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Bengal
News  /  Published 25.05.22

Report released on Covid, CAA-NRC-NPR shadow on voting by migrant labourers

Many migrant labourers from Bengal cast their votes in the 2021 Assembly polls in the state with the fear that their names would be struck off the electoral rolls if they did not, Jadavpur University ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

South Point High School remembers rowers who drowned

The captains of the boys’ and girls’ rowing teams of the school spoke at the event. Md Sheezan Shakil, captain of the boys’ team, said Pushan and Souryadeep were an “integral ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar rowing clubs talk of life savers

Club officials were tight-lipped on what happened at the meeting, convened by the Bengal Rowing Association and held at the Calcutta Rowing Club. The final set of SOP will be decided at a meeting on ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Lake became a ‘rakshas’: Majhi recounts ‘dreadful’ Saturday evening

A 42-year-old man has been working as a majhi (boatman) at a rowing club on the Rabindra Sarobar premises for 23 years. The “primary duty” of the man, who is paid around Rs 10,000 a month...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

CBI seeks tax details of Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Adhikary

The CBI has sought details of the income tax returns of ministers Partha Chatterjee and Paresh Chandra Adhikary from the income tax department in connection with the probe into alleged irregularities ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.22

Shah’s ‘micro’ plan to revive BJP in Bengal

The BJP has decided to hold small booth-level meetings by Union home minister Amit Shah and party chief J.P. Nadda across Bengal over the next year or so as a part of its plan to build the party&rsquo...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.05.22

East Bengal in talks with Man Utd: Sourav

In what could be a game-changing move for the struggling East Bengal, EPL giants Manchester United may end up taking the ownership of one of oldest football clubs in the country. BCCI President and f...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Ministers call on families of South Point rowers

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Monday evening went to meet the family of Pushan Sadhukhan, one of the two rowers who drowned in the Rabindra Sarobar, and said police and the KMDA had been asked to call a meeti...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

48 ‘imposters’ arrested at West Bengal police recruitment test

As many as 48 people were arrested for allegedly impersonating as candidates of an examination for recruitment of constables in the state police on Sunday. The arrests were made from parts of Howrah,...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.05.22

Kolkata schools to review safety checks in high-risk sporting activities

The death of two schoolboys while rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar on Saturday afternoon has made several schools review their systems and ensure stricter norms before allowing children to participate i...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


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