West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.19

Officials visit villages to know about and address woes

District magistrates and other officials have been extensively touring rural areas in Bengal to know about and address the problems of the masses, an exercise launched in June at the directive of chie...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Burdwan past revisited

Octogenarian Nirod Baran Sarkar, who authored over 20 books on the history of Burdwan, was on Sunday busy going through old photographs of the railway station taken during the visits of historic figur...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 25.12.19

Amity lives on in death

Two Muslim youths in East Burdwan’s Galsi organised and funded the last rites and carried on their shoulders the body of a Hindu woman to the local crematorium, having looked after the cancer patien...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Met sounds swelter alert

The city is doomed to suffer sultry weather at least till Monday, after which conditions might become favourable for thundershowers.The meteorology department has warned that the western districts of ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

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


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