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Barrackpore
People  /  Published 22.09.22

The rituals at the Dasguptas’ 400-year-old Puja in Barrackpore are unique and ‘spirited’

Subrata is extremely optimistic that the legacy of this 400-year-old puja will be carried forward by the younger members of the family. “Even a few years back, we elders thought that the zing of...
By Somen Sengupta

News  /  Published 22.09.22

Craters dot Belgharia Expressway, NHAI keen to engage IIT to study subsidence

Subhadeep Halder, a resident of Mathkal, was flung off his scooter while riding home two weeks back. “The front wheel of my scooter skidded while I was trying to negotiate a pothole. I fell and...
By Snehal Sengupta in Belgharia Expressway

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.22

Teenager murder slur on rehab centre

A 16-year-old boy, who had been suffering mental instability since childhood and had been prescribed counselling by doctors for his psychiatric problems, was allegedly beaten to death by employees of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 10.09.22

Woman ‘gang-raped’ near home in Titagarh, 3 arrested

A young woman was allegedly raped by four men who picked her up from outside her house in Titagarh in North 24-Parganas, around 19km from the heart of Kolkata, on Wednesday night. The attackers later...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.08.22

Baguiati: 28-year-old, recently married, found dead

The body of a 28-year-old newly married woman was found in the lane in front of her apartment in Baguiati late on Friday, police said.  A team from Nagerbazar police station arrested Kausta...
By Snehal Sengupta in Baguiati

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West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.22

Youth kills mom for booze money

A 26-year-old man allegedly shot dead his 60-year-old mother after she refused to give him money to buy alcohol at Kantapukur-Nayabazar area of Bhatpara town on Sunday morning. Neighbours heard a sho...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 21.07.22

Rediscovering Barrackpore: India’s oldest cantonment has a wealth of historical riches

We got back on the highway for Kolkata. I could settle into the car, thinking of all the discoveries for today. I had caught a glimpse of Barrackpore’s high life. What this place would have bee...
By Adil Ahmad

West Bengal  /  Published 11.07.22

Drones to check water bodies

The central government has developed an indigenous technology for aerial monitoring of inland water bodies and underwater inspection for fish health management in real time with aerial and underwater ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Trinamul film on July 21 brutality

The Trinamul Congress has tasked one of its MLAs to make a documentary film on the events of July 21, 1993, when 13 Youth Congress activists died in alleged police firing during a march to Writer&rsqu...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.22

2 traders killed in 2 towns

Two businessmen were shot dead at two separate places in the state on Monday night unleashing tension in the business community of the two districts. In Duttapukur of North 24-Parganas, Manmatha Mond...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri, Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur, Barrackpore


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