West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Jhargram police arrest fake Maoists

Jhargram police on Friday night arrested six persons, including a home-guard of the state police, on charges of impersonating Maoists and putting up posters to create panic among people in the Jungle ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.07.22

One-stop online route for industry

The Bankura administration has launched a single-window online solution for industrialists and individuals who apply for land conversion or mutation in the district’s industrial belt but face &l...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.22

Flaws in govt paddy purchase tumbles out

The problems in the paddy procurement system in Bengal tumbled out in the open at an administrative review meeting chaired by the chief minister in Bankura on Tuesday when she took up farmers’ c...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.22

TMC lists ‘inactive’ workers for Didi action

Trinamul leaders in Purulia and Bankura are busy drawing up lists of inactive party functionaries that they will place before chief minister Mamata Banerjee when she visits these districts early next ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.22

BJP announces rail roko

A BJP MLA in Bankura district has said he will organise a rail roko over lack of train stops in his constituency and said the agitation has been planned with the permission of the party’s state ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.22

Suvendu shown exit door

A BJP delegation led by leader of Opposition in the Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari, allegedly was told to leave when they went to meet the family of a tribal girl in Bankura district’s Taldangra on ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

News  /  Published 28.04.22

Heatwave alert in south Bengal districts till April 30

Bankura saw a maximum temperature of 42.7 degrees. Asansol and Purulia sizzled at 43.5 and 43.1 degrees, respectively. A Met official said that while northwesterly winds were still dominant in south ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Heat wave in South Bengal

Bengal’s highest temperature on Monday was recorded in Bankura at 43.9 degrees Celsius as “heat wave conditions” continued to prevail for the second straight day in southern district...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.22

Heatwave scorches Bengal

Heatwave conditions prevailed in five districts of south Bengal on Sunday as Kolkata sizzled at 39.6 degrees Celsius, the season's highest temperature, the weather office said. No respite from th...
By PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.22

120 leprosy patients register names for Aadhaar cards in Bankura district

As many as 120 leprosy patients in Bankura on Tuesday enrolled with the Unique Identification Authorities of India (UIDAI) to get their Aadhaar Card, marking a milestone occasion that was facilitated ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


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