Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Councillor appeals to keep off crackers

An outgoing Calcutta Municipal Corporation councillor has in a Facebook post requested people to not burst firecrackers this Diwali, citing the threat posed by “poisonous gas” to Covid-19 ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.10.20

Calcutta derby on November 27

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

October rise in dengue cases

Several hospitals in the city have admitted more dengue patients in October than in previous months this year, and CMC officials attributed the rise in numbers to more people stepping out of their hom...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Slow data upload delays comorbidity analysis

The uploading of data on the prevalence of comorbidities among Calcuttans, which was supposed to be done before Durga Puja, is far from complete, government and Calcutta Municipal Corporation official...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.10.20

Schools come up with revised fees

Schools are calculating what fees they can charge after the Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to immediately interfere with Calcutta High Court’s order to waive 20 per cent of tuition fees and...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.20

Unusual season: Stories that refuse to pause

“Every evening our heartfelt desire was to sit around Thakurda and listen to stories. The whole day would be spent in studying, running small errands for our mothers and grandmothers, in school ...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Business  /  Published 28.10.20

Calcutta most affordable for homes

Calcutta has toppled Hyderabad to become the most affordable city for buying property in the country even as doubts persist if this will be an incentive enough for homebuyers to come out and shop. A ...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.10.20

6-day-week Dhaka flight

For 32-year-old Ruby Khan, the air bubble gave her a chance to go back to her husband and son. Khan had come to India to visit her husband’s relatives in Ghatal, West Midnapore, and got stuck f...
By Snehal Sengupta in Dum Dum

Calcutta  /  Published 28.10.20

SC stays points but not main waiver

The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to immediately interfere with Calcutta High Court’s directions to private schools in Bengal to waive 20 per cent of their tuition fees and completely waiv...
By Our Legal Correspondent, Our Bureau in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Two civic bodies plunge into river cleansing after idol immersions

The North 24-Parganas district administration on Tuesday morning started the cleansing of the Ichhamati river following the pollution of water during immersion of idols on Dashami. The authorities of...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat


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