News  /  Published 01.07.22

Meet the octogenarian gardener who loves tending to her plants in Salt Lake

She lives alone and gardens alone. Kajal Sen may be 83, but she remains fiercely independent. No matter how much her daughter pleads with her to get a gardener, she will not relent. A gardener would r...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.22

Mamata’s peace message

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said riots are the handiwork of a few “greedy” leaders and none from any religion promotes violence. Although the chief minister didn’t name anyon...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Devotees brave April scorcher to throng Belur Math, temples on Poila Baisakh

An opportunity to visit all the places of interest at Belur Math for the first time since the outbreak of the pandemic two years ago saw thousands of devotees throng the headquarters of the Ramakrishn...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 25.03.22

East-West Metro sets January 2023 deadline to connect Howrah and Salt Lake

The entire East-West corridor, connecting Howrah and Salt Lake, will be operational by January 2023, the general manager of Metro Railway said on Thursday. At a news conference at the Chowringhee hea...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.03.22

Barrackpore gets 8 more police stations

The Barrackpore police commissionerate will have eight more police stations, taking the total to 24. The new police stations are Dakshineswar, Kamarhati, Nagerbazar, Halisahar, Shibdaspur, Mohanpur, ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Barrackpore

News  /  Published 09.03.22

Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Matri Bhavan opens high dependency unit for children

A high dependency unit (HDU) for paediatric treatment was inaugurated at Ramakrishna Sarada Mission Matri Bhavan on Tuesday. The 18-bed unit includes two isolation beds and would cater to children up...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.01.22

Construction of Rs 80-crore Kalighat skywalk project gets underway

The piers will come up near the kerbs of Kali Temple Road. The temple drew around 40,000 devotees on an average every day before the Covid pandemic struck. The project was mired in several challenge...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 17.07.21

Lifeline restored

Metro Railway resumed services for all on Friday after a gap of 61 days. Officials said the footfall was high during the morning and evening rush hours. A passenger who boarded a train at Esplanade i...
By Bishwarup Dutta in Calcutta


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