West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Overloading whip awaits officials

The Bengal government has decided to pull up officials in the transport department after asking them to explain how overloaded trucks and other goods vehicles have started plying on the roads when suc...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 18.01.22

R-Day: 3 states to miss parade

“Existing criteria and proposals for selection were scrupulously followed. Since @narendramodi became @PMOIndia: 2018 & 2021: Kerala’s tableau selected. 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020 & 20...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 18.01.22

R-Day tableaux

Politeness is hardly the Centre’s strong point. Expert committees may sit and earnest discussions be undertaken to select and reject tableaux for the Republic Day parade, but that does not mean ...
By The Editorial Board

News  /  Published 17.01.22

Covid curbs relaxed for gyms, outdoor shoots and jatra

The Bengal government on Monday allowed gyms to reopen and outdoor shoots & jatra to resume from Tuesday onwards following compliance with a set of instructions.   According to an ...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Bengal: 14,938 fresh Covid cases, 36 deaths

Bengal on Sunday reported 14,938 Covid-19 infections — the lowest 24-hour tally in the third wave since January 5 — including 3,893 from Calcutta. Although both numbers are considerably l...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta


News  /  Published 16.01.22

Educational institutions to remain closed in West Bengal and Jharkhand till January 31

Administrative activities with 50% employees will be allowed in schools and colleges ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

19,064 Covid cases in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday reported 19,064 new Covid-19 infections, including 4,831 from Calcutta, and 39 deaths. Although the numbers of cases are slightly less than those on Friday (a statewide total of 22...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.22

Wedding guest limit raised to 200

The Bengal government has offered relaxations to Covid restrictions such as permitting up to 200 people at a time to attend a wedding and related events and allowing open-air fairs. The government ex...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.22

Rumblings in Bengal BJP

Rumblings of discontent within BJP's West Bengal unit were heard on Saturday when a group of rebel leaders of the party led by Union Minister Santanu Thakur voiced resentment over its newly consti...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 15.01.22

Exploring Burdwan’s Dariyapur Dokra village

Before you go Dariyapur is about 45 km from Kolkata and can be an ideal day-trip  The nearest railway station to Dariyapur is Guskara, 4 km away Burdwan town is an hour’s drive away an...
By Rangan Datta


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