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Mental health test on Maitreya Bhattacharya today

Mental health test on Maitreya Bhattacharya today

KOLKATA: A medical board of psychiatrists on Thursday examined 38-year-old Maitreya Bhattacharya at Sub-divisional Hospital and recommended a comprehensive evaluation. Maitreya, who remained completely withdrawn, refused to speak with doctors and nurses the entire day. Only occasionally, did he ask for an ?orange cream biscuit?. The psychiatric evaluation is expected […]

PUC information upload may become mandatory

PUC information upload may become mandatory

KOLKATA: A year after the started sending SMS alerts to motorists, asking them to upload their Pollution Under Control (PUC) certificates on its portal, the cops are now planning to write to the government requesting it to make it a mandatory exercise for all vehicles registered with Kolkata RTOs. In […]

Six users lose money to e-wallet fraud

Six users lose money to e-wallet fraud

KOLKATA: The city has seen a sudden spurt in e-wallet and banking app frauds, with the police in Kolkata and receiving six such complaints in the past two weeks. Most of the e-wallet and banking app frauds took place in the brief gap between payments being made and the money […]

Maidan veteran‘s son arrested for wife-beating

Maidan veteran‘s son arrested for wife-beating

KOLKATA: A Salt Lake resident, Joy Chowdhury, was arrested on Thursday on the charge of attempting to murder his estranged wife. Joy is Mohun Bagan vice-president Balaram Chowdhury‘s son. Nirajeeta Choudhury, who has been separated from Joy since 2011, has claimed in her complaint that he had come to her […]

Touts are back amid festive rush at airport

Touts are back amid festive rush at airport

KOLKATA: The spurt in city-bound passengers this festive season has brought back taxi touts ? and this time they have a larger gang ? at the Kolkata airport. The touts went underground and remained out of sight for some months on the face of a police crackdown following TOI reports […]

Stretched hours, targets force them to take risks

Stretched hours, targets force them to take risks

KOLKATA: The accident involving a food delivery boy at New Town has made industry stakeholders look in to the welfare of these staff. While the police has called an emergency meeting, the state has also indicated that it might hold its own rounds of discussions. Talking to a cross section […]

Cops told to evict illegal hawkers in airport area

Cops told to evict illegal hawkers in airport area

KOLKATA: The authorities have asked police to remove unauthorised shops from the premises as early as possible and identified them as the primary reason behind the and accumulation of garbage outside the old terminal. TOI had on December 5 highlighted the sorry state of Kolkata airport where basic cleanliness efforts […]