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


West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Babul opens a can of worms

“One can do social work without being in politics. I need to organise myself a bit before that…. Resigning from my MP-ship too (obviously),” he added in his long Bengali post, peppe...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.21

Left-era allotment hurts DPL bid

The Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL) authorities have found that nearly 950 acres owned by it had been, without its approval, allotted to various agencies by the Asansol Durgapur Development Authoritie...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.21

‘Sigh of relief’ won’t let BJP breathe easy

BJP sources claimed that state youth wing chief and Bishnupur MP Saumitra Khan, who has been publicly critical of Bengal’s leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari and Ghosh, could be removed from ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.21

Caught on camera: TMC councilor giving a shot

Bengal government has been at the receiving end, since the case of fraudulent vaccination camp run by a man pretending to be an IAS officer was busted earlier this week. The central government has eve...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.05.21

Xavier's sets up Covid care centres

The Catholic diocese of Asansol in cooperation with St Xavier’s University will start three isolation facilities with 90 beds for Covid patients in Burdwan and Asansol following a request from c...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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