North East  /  Published 02.02.19

Police to quiz JMB militant

Assam director-general of police Kuladhar Saikia on Saturday said a team of state police would leave for Calcutta shortly to interrogate a Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) cadre from Assam who wa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Friends die on same day in ‘CAA panic’

Two elderly friends died from heart attack at a village in East Burdwan early on Friday morning after allegedly being in panic over how they could collect documents to prove their citizenship. Abul Ka...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Bloom boom yields blues

All sights of beauty are not joy forever, hundreds of nursery owners at Purbasthali in East Burdwan have realised it the hard way. On acres and acres of land, flowers have blossomed but what the nurse...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Doctor in Burdwan recounts driver ‘misdeeds’

The anaesthetist, who had been beaten up along with his wife allegedly by their driver on Monday evening, said on Tuesday that the accused was a habitual gambler and had demanded money from the couple...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Advocate Mitali Ghosh murdered in Burdwan

A lady advocate practising at the Burdwan district court was found murdered at home with her hands and feet trussed up by suspected robbers who bludgeoned her to death and cleaned out a “substantial...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.19

Roofs fly, poles down, beach towns emptied

Winds and rain blew away tiled roofs of hundreds of houses and knocked scores of electric poles in pockets of West Midnapore close to the Odisha border on Friday morning, soon after Fani made landfall...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.19

Clash over Ram Navami procession in West Burdwan

A clash broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession in a town in West Burdwan on Monday afternoon, bringing to the fore the risks associated with events in which weapons are brandished. ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Barakar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.19

Two words to reunite two kids

Two brothers, two words and one big family reunion.The brothers aged six and eight, rescued from a Burdwan railway platform and unable to speak in anything but their native tribal tongue, were reunite...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.20

Youth’s faith in tree proved wrong

Cyclone Amphan shattered the dreams of a youth in Burdwan which was largely unaffected by the storm compared to the widespread destruction wrought on other areas of Bengal.Sheikh Asmat, 27, always kep...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Trinamul to distribute Gandhi’s memoirs

Trinamul will distribute 10,000 copies of Mahatma Gandhi’s autobiography among youths in West Burdwan, the first such move by the ruling party apparently aimed at combating Gandhi-centric programmes...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Sandip Chowdhury in Calcutta


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