New Town Rajarhat
Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Lessons from the Covid year

• If one was happy to save money on transport another had to, with a heavy heart, lay off his juniors. The year 2020 has been a whirlwind and New Town’s CD Block organised a virtual meet wh...
By Bharati Kanjilal in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

New Town seeks Covid vaccine site

An application has been submitted by the New Town authorities to start a Covid-19 vaccination centre in New Town. “We have sent a proposal to the district magistrate. Our safe house is being kep...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 22.01.21

Double decker bus for New Town tour

One might soon get to take a tour of New Town in an open-air double decker bus. Hidco has approached the tourism department with a proposal to run one of its two buses in the township. “The rou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 08.01.21

Prawn finale to chicken cook-off

Luckily for Chatterjee, the next and final round was on prawn. Sikha Roy made Bhapa Chingri, Rinku Manna Malaicurry, Tapasi Hazra Sorshe Chingri and Aloka Mondal, who finally bagged the Rs 1,000 shopp...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 24.12.20

Woman killed in New Town hotel room

A woman in her twenties who had checked into a New Town hotel with a man on Tuesday night was found murdered in the room hours later, police said. The male companion was missing. The body of Chumki G...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Town


Calcutta  /  Published 16.12.20

‘Fake’ aviation school busted in New Town

Three men who were allegedly running a fake aviation academy in New Town were arrested early on Tuesday for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 1.5 lakh by promising her the job of an air hostess, police s...
By A Staff Reporter in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 07.12.20

New Town fires take toll on birds

Subhankar Patra, who runs a Facebook birdwatching group called SundayWatch, said that although it was fascinating that birds were still coming in numbers to New Town, whose skyline adds several highri...
By Snehal Sengupta, Debraj Mitra in New Town

Calcutta  /  Published 06.12.20

4 arrested for teen gang rape

Four men were arrested for allegedly gang raping a 17-year-old girl in a field opposite the headquarters of the Border Security Force’s South Bengal Frontier in New Town on Friday night. The gi...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Plea in Green Tribunal against stubble burning

On Wednesday, environmentalist Subhas Datta filed a public interest litigation before the eastern zone bench of the National Green Tribunal, alleging large scale crop residue cum stubble burning in va...
By Jayanta Basu in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 04.12.20

Workstations on hourly rent in city

Between Croma and Sankalpa 4 Next to NKDA office opposite Nazrul Tirtha, in Action Area 1 Across the Major Arterial Road from Christ the Redeemer statue in Nababpur, Action Area 2 ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


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