West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Tender for Calcutta flyover demolition

The government has floated a tender to dismantle the vulnerable portions of the Vivekananda Road flyover, a portion of which had collapsed in March 2016.The government is yet to decide whether the res...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Don’t forget dengue: Mamata

Government officials should not forget dengue while the fight against Covid-19 is on, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Monday.“Please carry on the work needed to prevent dengue. Ensure that a ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 18.07.19

Metro tragedy: a case of criminal negligence

Sir — It is shocking that the closing doors of a metro train trapped a man’s hand as he was trying to get in, dragging him for almost 60 metres along the Park Street metro station to his death (...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 15.07.19

The callous culture behind preventable deaths

There are too many untoward deaths in India. Among these, some of the most unexpected ones occur in Calcutta. Sajal Kumar Kanjilal died on Saturday after being dragged a little way into the metro tunn...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.07.19

Lethal door mystery

A Calcutta Metro train should not be able to start if the gap between the doors is more than 15mm. On Saturday, the train ran almost 60 metres into the tunnel after a passenger’s hand got stuck in t...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

Calcutta High Court leash on La Martiniere board

The high court issued an interim order on Friday restricting the board of governors of the La Martiniere schools from taking any decision till July 31.Justice Arindam Sinha’s order followed petition...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Isolation prep to stay battle-ready

Isolation and testing facilities, hygiene protocol and proper use of masks are some of the precautions being taken by the health department and private health-care units in the city to fight coronavi...
By Subhajoy Roy and Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Apply online for birth & death papers

Applications to obtain birth and death certificates from the Calcutta Municipal Corporation are likely to be submitted online from April, a civic official said on Monday.The move will provide relief t...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.03.20

JU Polish student challenges leave-India notice in HC

A polish student of Jadavpur University, who had been asked by the Union home ministry to leave India within a fortnight for allegedly taking part in the movement against the citizenship matrix, on Tu...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.20

Quarantine order for fliers from 4 countries

Passengers from Italy, South Korea, China and Iran, where many people have died after being infected with the coronavirus, will be “quarantined” even if they don’t have fever, officials at the C...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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