West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.20

Calcutta HC grants bail to journalist

Calcutta High Court on Friday granted bail to a journalist, who had been arrested from his residence at Arambagh in Hooghly after telecasting news items on alleged corruption by Trinamul Congress lead...
By Our Legal Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Green body glare on garbage

The National Green Tribunal has recently warned Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation (BMC), Nabadiganta Industrial Township Authority (NDITA), New Kolkata Development Authority (NKDA) and the environment...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Airlines want to resume evacuation flights

The state government will “consider” a request from airlines to allow international evacuation flights to Calcutta so that thousands of people stuck around the world could return home...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Doctors for families in isolation

The Indian Medical Association has sent Calcutta police the names of doctors who can be contacted by officers at police stations if families of Covid-19 patients in home isolation need any medical hel...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Police stations told to ensure walkers’ safety

All police stations across the city have been asked to remain alert against snatchers, especially in the morning and the evening, when hundreds of Calcuttans step out for their daily dose of fresh air...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.08.20

Fake news can land you in trouble, tweets top cop

The Calcutta police commissioner on Wednesday warned everyone against sharing or forwarding any social media message without properly verifying it. “Spreading #FakeNews can land you in trouble!...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.08.20

Craters on city roads blamed on Covid

On Tuesday, Metro saw several two-wheelers, cars and autorickshaws switch flanks and drive down the wrong lane to avoid the pothole-ridden stretch. Driving down roads adjacent to the City Centre, near...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Bengal: flight ban till Aug 31

The ban on flights to Calcutta from six cities with high Covid prevalence, including Delhi and Mumbai, will be extended till August 31, officials said. The ban was to expire on August 15. “I a...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.08.20

Blaze brings back Nandaram memories

A fire broke out on the third and fourth floor of a five-storey building at the crossing of Pollock Street and Hare Street on Monday. The fire in central Calcutta brought back memories of the fire at...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.08.20

Extortion: cuffs on volunteer

A 22-year-old youth who worked as a civic volunteer in the Calcutta police has been arrested for allegedly trying to extort money posing as a guard of a deputy commissioner in the city police. Police...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jodhpur Park


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