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News  /  Published 12.08.22

How people avoid masking up in Kolkata and on flights

Sometimes the mask or its absence brings with all the force the violence that makes the class system work. At a busy south Kolkata crossing, I was again inside a car (do I ever step out of it?) and a ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 12.08.22

Covid cases down, mask rule in force in Kolkata

The number of Covid patients admitted is below 10 in most hospitals across Kolkata for several weeks now but the healthcare facilities said they were continuing with the mask mandate. Some of the hos...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.22

'Time to mask up'

Police across Bengal will step up patrolling in a day or two to “request” people to mask up amid the uptick in Covid-19 cases in the state. Sources said the decision was taken following s...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

News  /  Published 18.06.22

Covid spike puts several city areas in Pink Zone

More than 100 fresh Covid cases were reported from areas under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Friday, while more than 25 cases were recorded in areas under the Bidhannagar Municipal Corpor...
By Snehal Sengupta, Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 17.06.22

Experts call for stricter Covid protocol

The rise in the Covid case count in the state has prompted health experts to urge the government to reinforce the mask mandate and take a look at isolation norms. It’s also time to step up vacc...
By Sanjay Mandal in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.04.22

Mask prosecution slackens in Kolkata

The city police did not share the number of people prosecuted for not wearing masks till late on Friday evening — something they had been doing for the last two years. The change suggested to s...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.03.22

Masks now a rarity in public places in Kolkata

Many Kolkatans are not wearing masks in public places and are trying to enter hospitals or shopping malls without one, claiming the government has said it is no longer mandatory to mask up.  Sta...
By Sanjay mandal and monalisa chaudhuri in Kolkata

People  /  Published 27.01.22

10 times Kolkata police aced #mask awareness

Stay safe, Kolkata! ...
By Pooja Mitra


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