West Bengal  /  Published 02.06.21

Jute unions protest mill closure

Some 1,000 workers attached to the Jagaddal-based JJI Jute Mill and belonging to trade unions of various parties blocked the Kanchrapara-Barrackpore Road for nearly two hours on Tuesday morning, deman...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal

People  /  Published 04.01.20

Mother conviction

Ami durbol er dikey (I am with the weaker side),” said Chapala Sundari Biswas, her eyes glaring and forefinger raised. The 80-year-old’s bold assertion in the face of conflict in the family over m...
By Paromita Kar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.19

TMC takes back Mukul Roy’s civic bite

The Trinamul Congress regained control of Kanchrapara municipality on Saturday with nine councillors who had switched to the BJP returning to their parent party, prompting Mamata Banerjee’s nephew A...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.18

Boy flees ‘kidnappers’

A 12-year-old boy has managed to escape three hours after he was allegedly kidnapped from near his house on Monday by jumping off a running train at Shimurali railway station in Nadia. The Class VI st...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia


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