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

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

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


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