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Raped on way to school

A 12-year-old girl in Burdwan’s Katwa was allegedly dragged into a bamboo grove and raped on her way to school this morning, the attacker even offering her money if she promised to keep quiet. ...   | Read..
 

Loudspeaker blares outside hospital for three hours

A loudspeaker blared outside a block hospital for three hours this morning despite repeated complaints by workers of the health facility to the organisers....   | Read..
 

Farm-attack slur on party

CPM leaders and farmers loyal to the party today complained to the district police chief that Trinamul workers were not letting them cultivate paddy in Burdwan’s Ra...   | Read..
 

Buddha’s fuel barb

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today criticised the Mamata Banerjee government for not reducing taxes on petrol, saying people were suffering because of the lack of such a relie...   | Read..
 

Train snag

The diesel engine of the Howrah-New Jalpaiguri Shatabdi Express got separated from the rest of the train when it was entering Jaugram station in Burdwan at 4pm today. ...   | Read..
 

Manager slashed for bank loan

A senior manager of Punjab National Bank’s regional office in Burdwan town was slashed with a dagger allegedly by a customer following an argument over a loan. ...   | Read..
 

No anti-venom, snakebite kills farm worker

A farm labourer in Burdwan died of snakebite a day after being bitten as hospitals and medicine shops failed to provide anti-venom serum and his “poor” family...   | Read..
 

Driver held with five pistols

Murshidabad police today raided a hotel in Behrampore and arrested a 30-year-old man with five 9mm pistols....   | Read..
 
The loudspeaker outside the Sutahata block hospital on Friday. Picture by Jahangir Badsa