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Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 12.03.20

Villagers detain surveyors over NRC fear

A four-member-team from the Survey of India was detained for an hour and physically prevented from conducting field-work in East Burdwan’s Galsi on Thursday morning as villagers got apprehensive tha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.20

Hindu friends help in Delhi

A Muslim couple at Ketugram in East Burdwan said they were “grateful to and overwhelmed by” the care and protection extended to their son’s family by Hindu flatmates in Delhi’s Maujpur during ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.19

Gorkhaland statehood past stalks Ahluwalia in Durgapur

The Darjeeling Lok Sabha election was over on April 18 but the Queen of the Hills has left its cool climes to descend on the plains of Burdwan-Durgapur, where the maximum temperature is hovering aroun...
By Devadeep Purohit in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

Report nails repair agency for collapse

A report of the three-member committee, which was formed to inquire into the collapse of a portion of the Burdwan railway station on January 5 night, has blamed the agency involved in the repair of th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Youth helps avert rail accident

A 21-year-old college student averted an accident on Sunday morning when he noticed a 10-inch gap on the down tracks near Palla Road station in East Burdwan district and ran nearly 500m to alert railw...
By Our Special Correspondent in Burdwan

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Cave-in at Burdwan rail station

A portion of the 140-year-old main building of Burdwan station, one of the busiest railway stations of Bengal, came crashing down on Saturday evening, injuring at least two persons. Railway officials ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 17.12.19

Farmers forced to sell veggies at low price

Farmers are forced to sell their produces at half the market rate as road and rail connectivity was disrupted in the violent protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.The vegetables include cab...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Bull on streets, Katwa on edge

Residents of Mostapur village in East Burdwan’s Katwa are largely staying indoors over fears of an untamed bull.“Don” and “Bhola” are monikers that residents — some scared, some amused —...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.20

Burdwan station restored in two months

The railways have restored a portion of the 166-year-old main building of the Burdwan railway station less than two months after its collapse. The formerly concrete constructions — which were underg...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

Tracking constituencies, EC, candidates and leaders

In terms of security bandobast, the Election Commission will set a record as central forces will be deployed at 9,685 of 9,804 polling stations.Its an all-time high that 98.8 per cent of the booths wi...
By The Telegraph


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