New Year Celebrations
Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

1,200 booked for disorderly conduct

More than 1,500 motorists were prosecuted for traffic rule violations and over 1,200 more for disorderly conduct across the city on New Year Eve. The prosecution of motorists went down on the last da...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Firecrackers shatter prudence

Calcutta rang in 2021 with incessant bursting of firecrackers. The noise pollution data of the Central Pollution Control Board confirms the noise spike post-midnight in most parts of the city. Accor...
By Jayanta Basu in Ballygunge

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Fewer people step out on New Year’s Day

Covid-19 made New Year’s Day celebrations a muted affair across the city's hotspots as many preferred not to step out. The crowd was thin at the main entrance of Nicco Park on Friday aftern...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Two deaths at New Year parties

Two men who were partying on New Year Eve died in separate incidents early on Friday. Apu Mullick, 35, who was at a rooftop gathering at a relative’s home on Parui Das Para Road in Parnasree, s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Food, blankets on New Year

“Many of them work on others’ farmlands. Many are daily labourers who are still out of work because of the Covid pandemic,” said Father Saju George, the founder-director of the 20-ye...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 01.01.21

Hope, prayers across state to usher in 2021

By Our Bureau in Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Dhanbad

India  /  Published 01.01.21

India welcomes New Year's Day

By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.12.20

Celebrate New Year’s Eve with caution

The Mamata Banerjee government on Wednesday asked people to celebrate New Year’s Eve with caution and use discretion amid concerns that unmasked gatherings could lead to a fresh spike in Covid c...
By Pranesh Sarkar and Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.12.20

Active cases dip, new HC guidelines

Bengal on Tuesday logged 1,587 Covid-19 recoveries, 1,244 new cases and 30 deaths, including four from Calcutta, as the state recorded a drop in total active cases for the 64th successive day since Vi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta


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