Cyclone Amphan
Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Increase frequency, demand tram users

On Saturday, several tram-lovers and conservationists gathered outside the Esplanade tram depot to protest against the transport department's apathy in increasing frequency of tram services. ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Eco Park glass hall being rebuilt

“We had to make several design changes to make the glass walls more durable and the hall as storm-proof as possible.” NKDA chairman Debashis Sen said work on rebuilding the glass hall sta...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Amphan havoc worst in world this year

Cyclone Amphan, which had struck south Bengal on May 20, accounts for “the biggest displacement” in the world caused by a natural calamity this year, according to a report released in the ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Headlines 2020

Radhikaranjan Pramanik AA Block Left us on: December 13 The Trinamul Congress leader and five-time former MP died at the age of 87 years. Pramanik, who joined Trinamul after being expelled from CPM...
By Our Bureau in

World  /  Published 05.12.20

Bangladesh: 1,642 Rohingya relocated

The Sheikh Hasina government on Friday relocated 1,642 Rohingya to Bhasan Char, an island in the Bay of Bengal under the Hatiya upazila of Noakhali. According to an official source, the relocation wa...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Post-Amphan, parks in disrepair

Krishna Chakraborty, chairperson of the board of administrators of the Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation, said they had started repairs. “The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation is carrying out th...
By Snehal Sengupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.20

Diwali gift for manual labourer: a rebuilt home

For the past six months, 42-year-old Babla Pramanik has been living under a tarpaulin shed with his wife Pinki and three-year-old daughter. The manual labourer, who is a known hand in the Haripur are...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Centre’s Amphan aid, tranche two

The Centre on Friday allotted Rs 2,707.77 crore to Bengal for taking up development and restoration work in Amphan-hit areas amid questions from the state administration on whether the fund was &ldquo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.10.20

Women of Sunderbans start fightback

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

Xavier's alumni Puja gift for families

Eight-hundred families in the interiors of South 24-Parganas, for whom the upcoming festivities are a distant dream, got new clothes on Monday. The distribution camp was organised at Kharimutha and t...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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