West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

Truck topples, 4 migrant workers dead

Four migrant workers died and many others were injured after a mini-truck in which they were travelling overturned in Jharkhand’s Patamda, bordering Purulia’s Barabazar, early on Saturday....
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

News  /  Published 14.11.21

Jumbo calves slow herd exit

Seven calves, among the herd of 49 elephants roaming East Burdwan’s Ausgram for the past couple of days, cannot keep pace with the elders, a challenge for foresters to drive away the animals bac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

India  /  Published 14.11.21

Cry for DU physical classes

Most students of IIT Delhi are set to return to classrooms in January. Their peers at Delhi University, however, have been on a dharna for six days to demand the resumption of physical classes. Ayush...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

People  /  Published 10.11.21

With National Award, Bankura ‘shankha’ artist reaches new heights

In the meantime, he continues his work from his home. Apart from his epic masterpiece, Nandi also carves various designs and mythological scenes on conch shells, and makes decorative items from oyster...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

State comes to aid of Shah’s host

A team of state government officials headed by block development officer of Bankura-I on Monday morning visited Bibhishan Hansda, the tribal villager who had hosted a lunch for Union home minister Ami...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.21

2 killed in Bankura and Murshidabad

Trinamul leaders, Habibur Rahman, 57, of Murshidabad, and Biplab Roy, 48, of Bankura were killed late on Saturday. Rahman, general-secretary of Trinamul-run Kakgram gram panchayat, was found dead wit...
By Alamgir Hossain, Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum), Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.21

Poll roll justice after alien label

The Bankura district administration on Thursday confirmed Gangadhar Pramanik’s name on the electoral roll, the process completed within a month of the 33-year-old migrant labourer’s return...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Elephants spoil Puja leave

The forest department in Bankura has cancelled Durga Puja leave for all employees, including senior officers, from Friday in a move aimed at managing 80-odd elephants that entered the district in herd...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Duo held for ‘paying’ fake court employees

Bankura police on Wednesday arrested two persons, including a former accountant of the office of the district’s chief judicial magistrate, for allegedly embezzling government funds worth Rs 2.33...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

DVC dams flood 20 blocks

The extent of damage can be assessed only after water levels recede, but preliminary reports suggest the following: nTens of thousands of mud houses have collapsed because of the inundation At lea...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur


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