West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.20

Bandh supporters attack cops in Malda

Parts of Sujapur, an otherwise nondescript locality off NH34 in Malda district, turned into a battlefield on Wednesday as hundreds of bandh supporters attacked police with bricks and the men in unifor...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.19

Light of harmony at immersion

A 350-year-old tradition brings Hindus and Muslims together at a Durga puja in Malda’s Chanchol every year, particularly on Dashami when the idols is taken to a pond for immersion.On Dashami, Muslim...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 31.05.20

Malda mango yield down 75%

Fruit merchants fear production of mango and litchi in Malda district in the current year will come down to just one-fourth of the average annual yield because of triple factors of labour crunch cause...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Pickle plan for raw mangoes

Some mango farmers and traders in Malda have hit upon a solution to recover from the losses faced due to the triple factors of labour crunch caused by the Covid-induced lockdown, Cyclone Amphan and a ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 05.02.20

BSF agrees to remove border check-post

The The BSF has agreed to remove a drop-gate at the entrance to the Milik-Sultanpur village in Malda after The Telegraph reported last month how the check-post turned into a dividing line between free...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.20

Youth treats tribal village to celebrate birthday

An alumnus of Malda College has celebrated his birthday at a tribal village where he served food and provided drawing kits to children in his endeavour to “serve the nation” drawing inspiration fr...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Activists make a beeline for book fair

The campaign against the Narendra Modi government’s citizenship drive has reached the Malda District Book Fair. Members and volunteers of the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights, Mukto B...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

India  /  Published 23.02.19

9 Malda weavers die in UP cracker blast

Blasts in an illegal cracker factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi killed at least 13 persons on Saturday, including nine weavers from Bengal’s Malda working in an adjoining carpet unit.The cracker f...
By Piyush Srivastva and Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.19

Patients leave Siliguri, Malda hospitals

A number of patients under treatment at the medical colleges in Siliguri and Malda have been taken either home or private nursing homes by relatives because of alleged delay in treatment.Around 330 ju...
By TT Bureau in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.20

CPM ties corona to citizenship regime

The district CPM has launched a campaign drawing a parallel between the coronavirus and the Centre’s new citizenship matrix.On Thursday, the party put up handbills across Malda town juxtaposing coro...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda


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