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

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


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