West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Student shot over ‘bike-park brawl’

An undergraduate student was shot dead allegedly by four motorcycle-borne assailants in front of his home at Titagarh in North 24-Parganas on Friday night following a clash over parking of bikes. The...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.20

4 held over attack on Trinamul councillor

Four youths have been arrested in connection with an alleged murder attempt on Champa Das, a Trinamul Congress Councillor at North Barrackpore municipality. Four bike-borne men had opened fire at Das...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

4 named in attack on Trinamul councillor

Trinamul Congress councillor at North Barrackpore municipality Champa Das has named four persons for allegedly shooting at her from a close range on Saturday night. Four motorbike-borne youths fired ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.19

Bullet injury twist to road accident death in Birati

Barrackpore police have started a murder case in connection with the death of a 20-year-old youth who was found dead in his car in Birati on the night of Navami last week. Police had earlier written o...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.19

NGOs offer help to evicted couple in Jagatdal

Several NGOs on Sunday offered succour to the elderly Muslim couple sheltered at a police camp in Jagatdal after being allegedly thrown out of their home by their landlord because of their religion th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Update on Arjun zone for governor

Bengal director-general of police Virendra on Tuesday called on governor Jagdeep Dhankar at the Raj Bhavan to brief him on the situation in violence-scarred Barrackpore where BJP MP Arjun Singh was in...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.19

Gram panchayat members switch sides on Arjun's turf

Twenty-three members of a gram panchayat in Barrackpore, BJP MP Arjun Singh’s turf, switched to the BJP from Trinamul on Saturday.The change at Kowgachi-1 panchayat assumed significance as it came o...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kanchrapara

West Bengal  /  Published 14.03.19

Bengal Trinamul legislator Arjun Singh joins BJP

Four-time Trinamul MLA Arjun Singh joined the BJP in New Delhi on Thursday, ending a three-decade association with Mamata Banerjee after her efforts to placate him over a Lok Sabha nomination he had h...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Voting in seven seats today

Seven Lok Sabha seats in Bengal will vote on Monday in the fifth phase of the general election. The Election Commission has directed officials to arrange two quick response teams (QRTs) for each polic...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Mutiny in the Barracks

1824 Bindee Tiwari, the Barrackpore Mutiny.1857 Mangal Pandey, the Sepoy Mutiny.2019 Arjun Singh, this general election?Mamata Banerjee would certainly hope so. Fate has not been kind to flag-bearers ...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Barrackpore


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