Firecracker Burst
West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Ex-gratia for Naihati blast

The Bengal government on Friday handed over compensation to 65 families whose homes had suffered damage in a deadly blast during the disposal of firecrackers by police in Naihati’s Ramghat last week...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

West Bengal  /  Published 13.01.20

Glare on explosive supply

A police team investigating the January 3 blast at an illegal firecracker unit in Naihati, in which five persons had been killed, found out that a Madhya Pradesh-based racket was supplying explosive m...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Naihati

Opinion  /  Published 28.02.19

Economics often trumps environment protection

Economics generally trumps environmental concerns. The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea seeking steps to curb pollution, observed that the twin problems of bursting firecrackers and burning stubble...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Flowerpot death in Kasba

By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

‘Safe’ cracker, fatal blow

Adi Das, the five-year-old from Haridevpur who died after a tubri exploded on Sunday evening, was insisting on lighting a firecracker that would fly into the air.His guardians, however, thought such a...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Passerby injured in tubri blast

By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Tubri burst claims young life in Bengal

A 36-year-old medicine shop owner with a heart ailment died when a tubri that he had bent down to inspect after it failed to light up uncharacteristically exploded in his face on Diwali night in Cooch...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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