News  /  Published 03.11.21

Sarobar fountains removed

Three fountains at Rabindra Sarobar, which had triggered protests from the city’s rowing fraternity, were removed on Tuesday morning, a week after their installation. The fountains had been ins...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Business  /  Published 03.11.21

Registration of flats up

Registration of residential property zoomed 47 per cent in Calcutta Metropolitan Area during the July-October period, marking a spectacular rise in transaction after a stamp duty cut and a reduction i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 02.11.21

The 100-year-old tradition that lights up North Kolkata's skies every Kali Puja

Even with the popularity and rekindled interest, the pandemic has slowed things a little bit. In 2019, about 20 colourful phanush made by Dutt along with half a dozen phanush makers and artists were l...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 02.11.21

Doorstep delivery ‘promise’ of banned Diwali crackers from city fringes

An hour-and-a-half later, he called up with an offer. “If you want it on Tuesday, you need to place orders now. We will be sending a person to Salt Lake in the morning. The carrying cost will be...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

India  /  Published 02.11.21

SC allows use of green crackers

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside Calcutta High Court’s total ban on firecrackers during this Diwali and other festivals like Christmas, saying green crackers can be used. The vacation benc...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi


India  /  Published 01.11.21

Apex Court sets aside cracker ban

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside the Calcutta High Court order banning firecrackers during Kali Puja, Diwali and other festivals this year to check air pollution amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.21

Letters to the Editor: The reassuring spirit of 'bhoot chaturdoshi'

Protective spirits Sir — Halloween may have come and gone but bhoot chaturdoshi is right around the corner. But the spirits that visit Bengali households are not malevolent ones. Beng...
By The Telegraph

News  /  Published 31.10.21

IIM Calcutta opens admission to Advance Programme in Data Sciences

The year-long programme will include weekly virtual session of three hours each and six campus visits...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 31.10.21

Enforce cracker ban, police chief tells team

Calcutta’s police commissioner Soumen Mitra on Saturday instructed his officers to ensure no form of firecrackers are allowed in the city on Diwali and Kali Puja following the Calcutta High Cour...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 31.10.21

Four cops down with dengue

Four police personnel, including the inspector-in-charge of Baguiati police station Kallol Ghosh, are suffering from dengue. A senior officer of the Bidhannagar commissionerate said Ghosh was hospita...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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