West Bengal  /  Published 04.06.20

Hospital axes 26 doctors

Authorities of the Bankura Sammilani Medical College and Hospital terminated 26 house staff on charges of negligence and misconduct late on Wednesday amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.The doctors, m...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

Video hearing on adoption application

Covid19 has put on hold a special union, one that would have gifted a Spanish couple the joy of becoming parents through adoption of a four year old girl from a home in the district.Bankura district j...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.20

Height of education: Treetop classes

The lockdown and poor cellular network have forced a teacher in a Bankura village to stay perched atop a neem tree for the better part of the day to teach students online.Subrata Pati, a resident of A...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

Trinamul leader pays back ‘sweets’ money

A former Trinamul gram panchayat member returned around Rs 1.55 lakh to 25 beneficiaries of a government housing scheme at a village in the Bankura district on Sunday, claiming they had given him the ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

Explosive seizures raise alarm in South Bengal

Three successive hauls of explosives in South Bengal in less than a week have raised concerns in civil and police administrations as raids continue in different parts of Birbhum, Bankura, West Burdwan...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Scurry to ensure water after cave-in

The Bankura district administration and PHE engineers are working together on a war footing to supply drinking water to a dozen villages in the Sarenga block where an overhead reservoir collapsed on W...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

9000kg ammo haul in Bankura

Over 9,000kg of explosives and 52,000 detonators — enough to blow up 100 three-storey buildings — were seized from a house in Bankura’s Shaltora on Wednesday night, days after the Lok Sabha elec...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

Opinion  /  Published 30.01.20

Night vision

Sir — The initiative to encourage establishments in Mumbai, such as shopping malls and restaurants, to stay open for 24 hours is laudable. If this model is successful, then it could not only boost t...
By The Telegraph in

Jharkhand  /  Published 18.05.19

More jumbos return home

A herd of over a dozen elephants returned to the Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary after their annual sojourn to the jungles of Bankura and West Midnapore in neighbouring Bengal.The jumbos slipped into the san...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Mother asks: ‘Why was my son fired at?

Manju Bauri has been crying inconsolably since Saturday evening. The mother of 14-year-old Soumen Barui, who was hit by a bullet on Saturday evening when workers of the BJP and Trinamul clashed at Pat...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura


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