World  /  Published 25.05.22

UK elects first Dalit female mayor

An Indian-origin politician from the UK's Opposition Labour Party, Councillor Mohinder K Midha, has been elected mayor of Ealing Council in west London, becoming the first female mayor of a local ...
By Our bureau and PTI in London

People  /  Published 29.04.22

Rima Chatterjee of Kolkata is the first Indian mayor of Barnard Castle, UK

What is next for Rima Chatterjee? My father was a music buff. And before we could speak, I think we grew up listening to Que Sera Sera, whatever will be, will be….. And so shall it be! Cheers...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

News  /  Published 27.04.22

Noise rule flouted but not a sound

‘Permission? It’s illegal’  A senior university official countered Bhattacharya’s claim. “How can we give any permission to use microphones (in the open) within the...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 18.04.22

Bagmari resident complains to Kolkata mayor about water crisis

Residents of some standalone buildings are allegedly drawing water illegally from the supply network of the civic body, denying many their due share when the city is reeling under an unrelenting summe...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 17.04.22

Mayor Firhad Hakim's glare on illegal buildings

Mayor Firhad Hakim has instructed civic officials to file FIRs against builders who continue with their illegal constructions despite orders not to do so. He has also asked the municipal commissioner...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.04.22

Garia pond grab complaint to mayor Firhad Hakim

A resident of Baishnabghata Road near Garia called mayor Firhad Hakim during a phone-in programme on Saturday to narrate how a water body in his locality was being grabbed and residents’ attempt...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

World  /  Published 05.04.22

Court of Arbitration for Sport steps in

Ukrainian authorities are concerned about further Russian assaults in eastern areas such as Kharkiv and Luhansk, with the White House warning the next phase of the war could last "months or longe...
By Deutsche Welle

News  /  Published 03.04.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation’s bid to save ponds

Ponds under the Kolkata Municipal Corporation will have notice boards set up in front, declaring them as water bodies to stop a section of realtors from selling them off, mayor Firhad Hakim said on Sa...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.03.22

Bansdroni water woes at mayor’s talk session

A Bansdroni resident on Saturday urged Kolkata mayor Firhad Hakim to address water woes faced by the residents in the area. Abhishek Gupta, a resident of Roynagar Place in Bansdroni, alleged that a s...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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