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

West Bengal  /  Published 30.09.19

Bangladesh Hilsa gift for Durga Puja trickles in

Eight trucks carrying 30.5 tonnes of Bangladeshi Hilsa out of 500 tonnes promised by Dhaka arrived in Bengal late on Monday evening after a day-long wait blamed on sluggish Indian customs clearances a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Voting in seven seats today

Seven Lok Sabha seats in Bengal will vote on Monday in the fifth phase of the general election. The Election Commission has directed officials to arrange two quick response teams (QRTs) for each polic...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.19

Sisters’ reunion ends in deaths

Five sisters from Bengal on a long-cherished holiday reunion met with disaster in Kerala on Friday evening when three of them were crushed to death and two others suffered grievous injuries when their...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bongaon


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