West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.21

BJP’s bid to win over farmers with fistful of rice

BJP national president J.P. Nadda will visit the homes of five farmers at a remote village in East Burdwan on Saturday to collect ‘ek mutho chaal (a fistful of rice)’ and kick off the part...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.20

3 killed as bus turns turtle in race for passengers

Three passengers, including the driver, died and at least 30 others were injured after a private bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch while trying to overtake another bus at a high speed to g...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

Calcutta  /  Published 22.12.20

CAMRI Hospital asked to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation

The CAMRI Hospital in Burdwan was on Monday asked to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a patient party by the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission after it was found that a doctor, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.20

Tragedy during CBI interrogation

A 45-year-old security officer of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) collapsed while being questioned by the CBI at his home and died at a hospital on Saturday in Raniganj, Bengal. The death, suspected to ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Four beaten to death in rage

A man in West Burdwan’s Jamuria thrashed to death four persons early on Friday allegedly to take revenge on three of them for filing a complaint of theft and assault against him with the police ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Cop held over custody death in Bolpur

An inspector of police formerly posted in Bolpur, Prabir Kumar Dutta, was on Tuesday produced at a Bolpur court through videoconferencing for allegedly beating to death a man in police custody in Sept...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Culture  /  Published 18.10.20

Gods and ends

By Prasun Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Tribal woman gang-raped, one held

A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by two youths who had dragged her to a paddy field near her house in East Burdwan on Tuesday night. The woman said she had stepped out of her thatc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

Campus exam tests Covid rules

A girls’ college in Birbhum’s Bolpur allowed at least 100 final-year under-graduate students to take on-campus examination in violation of Burdwan University norms and Covid-19 protocol on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Sisters’ birthday party with gift of life

Move over, flashy birthday parties at food courts of malls and banquet halls. A couple in West Burdwan’s Jhanjra celebrated their two daughters’ birthdays at a blood bank. Parents Saugata ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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