West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Voting in seven seats today

Seven Lok Sabha seats in Bengal will vote on Monday in the fifth phase of the general election. The Election Commission has directed officials to arrange two quick response teams (QRTs) for each polic...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Arambagh folk fest trumpets harmony

Music of harmony is being played out here at a time when politics of hate has claimed several lives in New Delhi.Organisers of the folk festival — International Gosain Parab — has set the platform...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.20

Covid-19 death hits paddy harvesting

The scare over Covid-19 has slammed the brakes on harvesting of paddy in around 300 acres at a Hooghly village and thereby casting a shadow of uncertainty over the livelihood of about 160 farmers.The ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Drive to nip cut money fears

Several municipalities in south Bengal have launched awareness campaigns to spread the word that beneficiaries under government housing schemes need to deposit Rs 25,000 as their own share apart from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.20

Hospital protest after death

A group of health workers of Arambagh sub-divisional hospital in Hooghly agitated for hours and dragged an official to his office demanding protective gear after the Covid-19 test report of an elderly...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

BJP worker killed, Trinamul Congress blamed

A 28-year-old BJP worker was killed on Sunday following overnight clashes with Trinamul supporters in Hooghly’s Arambagh. Sheikh Amir Ali was a toto driver and BJP leaders alleged he was “beaten m...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Hatchery shut, citing rural slump

Arambagh Hatcheries Ltd, counted among the leading producers of the live chicken bird, has closed down one of its biggest hatcheries in Bengal, citing a perceptible drop in rural consumption, coupled ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.19

Left enters fray in two Congress seats

The Bengal unit of the Congress on Wednesday kept trying to shift the blame for the break-up of a tie-up to the Left Front, prompting the CPM to announce candidates for two of the four seats the Congr...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 03.11.19

Nothing lasts for forever, unless they're McD fries

Sir — Nothing lasts forever, unless it is an order of burger and fries from McDonald’s that is. A decade after the chain shut shop in Iceland, its last order in the country is yet to decay. One sh...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

BJP finger at TMC over bid to foil strike

Patches of Hooghly’s Arambagh turned chaotic on Wednesday during a strike called by the BJP in protest against the murder of a 28-year-old party worker during a clash on October 27. The town turned ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh


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