Jharkhand  /  Published 02.03.21

Traders protest e-rickshaw parking

Traders of Purana Bazaar, are protesting the illegal parking of e-rickshaw in narrow streets of the market, obstructing the flow of customers, which in turn are affecting their sales that were already...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Calcutta  /  Published 19.01.21

Crowd surge on first day minus Metro e-passes

Metro Railway ferried around 1.92 lakh passengers on Monday, the most since the resumption of commercial services on September 14 and the first day without e-passes. For the past several weekdays, th...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

HC issues order for year-end festivities

Police have concluded that Park Street saw an unexpected surge in crowd on Christmas evening because people who had been to the Victoria Memorial and Alipore zoo earlier in the day came over to see th...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Murshidabad police rear up for mounted force

Bengal’s tryst with mounted police will travel beyond Calcutta for the first time since 1840 if the state’s seat of power, Nabanna, gives the go-ahead to Murshidabad police to raise a forc...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Calcutta metro e-pass relief

Starting Thursday, children below 15 and women can enter a Metro station without an e-pass from 11am to 5pm, officials said. An e-pass was so far mandatory for any passenger under 60 to enter a Metro...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 02.10.20

Ranchi Puja groups want to be heard

Unhappy over the state government’s guidelines, several Durga Puja organisers have decided to meet the authorities to seek a few relaxations, especially on the height of idols that has been capp...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.19

Party time for democracy

Sir — The lotus, the Bharatiya Janata Party insists, will bloom in several corners of Bengal after May 23. Indeed, BJP flags can be spotted in places that were considered to be impregnable fortresse...
By The Telegraph

North East  /  Published 26.03.20

Make safety a habit: Govt

Various districts in Meghalaya have attempted to encourage people to make social distancing a habit in market areas while some have encouraged online and doorstep delivery of food items to prevent ove...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 18.08.19

Wanted, private space to detain Kashmiris

Hundreds of people, including mainstream politicians, political workers and lawyers, have been detained or arrested in Jammu and Kashmir since the August 5 lockdown and the scrapping of the state’s ...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.03.19

A nation of narcissists

India has always been a crowded country. People have always pushed and shoved, people have always tried to jump queues, people have always pasted themselves on to the person next to themselves without...
By Ruchir Joshi


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