West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

In industry zone as PSU ‘saviour’

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday highlighted her efforts to save central public sector units in Durgapur and Asansol — the twin towns that are home to several such companies.She pointed out that as railw...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.20

BJP flouts loudspeaker ban during exams

The BJP on Sunday flouted state-wide ban on use of loudspeakers during ongoing board exams when the party held a dharna in front of Durgapur police station to protest an attack on a restaurant by alle...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 21.02.20

TMC rift at Durgapur civic body out in open

Trinamul workers owing allegiance to Durgapur Municipal Corporation chairman Mrigendra Nath Pal on Friday allegedly refused to allow a programme to felicitate mayor Dilip Agasty on the occasion of Int...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 06.04.19

Modi contest cry in Durgapur

BJP leaders have demanded that Narendra Modi be fielded from the Burdwan-Durgapur Lok Sabha seat as the party is yet to name a candidate with only two days left for the close of nominations.“The Tri...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 12.02.20

Plea to CM for flight from Andal to Dhaka

The business community of Asansol and Durgapur will submit a written appeal to chief minister Mamata Banerjee for introduction of a flight between Andal and Dhaka. The Durgapur Chamber of Commerce and...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.02.20

Tutor’s burial keeps alive idea of India

At a time the idea of India is under attack, hundreds of residents of a locality here have scripted a narrative of religious tolerance. On an otherwise gloomy and overcast Saturday afternoon, residen...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.01.20

BJP MP at Aishe home for pro-CAA campaign

Bankura BJP MP Subhas Sarkar, accompanied by party workers, visited the home of Jawaharlal Nehru University students’ union president Aishe Ghosh during a “pro-CAA door-to-door campaign” on Tues...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

India  /  Published 17.02.19

Beaten up for asking questions on terror and 56-inch chest

An engineering student at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) in Durgapur was beaten up by some of his classmates over social media posts linked to the Pulwama attack.Srijan Goswami, a 21-year-...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Avishek Sengupta in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.19

Bengali signage mandatory in 2 towns

The Asansol and Durgapur municipal corporations run by the Trinamul Congress made Bengali mandatory in signage from January 1. The decision is viewed as a bid to woo Bengalis in the two towns which ha...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.19

Plane makes police outpost crowd-puller

The Waria police outpost here has become a veritable tourist attraction thanks to its unusual occupant — an out-of-use Air India cargo aircraft.A trailer truck carrying the Boeing 737 plane which be...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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