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Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.19

Bangladesh migrant ‘suicide’ linked to citizenship fear

A 36-year-old woman who had come to Bengal from Bangladesh has allegedly hanged herself after she spent “two nights in continuous worry” over how to collect documents to prove her Indian citizensh...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.19

Bidhan Chandra Roy bust vandalised

A bust of former Bengal chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy — popularly known as Banglar Roopokar (maker of modern Bengal) — in front of a Congress office in East Burdwan’s Mankar was vandalised a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

Modi contest cry in Durgapur

BJP leaders have demanded that Narendra Modi be fielded from the Burdwan-Durgapur Lok Sabha seat as the party is yet to name a candidate with only two days left for the close of nominations.“The Tri...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.19

Burdwan band of eight breaks dhak ceiling

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By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.20

Cremation prevented in Covid-19 panic

Family members of a 35-year-old man, who died on Monday of liver ailment and had been down with chicken-pox, was harassed for over 24 hours with villagers preventing cremation till an autopsy was carr...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

19 Burdwan blast case suspects plead guilty

Nineteen of 31 Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) Bangladesh operatives accused in the 2014 Khagragarh blast case pleaded guilty before a city court on Wednesday.Judge Siddhartha Kanjilal convicted them and d...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

Covid-19 hospitals in all Bengal districts

The Bengal health department has ordered arrangements for a separate hospital for Covid-19 patients in each district in order to prepare a local set-up before the infection expands into the community ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

‘China parcel’ is ticking time bomb

A woman in East Burdwan’s Kalna has been forced to go into at least three days of self-isolation after receiving an e-commerce parcel from China that she had ordered online in December last year.The...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata's nephew, Calcutta mayor's daughter join doctors' protest

A young doctor and a medical student from prominent Trinamul Congress families showed solidarity with the protesting doctors, leaving many surprised.One of them is nephew of chief minister Mamata Bane...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Shouts: It’s coming crashing down

Joyjit Ghosh of The Telegraph spoke to an eyewitness, an employee of a cycle stand on the Burdwan station compound. The young man narrated his experience on condition of anonymity. I was manning the g...
By Joyjit Ghosh in


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