News  /  Published 25.11.21

Overnight state-run Volvo buses to Kolkata

State-run Volvo buses will now connect Purulia, Jhargram, Farakka and Asansol to Kolkata with most of the buses travelling overnight. Senior officers of the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.21

ECL employee shot dead

Two unidentified goons allegedly shot dead an Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) employee from point blank range on Tuesday night in West Burdwan’s Jamuria. The victim, 55-year-old Madan Bauri, was p...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.21

Sand smuggling ‘kingpin’ arrested

The Enforcement Branch (EB) of Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate arrested Parvej Alam Siddiqui, an alleged kingpin of the sand smuggling racket in West Burdwan district, from Bihar’s Muzaf...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Babul Supriyo resigns as MP

Former Union junior minister Babul Supriyo resigned as the MP from Asansol on Tuesday. Supriyo met Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla at his residence and tendered his resignation around a month after quitti...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.10.21

Rain kills 3 in south Bengal

Three persons were killed on Thursday in accidents triggered by heavy rain in West Burdwan. Police said the body of Nasim Ansari, 25, a resident of Railpar in Asansol was found floating inside his si...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

CBI arrests 4 in coal case

The CBI on Monday arrested four persons in connection with alleged theft of coal worth hundreds of crores of rupees from Bengal. This is the first time that the CBI has made arrests in this case. The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

1,000 acres of land in Durgapur not of power utility: Bengal

The Bengal land department has ended a dispute between two government organisations, the Asansol Durgapur Development Authority (ADDA) and power utility Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), over a plot me...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Babul Supriyo joins Trinamul

On Saturday, Supriyo tried his best to justify his decision to make a U-turn and hold the Trinamul flag. Speaking at a brief news conference after his induction, he said that the “opportunity&rd...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.21

Armed gang makes off with 12 kilos of gold

A gang of four armed robbers decamped with Rs 10 lakh in cash and 12kg of gold ornaments from the Asansol branch of a Kerala-based gold financing company on Saturday afternoon. Police said the value ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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