People  /  Published 03.01.21

‘The TMC’s work does not filter down’

1972: Mandi is born to Mangal and Sundari Mandi in Godamauli in Bengal’s West Midnapore district  1978: Starts going to Parini Chowk Prathamik Vidyalaya and later shifts to Salboni Nichuma...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

46 who lost kin to jumbo attacks get jobs

The district police, headed by SP Amitkumar Bharat Rathore, issued employment orders to 46 residents of Jhargram villages who had lost family members to elephant attacks since 2011. The move came a m...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.20

Gunshot kills youth at tourney

A youth watching a cricket tournament at a ground here died after a National Volunteer Force member fired from two pistols and one bullet hit him on Tuesday afternoon. Sheikh Todbir Ali, a 32-year-ol...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

People  /  Published 29.11.20

Mirror, Mirror, on the Call

Shahagir’s social media profile has cryptic descriptors and emojis. Sample this: “1 Man. Emoji of a muscular arm. Show.” What does it mean? He replies with a swag in his voice, &ldqu...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.19

Elephant herd leaves behind calf in Lalgarh

An elephant calf, separated from its herd in the forests of Lalgarh last Thursday, has found a new home at a zoo in Jhargram.The female calf, barely a year old, was part of a herd of over 50 elephants...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 10.07.19

Elephants in rescue tragedy

Three adult elephants were electrocuted at Binpur in Jhargram when one of them came in contact with a sagging high-tension wire while crossing a paddy field early on Wednesday and the other two appare...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.04.20

CRPF succour for Jhargram

The CRPF has launched a reach-out initiative through distribution of relief materials and cooked food among the poor and tribal people in erstwhile-Maoist infested areas in Jhargram in an attempt to p...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

Wolf caught in Jhargram

Residents of villages near Jhargram caught an Indian Wolf on Thursday morning after the animal had attacked four men and as many women.The animal was taken to Jhargram Zoo Hospital to ascertain whethe...
By Our Bureau in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.19

Tragedy after 8-hour battle of tuskers

Two full-grown tuskers were locked in a fierce fight that lasted eight hours in a Jhargram forest last month before the grievously injured loser retreated, out of the forest officials’ radar. The in...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.19

Mamata's reports to test officials

Mamata Banerjee sprang a surprise on officers and elected representatives of West Midnapore and Jhargram on Wednesday as she reached the venue of an administrative meeting armed with complaints that o...
By Devadeep Purohit in


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