News  /  Published 26.05.22

Man arrested for cheating IT job aspirant of Rs 1.4 lakh

A 49-year-old a resident of Kaliprasanna Chatterjee Lane in southwest Kolkata’s Behala, was found hanging from the ceiling in his room on the second floor of a four-storey building late on Tuesd...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Pockets in Behala, Salt Lake declared 'pink’ for uptick in Covid cases

A ward in Kolkata, parts of the Bidhannagar municipal area and some pockets in Rajarhat have been classified as ‘pink’ — where more than 10 new Covid cases have been reported in...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.05.22

Calcutta High Court turns down Partha Chatterjee plea for stay on CBI questioning

A CBI officer said they had sought clarifications from Chatterjee on certain issues related to the recruitments and were expecting his replies in the next in-person session. Although Chatterjee&rsquo...
By Tapas Ghosh, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.22

Dada's new address

Cricketer and BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has bought a 23.6-cottah plot with a two-storey building on Lower Rawdon Street for about Rs 40 crore. The property is at the end of a cul de sac and affor...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Behala Bodhayan gives baking tips to persons with special needs

Behala Bodhayan has a food processing unit and a boutique, both of which saw a dip in sales during the pandemic. “But despite that we started the bakery unit because we have in-house consumptio...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar


News  /  Published 09.05.22

Pothole repair forces closure of Taratala flyover flank on Sunday

Police said they allowed light vehicles on the flank from 9am till noon, when traffic was again suspended because of repairs. “Normal traffic resumed on the flank around 3.30pm, after the repai...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Taratala

News  /  Published 14.04.22

New Town residents demand more buses

Residents of New Town are demanding more buses to improve the township’s connectivity to other parts of the city. The need for adequate public transport is being felt acutely now as most Covid-...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 05.04.22

Elderly Thakurpukur resident loses Rs 12 lakh to online fraud

The family lodged a complaint with Thakurpukur police station and also reported the matter to the anti-bank fraud section of Lalbazar. No one has yet been arrested and the money has not been recovered...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Thakurpukur

News  /  Published 23.03.22

Man held for false Facebook post in habit of posting ‘sensitive’ content

An officer said Verma, now in police custody at Parnasree police station, had said he had realised his “mistake”. “But from his Facebook profile it is apparent that he is in the hab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Behala

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Kashmir lies: Car salesman nailed in city before fuelling mischief

A 28-year-old car salesman from Howrah was arrested on Monday for writing a Facebook post that police say falsely claimed his friend was heckled when he went to watch The Kashmir Files at Ajanta Cinem...
By Our Bureau in Behala


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