Opinion  /  Published 03.07.22

Class Action: Kids and in-person classes

There is reason to be afraid. When Amartya Sen says this, it indicates the scale of the damage that has been wrought on India’s social and cultural fabric. Mr Sen was on a panel discussing the n...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.07.22

J&K: Pulitzer winner can't fly

The action against Sanna comes days after leaders of the G7 and its five partner countries, including India, reiterated their resolve to protect “freedom of expression” and ensure “a...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

News  /  Published 02.07.22

Phone habit hard for Kolkata pupils to kick

The practice of sneaking in mobile phones and checking them during class or in between has gone up among students after two years of the pandemic, said teachers of several city schools. Students have...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 01.07.22

1,524 new Covid cases

Bengal on Thursday reported 1,524 new Covid-19 infections, 414 recoveries and one death.  Case positivity rate was 12.89 per cent on a day 11,827 samples were tested. Currently, there are 6,994...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

News  /  Published 30.06.22

Five mentors for Afghan students from Kolkata

“It was an enriching experience for all of us. The students would share how the disruption in education since the Taliban takeover had left them demoralised and scared. “The girls would al...
By Chandreyee Ghose


News  /  Published 30.06.22

Nudge to improve government school attendance in West Bengal

The school education department has asked the heads of government-run and aided schools to take steps to improve attendance, which was not satisfactory on the first day of reopening of the institution...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

News  /  Published 30.06.22

Input costs up, restaurants in Kolkata forced to hike rates to sustain business

Many restaurants have increased their food prices over the past month to combat escalating production costs. The increase, marginal in most eateries, did not translate to profitability but was an att...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.22

Bengal: 1,424 new Covid cases

Bengal on Wednesday reported 1,424 new Covid-19 infections, 296 recoveries and two deaths. There are 5,885 active cases in the state, 5,625 in home isolation and 260 in hospitals, according to the st...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.06.22

Snarls from Deshapriya to Park Circus hassle commuters on Day 1 of South Point reopening

“It took me 45 minutes to reach the Rashbehari crossing from Gariahat,” said a resident of Panchanantala in south Kolkata. The stretch usually takes less than five minutes to cover. Traff...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Jhinuk Mazumdar in Gariahat

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.22

Bengal: 551 new Covid cases

Bengal on Monday reported 551 new Covid-19 infections, 248 recoveries and no death. Case positivity rate was 9.55 per cent on a day 5,769 samples were tested. Currently, there are 4,080 active cases...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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