Morning Walkers
News  /  Published 05.08.22

Morning entry fee starts at Banabitan in Salt Lake to protests

A section of the morning walkers have been picketing outside Central Park in the mornings since Monday, the day the authorities started charging an entry fee from morning walkers. So long, morning wa...
By Brinda Sarkar, Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 05.07.22

Uncut grass, broken lights at Salt Lake parks

The broken base of a merry-go-round lies hidden under overgrown grass. Visitors can trip over it and get injured. The merry-go-round lies overturned near the wall. Rusted iron plates and play furnitu...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Culture  /  Published 29.08.21

Madurdaha's Cha-Biskut Amalgam Society

Plastic covers: check. Umbrella: check: Double masks and sanitiser: double check. Dressed in my morning walk gear I head out, ready to brave the torrential rain. This is no weather for a walk though. ...
By Chandreyee Ghose

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Jogger rushes to help, gets robbed but chases snatchers

The first morning walker whose mobile phone was snatched on Red Road on Wednesday was a 21-year-old who is new to the city. The second was a 49-year-old Calcuttan who responded to the cries of the fir...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Maidan


Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.21

Morning walker collapses, dies

A 51-year-old woman collapsed to death during her routine morning walk on a footpath along Southern Avenue on Monday. She was declared dead at SSKM Hospital, police said. Subhra Ghosh, 51, a residen...
By Our Special Correspondent in Southern Avenue

Health  /  Published 28.01.21

Keep walking, briskly

If you can walk briskly you are in good health. You are likely to have good musculature, balance and endurance, indicators of good cardiovascular health. A June 2019 study published in Mayo Clinic Pr...
By The Telegraph

Calcutta  /  Published 27.11.20

Botanic to open on December 1

The Indian Botanic Garden in Shibpur will be open again for morning walkers from December 1. The garden has been closed since March 15 because of the Covid pandemic. According to instructions from th...
By Anasuya Basu in Howrah

Calcutta  /  Published 01.11.20

Morning walker hit by van, dies of injuries

An elderly morning walker died in a road accident early on Saturday after being hit by a bakery van near Netaji Nagar on the southern fringes of the city. Gouranga Chowdhury, 64, a resident of Suryan...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 13.08.20

Police stations told to ensure walkers’ safety

All police stations across the city have been asked to remain alert against snatchers, especially in the morning and the evening, when hundreds of Calcuttans step out for their daily dose of fresh air...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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