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Supreme Court directs Centre and State Govt to help sex workers, WB Govt allows them to have ration cards

Kolkata: Responding to a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) filed by Kolkata-based Durbar Mahila Samanwaya Committee (DMSC) the Supreme Court finally instructed the central and state governments to urgently consider providing relief to sex workers in...

Muted in grandeur, Pujas won’t give themes a miss

Kolkata: At a time when all the festivals and celebrations are going through uncertain times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Durga Puja organisers and Maa’s followers are heaving a sigh of relief that at least...

‘The PM’ India never had

From Union Finance Ministry to Political Oblivion to being the first Bengali President, the ‘Chanakya’ of Indian politics had tasted it all. Despite being the first citizen of the country, Pranab Mukherjee, more commonly known as...

Coronavirus infected people need positive support from society, feel survivors 

Kolkata: From getting discharge certificate with the header ‘Death Certificate’ to facing hardship due to societal acrimony and ignorance, COVID survivors need protection from the system as much as from the disease. That is the...

United to help cyclone Amphan victims

Kolkata: Cyclone Nisarga has made its landfall in Maharashtra, exactly a fortnight after super cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in West Bengal. Amphan, had made its landfall on May 20 and left behind a trail of...

Super cyclone Amphan digs a watery grave for Kumartuli artisans

Kolkata: Super cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in Kolkata, flattening thousands of trees and flooding roads and lanes. Kumartuli, the place of famous Durga Puja idol makers too suffered extensive damage due to waterlogging. Many of...

Daily wagers find alternate income ops to survive lockdown

Kolkata: According to the Centre for Monitoring the Indian Economy (CMIE) the current data of unemployment in India is at a record high of 27.1%, four times than that of US. Unemployment rate went up to...

Chaos continues outside liquor shops, police lathi charge not dampening spirit of buyers

Kolkata: Since Monday, Kolkata woke up to a new type of chaos. Like several other cities, it too witnessed serpentinous queues of men defying the social distancing norm to get their hands alcohol of their...

Many markets fail to adhere to all govt directives during lockdown

Kolkata: Bengalis love their food and they want it as fresh as possible. Festival or not, Kolkatans can be seen thronging markets for their daily dose of fish and vegetables throughout the year. Even in a...

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Rahul Gandhi finds a staunch admirer in Babulal Marandi

Giridih: In an exclusive interview with eNewsroom, Babulal Marandi, the first Chief Minister of Jharkhand claims that he is an admirer of Congress President Rahul...

Doctor fight: Rajasthan Health Minister claims that the new born is alive

Jodhpur: With the video of two doctors fighting as a patient lied on the operation table at Jodhpur’s Umaid Hospital went viral, Health Minister...

Government’s fantasy healthcare programme with negligible funds

Union Budget for 2018-2019 has promised a National Health Protection Scheme (NHPS), a publicly funded health insurance programme for half a billion citizens of...

Jharkhand police forced to slap 302 against Tabrez Ansari lynching accused

Ranchi: In a major development in Tabrez Ansari lynching case, Jharkhand police has filed a supplementary charge sheet against 11 accused and slapped Section...

Rat in AC coach, despite CAG raps Indian railways

Giridih/Kolkata: Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) rapping up Indian Railways for not giving quality services to the travelers, is a welcome move as frequent...