West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

Internet back in Howrah

The Bengal government restored Internet in Howrah district and Canning and Baruipur subdivisions of South 24-Parganas on Thursday evening.The government had banned Internet nearly four days ago in the...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.19

A rebel with a cause

In the 1950s, when Kedarnath Mondal was a student of Class V, a sadhu visited his parents’ house in Malda district, the gateway to north Bengal. Those days it was an accepted thing to wash the feet ...
By Abahan Datta in

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.20

Malda mango growers stare at harvest loss

Mango growers of Malda are apprehending an impeding crisis in the coming days as the lockdown has cast a shadow over production which provides livelihood to lakhs of people in this part of Bengal. Aro...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.20

Muslims help in Hindu’s cremation

Kamal Saha and his brother Shyamal were feeling helpless when their octogenarian father Binay Saha died on Tuesday night.As the lockdown was in progress, both the sons had no idea as to how to conduct...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.18

Land broker shot dead in Malda

A land broker was shot dead at Bagbari in Malda town on Tuesday night, with his family alleging the involvement of miscreants who had been forcing them to sell their house and land cheap.However, poli...

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.19

Ms Priest

As a child Sonali Mondal used to watch her maternal grandfather worship Radha-Krishna at home. “He would do everything instead of depending on any Brahmin purohit or priest. At some point I started ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

NRC jitters travel further to Malda

The impact of NRC in Assam has spread from Alipurduar to Malda, around 430km from the interstate border.Gripped by worries over NRC and BJP leaders’ declarations that the exercise would be implement...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

10 migrants test positive on return

Ten migrant labourers who had recently returned home to Malda and North Dinajpur have tested positive for the novel coronavirus.Seven of these cases are from Malda and three from North Dinajpur, a dis...
By Soumya De Sarkar and Kousik Sen in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 07.09.19

Section 144 along border to stop smuggling

The Malda administration has clamped dusk-to-dawn prohibitory orders under CrPC Section 144 along the India-Bangladesh border in the district to prevent smuggling and infiltration, which have been on ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.19

BJP shuffles district chiefs in Bengal

The BJP on Sunday kicked off a major overhaul in the party in Bengal by removing the presidents of eight organisational districts. An official communiqué from state party president Dilip Ghosh announ...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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