West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

TMC leader killed in infighting

Muharram Sheikh, 36, a Trinamul youth wing leader in Canning, was shot near his home late on Saturday, allegedly for protesting  against a party colleague’s habit of extorting from traders....
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

Women hit street against cop transfer

Over 500 residents, mostly women, of Canning in South 24-Parganas blocked a road for hours on Tuesday to protest the transfer order for inspector-in-charge of the local police station Atibur Rahaman t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Canning

Calcutta  /  Published 02.07.20

Fee relief on 3 heads at CNI schools

The Church of North India on Wednesday announced a 25 per cent waiver of fees on certain heads in its schools from April to September and said parents who found it difficult even after the discount wo...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Communion service resumes in Calcutta

The Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) resumed communion service at St Paul’s Cathedral on Sunday. Communion services had been suspended at all CNI churches under the diocese si...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Traffickers eye recharge stores for numbers

Mobile recharge stores in Canning have been seeing a surge in visitors during the lockdown but not everyone is coming to recharge their phones.Many men are trying to get access to the log book where t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 28.06.20

25 people can pray at St Paul’s

The Church of North India’s Calcutta diocese will start prayer and meditation with a maximum of 25 people at a time at St Paul’s Cathedral and six other churches from Sunday, Reverend Pari...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.11.18

Trafficked girl gets compensation after fight

A 22-year-old trafficking survivor diagnosed with HIV after her rescue from a brothel in Mumbai has received Rs 4 lakh in compensation from the Bengal government after more than a year of fighting for...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.05.20

Cyclone threatens to derail girl's march through college

She is the only girl from the village of Ghorkhali, along the banks of the Matla river near Canning in South 24-Parganas, who has not dropped out and managed to continue her studies till college.Rozin...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 09.06.20

Top schools pull out of association

The Church of North India (CNI) on Tuesday said the association of heads of Anglo Indian schools had no authority to decide fees or waivers and said the schools would withdraw their membership from th...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

Anti-NRC procession prevented at Canning

Members of a fledg¬ling rights group on Friday accused Bengal police of colluding with the ruling Trinamul and preventing them from bringing out a proposed seven day long march from Canning in South ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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