West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.21

Shut industries test leaders’ promises

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had in her campaigns in adjoining Bankura and Purulia laid down what her government was doing to ensure industries came up in Asansol-Durgapur so that the problem of une...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

CM slams PM for Asansol riot speech

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday pulled up Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a “provocative speech” in his poll campaign in Asansol and appealed to people to maintain harmony and ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

PM should help us heal, not reopen wounds: Imam

When rioters killed his teenaged son three years ago, Maulana Imdadullah Rasheedi had issued an appeal seeking harmony and forbidding revenge, earning deep appreciation and respect in Bengal. But a d...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.21

Goons kill guard at Asansol supermarket

An armed security guard was killed and two employees of a private cash handling agency were injured when six motorcycle-borne goons fired at them in daylight on Thursday on the premises of a branded s...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Calcutta  /  Published 28.12.20

Father Francois Laborde passes away

Father Francois Laborde, a priest of the Roman Catholic archdiocese of Calcutta who spent over five decades building schools for the poorest and working for the physically challenged in Bengal, passed...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 15.12.20

TMC MLA needles govt on ‘denial’ of funds

“We will develop all cities and towns as smart cities,” the chief minister had announced then. Minister Hakim said in Calcutta on Monday that he had spoken to Tiwari on various issues ove...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

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


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