World  /  Published 25.06.22

US ending right to abortion 'huge blow' to women's human rights, gender equality: UN

The UN human rights chief has termed the US Supreme Court ruling that overturned the constitutional right to abortion as a huge blow to women's human rights and gender equality, as UN agencies war...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.22

Rights abuse: DGP seeks report

Jharkhand police inspector general (human rights) on behalf of the Jharkhand Director General of Police has directed police superintendents of five districts to submit action reports on alleged human ...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 05.03.22

Russia violating ceasefire: Ukraine

Russia said its forces had stopped firing near two besieged Ukrainian cities on Saturday to allow safe passage to civilians fleeing fighting, but officials in one of the cities said Moscow was not ful...
By Reuters in LVIV/KYIV

North East  /  Published 23.02.22

Model code violation: Sarma summoned

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and his wife Riniki Bhuyan, who is the chairman-cum-managing director of an Assamese news channel, have been summoned by the chief judicial magistrate of Kamru...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Guwahati

India  /  Published 17.02.22

OROP ‘rosier picture’

The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the Centre’s hyperbole on the one rank one pension (OROP) policy presented a much “rosier picture” than what was actually given to the pensioners ...
By PTI in New Delhi


Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

Teenage biker critically injured in Calcutta

An 18-year-old motorcyclist travelling with two of his friends was critically injured when the two-wheeler collided with a motorcycle from the opposite direction early on Friday. The accident, at the...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.21

Arrests dot Bengal BJP marches

BJP’s Nandigram MLA and Bengal’s leader of Opposition, Suvendu Adhikari on Tuesday said his party would move court next week, seeking immediate implementation of the anti-defection law aga...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Avijit Sinha in Calcutta, Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.21

'Enforce night curfew strictly'

The chief secretary on Tuesday asked all police commissioners, police superintendents and the excise department to step up vigil on all major thoroughfares to ensure strict compliance of the 9pm-to-5a...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

The Park: Eye on DJ console

The Park had organised an elaborate console for a disc jockey to perform on the third-floor corridor where guests danced till police arrived past 1 in the morning on Sunday, officers investigating the...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.07.21

Corridor party busted at hotel post-midnight

The remaining 28 accused were granted bail.   Later in the day, a team of forensic experts reached the hotel and collected some items for examination. Officers said some powder-like substances s...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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