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

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


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

West Bengal  /  Published 07.03.19

All eyes on executive council for JU quota

Jadavpur University is witnessing a debate on whether the executive council, its highest decision-making body, would approve a domicile quota of 90 per cent for the engineering departments or settle f...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.03.19

TMC civic project overdrive

The Trinamul-run municipal corporations of Asansol and Durgapur are on a foundation-laying spree for projects and temples ahead of the Lok Sabha polls.Sources said Trinamul was not in a “comfortable...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol


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