Covid Protocol
News  /  Published 28.01.22

Why no mask? ‘I am in a rush and will board an auto,’ says woman outside railway station

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Bishwarup Dutta

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Fortnight-long Covid curb lifted from Kalighat temple sanctum sanctorum

Visitors were allowed till the temple courtyard. “If there is a renewed rise in the infection numbers, the sanctum sanctorum will be shut to devotees again,” said a member of the Kalighat...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.01.22

Why no mask? ‘What good will it do?’

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By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Pradip Sanyal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.01.22

Why no mask? ‘Covid not that dangerous,’ says man at New Market

[{"id":1,"type":"image","value":"","src":"","caption":"A man in New Market was happily without a mask despite be...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Sanat Kumar Sinha

News  /  Published 26.01.22

Kolkatans demand for longer park hours, write to Mamata Banerjee and chief secretary

Parks opened their gates to visitors on Monday after remaining shut for about 20 days, but for a limited duration. Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is keeping its parks open from 6am to 9am, and ag...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


News  /  Published 25.01.22

Why no mask? ‘Just removed it,’ says girl outside Howrah station

Some pull up the mask when asked the reason for not wearing it properly and some come out with excuses. Mask rules continue to be flouted on Kolkata streets. We talk to those spotted without a mask. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Bishwarup Dutta

News  /  Published 24.01.22

Why no mask? ‘I am alone on the bike’, says lad in Bhowanipore

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Gautam Bose in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.01.22

Why no mask? ‘Checking WhatsApp’, says smart aleck in Kolkata

A woman was waiting for a bus at Amherst Street, with the mask on her chin. “I will wear it once I board the bus,” she told the photographer. A bus stopped and she got up, the mask still o...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar and Gautam Bose

News  /  Published 20.01.22

Why no mask? ‘My house is nearby’, replies north Kolkatan

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By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Sanat Kumar Sinha in Kolkata

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Covid: Why no mask? ‘Can’t breathe in the fresh air of the river if I wear a mask’

A man on a scooter without a mask was stopped by a traffic cop on Brabourne Road in northwest Kolkata. When asked why his face was uncovered, he said: “Why should I answer you?” The cop fi...
By Pradip Sanyal, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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