West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

So long, thanks for no fish?

Every year at this time, fishermen get ready to set sail once the annual deep-sea fishing ban ends mid-June. The harbour at Digha in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district is typically chock-a-block ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.20

Siliguri fish market shut

The wholesale fish market at the Siliguri Regulated Market was shut for seven days from Friday after some persons associated with the trade had been detected with the novel coronavirus. The Darjeeling...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.06.20

‘Good catch’ feel for anglers in Jamshedpur

Anglers, mostly from Bengal, can look forward to a net-satisfactory catch Jharkhand, for the steel city’s annual angling competition next month. The scenic Jayanti Sarovar in Jubilee Park, which has...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.04.20

Rampant fish theft in times of pandemic

The nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of novel coronavirus has spurred fish theft at the landmark Jayanti Sarovar inside Jubilee Park.The fast depleting fish stock has put a question mark on the ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshdepur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.20

Meat, Fish & egg shops open after 14 days

Residents here heaved a sigh of relief when shops selling non-vegetarian items opened after 14 days on Tuesday.All shops in Dhanbad, including those selling eggs, mutton, chicken, fodder except vegeta...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 02.04.20

Fish-retail app bites more than it can deliver

Many Calcuttans who ordered frozen fish online from a government app have not got the items delivered even well beyond the expected date.Some of them, who have already paid online, are yet to hear a w...
By Debraj Mitra and Elora Sen in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.20

Govt to sell fish online to counter price rise

The Bengal fisheries development department has decided to directly sell fish to counter the rise in prices be¬cause of the coronavirusin¬duced lockdown.While people in Calcutta can place their orde...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

North East  /  Published 20.03.20

Angling time as meat’s fishy!

Panicking over coronavirus? Let’s take fishing tackles and down your worries by catching a huge number of fresh bhakuwa, kawoi, shital, ilish, rou, kuchia and mangur maas.Fishing has emerged as the ...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

North East  /  Published 18.03.20

Filthy market sparks concern

The vendors of Herbertganj bazar here have decided to meet the deputy commissioner over the extremely unhygienic conditions of the 100-year-old market, especially in the time of coronavirus.The fish ...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Corner of Brahmaputra bed at home for fish

Laymen would call them aquariums but they’re so much more than that. The tank in Deepta Chakravartty’s dining room has a riverbed replicating the one in the Brahmaputra, pebbles and plants that ar...
By Brinda Sarkar in Calcutta


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