West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Bengal: 9,385 fresh cases and 33 deaths

 Bengal on Monday reported 9,385 Covid-19 cases, including 1,879 from Calcutta. The state-wide tally of four digits is the first in the third wave after January 4. During the 24-hour period till...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

North Bengal logs 1,293 fresh cases

The number of Covid-19 cases continued to surge across north Bengal on Monday with 1,293 new infections being reported in the past 24 hours. Among the districts, the highest number of new cases was r...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.22

Sunderbans tiger mauls crab hunter to death

A crab hunter was mauled to death by a royal Bengal tiger in the Sunderbans on Monday morning. Jahangir Baulia, 31, from Kalitala village near Hemnagar was killed in the Jhila (zone 6) forest. The vi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

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


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