West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

Bengal logs 833 new Covid infections

Bengal on Thursday logged 833 new Covid-19 cases, 775 recoveries and 14 deaths. Active cases rose by 44 to 7,535. A Bengal minister said that the new cases reported now are indicative of people who g...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

News  /  Published 21.10.21

A good student, a good teacher: IIM batchmate remembers Subir Chaki

Subir Chaki was a good management student and an equally good management teacher, said one of his batchmates at IIM Calcutta from where he had graduated in 1988.  Saroj Kumar Datta recounted how...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 20.10.21

Flow with the times

Five-sixth of the time has elapsed for the treaty between Bangladesh and India on sharing of the waters of the Ganges at Farakka. It will expire on December 12, 2026. The treaty was necessitated by th...
By Anamitra Anurag Danda

India  /  Published 19.10.21

Calcutta HC made to wait

The Centre has approved 70-odd candidates for appointment as judges to the various high courts since September, acting at a frenetic pace to clear the Supreme Court collegium’s recommendations, ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.10.21

Calcutta port benefits from high seas option

Cargo handled by all government-owned major ports of India in the first half of this fiscal has nearly reached the level seen before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic, signalling that the external tr...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


News  /  Published 17.10.21

Mixed response to Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s jet wash

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s initiative to use hosepipes for “immersion” of idols so that the idols do not have to be dipped in the Hooghly’s waters have had a mixed re...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

News  /  Published 17.10.21

Idol wash-and-melt plan for Babughat

Hakim added that there would be no imposition and clubs can choose any of the immersion modes. “If a mega melting structure is set up then many puja committees, after the carnival, will use the...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.21

Bengal logs 768 Covid cases, 10 deaths

Bengal on Tuesday reported 768 Covid-19 cases, 735 recoveries and 10 deaths. The total of active cases rose by 23 to 7,672. In the past 17 days, Bengal recorded a rise in the total of active cases o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.10.21

Celebrating Nature in a socially responsible way

“This year also we are committed to helping the underprivileged and have donated water geysers and water heater kettles to the HIV+ children, donated tables and chairs to the marginalised c...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Opinion  /  Published 12.10.21

What if Calcutta was to take a two-week breather

Perhaps it is easier for smaller towns to dedicate themselves completely to a festival for a few days than it is for big cities. My first experience of this was in 1975: at the age of fifteen, I got t...
By Ruchir Joshi


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