West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

Jute farmers protest BSF curbs

Residents of a village in Cooch Behar close to the India-Bangladesh border blocked a road in front of the local camp of the Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday, demanding that they be allowed to gr...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Cricket  /  Published 18.05.22

Tamim century in Bangla’s strong reply

Bangladesh have made good progress in response to Sri Lanka’s first innings total of 397 in the ongoing opening Test at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong. At stumps on Day III, th...

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

Bangladeshi man & minor son held for infiltration

The Border Security Force (BSF) posted at the India-Bangladesh border in Cooch Behar on Sunday apprehended two Bangladeshi residents, including a minor, on charges of  illegally infiltrating into...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

India  /  Published 17.05.22

Export ban traps wheat at ports

India’s wheat export ban has trapped some 1.8 million tonnes of grain at ports, leaving traders facing heavy losses from the prospect of selling onto a weaker domestic market, four dealers told ...
By Reuters in Mumbai

West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.22

Bangla conman in ED’s custody

Bangladeshi national Prasanta Kumar Halder, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) along with five of his associates on Saturday in connection with a multi-million fraud case in the neig...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


Culture  /  Published 15.05.22

Empress Emporium

Between plan and palli, however, came the virus. After delayed labour, Heritage Palli was born on the 50th year of Bangladeshi Independence — but as an online startup project. For now saris are...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.22

Bangladesh conman held

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday arrested Prasanta Kumar Halder, a Bangladeshi national accused of a multi-million fraud case in the neighbouring country by allegedly floating a number of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.22

Noble gesture from BSF

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel posted at the frontier in Malda district have gone beyond the call of duty to make arrangements for Bangladeshi relatives to pay their respects to a 55-year-old I...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.22

BSF cop’s Insas rifle snatched

Unidentified goons along the India-Bangladesh border allegedly snatched an Insas assault rifle and 20 rounds of live ammunition from an on-duty woman constable of the Border Security Force near Ghojad...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 12.05.22

Assam praise, Bengal punch

Union home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday accused the Bengal government of not supporting the Centre’s efforts to check infiltration from Bangladesh while praising the Assam government for its ro...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


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