Park Street
India  /  Published 15.08.21

Partition: The Other Part

Among the millions who crossed the great divide in the north was six-year-old Balbir Singh Suri. Leaving their home in Jhelum district, now in Pakistan, the Suris survived on “roti and achar giv...
By Paromita Kar

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

Fake IPS held after extortion bid

A man who allegedly pretended to be an IPS officer and travelled in a beacon-fitted car was arrested on Monday night. Rajarshi Bhattacharya, the accused, allegedly posed as an officer of the National...
By Our Special Correspondent in Park Street

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid curbs alter eating-out timings

Young people who would earlier meet over drinks and dinner are now meeting over lunch, said restaurateurs. “A young group usually spends more time on a table. With the curbs, it is difficult to...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.07.21

Family, fun and social call

The Blue Umbrella, Born Free and Battleship Potemkin — students of classes IX to XII got to enjoy such box office favourites at Cinema Paradiso, a virtual film festival organised by all the four...
By Chandreyee Ghose , Ayan Paul, Arundhati Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Cops jog to boost Maidan security

Three teams of eight constables each are taking turns in jogging and exercising on the Maidan from 5am to 7am every day in an attempt to boost security of morning walkers by increasing police vis...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Maidan


Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Covid pandemic ‘lie’ in Maidan attack

Calcutta police introduced four police pickets comprising two officers each armed with walkie-talkies in the Maidan area between 4.30am and 7.30am for the safety of morning walkers from Thursday. The...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 15.07.21

Probe into how liquor reached revellers

The excise department will conduct a probe to find out whether the liquor served at the Saturday night party at The Park, from where 37 people were arrested for violating Covid norms, was provided by ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

Corridor party busted at hotel post-midnight

The remaining 28 accused were granted bail.   Later in the day, a team of forensic experts reached the hotel and collected some items for examination. Officers said some powder-like substances s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.21

Calcutta: 37 held for flouting Covid norms

At least 37 people were arrested in the early hours of Sunday from a five-star hotel in Calcutta for partying, defying the Covid-related restrictions, police said. Two high-end cars and 38 mobile pho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.06.21

‘Call centre’ trick to raid accounts

Four youths who were allegedly running a call centre posing as customer care officials of global e-commerce giant Amazon to dupe people abroad have been arrested on Park Street, in Tiljala and Topsia....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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