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Calcutta

Surge in vaccination with rise in site count

More than 4,600 health workers were vaccinated against Covid-19 in Calcutta on Monday, the city’s highes...

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs...
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Young and sure about secularism

India has to be a “secular society”, not just a secular state, said a 17-year-old. The speaker wa...

Belur Math to reopen gates on February 10

Belur Math will be open to devotees and other visitors from February 10, after remaining shut for nearly six m...

Revival of business, on time salary - a lease of life

The revival of business, albeit marginal, has been a life-changer for many in the city. Salaries credited on t...

Protest against insult to CM and online attack on artistes

Actors, filmmakers, painters, poets and others came together on Monday burying their political differences to ...

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Calcutta  /  Published 27.01.21

Fire leaves 12 families homeless

Around 12 families were left homeless after a garage next to their homes on Gurusaday Road caught fire early on Tuesday. Police said no one was hurt but the shanties were gutted. Four fire tenders we...
By Our Special Correspondent in Gurusaday Road

Calcutta  /  Published 27.01.21

Prayer for farmers and soldiers

The community prayed for the well-being of farmers and soldiers at the Behala Gurdwara. “Ardas is held after a kirtan, during which we pray for something from our Guru. Usually, we pray Sarbat ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.01.21

Car rally against farm laws

About 200 cars, almost all with the Tricolour fluttering on them and some with the yellow flag of a farmers union, wound their way through the city on Tuesday in support of the tractor rally in Delhi ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 27.01.21

Soiled notes ‘discarded’ by temple

Soiled currency notes that were found in Kalighat two days ago had been discarded by a temple in Bhowanipore and accidentally reached Kalighat with discarded flowers, police said on Tuesday. A gunny ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kalighat

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Calcuttans recount Netaji event

Two professionals, leading figures in their respective fields who have spent long years in Calcutta, were at Saturday’s event at Victoria Memorial to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Net...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Waiting in the wings: a bacteria pandemic

Recalling how the exhibition was conceptualised, Arijit Dutta Choudhury, director general, NCSM, said: “In 2018, we were approached by Science Museum, London, to develop an exhibition on the sub...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Compensation order for hospital

The West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission has asked a hospital in south Calcutta to give Rs 50,000 as compensation to a patient who was overbilled during his Covid treatment. Chinm...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

College girl found dead in complex

The body of a teenage girl, later identified as Nidhi Poddar, was found in front of a multi-storey building in Bangur Avenue’s A Block late on Sunday. Residents of the area, alerted by a thud, ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Relative held for wedding theft

A man allegedly drugged seven family members at his in-laws’ home a day after his brother-in-law’s wedding reception and stole the bride’s jewellery worth Rs 8.5 lakh from a cupboard...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.01.21

Protest against insult to CM and online attack on artistes

Speaking at an event in Hooghly’s Pursura, the chief minister said Dutt and actor Sayoni Ghosh had told her about what they were being subjected to. “I will never bow my head before the BJ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta


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