Calcutta  /  Published 28.04.21

Residents offer jab registration help

Mitali Das, an accounting consultant, said she had seen first-hand how seniors faced problems while registering on the portal. “One of our neighbours, a senior citizen, had approached me to get ...
By Snehal Sengupta in New Town

West Bengal  /  Published 24.04.21

Street vendor who sells candies and peace

Kinkar Malik is not a political activist, nor is he an Election Commission official but what he did this poll season has won him the appreciation of political parties and administrative officials in E...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

BJP nominee livid over central force ‘inaction’

Suman Chatterjee, the inspector-in-charge of Ketugram, said: “The situation became heated as the candidate started talking to voters. We rescued him.” Many Trinamul leaders in East Burdwa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Ketugram

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

BJP, TMC tussle over sweet hub

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.21

Shah knocks at doors on Didi’s home turf

When Mamata Banerjee was unleashing an attack on Amit Shah in East Burdwan on Friday, the Union home minister was moving from door-to-door in the chief minister’s home turf Bhowanipore, appealin...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

First cop held by ED in coal case

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Ashok Mishra, inspector-in-charge of Bankura police station, on Sunday, just two days ahead of the third phase of Bengal elections giving the BJP a chance to ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.21

Blast kills 6-year-old, EC seeks report

A six-year-old boy was killed and his eight-year-old cousin seriously injured when a crude bomb they appa­rently mistook as a ball expl­oded at Rasikpur in Burdwan town on Monday afternoon. S...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.21

Protest forces Burdwan university to revoke attendance order

The University of Burdwan on Wednesday issued an order asking teachers and non-teaching staff of 62 degree colleges under its jurisdiction to join duty on the campus but had to withdraw the directive ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

SFI wields roses to protest lathicharge

Members of the CPM-backed SFI gifted roses to at least 20 police personnel in Burdwan town on Friday while observing a 12-hour strike called to protest police lathicharge on supporters of Left student...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.21

CID starts probe into coal smuggling

A dozen sleuths of the Criminal Investigation Department led by deputy inspector general Ajay Thakur on Friday started a probe into complaints of coal smuggling lodged by Eastern Coalfields Limited wi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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