West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.19

Low Celsius in Calcutta in record spell

The minimum temperature remained below normal in Calcutta for the 17th consecutive day on Wednesday, an unusually long spell brought about by uninterrupted flow of cold winds alternately from the nort...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 31.12.18

Winter is a state of mind in Calcutta

Grey spotsSir — We were surprised to learn that a statue of Mahatma Gandhi had been removed from a university in Ghana after students and faculty argued that Gandhi’s views of Africans were deroga...
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 25.12.18

Govt push for local arbitration centre

North Block is pushing for the passage of a bill to set up an international arbitration hub in India after facing several reverses in global arbitration tribunals.Top officials said the government is ...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 28.11.19

NC MPs protest over Farooq's detention

Two National Conference MPs on Thursday staged a protest in Lok Sabha against the detention of their party chief Farooq Abdullah, who is an MP from Srinagar.The two MPs — Hasnain Masoodi and Mohamma...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 19.11.19

BJP trains pollution gun at Kejriwal

BJP Lok Sabha MPs on Tuesday slammed the Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government during a debate on pollution and tried to highlight the Centre’s role in tackling the problem.Cricketer-turned-BJP MP Ga...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.20

Nights to get less cold

The Ranchi Meteorological Centre on Tuesday predicted a gradual rise in night temperature in most parts of the state over the next three days.Several synoptic features were impacting Jharkhand’s wea...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.01.20

Free-shelter warmth in harsh winter

Rajesh Malhar, 33, a daily wage earner working at construction sites is homeless and lives on the roadside with his wife and four children. But with the mercury plunging below 10°C for the past week,...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 09.01.20

Damp to give way to dry chill

Several parts of the state, including Ranchi and Jamshedpur, were rainy from Wednesday to Thursday, the untimely showers causing days to get colder and nights warmer. However, weathermen have predicte...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.01.20

Chill seesaw on Met radar

Clear skies and free flow of the north wind have resulted in the return of cold-wave conditions in the state, weathermen said on Tuesday.Snowfall in Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand has added to th...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 03.01.20

Bring on the brollies as well as winterwear

A wet and chilly day here on Friday had people carrying umbrellas and donning full winter gear as the mercury level dropped several notches, affecting daily life.Daytime temperature plummeted, with th...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati


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