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Asansol
West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.20

Cave-ins rise, as do political tempers

West Burdwan’s coal belt has reported a spurt in subsidence in the past one and half months, triggering a blame game between the Trinamul and BJP. Last week, land close to homes in Satgram of R...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Heavyweights under glare

The Trinamul Congress disciplinary committee has served showcause notices to 63 party members, including two heavyweights from Bankura and Durgapur, on Friday on charges of alleged corruption in deliv...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

Watershed: 24x7 water in Asansol

The Asansol Municipal Corporation has taken up a Rs 40-crore project to supply drinking water 24x7 to 35,000 homes in the town and nearby areas, including Kulti, Jamuria and Raniganj.Fourteen overhead...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.18

Police ‘watch’ youth drown in Asansol

An Asansol youth fleeing from a gambling den during a police raid on Wednesday night jumped into a pond and drowned as cops stood on the edge allegedly ignoring his calls to be rescued.The family of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 25.08.19

Trinamul councillor killed in Asansol

An Asansol Trinamul councillor was shot dead near his home on Saturday night, with his brother blaming three of his cousins, all suspected workers of the party’s youth wing.Police sources said Khali...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 01.01.20

Food Express chugs in

Two coaches of an old local train are getting a fresh coat of paint in Asansol but not for a rerun on the tracks.Come February and people would head to the coaches for a wholesome meal or their mornin...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

In industry zone as PSU ‘saviour’

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted her efforts to save central public sector units in Durgapur and Asansol — the twin towns that are home to several such companies.She pointed out that as railw...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Moon Moon Sen in langur trouble

Moon Moon Sen, the Asansol Lok Sabha candidate of Trinamul, caressed a baby langur brought to her campaign programme on Saturday, prompting rival parties to allege she had violated the Wildlife Protec...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.19

Attack in middle of anti-lynch campaign

A 30-year-old electrician was beaten up by a mob that branded him a child kidnapper in West Burdwan’s Hirapur on Saturday night, hours after police launched a campaign to create awareness against ly...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Abducted girl found dead in Asansol

A 17-year-old girl who had allegedly been kidnapped three days ago in Asansol town was found dead on Tuesday.Her body — almost unclothed — was spotted in a waste bin barely 300m from her home. The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


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