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East Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

Election drill to help the blind

Dilip Sahoo, 30, hates to depend on others in doing his daily chores, despite being blind.But he could not vote without help in East Midnapore in the 2016 state elections.There was no dummy Braille ba...
By Debraj Mitra in Narendrapur

India  /  Published 02.06.20

Death after query on quarantine

A bicycle store worker has died of injuries after he was clubbed with a bamboo pole when he confronted a returned migrant in the market and asked him why he was not conforming to quarantine norms in E...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 01.06.20

Villagers drove out Himangshu after Nandigram strife, welcome him 11 years later

The fallout of the Nandigram land agitation and the subsequent political turmoil had forced CPM leader Himangshu Das to stay out of East Midnapore’s Khejuri for 11 years but his decision to stand by...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Nandigram(Bengal)

West Bengal  /  Published 11.12.19

Business destination Digha

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched an initiative to transform Digha, a dusty sea town in East Midnapore, into a tourism hotspot-cum-convention centre in Bengal by flagging off the st...
By Devadeep Purohit in Digha

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.19

Truck tiff tells on Jamai Shasthi plans

A protest by truck operators has chocked the supply of fish and vegetables to markets in Durgapur town in the run-up to Jamai Shasthi on Saturday. Sources said truck operators were sending lesser truc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

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West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Rain spoiler for Kali Puja in East Midnapore

A sudden two-hour shower damaged over 50 Kali Puja pandals, some severely, in East Midnapore’s Tamluk town on Wednesday morning. Nearly 500 Kali Pujas are held every year across the 50sqkm town. The...
By Anshuman Phadikar

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


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