Places  /  Published 14.01.22

Heritage showpieces with a message from Kolkata Police

I like what Soumen said: ‘There is a message that when we play the game for pride, anything can happen. Kolkatans respond to a sense of pride stronger than other inducements. These restored prop...
By Mudar Patherya

News  /  Published 08.11.21

Barrackpore hall to mark stay of Pather Panchali author

The Bengal government will dedicate a new auditorium to Bibhutibhushan Bandyopadhyay’s memory in an attempt to rekindle the late author’s association with Barrackpore, where he lived for s...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Cannabis worth Rs 10 lakh seized

Police seized over a quintal of cannabis estimated at Rs 10 lakh from a pick-up van in Malda on Thursday evening. Hirak Biswas, the inspector-in-charge of Malda police station, said the narcotic, wei...
By Our Correspondent in Malda, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Puja reunion heals scars

After a two-year gap, some 300 Hindu and Muslim families have come together in Mominpara of Barrackpore’s Jagaddal to celebrate the golden jubilee year of the local Sri Durga Sati Sangha puja. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

8 new police stations in Barrackpore soon

The Barrackpore police commissionerate has proposed to restructure its existing policing units by forming eight new police stations and appointing as many new assistant commissioners. “Police c...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore


West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.21

Family shock probe takes time

Asked about the cause of Tuesday’s electrocution that killed Raja Das, 38, wife Poulami, 30, and their son Neel, 10, an official of the state power department said it was a ‘private consum...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Khardah

Calcutta  /  Published 22.08.21

Police at doorstep in Barrackpore

Barrackpore police commissionerate are reaching out to people at their doorsteps to so that they can approach the men in uniform without hesitation when needed. The project, named “Durare Polic...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

Calcutta  /  Published 22.06.21

Barrackpore markets shut to break the chain

Seven major markets and four malls in Barrackpore were shut on Monday to break the Covid infection chain. Alarmed at the growing number of Covid cases across the Barrackpore sub-division in North 24-...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.21

Jute unions protest mill closure

Some 1,000 workers attached to the Jagaddal-based JJI Jute Mill and belonging to trade unions of various parties blocked the Kanchrapara-Barrackpore Road for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning, deman...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

Calcutta  /  Published 30.05.21

Class XII boards: the way forward

Several school principals from across the country participating in a discussion on Class XII board exams spoke about how round-the-year assessment of students’ performance will be the new norm. ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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