West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.21

School funds cloud on principal in Murshidabad

The headmaster of a reputable high school in Murshidabad’s Bhrampore had been chargesheeted by police in June for alleged misappropriation of Rs 10.43 lakh from school funds, but “scant ac...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.21

2 cousins dead in unused vehicle in Murshidabad

Two cousins, who were playing in Murshidabad district’s Taltala village while their parents were away in Friday prayers, died a tragic death on Friday afternoon after wandering inside a junked p...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

Adhir runs into TMC protest in Raninagar

Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was heckled and shown black flags allegedly by over 300 Trinamul Congress workers in Murshidabad’s Raninagar on Friday morning. The MP was on his way to Godon...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Three of family mowed down in Murshidabad

Three persons from a family were killed on the spot in a road accident in Murshidabad on Tuesday morning. The accident occurred when a speeding truck collided head on with a motorcycle on NH12 near C...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

HS topper now face of Kanyashree

Higher secondary topper Rumana Sultana, 18, is now the Murshidabad brand ambassador of Kanyashree, making her the first official face of the state government’s flagship scheme to encourage the e...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

7-year-old orphaned by bolt from the blue

A bolt from the blue on Monday evening tore apart a seven-year-old girl’s life in Hooghly, killing her parents. Her parents had gone to their field to save their peanut crop from rain, when lig...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore, Hooghly

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Adhir asks PM for Behrampore Covid facility

Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha and Congress MP from Murshidabad's Behrampore, Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, on Monday evening reportedly made an appeal to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a tempo...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.21

Minority shift from Congress

The 2021 Assembly elections stand testimony to the Trinamul Congress’s emergence as the most dominant force in the minority-dominated belts of north and central Bengal, areas on which Mamata Ban...
By Avijit Sinha, Soumya De Sarkar, Alamgir Hossain in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

Death sentence in museum murder

The fourth additional and sessions judge's court in Murshidabad’s Berhampore on Thursday awarded death sentence to a man who worked as a casual labourer in the historic Hazar Duari museum fo...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

People  /  Published 17.01.21

The Stone Hinge

The ground-floor studio in central Calcutta where I am meeting sculptor Chitta Dey is anyway very small. Moreover, it is cramped with sculptures, canvases, framed paintings, easels, paints and paintbr...
By Prasun Chaudhuri


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