West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Priest rival seeks Adhir ‘blessing’

BJP Behrampore candidate Krishna Jowardar Arya has lavished praise on rival and four-term MP Adhir Chowdhury, prompting murmurs within the party of a “got-up game” to help the Congress veteran.Ary...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 24.01.20

NRC chokehold on remittances

Even a month ago, Gangadhari village could have been an advertisement for the “remittance economy” model.Today, this settlement of a little over 6,000 people in Nowda bears witness to how fear of ...
By Alamgir Hossain and Aditya Nag

West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.19

Scanner on ‘deals’ in triple murder probe

A CID team reached Murshidabad’s Jiaganj on Saturday and started probing the triple-murder case even as the district police continued their own investigation, detaining a friend of slain schoolteach...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

CAA panic delays road projects

Construction of several metalled roads across south Bengal will miss the December 31 deadline set by chief minister Mamata Banerjee as labourers have skipped the work and started search for documents ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.19

Widow rejects Behrampore attackers’ insanity claims

Behrampore lynching victim Khabir Sheikh’s widow Aklima Biwi sat downcast on the mud floor of the family’s thatched hut in Sahazadpur village on Thursday, receiving mourners and struggling to beli...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.20

Migrant labourer screened

Authorities started screening of migrant workers on Sunday to check for symptoms of Covid-19, particularly in districts like Nadia, Murshidabad and Malda which send a substantial number of people to o...
By TT Bureau in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Tabs on migrant workers for screening

The Bengal government has decided to prepare a database of migrant labourers so that a health screening can be done when they return home from Covid-19-hit states such as Kerala and Maharashtra.Lakhs ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.19

Database on migrant labourers

The Kulgam carnage in which five labourers were shot dead by suspected militants has prompted some Bengal districts to prepare a database of such migrant workers.The districts that have initiated the ...
By Snehamoy chakraborty and Alamgir Hossain in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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