News  /  Published 27.06.22

Kids march against child labour in Taratala

A group of children, many of whom are engaged in odd jobs, participated in a walk to sensitise men and women to give children a chance to study so that they are not forced into work. Around 60 childr...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.04.22

Taratala flyover to remain closed to traffic today

Both flanks of the Taratala flyover in Alipore will remain shut to traffic on Sunday to make way for repairs of the expansion joints of the flyover, police said. While the flank that brings vehicles ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.04.22

Authors of two books decode democracy, Kashmir at Kolkata Press Club

Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, a giant crane erected 10 girders that will form the base of the Majerhat Metro station of the Joka-Esplanade corridor. The station is being built above the ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Calcutta  /  Published 19.08.21

10-year-old run over by lorry in Taratala

A 10-year-old girl was killed after being knocked down by a goods vehicle loaded with bags of cement on Goragacha Road in Taratala on Wednesday afternoon. Eye witnesses told police Sanjana Das was cy...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.08.21

Fake call centre busted

A fake call centre was busted and seven persons were arrested for allegedly cheating UK nationals on Monday night. The group would allegedly make internet calls to UK residents posing as representati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Taratala


Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Patients head to Behala gurdwara

Many Covid-19 patients in home isolation in Taratala, New Alipore and Behala are heading to a gurdwara instead of a hospital when gasping for breath. Once at the gurdwara, a patient’s vital par...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

South Calcutta water alert on June 12

Large parts of south Calcutta will not receive filtered water on June 12 because the Calcutta Municipal Corporation will shift a water supply pipeline for the piling work of the proposed Majerhat brid...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Thief with a limp caught on CCTV camera in Calcutta

A thief’s limp gave him away as he was spotted by cops in CCTV footage.A part of the booty was found stuffed inside a soft toy at the suspect’s home, police said.Devamun Shah, a resident of the Ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.19

Taratala flyover sheds weight to stay fit

The Taratala flyover will be 1,800 tonnes lighter by the end of this month as the public works department has embarked on a project to remove 10 inches of bitumen and concrete layers from the structur...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Green ruling for Rabindra Sarobar

The National Green Tribunal on Monday directed Bengal’s chief secretary to ensure there are no violations in Rabindra Sarobar during Chhath Puja on November 2.The tribunal disposed of the case after...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta


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