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Piyush Goyal had on Sunday virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East-West Metro corridor, describing the extension of the line from Salt Lake Stadium as a “Durga Puja gift” for the people of the metropolis.(PTI)

Cabinet gives nod to Rs 8,575 crore East-West Metro Corridor project in Kolkata

By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Susmita Pakrasi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 07, 2020 04:13 PM IST
Union minister Piyush Goyal had on Sunday virtually inaugurated the Phoolbagan Station of Kolkata’s East-West Metro corridor, describing the extension of the line from Salt Lake Stadium as a Durga Puja gift for the people of the metropolis.
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Thousands of people performed tarpan—a ritual offering prayers to departed ancestors on Mahalaya—at the ghats along River Hooghly.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)
Thousands of people performed tarpan—a ritual offering prayers to departed ancestors on Mahalaya—at the ghats along River Hooghly.(Samir Jana/HT Photo)

As social distancing takes a backseat during tarpan, here’s all you need to know about norms for Durga Puja

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2020 10:23 AM IST
As the tarpan gathering was huge, it was difficult for authorities to ensure that everyone wore masks and maintained social distance
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At least two people, including a child, were allegedly injured and dozens of houses damaged, after a high-intensity blast in North 24 Parganas in south Bengal on Thursday.
At least two people, including a child, were allegedly injured and dozens of houses damaged, after a high-intensity blast in North 24 Parganas in south Bengal on Thursday.

Explosion in West Bengal as seized firecrackers go off, 2 reportedly injured

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Kolkata
UPDATED ON JAN 09, 2020 05:06 PM IST
Senior police officials rushed to the spot after receiving information that two police vehicles were torched by an irate mob.
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