West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.20

SFI’s Valentine reply to hate

At a time the citizen matrix is facing resistance across the country for its divisive design, a students’ organisation here came up with a special message on Valentine’s Day — let love be the an...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.20

Burdwan Xavier’s alumni hold blood camp

The alumni association of St Xavier’s College Burdwan in association with The Telegraph has organised a blood donation camp which was graced by a functionary of the Sanjeevani Aash Welfare Organisat...
By Our Correspondent in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.18

Farms turn pastures in water rage

Hundreds of farmers in East Burdwan’s Bhatar and Mangalkote let cows into their paddy fields on Friday to protest lack of irrigation facilities.The agitation to save the kharif (monsoon) crops from ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.19

State heritage plan for Batukeswar Dutt Hideout

The Bengal government has drawn up a plan to purchase and renovate a private home in East Burdwan’s Oari village whose patal ghar (basement) was used by freedom fighter Batukeswar Dutt to hide from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.19

12 get life term for lynchings

A court here on Monday awarded life sentences to 12 persons, including a woman, for lynching two labourers on suspicion of child lifting. The verdict was pronounced by additional district and session ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kalna

West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

BJP fetes ‘attackers’ of Babul ‘heckler’

Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday felicitated nine BJP and ABVP workers accused of assaulting Debanjan Ballabh, the student who allegedly heckled Union minister Babul Supriyo during protests ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.19

Three CAB selectors hurt in in SUV crash

Three Cricket Association of Bengal selectors for the Bengal women’s team were injured after their car rear-ended a stationary truck in East Burdwan’s Memari on Sunday.Sources said Shyama Dey, Pur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.20

Applications for travel nod mount

The extension of the lockdown till April 30 has provided police with a new job — handle hundreds of applications for permission to travel.While the applicants were few and far between till Saturday,...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

State to borrow devices from varsities

The state government has requested at least three state-aided universities and a central research institute in Bengal to lend Covid-19 test equipment for setting up more testing laboratories.The vice...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta


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