Park Street
West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

He sold little magazines at Nandan

Sajal Kumar Kanjilal, 66, used to sell little magazines at Nandan every day. On Saturday, too, he had left his Kasba home around 4.30pm. He was possibly headed home when he was dragged to death at Par...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Hand stuck in Metro and dragged to death

The closing doors of a Metro train trapped a passenger’s hand as he was trying to get in, dragging the rest of him along the platform to his death and throwing the body into the tunnel.It’s not cl...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

Stage of opportunities for kids

An eight-year-old boy whose vision is blurred beyond a couple of feet told his friend his dream was to recite in front of a large audience and win a prize.Avirup Raha, a Class IV student of Louis Brai...
By Jhinuk mazumdar and Neha Singh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 16.03.19

Fighting to remove anti-thesis of the idea of India: Mahua Moitra

The out-of-a-catalogue living room of the south Calcutta apartment seems to be holding its breath. Aquamarine sofas, carpets, runners, wood and silver and glass, porcelain white roses at attention, no...
By Upala Sen in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Carnival? Park Street sees 30% drop in sales

The Christmas and New Year carnival at Park Street has become a people’s festival over the past few years but the spike in footfall does not necessarily mean happy tidings for some of the restaurant...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.18

Park Street’s the place to be

Bashar and Methila Robin of Bangladesh ticked one off their bucket list on Tuesday: an evening in Calcutta’s party street on Christmas. “The carnival here has become popular even in Bangladesh. Th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.19

Ganja peddler held near school

A man on a bike was arrested after he had turned up allegedly to sell ganja to students in front of a school on Park Street on Monday afternoon.Policemen in plainclothes were keeping an eye on the sus...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

‘The Metro token slipped from his hand... he was gone’

A passenger, who was in the compartment where the hand of Sajal Kumar Kanjilal had got stuck leading to his death after being dragged into the tunnel, recounts to Metro what he saw from inside the coa...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.18

Temporary shift for gutted Park Street office

Kotak Securities has planned alternative arrangements to function from its other sites in Calcutta after one of its offices at Park Street’s Apeejay House was gutted in a fire on Monday.The wholly-o...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.18

Fire breaks out at Apeejay House in Park Street

A fire broke out in the fifth floor of a high-rise office building in the posh Park Street on Monday, a Fire Brigade official said.No one was injured in the fire which broke out at about 11.10 am in t...
By PTI in Calcutta


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