East Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

Kidnapped boy’s body in canal

Police early on Friday discovered the body of a nine-year-old boy, a Trinamul Congress gram panchayat member’s son, who had allegedly been kidnapped for ransom on the night of September 16 from ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.12.19

Friends die on same day in ‘CAA panic’

Two elderly friends died from heart attack at a village in East Burdwan early on Friday morning after allegedly being in panic over how they could collect documents to prove their citizenship. Abul Ka...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

West Bengal  /  Published 21.10.19

GI push for Burdwan’s langcha

The East Burdwan administration has been busy inspecting the quality of langcha from Shaktigarh, after chief minister Mamata Banerjee instructed district magistrate Vijay Bharti to try to get Geograph...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.20

Residents, cops help stuck girl reach home

A group of New Town residents and police helped a college student return home to East Burdwan on Wednesday night after she sought their help because she was feeling lonely and depressed.The student wa...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Bull on streets, Katwa on edge

Residents of Mostapur village in East Burdwan’s Katwa are largely staying indoors over fears of an untamed bull.“Don” and “Bhola” are monikers that residents — some scared, some amused —...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa


West Bengal  /  Published 28.04.19

Tracking constituencies, EC, candidates and leaders

In terms of security bandobast, the Election Commission will set a record as central forces will be deployed at 9,685 of 9,804 polling stations.Its an all-time high that 98.8 per cent of the booths wi...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.19

Marathas’ unfinished puja gets a lease of life

A Durga Puja started by an invader in Bengal 277 years ago but could not be completed because of an attack by the local Nawab in the early hours of Navami continues to be the centre of attraction in K...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Katwa

West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Bengal: Cattle trade ‘ban’ bid in East Burdwan

An undeclared but intimidation-driven effort to replicate in Bengal a cattle trade ban that has played havoc with the rural economy of the Hindi heartland has been reported in East Burdwan.The issue h...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Mamata glare on house anomaly

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked block development officers to ensure that there were no “duplicate” candidates and nobody took “subscription” from poor beneficiaries who were gi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan

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


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