West Bengal  /  Published 05.10.19

Burdwan band of eight breaks dhak ceiling

By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.20

Cremation prevented in Covid-19 panic

Family members of a 35-year-old man, who died on Monday of liver ailment and had been down with chicken-pox, was harassed for over 24 hours with villagers preventing cremation till an autopsy was carr...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 28.08.19

19 Burdwan blast case suspects plead guilty

Nineteen of 31 Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen (JMB) Bangladesh operatives accused in the 2014 Khagragarh blast case pleaded guilty before a city court on Wednesday.Judge Siddhartha Kanjilal convicted them and d...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.20

Covid-19 hospitals in all Bengal districts

The Bengal health department has ordered arrangements for a separate hospital for Covid-19 patients in each district in order to prepare a local set-up before the infection expands into the community ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.20

‘China parcel’ is ticking time bomb

A woman in East Burdwan’s Kalna has been forced to go into at least three days of self-isolation after receiving an e-commerce parcel from China that she had ordered online in December last year.The...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Mamata's nephew, Calcutta mayor's daughter join doctors' protest

A young doctor and a medical student from prominent Trinamul Congress families showed solidarity with the protesting doctors, leaving many surprised.One of them is nephew of chief minister Mamata Bane...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Shouts: It’s coming crashing down

Joyjit Ghosh of The Telegraph spoke to an eyewitness, an employee of a cycle stand on the Burdwan station compound. The young man narrated his experience on condition of anonymity. I was manning the g...
By Joyjit Ghosh

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


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