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Rabindra Sarobar
Opinion  /  Published 24.11.20

Timely decision: No Chhath Puja at Rabindra and Subhas Sarobar

Sir — The decision by the Supreme Court last Thursday to uphold the directives by the Calcutta High Court and the National Green Tribunal banning Chhath Puja rituals in Rabindra Sarobar and Subh...
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Calcutta  /  Published 22.11.20

Wings at ease at Rabindra Sarobar

Rabindra Sarobar looked fresh on Saturday; its waters without any solid waste or layer of oil and birds chirping and flying around the place. The state pollution control board will collect water samp...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Sigh of relief – Sarobars saved

Sumita Banerjee, environment activist and Rabindra Sarobar regular I have been working for years for this cause. It was such a relief to see the police execute the order today. There was a court orde...
By Subhajoy Roy, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

‘BJP worker’ at the gate

A man arrested with a gun and bullets near Eco Park on Thursday night has said he wanted to kill one of his neighbours in Baranagar for raping his wife. On seeing a police patrol, he started running....
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.11.20

Steps that saved lakes from damage

A section of cops feels repeated meetings with citizens with the help of local councillors helped them execute the court order in its true spirit. Both Subhas Sarobar and Rabindra Sarobar are located ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

Rerun fear unless police uphold law

Worshippers want to perform Chhath Puja rituals at Rabindra Sarobar, a BJP leader said on Thursday evening, hours after the Supreme Court refused to allow Chhath Puja at the south Calcutta water ...
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Calcutta  /  Published 20.11.20

SC upholds ban on Chhath at Sarobars

The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to interfere with the directives passed by Calcutta High Court and the National Green Tribunal (NGT) banning Chhath rituals at Rabindra Sarobar and Subhas Saroba...
By Subhajoy Roy in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 19.11.20

Chhath Puja toll on Rabindra Sarobar

Rituals that affect the biodiversity of any water body should not be allowed. I oppose the idea of performing Chhath Puja at Rabindra Sarobar. Why do we need to tamper with a natural water body? We ha...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.11.20

Chhath circular silent on Calcutta HC ban

The environment department had on November 11 issued a circular on Chhath Puja based on a high court order the day before, but did not refer to the blanket ban the court had imposed on Chhath rituals ...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.11.20

Murder whiff in Southern Avenue footpath death

A man attached with a real estate firm was found dead on a footpath along Southern Avenue on Monday. His family has alleged foul play and accused four of his acquaintances of murdering him. Police ha...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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