West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Phase 3 voting more violent, says EC

Deaths, attacks on candidates and complaints of electoral malpractices on Tuesday marked the third phase of the Bengal polls in which 31 Assembly segments spread across three districts voted. In the ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.21

Do not allow Bengal’s division, says Mamata

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Calcutta  /  Published 27.03.21

Teen spinner on pitch and paper

Since September 2020, Ganesan has been going to the ground for training conducted by his club, the Howrah Union Club. “This was the first tournament since the pandemic and, as parents, we have ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.03.21

Dead squirrels: youth catches hunters

Shortly before noon, Koley spotted the group of seven coming out of a wetland near the village. “Arrows and what looked like spears in the hands of the members caught my attention. I stopped the...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.02.21

Calcutta train timings after cancellation, rescheduling

Three express and several suburban trains from Howrah, Santragachhi and Shalimar have been cancelled, and some rescheduled, for Saturday because of an infrastructure upgrade. The 02073/02074 Howrah-B...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.21

Voting centres may stretch into roads

The city and neighbouring Howrah may witness a unique site this Assembly polls as the Election Commission guideline of setting up polling booths only on ground floors have prompted the poll officials ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.01.21

Railway alert on fraud agents

South Eastern Railway has issued an alert about unscrupulous ticket agents operating in its zones, citing the instance of some passengers who discovered their tickets had been cancelled without their ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Calcutta  /  Published 01.01.21

New plex for New Town

A five-screen multiplex is waiting to throw open its doors in New Town this year. In fact, one can already see the name “Miraj Cinemas” glowing atop Terminus Building, half of which is occ...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Father Francois Laborde passes away

Father Francois Laborde, a priest of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Calcutta who spent over five decades building schools for the poorest and working for the physically challenged in Bengal, passed...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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