West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Jumbo calves slow down herd exit

Seven jumbo calves,  among the herd of 49 elephants roaming East Burdwan’s Ausgram since the past couple of days, can’t keep pace with elders of the group, a challenge for foresters t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

Farmers halt jumbo chase

At least 100 personnel of the forest department have been unable to drive away a herd of 49 elephants, including seven calves, from East Burdwan’s Ausgram as local villagers have not allowed the...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

Elephants change route, damage paddy

 A herd of 49 elephants, including calves, ravaged paddy farms in parts of East Burdwan on Thursday.  Forest officials said the herd had charted an “unorthodox” route compared to...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.21

Panchayat official requests farmer not to burn paddy stubble

Still, stubble burning is not that rampant in Bengal as it is in the country’s northern states. ...
By Our Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Subrata’s childhood friends mourn

Friends, classmates and villagers of Napara in  Purbasthali, East Burdwan, came together on Friday morning at the ancestral home of Subrata Mukherjee to pay tribute to the minister who died in Ca...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.21

Tribute to Ray

The Burdwan Development Authority (BDA) on Tuesday kicked off a six-month long open-air exhibition on legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray to celebrate his birth centenary this year. Sandip Ray (centre i...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.21

Poor upkeep hits Nadia bridge

Traffic between Nadia and East Burdwan district was affected since Wednesday morning as the state public works department suspended movement of heavy vehicles on Gouranga Setu over Bhagirathi river in...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Lakshmi Puja lesson for ‘those playing communal card’

Secular forces in Bangladesh putting up a concerted protest against divisive violence during Durga Puja in their country can take heart from a village across the border, some 100km from Calcutta. Aro...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.21

TMC leader hit on head in party feud

Two factions of Trinamul clashed with iron rods and bamboo sticks in West Burdwan’s Laodoha block on Saturday night reportedly over the party’s clothes-distribution drive ahead of Durga Pu...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.21

1 lakh hit by water crisis in Jamuria

Over 1 lakh residents of a dozen municipal areas and adjoining villages in West Burdwan’s Jamuria are grappling with severe water crisis for over a week now, because the water treatment plant in...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


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