India  /  Published 30.12.20

SDF seeks judicial probe into cop arrest

The opposition Si­kk­im Democratic Front has ur­ged governor Ganga Prasad to constitute a judicial inquiry into the recent arrest of a police officer for his alleged involvement in the smu...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.11.20

Body, 2 trucks fished out of Ganga

Goutam Choudhury, officer-in-charge of Manikchak police station, said that the five more trucks were still there in the river.  Two men are yet to be traced, he said. On Tuesday, it was known t...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.20

Boat rallies for erosion fix in Nadia

Addressing a rally, which was attended by over 1,000 erosion victims, at Santipur’s Balagarh ghat, CPM MLA Rama Biswas said: “Erosion is merely not an election issue. It has become a perma...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Calcutta  /  Published 24.10.20

South Dum Dum to follow NKDA immersion model

The West Bengal Pollution Control Board (WBPCB) has set out to create a model immersion mechanism in two ponds under the South Dum Dum Municipality this year to explore how the immersion process can b...
By Jayanta Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 17.10.20

Ganga’s rage can’t erode faith in Durga

The organisers of the Manikchak Diara Sarbojonin Durgotsav at Domhaat in Malda district have had to shift the goddess’s mandap or pavilion at least five times in the past 25 years. The frequent...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Clean-up plan for Adi Ganga

The Calcutta Municipal Corporation has to prepare an action plan to deal with waste accumulation around the Metro piers and under the elevated stations on the Adi Ganga in a month, the National Green ...
By Subhajoy Roy, Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Farmer dies of shock as Ganga gulps home

A farmer at Dhusaripara village in Murshidabad’s Samserganj collapsed and died moments after his parental home got washed away in Ganga’s riverbank erosion on Sunday night. Eyewitnesses s...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.20

River’s fury or storm, students suffer

Nearly 3,000 students, their guardians and teachers are keeping fingers crossed as the swelling Ganga nears a high school and a primary school in Birnagar area of Malda’s Kaliachak-III block, go...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 05.09.20

Ganga gobbles up 70 houses in a few hours

Erosion has swept away at least 70 houses on the banks of the Ganga in Murshidabad’s Hiranandapur village late on Thursday night. Forty other families living at the same village under the juris...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 02.09.20

Cops help victims of erosion save items

“As we found people moving away with different items, we stood by them and helped them shift those to safer places. We are concerned about maintenance of law and order on a day-to-day basis. But...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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