Places  /  Published 08.01.22

A drive to Massanjore Dam: Scenic, spectacular and serene

Quick facts:  Massanjore is 270 km from Kolkata, 70 km from Bolpur and 32 km from Dumka. Buses plying between Siuri and Dumka pass through Massanjore. The Massanjore Dam, built in the 1950s w...
By Chaiti Mitra

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.22

Hotels in and around varsity town shut

The district administration and police in Birbhum on Tuesday directed all hotel and resorts owners in and around Santiniketan not to allow bookings in their properties till January 15 in the wake of a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.22

Plea to stop acquiring land ‘by force’

A delegation of political parties, people’s outfits and intellectuals from Calcutta will meet Birbhum district magistrate on January 6 asking forcible acquisition of land for the proposed Deocha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.21

Tagore abode to host unofficial Pous Mela

The Visva-Bharati authorities have stepped away from Santiniketan’s tradition of Pous Mela this year, but an alternative fair bearing the same name will be held in Bolpur from Thursday with the ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

News  /  Published 11.12.21

Home for kids with autism in Bolpur

A group of parents with children with autism have taken an initiative to start a residential facility for individuals with autism and their families. There is a demand for such a facility from p...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.21

Agitation for exam delay

A section of higher secondary examinees of Bolpur Girls’ High School on Wednesday agitated on the school campus for over three hours demanding that exams —scheduled from December 13 &mdash...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Left seeks farmer connect with jatra

The CPM in East Burdwan’s Khandaghosh is striving to go back to the basics and revive its connect with people through the jatra. The folk form is a huge draw among people, mostly farmers in a d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

Traders plead for Pous Mela

he Bolpur Byabasayee Sangha — a traders’ association of Bolpur and Santiniketan — on Monday requested in writing the Santiniketan Trust and the registrar of Visva-Bharati to organise...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 10.11.21

CPM rallies in protest of worker’s murder

The CPM on Tuesday took out protest rallies across Birbhum and demonstrated in front of at least 10 police stations against the murder of their elderly party worker who was beaten allegedly by Trinamu...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.21

Shah’s lunch host fumes

Tribal villager Bibhishan Hansda, 48, who had hosted Union home minister Amit Shah’s lunch at his home in Bankura on November 5 last year, on Saturday accused the BJP of reneging on its promise ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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