Calcutta  /  Published 11.07.21

Calcutta: 37 held for flouting Covid norms

At least 37 people were arrested in the early hours of Sunday from a five-star hotel in Calcutta for partying, defying the Covid-related restrictions, police said. Two high-end cars and 38 mobile pho...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.06.21

JNU files FIR against students

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) authorities have alleged that a group of students forcefully entered the library and continued to sit inside in violation of Covid guidelines. In a circular, the JNU...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.21

Covid: Bengal logs 7,002 new infections

Bengal on Sunday logged 15,882 Covid-19 recoveries, 7,002 infections and 107 deaths, reporting a drop by 8,987 in total active cases, to 35,454. The state’s total active cases, at an all-time h...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Friends on wheels amid pandemic

A group of eight friends from Howrah’s Chinsurah have turned their passion for bike riding into a way to assist those in need and are ferrying people to and from Chinsurah on their motorbikes, t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Unlock: restaurants left confused

Some eateries in Calcutta opened their doors to diners at 5pm on Friday even though a formal notification by the state government, formalising a proposed leeway announced by the chief minister, was ye...
By Debraj Mitra, Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Our excuses for stepping out

The number of people defying pandemic curbs, taking advantage of the government’s relaxations, increased manyfold on Thursday and Friday, police said. Till Friday evening, Calcutta police had p...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 05.06.21

Autos out on Calcutta roads despite curbs

Red Road will be closed to vehicles from 6am on June 5 to 10pm on June 17 for the replacement of damaged masonry arch culvert on the artery by the public works department, said traffic department offi...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 31.05.21

Covid rule flout fuels concern in Calcutta

A number of people who have tested positive for Covid or are direct contacts of Covid patients are flouting quarantine or isolation rules and some are even stepping out without masks, residents across...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.05.21

Police vigil on night violations

Calcutta police commissioner Soumen Mitra has instructed officers of all 25 traffic guards across the city to step up prosecution against “genuine violators” of night curfew and book them ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.21

Steel city morning walkers fined

Jamshedpur police detained as many as 70 morning walkers on Wednesday for not wearing masks and following social distancing norms. The drive was carried out near Jubilee Park in Sakchi, Jog...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur


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