India  /  Published 07.01.22

We are in a Covid sandstorm: Expert

Bhramar Mukherjee, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Michigan who has been tracking India’s Covid-19 epidemic for nearly two years, is now visiting her parents’ farmhouse i...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.22

RTI on Deocha details

A delegation from Calcutta on Thursday went to Birbhum’s Suri and sought clarification and documents from the state  government through the Right to Information (RTI) Act on the law under w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.22

Infected health staff vacuum

A 58-year-old deputy chief medical officer of health posted in Purulia who tested positive for Covid three weeks ago died on Sunday in Calcutta, the incident coming amid reports of several doctors, nu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.21

Protests against Deocha ‘assault’

Political parties, including the CPM, and several tribal outfits on Friday took out rallies across Birbhum and one in Calcutta to protest against alleged police atrocities on tribal women in Birbhum&r...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.21

Deocha: Tribals' ire at coal mine

Over 600 tribal people, including women from at least half a dozen villages in Birbhum’s Deocha-Pachami, a few political leaders and lawyers held a meeting at Dewanganj village on Saturday again...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 10.12.21

Primary school flurry in Birbhum

The Birbhum District Primary School Council (DPSC) has directed teachers to start attending primary schools regularly from Thursday amid a buzz that the Bengal government may resume classes for studen...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Places  /  Published 30.11.21

Labhpur Dhatridebata Museum: A small homage to a giant of Bengali literature

Museum details: The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 5om. The guest house is also open to visitors (except for days the family members of Tarashankar are staying). For bookings you...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.11.21

Changing times, changing forms: How Bishoypur’s Bohurupis are evolving their act

Dialogue plays a very important role in their acts. The words must come out spontaneously. The way they speak is important. Chowdhury dresses up in different characters like Ram, Krishna, Mahishashur,...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.21

Mining: Power bill slash likely

Production cost of electricity will be cheaper by 74 paise per unit once the Bengal government starts mining coal from the proposed Deocha-Panchami project in Birbhum, an initial study by Nabanna has ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.21

Tribal leaders get land deal details

The Birbhum district administration on Friday handed over the details of the Deocha-Pachami rehabilitation package in writing to over 250 tribal leaders, heads of tribal hamlets and other stakeholders...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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