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

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.21

Bengal minister not target of blast: CID

West Bengal minister Jakir Hossain, who was seriously injured in an explosion last week in Murshidabad district, might not be the target of the perpetrators and the bomb seemed to have gone off accide...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.21

Nimtita station blast probe yields no clue

No incisive leads indicating the origin or the grade of explosives used in the blast at the Nimtita railway station were uncovered till Friday even though the CID, bomb squad and forensic experts have...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Calcutta  /  Published 19.02.21

CM: Blast a plot to kill minister

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday morning visited SSKM Hospital where the minister of state for labour, Jakir Hossain, and Trinamul supporters injured in an explosion in Murshidabad the night before were ad...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Alamgir Hossain in Calcutta, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Blast witness talks about ‘bulky white bag’

Trinamul Congress supporter Ejaz Hossain, 24, was with junior labour minister and Suti MLA Jakir Hossain when a bomb exploded at Nimtita railway station in Murshidabad district around 10pm on Wednesda...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


West Bengal  /  Published 16.02.21

Online transfer system poser for madarsa

Authorities of a high madarsa in Murshidabad’s Samserganj filed a petition with the district education department claiming troubles in running academic activities ever since classes resumed on F...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.21

Death sentence in museum murder

The fourth additional and sessions judge's court in Murshidabad’s Berhampore on Thursday awarded death sentence to a man who worked as a casual labourer in the historic Hazar Duari museum fo...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

Heritage  /  Published 17.01.21

Mir of the Metaphor

By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

Tokay gecko on way to Bangladesh seized

A tokay gecko weighing 350gm was seized late on Tuesday from two persons allegedly attempting to smuggle the coveted reptile into Bangladesh through Murshidabad’s Sagardighi. The reptile, estim...
By Alamgir Hossain in Sagardighi

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Rally against ‘divisive forces’ in Bengal

The Murshidabad unit of the All India Imam-Muezzin and Social Welfare Organisation on Sunday held a general meeting here and emphasised the need to elect a “secular and competent” party in...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


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