Lockdown Violation
Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

'Enforce night curfew strictly'

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise department to step up vigil on all major thoroughfares to ensure strict compliance of the 9pm-to-5a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

The Park: Eye on DJ console

The Park had organised an elaborate console for a disc jockey to perform on the third-floor corridor where guests danced till police arrived past 1 in the morning on Sunday, officers investigating the...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

Corridor party busted at hotel post-midnight

The remaining 28 accused were granted bail.   Later in the day, a team of forensic experts reached the hotel and collected some items for examination. Officers said some powder-like substances s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.21

Calcutta: 37 held for flouting Covid norms

At least 37 people were arrested in the early hours of Sunday from a five-star hotel in Calcutta for partying, defying the Covid-related restrictions, police said. Two high-end cars and 38 mobile pho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.21

Covid: Bengal logs 7,002 new infections

Bengal on Sunday logged 15,882 Covid-19 recoveries, 7,002 infections and 107 deaths, reporting a drop by 8,987 in total active cases, to 35,454. The state’s total active cases, at an all-time h...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Friends on wheels amid pandemic

A group of eight friends from Howrah’s Chinsurah have turned their passion for bike riding into a way to assist those in need and are ferrying people to and from Chinsurah on their motorbikes, t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Unlock: restaurants left confused

Some eateries in Calcutta opened their doors to diners at 5pm on Friday even though a formal notification by the state government, formalising a proposed leeway announced by the chief minister, was ye...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Our excuses for stepping out

The number of people defying pandemic curbs, taking advantage of the government’s relaxations, increased manyfold on Thursday and Friday, police said. Till Friday evening, Calcutta police had p...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Autos out on Calcutta roads despite curbs

Red Road will be closed to vehicles from 6am on June 5 to 10pm on June 17 for the replacement of damaged masonry arch culvert on the artery by the public works department, said traffic department offi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

Covid rule flout fuels concern in Calcutta

A number of people who have tested positive for Covid or are direct contacts of Covid patients are flouting quarantine or isolation rules and some are even stepping out without masks, residents across...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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