Calcutta  /  Published 05.05.20

Traffic surge prompts stricter check in Calcutta

Police have been asked to be more stringent in checking vehicles from Wednesday as Tuesday witnessed a surge in traffic across some of the city’s thoroughfares.The city’s traffic witnessed a nearl...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Winners show the way in Calcutta

UndauntedAbir Ghosh was just a month old when a lump was detected in his right eye. He was diagnosed with retinoblastoma, an eye cancer that begins in the retina. Doctors had to remove Abir’s right ...
By Nadia Imam in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.19

Damayanti back in city police after 7 years

 Damayanti Sen, the IPS officer who shot to fame during the investigation of the Park Street gang-rape case, is returning to Calcutta police after seven years.Sen, a 1996-batch IPS officer who is...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 04.05.20

Decks cleared for Birla Corporation dividend

Over 40,000 shareholders of Birla Corporation will be able to receive the dividend announced in 2019 after a court order paved the way for the declaration of results of the voting on the resolutions t...
By Tapas Ghosh and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Twin Tolly Bailey bridges on cards

The state government has decided to set up two Bailey bridges over Tolly’s Nullah in Tollygunge to ease the traffic flow across New Alipore, Behala and Joka.One of the Bailey bridges will link Mahat...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.18

Dhapa okay for Bagree waste

Waste from the fire-ravaged Bagree Market can be dumped at Dhapa, the state pollution control board has told the Calcutta Municipal Corporation.The civic body had sought the board’s opinion as many ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.19

Calcutta HC defers TBM order

The high court on Friday deferred to Monday the verdict on whether the second tunnel boring machine of East-West Metro can be moved five metres under Bowbazar to facilitate maintenance.The court had a...
By Our legal reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.19

Police help for harassed elderly parents

Senior citizens who are deprived of property and maintenance by their children and/or relatives can now get “Maintenance Claim” forms and guidance from police stations on The Maintenance and Welfa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Civic quick action plan to clean air

A 13-member committee of the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will submit a short-term plan to combat the city’s air pollution within a fortnight, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Tuesday. The committee, co...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Dilip convoy waylaid, attacked in Cooch Behar

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh’s convoy, including the car he was in, was attacked in Cooch Behar’s Mathabhanga on Thursday.Ghosh was in the north Bengal district in connection with the party’s ra...
By Our Bureau in Cooch Behar


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