News  /  Published 25.01.22

Lack of breathalyser tests encourages many to drink and drive in Kolkata

A New Alipore resident had a few drinks in a hotel off EM Bypass on Saturday, left around 11.45pm and drove home in about an hour. He was not stopped anywhere in between, he told The Telegraph. Sever...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.01.22

Gur goes gourmet: Kolkata’s hottest, fusion Nolen gur offerings

“We bring the Nolen Gur specials for those who are looking for a good time. With the Nolen Gur season, we're sure to have a number of customers leaving our place with a happy smile,” s...
By Lygeia Gomes

News  /  Published 21.01.22

CCTV footage helps nab civic policeman, driver for snatching on Strand Road

 A civic volunteer and a contractual driver of Kolkata police vehicles have been arrested for allegedly snatching a chain and Rs 5,000 from the driver of a pick-up van parked on Strand Road in we...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Strand Road

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Track restored, train movement resumes

Railway traffic was restored on Saturday evening on the track on which a Guwahati-bound express train had derailed on Thursday. Nine passengers were killed and over 30 injured when the 15633 Bikaner-...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

Places  /  Published 14.01.22

Heritage showpieces with a message from Kolkata Police

I like what Soumen said: ‘There is a message that when we play the game for pride, anything can happen. Kolkatans respond to a sense of pride stronger than other inducements. These restored prop...
By Mudar Patherya


West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.22

Traffic and damaged road, worry for villagers

A group of villagers blocked the Durgapur-Pandaveswar Road for over an hour in West Burdwan’s Laudoha on Wednesday evening, to protest “rampant” plying of trucks carrying sand lifted...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

News  /  Published 11.01.22

Covid effect: Traffic cops told not to interact with offenders

Officers on traffic duty on the city streets have been asked to avoid close-conversation with offenders of traffic rules and keep away from either collecting spot fines or seizing documents physically...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.01.22

Park Street flyover to be shut for load tests

The Park Street flyover will be closed from 10pm on January 7, Friday, to 6am on January 11, Tuesday, for tests to assess load-bearing capacity. During this period, vehicles headed to both the s...
By Our Bureau

News  /  Published 04.01.22

Kolkata cop’s humane gesture calms down frenzied pedestrian

After their exchange and after the woman had finally come down from the flyover, Chakraborty asked her to grab some food before promising to meet her in the evening.  At the appointed hour, Chak...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 02.01.22

Swoop in Kolkata and Bidhannagar on New Year’s Eve

Around 1,100 people were arrested for not wearing masks and 189 motorists were prosecuted for drink driving in Kolkata and Salt Lake on New Year’s Eve. In Kolkata, 537 people were arrested for ...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata


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