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Calcutta  /  Published 29.07.21

Panel to labs: Step up Covid testing

The number of daily Covid tests in Bengal has gone down from 60,000 in June to just above 40,000 now, prompting doctors to call for stepping up testing to detect cases early and contain the spread of ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.07.21

HC nod to Bengal to file affidavit

The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday granted the Bengal government time to file supplementary affidavits by July 31 in connection with an NHRC inquiry committee report on alleged post-poll violence in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

Can’t force employees to donate: High court

Calcutta High Court on Tuesday held that university authorities had the right to donate funds for relief but not the power to forcibly collect funds from  employees. Justice Amrita Sinha of Calc...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta, Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Vaccine: queue chaos at sites

Chaotic scenes outside most Covid vaccination centres run by the Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC) have become a daily affair. People join the queue while it’s still dark and wait for hours ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

14 held for operating fake call centres in Calcutta

The city police arrested fourteen persons from two locations on Monday night for allegedly running fake call centres. Eleven of the arrested were allegedly making Internet calls to people in the UK, ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

State files affidavit to counter NHRC

The Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday filed a 95-page affidavit before Calcutta High Court, taking exception to the report submitted by a National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) probe committee to...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Forced to shoot porn, complains Bengal women

An FIR has been registered based on complaints by two women who alleged that they were forced to "take part in a pornographic shoot" and the video was circulated on the Internet, a senior po...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

Violence: Bengal finds BJP connect

The TMC government in Bengal has alleged in an affidavit filed before the Calcutta High Court that the NHRC committee which probed incidents of post-poll violence in the state was fraught with bias ag...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.07.21

Balcony with tenant collapses

An elderly man was critically injured when the balcony of a two-storey house in north Calcutta on which he was standing collapsed on Monday afternoon. Golok Chandra Das, 68, who fractured his hip, li...
By Our Bureau in Girish Park

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.21

HC asks Centre for vaccine details

Calcutta High Court on Monday asked the Centre to inform it how many vaccines it had sent to Bengal till date, specifying how many of them were Covishield and Covaxin doses. The division bench of Act...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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