West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.19

High court rejects quota for service doctors

 The high court on Tuesday struck down the state government’s decision to reserve 40 per cent seats in the MD and MS courses for doctors serving in government hospitals.Justice Moushumi Bhatta...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Tallah bridge snarl pain felt elsewhere

The ban on buses and heavy goods vehicles on the Tallah bridge is taking its toll on Metro with train passengers experiencing a “stampede-like situation”. Commuters accessing thoroughfares includi...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 30.09.19

CFL match date yet to be decided

Uncertainty looms over the CFL Premier Division A’s last match, to be played between East Bengal and Calcutta Customs. The match was abandoned on Sunday after the East Bengal ground was deemed unfit...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.20

Nurse harassed, cops step in

Police had to intervene when a nurse of a private hospital who tested positive for Covid-19 faced resistance from neighbours after she opted for home quarantine.The 45-year-old, who lives at a housing...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 28.09.19

‘East Bengal should be a model club’

Interviewing East Bengal coach Alejandro Menendez Garcia is not easy. After a series of emails and help from Quess, the club’s investor, Alejandro finally agreed to give “some time” to The Teleg...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.20

Kite string kills scooter rider in Calcutta

A scooterist plying along the AJC Bose Road flyover died after his throat got entangled in a glass powder-coated kite thread near Park Circus on Saturday evening, police said.Akhtar Khan, 40, a reside...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.19

Kids show wetlands misuse and way forward

By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 23.09.19

Toppers Mohammedan Sporting sniff success

The euphoria at the Mohammedan Sporting ground after Monday’s 2-0 CFL Premier Division A win over Peerless SC gave an impression that their 38-year wait for the title has ended. The supporters scali...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Plant, nurture & protect trees, say students

Planting trees is not enough, nurturing and protecting them is the real challenge said a 15-year-old while imploring young people to realise that their future is at stake if environmental degradation...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.05.20

Trucks from outside Bengal barred from fruit hub of Calcutta

Traders in Mechua, Calcutta’s wholesale fruit market, said they have been asked to collect consignments coming from other states at the Kona truck terminal in Howrah as inter-state trucks will not b...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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