North East  /  Published 11.08.22

Tea garden workers’ wage hiked

The daily wage of tea garden workers in Assam was increased by Rs 27 on Wednesday, the second hike in 15 months. The hike, which will take effect retrospectively from August 1, will see tea garden wo...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.22

Tea garden reopens

Dharanipur tea garden, which had remained closed for nearly two decades, reopened on Friday. This tea garden under Nagrakata block of Jalpaiguri is some 65km away from the district headquarters. &ld...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 29.07.22

KMC call to property owners in wards 101 to 144 for online mutation certificates

This is because they had to register their land details and pay khajna to the land department and also register their property details and pay property tax to the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. Wards ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.22

MPs want law for tea land rights

The parliamentary standing committee on commerce has recommended to the Centre that a body of eminent persons be formed to look into denial of land rights to tea garden workers in north Bengal and a l...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 16.07.22

In pics: New member at Alipore zoo, Eid prayers on Red Road and more

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


News  /  Published 15.07.22

In pics: Free booster drive begins, warship Dunagiri launched and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 02.07.22

New aquatic plant section opened at Indian Botanic Garden

A new aquatic plant section has been opened at Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden (AJCIBG), Shibpur, for housing rare plant species. Union environment and forest minister Bhupen...

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

Leopards at tea garden

Two leopards strayed into a small tea plantation on the fringes of Gorumara National Park of Jalpaiguri district on Thursday, prompting panicky workers to stop plucking tea leaves and run. Foresters ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

News  /  Published 18.06.22

Rosedale Garden starts clinic by resident doctors

The association has more plans. Dr Dasgupta has been approached to conduct training in basic first-aid measures, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation.  “We want to hold health camps eve...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 10.06.22

Fire destroys Miyawaki trees in New Town

A woman in her 30s drowned in the Hooghly while bathing at the Baja Kadamtala Ghat in central Kolkata on Wednesday. She was declared dead at the Calcutta Medical College and Hospital. ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town


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