West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.21

Teacher found dead at rented home in Burdwan

The body of a college teacher with minor head injuries was recovered from the rented home of the deceased in Burdwan on Wednesday morning. Police sources said Akhtar Hasinur Rahaman, 40, used to teac...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.21

BJP’s bid to win over farmers with fistful of rice

BJP national president J.P. Nadda will visit the homes of five farmers at a remote village in East Burdwan on Saturday to collect ‘ek mutho chaal (a fistful of rice)’ and kick off the part...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.20

3 killed as bus turns turtle in race for passengers

Three passengers, including the driver, died and at least 30 others were injured after a private bus overturned and fell into a roadside ditch while trying to overtake another bus at a high speed to g...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh

Calcutta  /  Published 22.12.20

CAMRI Hospital asked to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation

The CAMRI Hospital in Burdwan was on Monday asked to pay Rs 50,000 as compensation to a patient party by the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Regulatory Commission after it was found that a doctor, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.20

Tragedy during CBI interrogation

A 45-year-old security officer of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) collapsed while being questioned by the CBI at his home and died at a hospital on Saturday in Raniganj, Bengal. The death, suspected to ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.20

Four beaten to death in rage

A man in West Burdwan’s Jamuria thrashed to death four persons early on Friday allegedly to take revenge on three of them for filing a complaint of theft and assault against him with the police ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Cop held over custody death in Bolpur

An inspector of police formerly posted in Bolpur, Prabir Kumar Dutta, was on Tuesday produced at a Bolpur court through videoconferencing for allegedly beating to death a man in police custody in Sept...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Culture  /  Published 18.10.20

Gods and ends

By Prasun Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Tribal woman gang-raped, one held

A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by two youths who had dragged her to a paddy field near her house in East Burdwan on Tuesday night. The woman said she had stepped out of her thatc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.20

Campus exam tests Covid rules

A girls’ college in Birbhum’s Bolpur allowed at least 100 final-year under-graduate students to take on-campus examination in violation of Burdwan University norms and Covid-19 protocol on...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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