Calcutta  /  Published 23.08.20

Driver falls off, bus rams into tree

The driver of a government bus fell off the vehicle apparently after suffering a stroke near the Maidan, while the bus kept moving for about 200 metres till it smashed into a tree on Dufferin Road on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.07.19

Parking ‘excesses’ peeve commuters

Vinay Kumar Choubey, 61, went over to Aambagan grounds in Sakchi on Tuesday and parked his bike beside a platform that he sat on to wait for the nearby Provident Fund Office to open. But as soon as he...
By Kumud Jenamani in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Paintings tell a story of protest and hope

Students, women who picked up a paintbrush after almost two decades and professional artists converged at Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening and expressed their fears, concerns and hopes through ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.05.19

When foreigner Akshay Kumar was on board INS Sumitra with Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had asked on Wednesday: “The question is whether the security of the country was not compromised by taking foreigners on board a warship?”Modi had asked the question a...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.19

Colour of Sunday pink as 3000 hit tracks

At least 3,000 thousand women ran a road race early on Sunday undeterred by Saturday night's inclement weather that forced a last-minute change from a slushy Maidan to the Red Road. Edition 3 of Pinka...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Protest spirit grips 80-year-old

Solidarity for protesters at the Park Circus Maidan came in all ages and from all parts of the city.Jayanti Sen, 80, travelled from Regent Estate to Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening to express ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Park Circus

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Farewell season: cool stops for a Sunday fun day

The city spent the last Sunday of the year outdoors, making the most of a nippy winter day. From the Maidan greens and Eco Park to party corridor Park Street, it was a sea of people at all the usual f...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.19

Metro to cut services for East-West work

Metro Railway will run 284 trains on weekdays, down from 300, starting this Monday.The official reason for the drop is a speed restriction that will be reimposed on trains entering and leaving Esplana...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Faces many, voice one

Urmi Mukherjee of The Telegraph joined the citizens’ rally from Ramlila Maidan to Esplanade on Thursday. She writes about what she saw and heard“Graamer naujawan Hindu Musalman… Aage ki sundor ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

Loose part blamed for Metro Railway fire

The fire that stalled a north-bound AC Metro rake between Rabindra Sadan and Maidan stations on Thursday was possibly sparked by a portion of a third-rail current collector coming off the undercarriag...
By Our Bureau in Maidan


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