Opinion  /  Published 03.03.22

Letters to the Editor: Yes, women have the right to rage

Right to rage Sir — Anger is typically defined as a strong feeling of displeasure, hostility or aggression. It is, however, also a critically useful emotion — anger is often the human res...
By The Telegraph

Business  /  Published 15.12.21

ITC will weigh spinoffs at right time

Cigarette-to-hotels conglomerate ITC is open to the idea of unlocking shareholder value by listing its non-tobacco businesses like hotels, infotech and fast-moving consumer goods but will not be persu...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Policies, awareness needed to help smokers quit

Up in smoke Sir — Where there is a will, there is a way. But for most smokers in India, it seems that their will to quit burns out faster than their cigarettes. What else explains the findings ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 11.11.21

Tobacco sellers use FB to market and retail bidis

Mallik said social media giants had a duty of care, especially to their younger users. “Though bidis are more harmful to health than other tobacco products, they have flown under the regulatory ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

People  /  Published 11.09.21

Activist & team collect 23,400 cigarette butts from Sector V in a day

Guinness attempt It took Nirit three days to count the butts and figure out that 70 per cent of them were products of the same manufacturer. He now wants to approach this company to put up specialise...
By Brinda Sarkar in New Town


Business  /  Published 02.06.21

ITC revenues up 22%

ITC Ltd has reported a 22.6 per cent increase in revenues from operations in the fourth quarter of the last fiscal even as profit slipped 2.79 per cent on a consolidated basis in the same period becau...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Health  /  Published 01.04.21

The tough get quitting

Smoking is not only a hazard to your own health, but also to those around you. It’s time to quit. Quitting cigarettes is probably one of the toughest things that you will ever do. Some people I...
By Mayukh Banerjee

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Fatal burns while lighting cigarette

An elderly man suffered fatal burns while striking a match to light a cigarette at his Kasba home. The 68-year-old man, whose windcheater caught fire, was hospitalised on Tuesday afternoon and he die...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kasba

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.10.20

Bokaro declared smoke-free

Bokaro was on Thursday declared the second smoke-free district in Jharkhand after Ranchi.  Bokaro achieved the smoke-free tag following a survey by the government in compliance with various sect...
By Our Correspondent in Bokaro

Business  /  Published 15.09.20

Cigarette status quo

The government has no plans to increase central excise duty on cigarettes, bidis and smokeless tobacco, Parliament was informed on Monday. “The GST rates on goods, including compensation cess r...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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