West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

TMC wins in Bhatpara, but loses in HC

The Trinamul Congress got a no-trust motion passed against the BJP-run board at the Bhatpara municipality on Thursday, but the ruling party’s hurrah was short-lived as Calcutta High Court set aside ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Bypoll stage for Madan Mitra comeback

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced Madan Mitra, former aide and minister in her first cabinet, as Trinamul’s candidate for an Assembly bypoll next month.Mitra had been relegated to the sidelines ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

TMC takes back Bhatpara board

The Trinamul Congress on Tuesday regained control of the Bhatpara municipality in North 24-Parganas, winning 19-0 the voting on the no-confidence motion brought by it against the fledgling BJP-led boa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.20

Reliance Jute Mills with 4,000 hands shut over pay dispute

Over 4,000 workers of the Bhatpara-based Reliance Jute Mills, one of the country’s oldest, were left out in the cold after the factory authorities suspended production for an indefinite period in th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

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 26.06.19

Mamata cites Bhatpara violence to warn of BJP 'perils'

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday cited the violence in Bhatpara to warn the people of the state about the “perils” of voting the BJP to power. “Ekta Bhatpara diye dekhe nin BJP...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

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

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

2 die in clash in Bengal's Bhatpara

Two persons were killed and at least five seriously injured as bullets flew and bombs were hurled in Bhatpara, 34km north of Calcutta, on Thursday morning. The dead were identified as residents Rambab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhatpara

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Burnt in poll hate: a teen’s schoolbooks

Hena Parvin, a 14-year-old Class IX student at the Shams Urdu High School in Kankinara, has nowhere to go on a Friday morning. Sitting under a banyan tree outside a mosque near her modest one-storey h...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.19

BJP Bhatpara finger at cops

A three-member BJP delegation, led by former Union minister and Burdwan-Durgapur MP Surinder Singh Ahluwalia, on Saturday visited the violence-hit Bhatpara area in North 24-Parganas and alleged that t...
By A Staff Reporter in Barrackpore


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