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

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

In industry zone as PSU ‘saviour’

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted her efforts to save central public sector units in Durgapur and Asansol — the twin towns that are home to several such companies.She pointed out that as railw...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.19

Moon Moon Sen in langur trouble

Moon Moon Sen, the Asansol Lok Sabha candidate of Trinamul, caressed a baby langur brought to her campaign programme on Saturday, prompting rival parties to allege she had violated the Wildlife Protec...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Bengali signage mandatory in 2 towns

The Asansol and Durgapur municipal corporations run by the Trinamul Congress made Bengali mandatory in signage from January 1. The decision is viewed as a bid to woo Bengalis in the two towns which ha...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

TMC civic project overdrive

The Trinamul-run municipal corporations of Asansol and Durgapur are on a foundation-laying spree for projects and temples ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.Sources said Trinamul was not in a “comfortable...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Culture  /  Published 05.01.19

Hot on the trail of the Dundee cake

By Bitan Sikdar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.19

CNG buses roll in West Bengal

Buses powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) were introduced between Asansol and different parts of the state, including Calcutta, on Wednesday.Chief minister Mamata Banerjee flagged off the green fl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

Bengal gives 18, gets two berths

Bengal BJP MPs Babul Supriyo and Debasree Chaudhuri were inducted into the Narendra Modi government on Thursday as junior ministers. Supriyo, junior minister of heavy industries and public enterprises...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

Abducted girl found dead in Asansol

A 17-year-old girl who had allegedly been kidnapped three days ago in Asansol town was found dead on Tuesday.Her body — almost unclothed — was spotted in a waste bin barely 300m from her home. The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


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