Culture  /  Published 07.08.22

In sorrow flows the Hooghly

The documentary features Gautam Chakraborti, who is honorary heritage advisor of the Port Trust. He tells me about strong hindrances in any kind of restoration effort of the ghats from various local p...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.22

Drones to check water bodies

The central government has developed an indigenous technology for aerial monitoring of inland water bodies and underwater inspection for fish health management in real time with aerial and underwater ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

News  /  Published 01.06.22

Kolkata to witness zero shadow moment on June 5

Kolkata is going to witness its Zero shadow moment around 11.34am on June 5 on when there will be no shadow from sunlight at a particular time of the day. This happens twice a year when the sun is ex...

India  /  Published 20.03.22

Booths for women voters

As many as 24 all-women polling booths will be set up across Odisha’s Ganjam district in the elections to the urban local bodies (ULBs), slated to be held on March 24. Called “Pink Booths...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.22

TMC defers electing heads to 2 civic bodies

Trinamul has postponed the election of chairpersons in two civic bodies in Nadia — Chakdaha and Haringhata — on Thursday, a day after its elected councillors refused to vote for the party&...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


News  /  Published 04.03.22

Indian students in Ukraine say ‘Got little help when we needed it the most’

In the dark Several students said there was confusion on how to reach the border. “Every time I tried calling those numbers (embassy helplines), they would say they were only volunteers and th...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

Rebels prove to be thorn for Trinamul

Clashes between supporters of Trinamul candidates and rebels emerged as a challenge for police in several pockets of the 107 civic bodies where voting took place on Sunday. On a day Opposition partie...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Berhampore/Bolpur

India  /  Published 24.02.22

Poll bugle sounded in Odisha

The Odisha government on Wednesday sounded bugle for elections to the urban bodies, including Bhubaneswar, Cuttack and Berhampur municipal corporations, with polling for the last phase of panchayat el...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.22

TMC set to win two civic bodies

The Trinamul Congress is set to grab power at two municipalities — Sainthia in Birbhum and Budge Budge in South 24-Parganas — even before polls are held as the ruling party’s nominee...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Bolpur/Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.21

Stand firm: Poll panel

While acknowledging that the chief election commissioner had expressed his displeasure after receiving a letter summoning him to a meeting meant to deliberate on a common electoral roll, the Union min...
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