Covid-19 patients struggled for hours on Sunday night and Monday morning to arrange for the cremation of the eldest member, who died within hours of receiving the report of t...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri and Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.20

Mother and daughter charred to death

An elderly woman and her daughter were charred to death when a fire broke out on the first floor of a three-storey building in Parnasree on Saturday afternoon. Police said Soma Mitra, 68, and her dau...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Man held for kidnap of nephew

A 10-year-old boy was abducted from outside his Tiljala home on Friday afternoon after which his family got ransom calls for Rs10 lakh. He was rescued from a guesthouse in Behala’s Parnasree, some 1...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Teen rescue from flat signals shift

A police swoop on a Behala apartment last week blew the lid off an alleged trafficking racket, leading to the rescue of a 14-year-old girl and a 23-year-old woman who had allegedly been forced into p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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