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Polarisation does worry some voters

A mother and son who voted in Salt Lake lamented that issues like health, education and livelihood that bother...

Cambridge cancels May-June exams

The Cambridge Assessment International Education (CAIE) has cancelled its May-June exams and decided to switch...
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Bengal polls: masks come off in booths

Covid protocols were flouted across polling booths on Saturday. In several polling booths, polling officials ...

Sikh event calls for harmony

The remembrance of a Sikh guru turned out to be a reminder to preserve religious harmony. A host of religious...

Bengal polls 2021: Voters’ voice

As the polls reached Salt Lake, Lake Town, Bangur, New Town Rajarhat,Dum Dum, Kamarphari and Baranagar The Tel...

Kamarhati: no division on religious lines

In a neighbourhood off Graham Road on the northern fringes of Calcutta, a Lakshmi temple shares a wall with an...

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Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Cambridge cancels May-June exams

The number of active Covid cases in Bengal rose by 4,253 on Saturday to 45,300. The state recorded 3,426 recoveries and 7,713 new infections during the day. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Polarisation does worry some voters

AB Block resident Priti Kumar Sen said that earlier this week home minister Amit Shah had told a gathering of BJP supporters at the FD park that if the people of Bengal vote the BJP to power they woul...
By Subhajoy Roy, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Kamarhati: no division on religious lines

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By Kinsuk Basu in Kamarhati

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Bengal polls: masks come off in booths

Voters in the queue — which included men, women, young and elderly — were standing barely one feet away from each other. It was an identical picture at Kaikhali Mondol Ganti Abaitanik Pra...
By Subhajoy Roy, Kinsuk Basu , Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Bengal polls 2021: Voters’ voice

For homemaker Surabhi Saha, who voted at a booth in Dum Dum “women’s safety was of paramount importance”. Her husband Surajit said: “ I have voted with a hope that businesses w...
By Snehal Sengupta, Kinsuk Basu, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.21

Sikh event calls for harmony

The remembrance of a Sikh guru turned out to be a reminder to preserve religious harmony. A host of religious leaders came together in the city on Saturday to remember Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth of...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

Confluence at place of worship

Two boards with the name of the mosque stuck to its walls also have the three words written on them — “Prabhuke pranam koro (Pray to the Lord)”. “Prabhu is usually used in a c...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

Govt sends doctors to Covid hospitals

The number of active Covid cases in Bengal rose by 4,066 on Friday to 41,047. The state recorded 2,818 recoveries and 6,910 new infections during the day, resetting the record for the highest intra-da...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

Covid: No beds, patients turned away

A 45-year-old woman, a resident of Mukundapur off EM Bypass, tested positive for Covid on April 10, along with her husband and other family members. Her condition has been deteriorating since Thursda...
By Sanjay Mandal, Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

ICSE, ISC exams put off till June

The ICSE (Class X) and ISC (Class XII) exams have been deferred at least till the first week of June, the ICSE council announced on Friday. The ICSE candidates will be given the option of writing an ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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