Calcutta  /  Published 06.04.20

Cracker haul post Covid fest

Calcutta police have seized 41.4kg of banned firecrackers and arrested 126 people from across the city for bursting them on Sunday night in response to the Prime Minister’s call for a nationwide lum...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Defuse drive blows up on Bengal police

A mob assaulted four policemen, set three police vehicles on fire and vandalised several others after a massive explosion rocked Naihati in North 24-Parganas, damaged houses and injured people while t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.20

A Kerala church shows the way

Sir — In a touching gesture of communal amity, a local church in Kothamangalam in Kerala threw its gates open to hundreds of Muslim protesters who had come marching from 10 kilometres away to voice ...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 18.12.19

Mizoram firecracker ban for Christmas

The Mizoram government has banned firecrackers and other pyrotechnic materials in view of Christmas and New Year celebrations, a senior police officer said on Wednesday.The ban, which is a common prac...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

India  /  Published 01.11.19

Health emergency in ‘gas chamber’ Delhi

An environmental panel tracking air pollution over the National Capital Region declared a “public health emergency” on Friday after pollutants spiked to more than five times safe limits and weathe...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Night after Diwali, as noisy

The night after was as noisy as Diwali in many parts of the city and adjoining areas and more than 100 complaints of noise rule violations were lodged by residents, police officers and representatives...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Illegal crackers are made because people buy them

Success in reducing sound pollution in Calcutta on Diwali has been rather less than fulfilling, although the efforts of the police and the active role of the state pollution control board did not go w...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Top cop miffed over noise norm violation in Calcutta

By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.10.19

Our Diwali: Too loud, too full of toxic fumes

By Raj Kumar & Pinaki majumdar in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Noise norms blown to bits on Diwali

Banned firecrackers were burst rampantly across the city on Diwali.The state pollution control board received 95 complaints related to bursting of banned crackers till 10.30pm on Sunday. Sabuj Mancha,...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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