Park Circus
Food  /  Published 26.07.22

The making of Arsalan and its famous biryani

Year of establishment: 2002 Owned by: Mr and Mrs Akhtar Parwez, directors of Arsalan Number of existing outlets: Nine in Kolkata and one in Dubai Best-performing outlet: Park Circus  Best-s...
By Lygeia Gomes

News  /  Published 19.07.22

Demand supply mismatch pushes up hilsa prices to Rs 1,800 a kilo in Kolkata markets

“Most people in retail markets are now asking for hilsa because it’s a monsoon delicacy. So fishermen, too, prefer to catch hilsa than pomfret around this time. The mesh size of the nets f...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.07.22

Night stay at Park Circus bank to steal gold worth Rs 1 crore

Gold ornaments worth more than Rs 1 crore were stolen from a bank near Park Circus in south Kolkata by a man who had entered the bank posing as a customer and then hid inside a washroom till the bank ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.07.22

March for Father Stan Swamy in south Kolkata

One Jesuit priest and many others on Tuesday walked for the cause for which another Jesuit priest lived and died. Father Felix Raj, vice-chancellor of St Xavier’s University, was part of a cand...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 02.07.22

Mumbai firm to assess condition of Parama flyover

A Mumbai-based engineering firm with national footprints will assess the condition of the Parama flyover and draw up a report with suggestions for corrective measures, the urban development department...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


News  /  Published 13.06.22

Constable Chodup Lepcha’s family won’t get insurance benefit

The body of Chodup Lepcha, the Kolkata police constable who had fired from his service rifle and killed a woman and injured two other passers-by before shooting himself on Friday afternoon, was handed...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.22

Fired: 10 bullets, in hand: 30 more

On Friday, the police had said that Rima Singh — a young physiotherapist from Howrah who was the lone shooting victim to die — was walking when the bullet hit her. But footage that emerged...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

News  /  Published 11.06.22

Physiotherapist shot dead at Park Circus

A 28-year-old woman who was on her way home after performing physiotherapy was fatally struck by one of the bullets allegedly fired by a cop whose duty was to guard the Bangladesh deputy high commissi...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Howrah

News  /  Published 11.06.22

“He came close and aimed gun at my face”: Mohammad Sarfaraz recounts Park Circus horror

Mohammad Sarfaraz, a 19-year-old Class XII student who had come to Kolkata from Gaya earlier this week to meet a cousin, was one of the two who were injured by bullets allegedly fired by Kolkata ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.06.22

Chodup Lepcha’s ‘suicidal tendency’ will be investigated: Police commissioner

Lepcha had left the kiosk telling his colleagues that he was taking a tea break. Minutes later, his colleagues heard gunshots at a distance. A purported video footage has emerged that shows a man in ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


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