West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Sunderbans youth on mission oxygen on two wheels

Soumitra Mondal, 29, from the remote Bali island of the Sunderbans, proved humanity exists even in the bleakest of times. On Saturday morning, Soumitra tied an oxygen concentrator to the carrier of h...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Gosaba

Calcutta  /  Published 23.05.21

Citizens ignore Covid risk, spring to save Calcuttan

By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.21

Barriers to protect New Town bicycle track

The Institute of Neurosciences Kolkata observed its Foundation Day on April 15, celebrating 12 years of service in healthcare. The institute has been working in research collaboration with Newcastle U...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 20.03.21

Cars and cement jam bicycle lanes

Bicycle lanes in several areas in New Town have become useless as they are occupied by parked cars and two-wheelers and also construction materials. Hidco, which builds infrastructure in the township...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 01.03.21

New Town advisory on cycle stations

The New Town authorities have issued an advisory to all residential and commercial buildings to set up bicycle docking stations, an officer of New Town Kolkata Development Authority said. “Hidc...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


India  /  Published 24.02.21

Odisha Cong MLAs spring pedal power

“Where is the achhe din. Now it’s all bure din. Even at this age I have to ride the bicycle to protest price rise. The Centre should immediately reduce the tax on petroleum products. I don...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Cycle theft outside mart

The use of bicycles is on the rise in New Town but thefts are also being reported. Ivy Mondal, a resident of CE Block, had her cycle stolen on December 20 from outside the NKDA market near the New To...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Opinion  /  Published 01.10.20

Golden voice: Remembering S.P. Balasubrahmanyam

Sir — The demise of the legendary singer, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, has left a huge void in the field of music (“Gentle giant of music is no more”, Sept 26). There are countless songs f...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 18.09.20

Police turn down plea for cycling lanes

Police have turned down a proposal to have dedicated lanes for cycles on some roads in Calcutta, arguing that such corridors will shrink the road space, slow down vehicles and lead to an increase in a...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

Breezy ride: Bicycle culture in India

A colleague who stays a few kilometres away from office has bought a bicycle, and is now cycling tens of kilometres within and without Calcutta regularly for all sorts of activities. Many people are n...
By Atanu Biswas


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