West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Bishop transferred from Calcutta

The bishop of the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India (CNI) was transferred on Monday and told to return to being the full-time bishop of Durgapur, from where he had come to Calcutta last Au...
By Mita Mukherjee and Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.19

Civic alarm bells ring for Trinamul

The saffron surge in most of Bengal’s 91 civic bodies, including the Calcutta Municipal Corporation which will go to the polls next year, has caused jitters in Trinamul as the BJP has secured a lead...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.01.20

Baby theft cuffs on couple

A team of East Burdwan police on Monday arrested a couple on the charge of stealing a baby from Anamoy hospital in Burdwan on Sunday.The search for the missing baby began on Sunday evening when the fa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.19

Routine police check saves kidnapped man

A tobacco merchant kidnapped at gunpoint while returning to his Bangur Avenue home on Wednesday night was found several hours later with his hands tied and face masked inside an SUV that had stopped f...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee and Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.20

Proud of Aishe, says mother

A mother whose daughter is nursing multiple stitches on her heavily bandaged head and a fractured arm is proud of her; the father says she is a fighter who will soldier on.Aishe Ghosh, the Jawaharlal ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury and Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta


Jharkhand  /  Published 13.04.19

Cool classes in hot coal zone

Call it the coolest way of learning. A 33-year-old BCCL deputy manager (marketing), who runs three schools for children of coal pickers in the underground coal fire-hit zone of Katras, has installed t...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Plan for Aishe march in Durgapur today

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union president and SFI leader Aishe Ghosh is scheduled to lead a four-km-long march here on Wednesday to protest the BJP’s attempt at saffronisation of educa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Durgapur MBBS aspirant and mother die after thugs raid train in UP

Dilip Dom had a dream to see daughter Manisha in the doctor’s white coat. On Sunday afternoon, the 45-year-old taxi driver was waiting for her body to arrive wrapped in a white sheet. “I had to pa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


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