West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.20

Bangla hitmen in plot net

An alleged plan to gun down a Trinamul leader in Birbhum was nixed with the arrest of six persons, including four contract killers from Bangladesh, and seizure of firearms and explosives from a house ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 27.09.20

Covid: medical lockdown

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.09.20

Onion exports to resume

The government is working on resuming onion supplies to Bangladesh with certain conditions within days of imposing a ban. The move follows diplomatic intervention which resulted in the consignment in ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Onion embargo: tears for exporter

A Bangladesh-bound consignment of 1,612 tonnes of onions, worth some Rs 5.5 crore, is in the danger of rotting as the onion-laden goods train is stuck at Ranaghat station for three days because of the...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.20

Partial relief on stuck onions

The Centre on Friday evening partially withdrew the embargo on export of onions as the Customs authorities were asked to allow the movement of the produce handed over to them on September 14 when the ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Bangladesh conveys onion ban ‘concern’

Bangladesh has officially conveyed its “deep concern” over India’s ban on export of onions without due notice.  “The latest abrupt announcement of the Government of India...
By PTI in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.20

Onions rot on India-Bangladesh border

On Monday, the Centre had banned the export of onions of all varieties (except Bangalore rose and Krishnapuram) to contain the spike in price in the domestic market and to increase availability. An o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.20

Cough syrup smuggling arrest

The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) arrested a key person of a racket smuggling cough syrups to Bangladesh. Santu Saha was arrested from a Calcutta hideout on Tuesday based on information shared by tw...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Onion for hilsa donor stuck in ban

The Centre’s sudden decision to prohibit export of onion has slammed the brakes on hundreds of onion-loaded trucks and rakes waiting along India-Bangladesh border in the state and put the export...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.09.20

Bangladeshi Hilsa arrives

The season’s first consignment of the Bangladesh hilsa arrived in Bengal through the Petrapole land port in three trucks on Monday evening as a pre-Puja gift from the neighbour. Bangladesh had ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon


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