News  /  Published 10.10.21

Collapse kills 2 shelter seekers

Two persons from a group of men who had taken shelter under the balcony of an old dilapidated three-storey building on Rabindra Sarani during a sudden downpour on Saturday evening died after a portion...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Active Covid cases inch up again

Bengal on Friday recorded a rise again, for the ninth day in the past 13 days, in total active Covid-19 cases, as it increased by 32 to 7,625, with 784 new infections, 746 recoveries and six deaths. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.10.21

SC iterates Sen’s name again

The Supreme Court collegium on Friday iterated Calcutta advocate Sakya Sen for elevation as a judge of Calcutta High Court, rejecting for the third time the objections apparently raised by the Union g...
By R. Balaji

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Leopard traced and caged near zoo

Forest department officers found the leopard, which had slipped out of the mini zoo in the town, inside the Jhargram forest reserve on Friday morning and managed to bring the animal back to the enclos...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram

Opinion  /  Published 09.10.21

Letters to the editor: BJP axe on Varun and Maneka Gandhi

Firm stand Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party removed Varun and Maneka Gandhi from its national executive committee hours after the former tweeted that the police should identify those involved i...
By The Telegraph


Business  /  Published 08.10.21

Terminal link to NE

A new shipping container terminal is coming up at Khidderpore to handle barges and small ships with an eye to connect with north east India via the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol river route. Six companies...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.10.21

Choked: Air pollution

Death is in the air. According to a recent study by the network, C40, among 61 global megacities, Calcutta recorded the highest number of premature deaths on account of air pollution caused by coal-fi...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.10.21

An exclusive excerpt from Rochona Majumdar’s ‘Art Cinema and India’s Forgotten Futures’

Excerpted with permission from 'Art Cinema and India's Forgotten Futures: Film and History in the Postcolony' by Rochona Majumdar, Published by Columbia University Press, INR 699, Pages 30...
By Rochona Majumdar

Sports  /  Published 05.10.21

128 players sign up for lawn bowling league

The inaugural Super 16 League lawn bowling tournament will get underway at the RCGC Maidan bowling greens on October 29. As many as 128 players will take part in the league, which will feature 16 tea...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.21

HC directs CBI officials to meet Speaker

Calcutta High Court on Monday advised CBI officials to meet Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay in his chamber at 4pm during the day after the investigating agency had moved a petition challen...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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