News  /  Published 30.08.22

Mamata Banerjee consoles KMC councillor Ram Pyare Ram and family

Senior police officers said that after reaching the councillor’s home, the chief minister issued an order that no one from outside the family be allowed in the home so long she was there as...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.08.22

Kolkata Port Trust to plug killer stretch potholes in Kidderpore in ‘3 or 4 days’

Residents of the locality said the truck might have lost balance and toppled while the driver was trying to steer the vehicle clear of deep craters.  Residents and others who travel through...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 01.08.22

Heroin worth Rs 10cr seized, two arrested

More than 2.5kg of heroin worth over Rs 10.4 crore in the grey drug market was seized on Sunday. An official of the customs unit in Kolkata that seized the consignment said they had received specific...
By A Staff Reporter

News  /  Published 11.07.22

Panchu Babur Dokan - A conversation corner and the frying of the fish in Kidderpore

So the people kept coming. There was no place to sit, except when perhaps a bench was caught hold of or even balconies in neighbouring houses or just the pavement, which was always called “footp...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.03.22

Inaction over apex court ruling on Esplanade bus terminus surprises HC

A division bench of Calcutta High Court, headed by Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava, expressed surprise on Tuesday after it was informed that an order passed by the Supreme Court in 2011 is yet to be ...
By Our Legal Reporter, Our Bureau


News  /  Published 23.03.22

Students walk through Kidderpore to learn about its history & culture

The group visited K. Ali Bakery (German breads and Bakarkhani) on Mominpur Road. Bakarkhani, a kind of bread, is sold only for two hours in the morning. German bread is sold in the evening. On the it...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kidderpore

Places  /  Published 15.02.22

In pictures: Tracing the vibrant history of Kolkata’s trams

From a popular mode of transport in the 1900s to a nostalgic ride (and a restaurant) in 2021 — the humble tram has had an interesting journey ...
By Lygeia Gomes

Business  /  Published 29.01.22

Century Ply wins Khidderpore dock bid

Century Plyboards (India) Ltd has emerged as the top bidder to modernise and mechanise a cluster of six berths in Calcutta’s Khidderpore Docks, marking a major milestone in private sector partic...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.01.22

Kidderpore flyover closed to traffic from Friday to February 1

The Kidderpore flyover, which connects the racecourse to Garden Reach in west Kolkata, will remain shut for a few days from Friday to facilitate a ‘load test’, which will assess the stabil...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 21.01.22

Kidderpore’s India Restaurant all set to open doors at Kaikhali on Sunday

What: India Restaurant’s new outlet Where: 9, Nazrul Islam Avenue, Kaikhali Crossing Opening on: January 23 Timings: 11am to 10pm Available on: Swiggy, Zomato and direct delivery Meal for t...
By Zeba Akhtar Ali


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