India  /  Published 25.02.21

Spike in Covid cases linked to complacency

Central health teams are trying to decipher reasons for the upsurge in cases in Maharashtra, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. The teams will convey to state authorities the steps they would ne...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 20.12.20

Web check-in no longer mandatory

Calcutta airport has done away with compulsory web check-in.  Following this, the long queues at the entry gates of the terminal building have shifted to the check-in counters. “The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 01.09.20

Bars can open from today with conditions

The Bengal government has allowed serving of liquor at bars and restaurants starting Tuesday. The Union home ministry’s guidelines had allowed resumption of hospitality services from June 8 but...
By Pinak Ghosh in Calcutta

India  /  Published 03.07.20

India not to import power equipment from China: R.K. Singh

  Union power minister R.K. Singh on Friday said that India will not import power equipment from China, amid a border standoff with the neighbouring nation. During a virtual press conference wi...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.11.19

Assam bans sale of gutka for one year

The Assam government has banned manufacture, distribution, storage, sale, transportation and display of paan masala and gutka, which contains tobacco and nicotine, for a year.The Consumers’ Legal Pr...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


India  /  Published 21.11.19

Answer every question on Kashmir curbs: SC to J&K

The Centre on Thursday told the Supreme Court that it had been relaxing the curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir after abrogation of special provisions of Article 370 and claimed that the pleas alleging...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.08.19

Not a democracy any more, says Ghulam Nabi Azad

The country is “not a democracy any more” and not to recognise this is to live “in a fool’s paradise”, the leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Ghulam Nabi Azad, told a gathering her...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.09.19

Imran Khan speech fuels Kashmir protests

Overnight protests and celebrations over Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s UN speech took Srinagar and some other parts of the Kashmir Valley by storm, with pro-azaadi chants, rallies and cracker...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

India  /  Published 26.09.19

Kashmir agog on speech eve

Kashmiris were waiting with bated breath on Thursday for Friday’s UN General Assembly session where the Indian and Pakistani Prime Ministers would be speaking, prompting the administration to furthe...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Business  /  Published 29.04.20

What business needs to unlock

The Bengal government is expected to issue a notification on Friday laying down the conditions for reopening plants in the green zones from Monday.As industry awaits the specific norms, some investors...
By in Calcutta


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