News  /  Published 07.08.22

Kolkata schools remind parents about wearing helmets

Schools are reminding parents and children to wear helmets when they come to school, a rule that many of them have forgotten over the last two-and-a-half years. At least one school has started sendin...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

India  /  Published 03.08.22

'Approach law against misleading ads on social media'

Users should approach law enforcement agencies against misleading and unwanted advertisements on social media, Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar said on Wednesday. The min...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.08.22

'Withdraw forest rules, President'

Multiple citizens’ and political groups have urged President Droupadi Murmu to nudge the Centre into rescinding new rules that they say take away the right of tribal and traditional forest dwell...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Cops can only seize errant driver’s licence, says Calcutta High Court

Calcutta High Court on July 19 held that the Motor Vehicles Act restricts the power of the police only to seize the driving licence of an alleged offender and forward it to the licensing authority for...

News  /  Published 20.07.22

Phone-call curbs on Kolkata police officers on duty

In an order issued on Tuesday, Vineet Goyal, the commissioner of Kolkata police, has directed all on-duty police officers, particularly those engaged in law-and-order duties, sentry duties and mobile ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata


News  /  Published 09.07.22

‘Illegal’ Salt Lake buildings to get notices from Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation

The Bidhannagar Municipal Corporation has identified several “unauthorised” structures that have come up across Rajarhat and Salt Lake in northeast Kolkata during a recent survey, a senior...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

Malda: safety to-do list for school pool vehicles

Authorities of schools in Malda district and offering bus and pool car services to students were called by the district administration and police here on Wednesday to receive a “must-do list&rdq...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

News  /  Published 03.07.22

Kolkata cyclists write to cops seeking alternative routes

A group of cyclists submitted a petition at a police station in Kolkata that manages areas like Maidan and parts of Jawaharlal Nehru Road demanding that they suggest alternative routes for cyclists th...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.06.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation nudges big housing complexes to manage waste

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is writing to residential complexes that produce more than 100kg of waste daily, asking them to prepare for managing the waste by themselves because the civic body ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.06.22

Build on thika land with permit, says city mayor

Mayor Firhad Hakim on Saturday reiterated that the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) would approve the construction of buildings on thika land if a thika tenant approaches it and all necessary appro...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata


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