West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Trade union bandh hits industrial belt

The Left in Bengal claimed workers in the industrial belts of Durgapur and Asansol and jute mills in North 24-Parganas and Hooghly “spontaneously” backed the bandh called by trade unions a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Four beaten to death in rage

A man in West Burdwan’s Jamuria thrashed to death four persons early on Friday allegedly to take revenge on three of them for filing a complaint of theft and assault against him with the police ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Finger at coal mafia for cracks on homes

Around 2,500 residents of Bansra and Sishubagan, on the outskirts of Raniganj town in West Burdwan, have accused coal smugglers of carrying out blasts that have led to cracks in their homes and on the...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Raniganj

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Twin streetlight launches shed light on TMC feud

 The streetlight project along the Neamatpur-Dishergarh road in Kulti was sanctioned and funded by the state urban development department a year ago. Trinamul sources said Tabassum and Chatterje...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.20

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


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