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Kulgam
India  /  Published 12.01.20

J&K Police deputy SP caught with 2 militants arrested

A deputy superintendent of Jammu and Kashmir Police and two militants, who were detained from a car in south Kashmir, have been arrested, officials said on Sunday.Davinder Singh, who is presently post...
By PTI in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Medical bill challenge for dad after return

Ali Asgar Sheikh returned home from Kashmir on Tuesday but isn’t sure what is more at threat: his life or that of his son’s.The mason is restless thinking how he will treat four-year-old son Rejau...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Note-ban plan gains currency

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to bring the 133 labourers who returned from Kashmir on Monday under a scheme meant to help those who had lost jobs in the wake of demonetisation.The Samarth...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Rush to return home

Hundreds of workers from Bengal are now in a mad rush to return from Jammu and Kashmir out of panic triggered by Tuesday’s Kulgam carnage. Labour-contractors and sources in several south Bengal dist...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Kulgam kindness wins over Bengal

Babu Sarkar, nephew of Najem Sarkar, another of the labourers, said: “We have heard that the militants don’t spare those who shield their targets. It took a lot for the people of Katarsu to help o...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

First trip becomes last for Kamruddin

Roshanara Biwi, 29, sat on the floor of her hut on Wednesday morning clutching her children. “I am a widow now. What will happen to my children,” she cried, distraught.Her husband Kamruddin Sheikh...
By Alamgir Hossain in Sagardighi

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.19

Mamata carnage finger at Centre

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has held the Narendra Modi government responsible for the killings of five Murshidabad labourers, pointing out that “there are no political activities in Kashmir and t...
By Alamgir Hossain and Sandip Chowdhury in Sagardighi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.20

Villagers try apple cultivation

Four villages in Murshidabad’s Sagardighi have started a trial run of an ambitious agricultural project that, if successful, will ensure employment for thousands of skilled youths. Local body functi...
By Alamgir Hossain in Sagardighi

India  /  Published 24.02.19

Officer who gave up desk jobs killed

A young deputy superintendent of police who had given up two comfortable desk jobs and focused on counter-insurgency operations was killed on Sunday in a gunfight with a Jaish-e-Mohammad squad in sout...
By Our Special Correspondent and PTI in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

Jahir in shock, truth takes time to sink in

Bengal labourer Jahiruddin Sarkar, groaning in his hospital bed after taking four bullets to the abdomen, leg and arm on Tuesday evening, keeps repeating the same question every time he wakes up.“Ho...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar


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