News  /  Published 22.11.21

1,400 booked in Kolkata for Covid rule flout, drink driving

At least 178 people were prosecuted for violating Covid night curfew norms and over 1,200 motorists were prosecuted for breaking traffic rules or driving under the influence of alcohol in different pa...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 14.11.21

11pm curfew dilemma for diners

Around 500 people have been prosecuted every night for violating restrictions over the past week and many of them have complained that they didn’t have enough time to reach home after eating out...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 01.11.21

Mixed enforcement of Covid night curfew in Kolkata

The enforcement of the night curbs was not uniform in Kolkata, a tour of the city on Saturday night suggested. While police were stringent in implementing the curbs at most places, at least one eater...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 26.10.21

New Town eateries busy after 11pm

A resident of Animikha Housing Complex said most of the roadside eateries in the area stayed open even after 1.30am. “This place comes alive after 11pm. It is scary as hundreds gather on bikes ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

News  /  Published 25.10.21

Covid night curfew flouted across city on weekend night

What curbs? Balwant Singh Eating House near the gurdwara on Harish Mukherjee Road was buzzing with people well after 11pm. A couple of large tables were laid outside. People stood around them and si...
in Kolkata


News  /  Published 16.09.21

Businessman shooting at Gorky Sadan bares curfew laxity

A jewellery shop owner, Chanchal Karmakar, was arrested after smuggled gold bars worth Rs 48 lakh and Rs 87.77 lakh of unaccounted for money were allegedly found in his shop in Ranaghat on Tuesday nig...
By Our Special Correspondent in Minto Park

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Teenage biker critically injured in Calcutta

An 18-year-old motorcyclist travelling with two of his friends was critically injured when the two-wheeler collided with a motorcycle from the opposite direction early on Friday. The accident, at the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 17.08.21

Shillong encounter probe

The Meghalaya government on Monday announced a judicial probe into the death of a former rebel leader in an encounter to stem the tide of resentment against the ruling dispensation that led to the imp...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 16.08.21

Meghalaya orders judicial probe into encounter death

Although Home Minister Lahkmen Rymbui has resigned on Sunday amid violence in Shillong “to allow a free and fair probe into the killing”, the chief minister is learnt to have not accepted ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Shillong

Calcutta  /  Published 16.08.21

1,178 prosecuted for night curfew flout

Police prosecuted 1,178 motorists in the city for violating the night curfew rules on the eve and early morning of Independence Day. A large number of those prosecuted told cops that they had confuse...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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