West Bengal
Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set out to create a model immersion mechanism in two ponds under the South Dum Dum Municipality this year to explore how the immersion process can b...
By Jayanta Basu in

Opinion  /  Published 23.10.20

The goddess returns

India, to the wide-eyed visitor, could, for very good reasons, look like the land of ceaseless festivals. One such festival — the argumentative Bengali believes it to be the fairest of them all ...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 22.10.20

Politics over pandemic in Bengal

It is a pity that after managing to control the rates of infection, recovery and mortality from the coronavirus reasonably better than five other comparable metropolises, Calcutta now appears determin...
By Jawhar Sircar in

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Staff at Covid hospital strike in Jalpaiguri

Over 50 casual employees of the Covid-19 hospital in Jalpaiguri struck work and held a dharna on the premises on Wednesday demanding immediate payment of their due salaries. Some ancillary services a...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Bimal back, supports Mamata

By Avijit Sinha, Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.20

Puja no-crowd drive picks up pace

The Bengal government started a slew of measures to implement the Calcutta High Court order declaring puja pandals no-entry zones to contain the spread of Covid-19 as soon as the high court on Wednesd...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.10.20

Share food campaign this Puja

The posters have messages such as “Food for everyone, lot more fun”; “Helping a friend makes me feel real grown up,”; “I care, I share”; and “Doing my little ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.20

4,029 new Covid cases and 3,382 recoveries

Bengal on Tuesday reported a spike in Covid-19 cases by over 4,000, which took the total number of active patients past 35,000, both for the first time. The state logged 3,382 recoveries, also the hi...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.10.20

Use safe homes, govt to patients

The state government wants more Covid patients —asymptomatic or with mild symptoms and staying at home — to be encouraged to use the safe homes. This will ensure better utilisation of the...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 18.10.20

WBIDC: act like a facilitator

Rajiva Sinha, the newly appointed chairman of Bengal’s premier investment promotion vehicle West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation (WBIDC), has hit the ground running. After assuming ch...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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