World  /  Published 06.09.20

No fee refund for Covid flout dismissal

Northeastern University dismissed 11 first-year students this week and declined to refund their $36,500 tuition after they were discovered crowded into a room at a Boston hotel serving as a temporary ...
By New York Times News Service in New York

World  /  Published 03.09.20

Nancy Pelosi apologises for salon ‘set-up’

A testy Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday she takes responsibility for trusting the word of a San Francisco hair salon that it was OK to come in for a solo visit — even though the city still does n...
By AP in San Francisco

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.08.20

Lockdown: businesses can run in Jharkhand

The Jharkhand government ordered extension of lockdown related restrictions in containment zones across the state till September 30 but permitted all economic activities, unless specifically prohibite...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Fishing on New Town Road

The group fled on seeing cops, leaving behind the nets and the fish they had caught. They were later prosecuted and the fish seized. “They violated the lockdown by stepping out of their homes. ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.08.20

Antigen tests for lockdown violators

Around 80 people who had come out defying Thursday’s statewide lockdown at Kaliachak in Malda were intercepted by policemen and escorted to a centre for their antigen tests. This move made many...
By Our Bureau in Malda/Alipurduar

Calcutta  /  Published 20.08.20

Lockdown: car hits cop, flees

Two men, who were neither from an essential service nor in any emergency, allegedly jumped the lights at the Hudco crossing and in Kankurgachi and hit a traffic sergeant who tried to stop their car fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

States  /  Published 17.08.20

Covid protocol breach case on duo in Sikkim

Sikkim police on Monday filed a case against two visiting technicians who tested positive for Covid-19 for allegedly violating the Covid-19 protocol and endangering the lives of others. The duo were ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 30.07.20

State Digest: Hazaribagh mayor showcaused, shops sealed in Dhanbad

Megha Bhardwaj, sub-divisional officer (SDO) of Sadar, showcaused Roshni Tirkey, mayor of Hazaribagh municipal corporation on Thursday for leading a group of villagers and halting traffic on NH-33, th...
By Our Bureau in

India  /  Published 28.07.20

Covid: FIR against cremation protesters in Bihar

Over two dozen people were booked for unauthorisedly protesting against cremation of dead Covid-19 patients at a crematorium here, when a statewide lockdown was in force, officials said on Monday. A ...
By PTI in Patna

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.20

Violations ebb during day 2 of lockdown

Calcutta witnessed a “complete” lockdown on Saturday with even fewer people stepping out of their homes compared to Thursday, the first day of the staggered weekly clampdowns by the Bengal...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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