West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.21

Bengal: stricter curbs in place

By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

Jaigaon traders hit by Bhutan Covid curbs

Over 2,000 traders from across India who ran their businesses at Jaigaon in Alipurduar — the town that shares borders with Bhutan and has Phuentsholing, its commercial capital on the other side ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

Jharkhand  /  Published 17.03.21

State may impose strict Holi curbs

Jharkhand is contemplating stricter restrictions on Holi festivities in the wake of a rise in Covid-19 cases in the state lately, officials of the home, prison and d...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

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


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