Central Park
Calcutta  /  Published 30.03.21

Salt Lake shanty fire engulfs 50 homes

A fire official said that at least two gas cylinders had burst fueling the flames. "There were inflammable materials in the area. These included bottles of kerosene as well as gas cylinders. Ther...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

Spring’s first fair

The fair also has Zero Shop, which is selling recycled clothes — children’s ones at Rs 20 and shirts, jeans and kurtis for adults at Rs 50. “The clothes have all been donated to us, ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

State Sabala mela starts in Kankurgachhi

“In most years, we have about 250 stalls for which we need a bigger venue like Central Park. Here we have around 150. We also pushed back the dates from our usual Christmas-New Year period to av...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.20

Cancelled fairs a fell blow for weavers

The Bidhananagar Municipal Corporation has declared that no fairs will be held at Central Park in 2020-21, demoralising not just visitors but also boutique owners and artisans who depend heavily on th...
By Showli Chakraborty in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

Sorry state of Salt Lake roads

By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


Entertainment  /  Published 25.05.20

Central Park is a bundle of joy

With the economy badly hit, many of us — being indoors — have learned to appreciate parks more than ever. Be it the Maidan in our backyard, the Lalbagh Botanical Park in Bangalore, London’s Hyde...
By Mathures Paul in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.19

Surge pricing by Salt Lake autos during Book Fair

The beeline for the Book Fair in Central Park has led autorickshaw drivers to introduce their own version of surge pricing, raising fares by up to Rs 20 once demand peaks in the afternoon.The Book Fai...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.12.18

That time of the year when America gives thanks

Once again, the United States of America gave thanks this year with the annual Thanksgiving parades that took place across the country on November 22. New York City’s famous Macy’s Thanksgiving Da...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

HC order on teacher sit-in

A high court division bench on Friday issued an order restraining protesting para-teachers from squatting within 20 metres of any entry point of Central Park in Salt Lake and obstructing traffic in th...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.19

Angling season starts in Central Park

The angling season commenced in Central Park last Friday. Tickets are being sold a week in advance for 100 seats at Gate 1 of Banabitan, opposite Bikash Bhavan, from 10am to 2pm. “We are charging Rs...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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