Places  /  Published 23.06.22

Stories in stone: Chinsurah’s Dutch cemetery

The tombstones of many of the graves are either difficult to read or illegible, and some have even been removed. The historical documentation of the Dutch in Bengal was not well managed until a few ye...
By Somen Sengupta

Books  /  Published 11.03.22

Digging up the past

Book: The World of India’s First Archaeologist: Letters from Alexander Cunningham Author: J.D.M. Beglar Editor: Upinder Singh Publisher: Oxford Price: Rs 1,995 Not many readers may know tha...
By Sanjukta Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.10.21

Stuck in slide with biscuits

A 50-year-old man, his wife and daughter, are stuck in Uttarakhand’s Kedarnath since Saturday with very little  food and water following heavy rain and landslide in the northern state. Bis...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.21

BJP workers protest Dilip’s refusal to meet

Around 20 alleged victims of post-poll result violence raised protests when state BJP president Dilip Ghosh refused to grant them an appointment on Monday. Ghosh, who was at the district BJP office i...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.21

Friends on wheels amid pandemic

A group of eight friends from Howrah’s Chinsurah have turned their passion for bike riding into a way to assist those in need and are ferrying people to and from Chinsurah on their motorbikes, t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Hooghly


West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.21

BJP men gherao Dilip for removal of leaders

 Around a dozen BJP workers surrounded state party president Dilip Ghosh at the district office in Hooghly’s Chinsurah on Friday, demanding the removal of district president Goutam Chatterj...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.21

Tourists, UK returnees test negative for Covid

All eight tourists from Chinsurah of Hooghly district, including the trio who had travelled from the UK, have been tested negative for Covid-19, much to the relief of the district health officials and...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 31.01.20

Boy electrocuted

An eight-year-old boy was electrocuted at a Saraswati Puja pandal in Kapasdanga area of Hooghly’s Chinsurah town on Thursday night.Sources said a club in Chinsurah’s Kapsdanga had organised a feas...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

Travel  /  Published 01.01.19

A new journey

Hooghly Imambara, ChinsurahLearning quotient: A prime example of Islamic architecture in Bengal by the river Hooghly.Imambara, a place where people assemble, was built in the memory of Hazi Mohammed M...
By TT Bureau

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

Salt-rice row churns midday meal menu

The Mamata Banerjee government has asked district authorities to send a list of food items to be served as midday meals at state-aided primary and secondary schools to ensure that students are not dep...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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