Civic Issues
Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Calcutta metro e-pass relief

Starting Thursday, children below 15 and women can enter a Metro station without an e-pass from 11am to 5pm, officials said. An e-pass was so far mandatory for any passenger under 60 to enter a Metro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 09.11.20

Memorial plan for Assam ‘debt’ victims

Utpal Roy, who headed a 11-member committee formed to hold the shraddha, told The Telegraph that Paul’s youngest brother Adhir performed the final ritual, which was followed by a naam kirtan lat...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Calcutta  /  Published 06.11.20

Local trains to roll out from Wednesday

By Debraj Mitra, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Income drying up, pool cars seek tax waiver

Pool car owners in Calcutta have requested the state government to waive their taxes, including road tax, because they have been out of operation for almost seven months as schools are shut and they d...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.10.20

Sonia: fight for citizens

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.10.20

Unrecognised faces behind Covid shields

He has not gone home for five-and-a-half months. A community hall in north Calcutta, not far from his Shyambazar home, has been his address for all these months during the Covid pandemic. The reason ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Give us jobs and ration, chant migrant returnees

Some 200 migrant workers, jobless after being forced to come back home here amid the Covid-induced lockdown, went to the office of the district magistrate and demanded jobs under the 100-days work sch...
By in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.20

Cry to restart suburban trains in Howrah

A group of people whose primary mode of communication to workplaces is local trains held protests at Liluah and Chinsurah railway stations in Howrah district on Monday against non-resumption of suburb...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 11.10.20

61-yr-old pedals 90km to hospital

By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.09.20

Jharkhand pact to protect migrant workers

The Jharkhand government has inked an agreement with a social enterprise having pan-India presence to ensure the rights of underprivileged workmen migrating to other states for employment are protecte...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur


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