India  /  Published 04.02.19

What's special about Calcutta top cop, minister asks

The BJP government on a damage-control bid asked why Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee was trying to protect Calcutta police commissioner Rajeev Kumar by sitting on dharna because the CBI wanted t...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 27.01.19

Metro reduces weekday trips

Metro Railway will run 284 trains on weekdays instead of 300 from Monday till further notice, potentially affecting peak-hour service frequency by around two minutes. The reason cited by the transport...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

CU invokes new rules to keep out Dhankhar

Calcutta University held the meeting of its senate and syndicate on Tuesday without governor and chancellor Jagdeep Dhankhar and approved the name of Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee as DLitt r...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.12.19

Fog in city disrupts 20-odd flights

About 20 flights were delayed because of low visibility caused by dense fog at the Calcutta airport on Sunday morning, an airport official said.“Hundreds of passengers were inconvenienced because th...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.19

Bengal drops Centre from Tajpur port

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that her government would on its own develop a proposed deep-sea port in East Midnapore’s Tajpur, signalling intent to no longer involve ...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Calcutta HC note on law & order

The high court on Thursday asked the Bengal government to file a detailed report on violence during the protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, but observed that law and order was “under c...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Ramazan, heat add to water cry

Extreme heat and the Ramazan month have increased the demand for water and civic officials said it was unlikely to end soon if the temperature didn’t slide and consumption came down. The Calcutta Mu...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.02.20

Rough Riders

A crisp winter afternoon at the Royal Calcutta Turf Club (RCTC). It is the first day of the year and also Derby day. The place is brimming with men and women — children are not allowed. Tweed jacket...
By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

CMC relief for property owners

Property owners will not have to bear the burden of arrears if it happened because of the civic body’s inability to increase tax on time, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Saturday. The Calcutta Municipal ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

BRIEFS: Teen hurt in fall from bus

A 14-year-old boy fell from the footboard of a bus while getting off on Bidhan Sarani on Thursday evening. Jeet Jana, a student of Hindu School, was taken to a government hospital with injuries on his...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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