Covid 19 Pandemic
West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

TMC to hold July 21 meeting offline

The Trinamul Congress on Friday decided to conduct its marquee Martyrs’ Day event on July 21 offline this time — after a two-year hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic — and ensure ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.22

Bid to check anomalies

The Bengal government has taken a first-of-its-kind initiative to plug loopholes in the implementation process of projects taken up under the 100-day job scheme and sent a detailed list of dos and don...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 25.04.22

Dangerous game: Excess tech

The positive impact of technology on everyday life and living is undeniable. But excess of anything, including technology, is unwarranted. Consider gaming, a popular leisure activity that is facilitat...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 14.04.22

Covid: XE variant muted so far, but vigil is a must

As new omicron sub-lineages continue to spread in other countries, India’s surveillance network has detected the XE variant in only two cases over the past month with no impact on the course of ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

Plan to revamp Buxa tourist spot

The Alipurduar district administration has decided to revamp Sikiajhora, an old and popular tourist spot located on the fringes of the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) and develop accommodations for tourists ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


Opinion  /  Published 28.02.22

Young victims

Pandemics are usually associated with mortality and sundry challenges to the medical infrastructure. The Covid-19 pandemic has not been an exception. But beyond morbidity and mortality, pandemics infl...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 17.02.22

School joy outweighs arm in plaster

Six-year-old Rohit Roy from Nadia’s Kalyani was advised six weeks of rest by his doctor after he fractured his left arm while cycling with friends. The doctor’s advice went unheeded by th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.22

Letters to the editor: Good to see diverse groups celebrating love without fear of censure

Spread the love Sir — Every year on Valentine’s Day, advertisements are replete with youthful, heteronormative and able-bodied couples showing their love for each other. Even if there is ...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Letters to the Editor: This government prioritizes vanity over people's immediate needs

Steep price Sir — The Bharatiya Janata Party’s affinity to statues is quite costly. The Statue of Equality, built for the 1,000th birth anniversary of the Bhakti saint, Sri Ramanujacharya...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.22

Five ways to kill federalism

Indian federalism has been in the news recently. The rejection of Republic Day floats designed by the governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and West Bengal was seen as a symbolic attack on those states, ...
By Ramachandra Guha


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