Calcutta  /  Published 18.10.20

Fatal fall in bid to flee

A man died after falling from a third-floor apartment in north Calcutta from where he was allegedly trying to flee as police were knocking on the door. The incident happened on Saturday night inside ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chitpur

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

Puja grant only for Covid care

By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.10.20

Crippled mother, son found dead at home

Elocutionist Pradip Ghosh passed away at his Jodhpur Park home on Friday. He was 78. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee described him as a “bright star in the world of  elocution” in her ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.20

HC: Puja grant for Covid gear only

The Calcutta High Court directed the community Durga Puja organisers in the state on Friday to spend 75 per cent of the Rs 50,000 grant given by the Bengal government on the procurement of COVID ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Why celebrate, asks HC

The high court on Thursday asked the Bengal government what was the need to celebrate festivals at a time schools and colleges are closed for so long because of a pandemic. Justice Sanjib Banerjee, t...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.10.20

Bengal calls for regular London flight

The state government has requested the civil aviation ministry to introduce a regular passenger flight from Calcutta to London and to at least another destination in Europe. Air India officials said ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

CMDA lines up measures for Sarobar

The Calcutta Metropolitan Development Authority, the custodian of Rabindra Sarobar, has decided on “a number of steps” for better maintenance of the lake environment. Antara Acharya, the ...
By Jayanta Basu, Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Court’s stand on minority-run schools

The high court on Tuesday clarified that it had included minority-run institutions in the order not to meddle “in the internal affairs of these institutions” but to figure out “a bes...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

HC orders 20% school fee waiver

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Metro not to run Puja all-night trains

Starting Wednesday, senior citizens will be able to enter Metro stations throughout the day without an e-pass. They will just have to show their I-cards at the gates. For others, an e-pass is mandato...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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