East Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 06.11.21

Subrata’s childhood friends mourn

Friends, classmates and villagers of Napara in  Purbasthali, East Burdwan, came together on Friday morning at the ancestral home of Subrata Mukherjee to pay tribute to the minister who died in Ca...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.21

Poor upkeep hits Nadia bridge

Traffic between Nadia and East Burdwan district was affected since Wednesday morning as the state public works department suspended movement of heavy vehicles on Gouranga Setu over Bhagirathi river in...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 02.10.21

DVC dams flood 20 blocks

The extent of damage can be assessed only after water levels recede, but preliminary reports suggest the following: nTens of thousands of mud houses have collapsed because of the inundation At lea...
By Pranesh Sarkar, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.21

TMC youth leader shot dead

A youth leader of the Trinamul Congress in East Burdwan’s Ausgram was shot dead by four armed men while he was on his way home with his elderly father on Tuesday afternoon. Sources said Chancha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.21

East Burdwan cops organise camp for people living far away from police station

East Burdwan police organised a camp in a remote village under Bhatar police station area to reach out to people who live far away from the police station. Police sources said cops across East Burdwan...
By Munshi Muklesur Rahaman in Burdwan


West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.21

BJP nominee livid over central force ‘inaction’

Suman Chatterjee, the inspector-in-charge of Ketugram, said: “The situation became heated as the candidate started talking to voters. We rescued him.” Many Trinamul leaders in East Burdwa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Ketugram

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.21

Shah knocks at doors on Didi’s home turf

When Mamata Banerjee was unleashing an attack on Amit Shah in East Burdwan on Friday, the Union home minister was moving from door-to-door in the chief minister’s home turf Bhowanipore, appealin...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.21

BJP’s bid to win over farmers with fistful of rice

BJP national president J.P. Nadda will visit the homes of five farmers at a remote village in East Burdwan on Saturday to collect ‘ek mutho chaal (a fistful of rice)’ and kick off the part...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Cop held over custody death in Bolpur

An inspector of police formerly posted in Bolpur, Prabir Kumar Dutta, was on Tuesday produced at a Bolpur court through videoconferencing for allegedly beating to death a man in police custody in Sept...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.20

Tribal woman gang-raped, one held

A 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped by two youths who had dragged her to a paddy field near her house in East Burdwan on Tuesday night. The woman said she had stepped out of her thatc...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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