East Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.20

Doctors avoid nursing homes

Over 100 private nursing homes in East Midnapore are facing an unprecedented shortage of medical personnel after several doctors here refused to see patients starting last week in the wake of the Covi...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.19

The shameful traditions of democracy

Some legacies are durable. The legacy of violence during elections in Bengal will count as one such. Several sporadic incidents of violence were reported from areas spanning the districts of East and ...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Two-wheelers in accident dock

Two-wheelers — bikes and scooters — were involved in a third of the road accidents in Bengal last year, police records suggest. Motorcyclists and scooterists have been at fault in one of five acci...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.01.20

Pact for solar power plant

The Bengal government will set up a 150MW solar power plant in East Midnapore’s Ramnagar after KfW — a German state-owned development bank — agreed to give a soft loan of Rs 600 crore, state fin...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 10.05.20

Teacher’s turn to help the needy

A farmer’s son who could complete his education and go on to become a primary school teacher in East Midnapore with help from others is now going door to door, distributing ration to the poor and th...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 06.02.20

Corona halts crab export

The novel coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China’s Wuhan has left East Midnapore’s crab export economy poorer by tens of crores of rupees. The Bengal district that has a nearly 100km coas...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.20

Safety-wary nurses in hospital gherao

Over 20 nurses and Group-D staff of Panskura Super-Specialty Hospital in East Midnapore gheraoed the superintendent on Saturday alleging “substandard and inhuman” working conditions in the midst o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.19

Cyclone Bulbul loss put at Rs 23,811 crore

The Mamata Banerjee government on Saturday pegged losses inflicted by Cyclone Bulbul in three coastal districts at Rs 23,811 crore, doing so in an assessment handed over to central teams that visited ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.19

Footwear fury over cut money in East Midnapore’s Marishda

A Trinamul councillor’s cousin was thrashed and paraded with a garland of slippers in East Midnapore’s Marishda over allegations that he had taken over Rs 1 crore as cut money from villagers after...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Contai

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Stalled work opens gates of flood fear

The lockdown induced by the Covid-19 pandemic has stalled the upgrade of three sluice gates on the Kangsabati river in East Midnapore district, triggering fears that over 30 villages will be flooded i...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Panskura


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