West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

Saraswati Puja message against forces of division

Students of a girls’ hostel in Burdwan University spread the message of peace and harmony on Saraswati Puja, with boarders cutting across religions joining the festivities.For this year’s puja, in...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

Baby theft cuffs on couple

A team of East Burdwan police on Monday arrested a couple on the charge of stealing a baby from Anamoy hospital in Burdwan on Sunday.The search for the missing baby began on Sunday evening when the fa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.19

HS examinations: In top 10 with bone disorder

A portion between his hip and right knee does not exist since birth, but that did not deter Sagar Chanda from studying and playing cricket with equal passion. Congenital short femur, a rare type of ma...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.19

Heartening message from Madrasa exam

Three Hindu girls studying in a madarsa in a Muslim-dominated area of East Burdwan have scored over 90 per cent in the West Bengal High Madrasah Secondary Exam (Madhyamik standard), bolstering the Mam...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.20

A long run for peace and humanity

Sufiya, a long-distance runner from Delhi, reached Burdwan on Friday morning, running through the Golden Quadrilateral highway network to spread the message of amity and fraternity as part of her miss...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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


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