West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Saffron party counts cost in three city seats

A strikingly poor turnout of Hindi-speaking voters in three of the seven seats — Jorasanko, Maniktala and Shyampukur — in Calcutta on Thursday raised an alarm in the state BJP, said a seni...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.21

Jorasanko: TMC hopes hinge on vote split

Purohit’s image as a Marwari homemaker who lost her husband in an accident, had worked to her advantage at the start of her political career. Having won Ward 22 so many times, the 60-year-old &m...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.20

Tagore is now 'blessed' by BJP

You must be very brave — or stupid — to latch onto Rabindranath Tagore to prove your Bengali credentials and then mess up. The BJP must be very, very brave. The Bengal BJP unit’s o...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Traders who don’t understand business

Three Nandy brothers, Ashis, Manish and Pritish, sat for a fireside chat at Tagore’s Jorasanko home on Saturday and spoke on the red flags they see across the country.Ashis, 83, is a political psych...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.19

Soil removal starts to reduce park tank load

Layers of soil that have blocked the air vents of the underground reservoir at Mohammad Ali Park are being removed. A team of Jadavpur University engineering teachers had recommended the opening of th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Jorasanko

Opinion  /  Published 28.04.20

Luminous realms

The prime minister is blessed with a peculiar wisdom. It is only natural, then, that innumerable countrymen would, on occasion, exhibit signs of peculiar behaviour. After Narendra Modi got India to ra...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

All quiet at Jorasanko Thakurbari

A deserted Jorasanko Thakurbari on Thursday, on the eve of Rabindranath Tagore's birth anniversary. There won't be the usual singing of Tagore songs at Jorasanko on the poet's birth anniversary on Fri...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 19.04.20

CCTVs in Calcutta to stop violations

Jorasanko police station has installed CCTV cameras on congested stretches where barricades have been erected to keep people indoors.The move will ensure continuous vigil over places that have been se...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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