West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

DVC dams flood 20 blocks

The extent of damage can be assessed only after water levels recede, but preliminary reports suggest the following: nTens of thousands of mud houses have collapsed because of the inundation At lea...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.21

Dilip: Threat to govt officer

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday threatened to put a local government officer and a panchayat member behind bars in Birbhum district over reports of funds misappropriation and said no one in...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.21

State glare on land scam

The state government on Tuesday asked the Birbhum land department for an action-taken report on allegations of land-grab through fake deeds, a day after over 100 landowners demonstrated in front of th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.21

Cow catchers to offset bovine threat to traffic

Municipality authorities in Bolpur are literally taking bulls and cows by the horn on roads. Civic authorities have hired two persons to go out and rein in stray cows from local thoroughfares after a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Covid: Bengal logs 752 new cases, 10 deaths

Bengal on Tuesday logged 992 Covid-19 recoveries, 752 new infections, and 10 deaths, as its total active cases dropped for the 30th consecutive day, by 250 to 12,509. A month ago on June 20, Bengal h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Community outfit allays fear of jab

The Birbhum health department on Saturday held a camp at a remote village in Mohammedbazar to vaccinate tribal people by taking the help of a tribal outfit to overcome the community’s fears. Th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.21

Birbhum village: 100% jab feat

Papuri, a remote village in Birbhum, has achieved the distinction of vaccinating all villagers aged 18 and above with at least one dose, at a time the national rate of Covid inoculation is around 7 pe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.21

2 ‘child traffickers’ nabbed from train

The Birbhum wing of Childline NGO, working with district railway police, on Saturday night nabbed two adults allegedly trafficking four children from Bihar to Bangalore from a Tinsukia-Bangalore night...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.21

Friends turn beggars into farmers

Before the travel restrictions following renewed Covid cases, the three friends would visit the farm to oversee the work. With the help of a fourth friend, who is in the medical profession, a permane...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.21

Coal mine on govt land for now: CM

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked top officials to start the first phase of Deocha-Pachami coal mine project on vacant government land and said her government would compensate adequately ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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