West Bengal  /  Published 16.10.21

Jumbo awareness drive in pandal

That incident prompted us to draw up the new plan for our puja pandal,” said Rabindra Baske, treasurer of the puja committee. Puja organisers said they  contacted local artisan Santu Mahat...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.10.21

Leopard traced and caged near zoo

Forest department officers found the leopard, which had slipped out of the mini zoo in the town, inside the Jhargram forest reserve on Friday morning and managed to bring the animal back to the enclos...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram

West Bengal  /  Published 08.10.21

Leopard flees from zoo in Jhargram

Panic spread in and around Jhargram town after a leopard fled from its enclosure of a zoological park on Thursday evening. The female leopard, Harshini, 5, weighs around 40kg and was brought to the J...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Bolpur/ Tamluk

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.09.21

Jhargram Express back on track

Passengers from different stations of Dhanbad Chandrapura Railway line as well as those travelling frequently between Dhanbad and Tatanagar relieved as Jhargram Dhanbad MEMU Special (08019/08020) is a...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Jumbo raids hut, woman dead

A wild elephant, which had got separated from its herd, broke into the mud house of an elderly woman killing her on the spot at a village in Jhargram early on Friday morning. Sources said a mud wall ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

Mamata wields stick for land rights

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday raised her voice to secure land rights of tribal people across the country and ensure that their plots were not made transferable. “The land belonging t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Jhargram

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.21

Mamata conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday conducted an aerial survey of flood-hit areas of Udaynarayanpur in Howrah district on her way to Jhargram, an official said at the state secretaria...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.21

Mamata to visit Jhargram on Monday

Mamata Banerjee is scheduled to visit Jhargram on Monday to kick off the World Tribal Day celebrations following which she will hold a meeting with the local administration. This will be Mamata&rsquo...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.21

Sporadic violence on Day One of elections

The first phase of the crucial Bengal polls held on Saturday, with 30 Assembly constituencies in 10,288 polling booths from five districts, was mostly peaceful, but not without some sporadic incidents...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

EC shunts five officials, timing raises brows

The Election Commission on Thursday transferred five senior IAS and IPS officers, including the district magistrate of Jhargram and the ADG of the Western Zone. Thirty Assembly segments, including Jh...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta, New Delhi


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