Fort William
Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Drones: Navy bans usage in vicinity

The navy has prohibited the use of drones within 3km of the perimeter of all naval installations in Bengal. “All individuals or civil agencies are prohibited from flying any such non-convention...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.07.21

Truck kills 1 on Setu, hits Fort William wall

A city-bound loaded truck knocked down a motorcyclist on Vidyasagar Setu and fled before crashing into the boundary wall of Fort William near its South Gate on Kidderpore Road on Saturday night, polic...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.07.21

Cop killed in bus accident

A police constable died and 13 others suffered injuries on Thursday when a bus carrying passengers hit the wall adjoining a gate of Fort William -- the Army's Eastern Command headquarters -- with ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.06.21

Tanker falls off bridge

A tanker carrying fly ash crashed into the guardrails of Vidyasagar Setu and landed on the perimeter wall of Fort William at Hastings on Thursday morning. Police said the tanker was headed towards Ki...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 06.06.21

Vehicles moving towards Dalhousie diverted

Vehicles headed towards Dalhousie down Red Road were diverted through JK Island, near Fort William’s main entrance, along Dufferin Road and Mayo Road on Saturday for underground canal repair. P...
By Sanat Kr Sinha in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.21

‘Calcutta shaped me as a soldier’

The General Officer Commanding in Chief (GOC-in-C) of Eastern Command will retire on Monday and two days before Lt Gen. Anil Chauhan hangs up his army boots he said how much Calcutta had shaped him as...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 22.11.20

A doff to Duff

Bang opposite Duff College is the smart red-and-cream building where Suresh Chandra Chaudhuri had founded the East Bengal Club on August 1, 1920. Rajesh Chaudhuri, 52, who had come from Delhi for the ...
By Soumitra Das

Calcutta  /  Published 03.07.20

Fort William brigadier with Covid passes away

A brigadier, who was down with Covid 19, died on Thursday. Brigadier Vikas Samyal was posted at Fort William and was admitted to Command Hospital in Alipore. He was shifted there from the military ho...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.19

Tale of neglect at cradle of education in Bengal

A building along the Hooghly where the seeds of modern education in Bengal were sown under the tutelage of William Carey and two other British missionaries has slipped into decay unnoticed and uncared...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Serampore(Hooghly)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.19

Air monitor at Fort William

The city got its sixth automatic air pollution monitoring station on the Fort William campus on Monday.The station has been built as a background facility, meaning it is located far away from the know...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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