West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.21

TMC worker killed in Jhargram clash

A skirmish between two gangs of villagers in Jhargram’s Jungle Mahal, who also happened to be rival supporters of the Trinamul Congress and the BJP, spiralled into a clash leading to the death o...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Jhargram

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.21

Mamata: BJP wanted to keep me away

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday alleged that the opposition BJP wanted her to keep indoors ahead of the Bengal Assembly elections, which apparently resulted in her injury. Addressing a pu...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.21

Low turnout or chopper snag?

Despite Shah’s explanation, BJP insiders said the actual reason was “very low turnout”, which was “not good enough” for a leader of his stature. They said the cancellatio...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.21

Shah’s addresses Jhargram rally virtually

By Our Bureau, Agencies in Jhargram(WestMidnapore)

People  /  Published 03.01.21

‘The TMC’s work does not filter down’

Didi has done a lot of work for the people of Jungle Mahal but not everyone in the Trinamul (TMC) party is like her,” says Laxmi Mandi. Laxmi — who has a reputation of being quite the acti...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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

A 20-something youngster standing in front of a red telephone booth typical of London. A waif-like woman dressed up as Shiva. Another young woman in a T-shirt that says “01 Queen”; in plac...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

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)


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