Calcutta  /  Published 05.10.20

Howrah realtor called to meeting, shot

A 37-year-old realtor was shot dead near Belilious Park in Howrah’s Tikiapara on Saturday night, police said. Amit Haith had turned up riding pillion on his business partner's two-wheeler i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

Cycle row

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.08.20

Oh woe, our wares and worldly goods

By Manasi Shah and Moumita Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.20

Bengal: flood fight hit by virus

A team of 26 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), stationed at Hooghly’s Arambagh in anticipation of floods, were isolated after two members tested Covid-19 positive on Thur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

Culture  /  Published 06.04.19

Heritage feritage: Calcutta wakes up

Sometimes a hashtag is all it takes to wake up slumbering beauties. Who knows when Calcutta had receded from India’s heritage map. Visitors to the city would salute the Victoria Memorial, the Howrah...
By Upala Sen in


West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Central draft slams vehicles for air pollution

Vehicles are the biggest source of pollution in Calcutta and Howrah, a central government laboratory researching on environmental engineering has said in a study. In a draft of its final report, the ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.19

Mild tremors felt in Calcutta for five seconds

Mild tremors shook parts of south Bengal, including Calcutta, a little after 4.30pm on Saturday. The earthquake that measured 3.6 on the Richter scale had its epicentre 12km inside the earth’s crust...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Commercial court starts work in New Town

Consumers wanting to file high value commercial suits no longer need to travel to Barasat. A commercial court has opened to cater to four districts — North 24-Parganas, Nadia, Howrah and Hooghly. Th...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.19

The despair of Rabin Mondal

A very successful Delhi artist once wondered aloud to me why Bengal artists of the 1960s and 70s bothered to produce the grim images of hunger and poverty that few ever appreciated and which had even ...
By Soumitra Das in

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.19

Howrah station fire

A room in the officer’s rest house at the Howrah station new complex was damaged in a fire on Thursday.Railway employees quoted an assistant accounts officer who was in the room as saying he had see...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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