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Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Unlock: restaurants left confused

Some eateries in Calcutta opened their doors to diners at 5pm on Friday even though a formal notification by the state government, formalising a proposed leeway announced by the chief minister, was ye...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Our excuses for stepping out

The number of people defying pandemic curbs, taking advantage of the government’s relaxations, increased manyfold on Thursday and Friday, police said. Till Friday evening, Calcutta police had p...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Autos out on Calcutta roads despite curbs

Red Road will be closed to vehicles from 6am on June 5 to 10pm on June 17 for the replacement of damaged masonry arch culvert on the artery by the public works department, said traffic department offi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 04.06.21

Food queues show depth of distress

The man, who did not want to be named, drove private cars for a living. He was enrolled in a driver centre in Behala and got at least one assignment every day before March 2020. As the Covid curbs we...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.21

Ease hope for businesses: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said her government would relax a few more Covid restrictions, offering an evening window for restaurants and an extra hour for shops in the afternoon, and consider a propo...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

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Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

Covid rule flout fuels concern in Calcutta

A number of people who have tested positive for Covid or are direct contacts of Covid patients are flouting quarantine or isolation rules and some are even stepping out without masks, residents across...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.21

Bengal: Stricter curbs till June 15

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By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Wedding feast for the needy in Nadia

 Amit Ghosh and Moumita Ghosh, a newly-wed couple from Nadia’s Santipur, opted out of having a reception for their marriage ceremony on Friday and instead distributed catered food in packet...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

Calcutta  /  Published 19.05.21

18km on foot to earn a living

The lack of transport options because of the Covid-19 curbs is taking a heavy toll on people who are forced to step out of home for work. Police are strictly enforcing the curbs, stopping almost ever...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.21

Jitters over cap on jute workers in Bengal

Trade unions and jute mill owners alike have expressed concerns over the Bengal government’s decision to allow operations in jute mills with 30 per cent of the total workforce in three shifts. ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


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