News  /  Published 14.07.22

Trafficking survivor gets Rs 8 lakh in damages, Rs 8,000 a month for treatment

On New Year’s Day 2021, a 13-year-old girl in North 24-Parganas district was trafficked, allegedly by an aunt and a man. She was rescued from a house in south Kolkata three days later, bef...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.22

Bangla muck blows up on BJP

Alo Rani Sarkar, the Trinamul Congress candidate for Bongaon South in the 2021 Assembly elections who was identified as a Bangladeshi national by Calcutta High Court on Friday, was a BJP member until ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.22

Residents resist booth capturing

There were islands of resistance on Sunday’s civic polls where voters and Opposition parties leaders not only thwarted loot of votes, but also chased away goons and in a few cases beat them up i...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.21

Export items gutted in Bongaon

At least eight export-bound trailers carrying a large consignment of cotton bales, synthetic yarn and textile material, worth around Rs 20 crore, were gutted at a private parking lot near the Petrapol...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

Protesters ransack bank over aid delay

Over 500 women beneficiaries of Lakshmir Bhandar scheme allegedly ransacked a branch of a nationalised bank at Bongaon in North 24-Parganas on Monday morning and raised a blockade in Bongaon town accu...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani


Entertainment  /  Published 03.05.21

Arunita Kanjilal on Indian Idol Season 12

Bongaon girl Arunita Kanjilal, 18, is creating waves on Indian Idol Season 12 on Sony Entertainment Television. A candid chat. BEING ON INDIAN IDOL Indian Idol is a huge platform, it gives participa...
By Priyanka Roy 

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

Outsiders take boat rides to booth

“Our lives are beholden to the Border Security Force outpost, really,” he said pointing to his right just as a BSF jawan got off his outpost to adjust the octogenarian’s mask for a t...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Bongaon

West Bengal  /  Published 20.11.20

Matuas demand for CAA implementation

The All-India Matua Mahasangha, which enjoys the BJP’s support, has urged the Narendra Modi government to announce a timeframe to implement the provisions of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA),...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Bullets fly over virus fear

Officials of a private hospital allegedly called in goons, who opened fire to disperse a patient’s relatives seeking shelter under a shed on hospital premises amid heavy rain on Tuesday night. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.20

Patient dies without care at Bongaon hospital

A 65-year-old grocer suffering from respiratory complications and suspected Covid-19 symptoms died unattended in front of the main entrance to Bongaon state general hospital on Saturday night. Madhab...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon


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