West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

3 men shot dead in 24 hours

Two persons were shot dead in separate incidents in North and South 24-Parganas over the past 24 hours. In North 24-Parganas’ Jagaddal, a Trinamul activist was shot dead on Saturday afternoon. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.10.21

Puja reunion heals scars

After a two-year gap, some 300 Hindu and Muslim families have come together in Mominpara of Barrackpore’s Jagaddal to celebrate the golden jubilee year of the local Sri Durga Sati Sangha puja. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

West Bengal  /  Published 09.09.21

Bombs hurled at Arjun Singh's house

The Left Front on Wednesday announced young lawyer and CPM member Shrijeeb Biswas as its candidate against Mamata Banerjee in the Bhowanipore bypoll. Mohd. Modassar Hossain (CPM) has been fielded from...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.21

Jute unions protest mill closure

Some 1,000 workers attached to the Jagaddal-based JJI Jute Mill and belonging to trade unions of various parties blocked the Kanchrapara-Barrackpore Road for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning, deman...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

West Bengal  /  Published 18.01.20

Trader to pay for education of 4

A trader from Bhatpara has offered to fund this year the education of four students who have overcome political strife to do well in exams. Apu Kundu, 34, who is the regional distributor for a multina...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Arjun Singh attacked, blames cops

BJP MP Arjun Singh suffered head injuries on Sunday when he was hit by a brick during a clash between BJP and Trinamul supporters in Bhatpara, part of his Barrackpore constituency in the North 24-Parg...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara


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