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

West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

Trucks with illegal sand seized

The West Burdwan district administration on Tuesday seized 17 trucks carrying sand illegally mined from Damodar and Ajay river beds. The seizure was made during raids in Barabani and Raniganj blocks ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Kidnapped boy’s body in canal

Police early on Friday discovered the body of a nine-year-old boy, a Trinamul Congress gram panchayat member’s son, who had allegedly been kidnapped for ransom on the night of September 16 from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.20

Fixed business hours for Burdwan shops

The East Burdwan district administration has ordered a staggered opening of shops and markets in Burdwan and Memari municipal areas to arrest the spike in Covid-19 cases in the district. East Burdwan...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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