West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.19

Engines roar into Jangalmahal silence

Rallyists negotiated slippery and muddy terrain, climbed a hill and went down, crossed ditches and moved on dirt tracks through the forests of Belpahari, Bhulaveda, Kankrajhor, Jhilimili and Sutan in ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 24.12.19

Bhui eager to shine at ‘home

Ricky Bhui is just your boy next door Bengali from Jhargram, but the 23-year-old has become a vital cog in the Andhra line-up.He will be trying his best to ensure Bengal feel the heat in the Ranji Tro...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.19

Teams to ward off jumbos

The Bankura district administration has decided to deploy for the first time teams comprising forest officers and villagers to chase away elephants from polling booths. Foresters have said at least 40...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.19

Explosives haul rerun in Bankura

A large cache of explosives, including 800 pieces of detonators and a quintal of ammonium nitrate, was seized from a house in Bankura’s Indpur on Friday night. Police sources said the consignment wa...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.19

Voting in eight seats today

Eight Lok Sabha seats in Bengal will vote on Sunday in the sixth phase of the general election. Central paramilitary forces (CPMF) will be deployed at all 15,428 booths in these constituencies, some o...
By The Telegraph


West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.19

BJP says Bengal DM delayed Smriti chopper

The BJP accused the Mamata Banerjee government of delaying till the “last minute” permission for Union minister Smriti Irani’s chopper to land in Jhargram for a rally on Wednesday and denying he...
By Our Bureau in Jhargram/Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Does tribal appeasement equal tribal welfare?

Deola Tulu and other villagers of Betkundri in Bengal’s Jhargram district are a satisfied lot. They are mostly Santhals. For the last six to seven years, they have experienced government munificence...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.20

Jhargram constable in rooftop firing spree

A junior constable posted as a guard at the police armoury in Jhargram town went to the rooftop of the three-storey building on Thursday afternoon and shattered the lockdown silence by indiscriminatel...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Doctors face probe over diyas at hospital

The Bengal government has initiated a probe against four doctors, including the block medical officer (health) of Jhargram’s Belpahari rural hospital, and some employees for lighting up candles and ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Jhargram/Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Bharati Ghosh in poll-day storm

Bharati Ghosh’s writ once ran over Jungle Mahal. On Sunday, the former top cop of the area was a picture of helplessness as the BJP’s Ghatal nominee, reduced to tears after being confronted and ch...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore


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