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Burdwan
Calcutta  /  Published 04.04.20

Burdwan varsity ex-VC passes on

Mohit Bhattacharya, academic and former vice-chancellor of Burdwan University, passed away following a cardiac arrest at his Salt Lake home on Friday. He was 88 and is survived by his wife, daughter a...
By Surajit C. Mukhopadhyay in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Bengal: Cattle trade ‘ban’ bid in East Burdwan

An undeclared but intimidation-driven effort to replicate in Bengal a cattle trade ban that has played havoc with the rural economy of the Hindi heartland has been reported in East Burdwan.The issue h...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 07.06.20

Migrant welcome with bump on head

Call it a bumpy homecoming. A young migrant worker, who had just alighted from a Kerala train and was standing in queue for the mandatory health screening at Burdwan railway station on Sunday morning,...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Mom’s sorrow, voices behind

Union minister Babul Supriyo posted a video on his Facebook and Twitter accounts on Saturday showing the 50-year-old mother of Debanjan Ballabh — a youth caught on camera jostling with the BJP leade...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Mamata glare on house anomaly

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked block development officers to ensure that there were no “duplicate” candidates and nobody took “subscription” from poor beneficiaries who were gi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

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Jharkhand  /  Published 29.03.20

Long & hungry walk

At least 35 people, including men, women and children, walked more than 170km for six days from Burdwan in Bengal to reach Jharkhand’s Dumka, surviving barely on one meal a day. These people, all vi...
By Suresh Prasad Nikhar in Dumka

India  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata's shock treatment sparks outrage

All sides appeared to be exploring ways to resume emergency services in state-run Bengal medical colleges as night fell on an explosive day on which chief minister Mamata Banerjee burst into SSKM Hosp...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Hospital smashes protest lock

The Burdwan Medical College and Hospital authorities on Thursday broke with a sledgehammer the lock of the collapsible gate at the main entrance of the emergency ward a little after 2pm, the deadline ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.06.19

Burdwan medical student suffers eye injury

Three junior doctors and a fourth-year student of Burdwan Medical College and Hospital were injured on Wednesday when relatives of patients and outsiders lobbed bricks at them. The attack occurred aro...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

BJP worker chanting Jai Shri Ram gets stabbed to death in Ketugram

A 52-year-old BJP worker was stabbed to death by alleged Trinamul workers in East Burdwan’s Ketugram when he was chanting Jai Shri Ram and putting up party flags ahead of Narendra Modi’s swearing-...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan


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