Gangasagar Mela: Pilgrims Undergo RT-PCR Tests, Many Seen Without Masks, Flouting Covid Norms

Gangasagar Mela: Pilgrims Undergo RT-PCR Tests, Many Seen Without Masks, Flouting Covid Norms

Following the Calcutta High Court orders to ensure Covid norms are followed, pilgrims attending the Gangasagar Mela were made to take the RT-PCR test at Babu Ghat, instead of Rapid Antigen Test (RAT). However, many were still seen violating Covid protocols. Pilgrims from Bihar, Jharkhand, Odissa, Uttar Pradesh and other states have come to West […]

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TMC Scared of Me, Says Suvendu Adhikari After Calcutta HC Drops Him from Gangasagar Covid Panel

TMC Scared of Me, Says Suvendu Adhikari After Calcutta HC Drops Him from Gangasagar Covid Panel

After maintaining silence over his removal from a three-member committee formed to monitor compliance of Covid-19 restrictions at Gangasagar Mela, opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Wednesday called the move the TMC’s “fear factor” and said the ruling party in West Bengal was “scared” of him. Addressing the media on the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda […]

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Civic Poll Schedule in Covid-battered Bengal under Calcutta HC Scanner, Asks State Govt and EC for Reports

Civic Poll Schedule in Covid-battered Bengal under Calcutta HC Scanner, Asks State Govt and EC for Reports

Barely a couple of hours after Chief Justice Prakash Shrivastava and Justice Kesang Doma Bhutia of the Calcutta High Court on Tuesday allowed the hosting of the Gangasagar Mela, albeit with a new monitoring committee and strict Covid-deterring directions to the West Bengal government, the division bench, in a separate matter, gave indications that it […]

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