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

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Glare on explosive supply

A police team investigating the January 3 blast at an illegal firecracker unit in Naihati, in which five persons had been killed, found out that a Madhya Pradesh-based racket was supplying explosive m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Hena home attacked again in Kankinara

Armed criminals hurled bombs and stones at the house of Hena Parvin, a Class IX student of the Shams Urdu High School in Kankinara, on Wednesday night and issued threats to the girl and her widowed mo...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.20

Dhankar tells off cop, force upset

Senior IPS officers and bureaucrats expressed disappointment over the manner in which Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar pulled up Barrackpore police commissioner Manoj Verma in public for allegedly “...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Barrackpore

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Bhatpara on edge as TMC-BJP turf war simmers

Bhatpara remained on the edge on Friday with police struggling to restore peace in the pocket at the centre of escalating violence for nearly a month now.On Thursday, two persons were killed and five ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara


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