West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Covid death prompts 'double suicide’

The death of a man suffering from Covid-19 on Sunday evening allegedly led his wife and daughter to end their lives in Nadia's Kalyani town late in the night. Bablu Das, 65, a retired Sahara Indi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Lakshmir Bhandar: Women queue up to register names

Government officials across the state faced a challenge on Monday — the first day of the second session of Duare Sarkar camps — as thousands of women began to queue up from early morning t...
By Our Bureau in Bolpur(Birbhum), Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.21

7 die as rain wreaks havoc in south Bengal districts

Seven lives were lost across south Bengal as heavy downpour continued on Friday because of a well-marked low pressure that led to water-logging at several places and disruption in normal life, includi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.21

Con charity email in Kalyani VC’s name

A professor of Kalyani University was allegedly duped of Rs 90,000 by an email scam that used her university vice-chancellor Manas Kumar Sanyal’s name. Hindi professor Biva Kumari, a resident o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Tech varsity runs community kitchen

The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad University of Technology, to which all government and private engineering colleges in Bengal are affiliated, has resumed its community kitchen to feed the poor and the dest...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.21

Covid patient dead on paper, alive in person

A 28-year-old Covid patient admitted to the Netaji Subhas TB Sanatorium was found alive after a death certificate was issued in his name and his family summoned by hospital authorities for his last ri...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Opinion  /  Published 18.04.21

Enduring images: The daughters of Bengal

Five images have remained with me from the five years I spent in West Bengal — 2004 to 2009. ‘Indelible’ is a hackneyed word, a cliché. And one must not use stale words to des...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.21

Cooch Behar research aspirant found dead

A 26-year-old student from Cooch Behar’s Mathabhanga, who had aspired to join a research programme at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, was found hanging at the rented accomm...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 17.03.21

Bank protest unlocks a vault of distress

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Nuptial knot to book gift

Moyna Khatun, 24, a resident of Murshidabad’s Suti and an arts graduate from D.N. College in Kalyani University, has set an example in the minority-dominated area when she demanded 60 books as &...
By Alamgir Hossain in Suti


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