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Chhath Puja
Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Timely decision: No Chhath Puja at Rabindra and Subhas Sarobar

Sir — The decision by the Supreme Court last Thursday to uphold the directives by the Calcutta High Court and the National Green Tribunal banning Chhath Puja rituals in Rabindra Sarobar and Subh...
By in

Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Alternative ghats cleaned, mostly

About 500 people have been engaged to clean the ghats in south and southeastern Calcutta that were built as alternatives to Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Sarobar, Calcutta Metropolitan Development Autho...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Wings at ease at Rabindra Sarobar

Rabindra Sarobar looked fresh on Saturday; its waters without any solid waste or layer of oil and birds chirping and flying around the place. The state pollution control board will collect water samp...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.11.20

In praise of the sun god

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By Our Bureau in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Sigh of relief – Sarobars saved

Sumita Banerjee, environment activist and Rabindra Sarobar regular I have been working for years for this cause. It was such a relief to see the police execute the order today. There was a court orde...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

‘BJP worker’ at the gate

A man arrested with a gun and bullets near Eco Park on Thursday night has said he wanted to kill one of his neighbours in Baranagar for raping his wife. On seeing a police patrol, he started running....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Steps that saved lakes from damage

A section of cops feels repeated meetings with citizens with the help of local councillors helped them execute the court order in its true spirit. Both Subhas Sarobar and Rabindra Sarobar are located ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Chhath devotees rise to occasion

Last year, a group of worshippers broke the locks on some gates of Rabindra Sarobar and entered the compound to perform the rituals, while the police looked the other way. Deepak Thakur, a devotee wh...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.11.20

Covid: alert in districts

Anticipating a possible second surge of coronavirus infections in Jharkhand post the Chhath festival, the state health department has asked all the 24 districts to be adequately equipped with the avai...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Calcutta: Temporary ghats in water bodies for Chhath

Environmentalists S M Ghosh and Sumita Bandyopadhyay, crusaders for 'Save Rabindra Sarobar' movement, said they were happy with the measures taken by state so far "but keeping fingers cro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta


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