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Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

DVC dams flood 20 blocks

The extent of damage can be assessed only after water levels recede, but preliminary reports suggest the following: nTens of thousands of mud houses have collapsed because of the inundation At lea...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

Strike on rail tracks in Burdwan

Activists of Left outfits block rail tracks in Burdwan in support of nationwide strike on Monday called by the Samyukta Kisan Morcha against the three farm laws of the Centre. The strike, mainly supp...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.09.21

CBI arrests 4 in coal case

The CBI on Monday arrested four persons in connection with alleged theft of coal worth hundreds of crores of rupees from Bengal. This is the first time that the CBI has made arrests in this case. The...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

TMC youth leader shot dead

A youth leader of the Trinamul Congress in East Burdwan’s Ausgram was shot dead by four armed men while he was on his way home with his elderly father on Tuesday afternoon. Sources said Chancha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

Cabinet nod for two policies to boost jobs

The state cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal to frame two policies, one on ethanol and the other on data, in an apparent bid to boost industrialisation in Bengal. On Wednesday, at an event in Pa...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

Citu essay contest for ‘unreached’

The Citu will organise an online, global essay competition as part of its upcoming 12th state conference with an aim to get inputs from across the world in drawing up an updated strategy for the trade...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.21

Mamata bullish on industry

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed pain over the BJP government’s “apathy” towards rising petrol prices and appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to intervene. ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Panagarh

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.21

‘Sand smuggler’ arrested in West Burdwan

The enforcement branch (EB) of the Asansol-Durgapur police commissionerate on Tuesday night arrested Sujoy Pal, a businessman with alleged links to sand smuggling in West Burdwan. Police seized over ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Junior doctor dies in Burdwan after fall

A junior doctor at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital was found lying in a pool of blood early on Wednesday on the ground behind his hostel by friends, who rushed him to the hospital where he died w...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Bengal: power utility plans golden handshake

The loss-making state-run power utility, Durgapur Projects Limited (DPL), is working out a “lucrative” voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its employees, mostly those above 50, in a bid ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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