West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.20

Girls shine in madarsa exam

Merit outshone poverty as most toppers of the West Bengal Board of Madrasah Examination (WBBME), whose Class X board results were announced on Thursday, proved their mettle by defying odds. The WBBME...
By Alamgir Hossain, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.19

Triple murder probe row

Police on Thursday said the preliminary investigation into the murder of a couple and their child in Murshidabad on Tuesday pointed to “personal reasons” being behind the crime, and that “no pol...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Phonta in return of new life

The 30-year old woman who underwent a heart transplant surgery on Thursday gave bhai phonta to the doctors with powdered paracetamol on Friday.Tanaya Pandit from Raghunathganj in Murshidabad was in th...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.20

Cong MLA heckled, TMC blamed

A group of Trinamul workers allegedly heckled Kamalesh Chatterjee, the Congress MLA of Bharatpur in Murshidabad, and thrashed two of his supporters while the Opposition party was conducting a survey i...
By Alamgir Hossain in Bharatpur

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.20

Cry for succour

The anger of people over lack of food spilled on to the streets at Domkal in Murshidabad on Wednesday.Over 500 residents of ward 10 in Domkal blocked the Behrampore-Karimpur state highway at Kuthi on ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Domkal(Murshidabad)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.02.20

Follow the thread

Chak Islampur or Islampur in Murshidabad district is the silk hub of Bengal. Less than an hour’s drive from the Berhampore railway station, the place looks like any suburb in these parts with l...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.04.19

Yogi spares Adhir, BJP leaders miffed

Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath’s election rally here on Monday disappointed a section of the BJP’s Murshidabad district unit as he refrained from a verbal assault on Behrampore Congr...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

North East  /  Published 07.03.19

NIA to interrogate Jamaat linkman

A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA), arrived here on Thursday for interrogating Nazir Sheikh, who was arrested on Tuesday for his alleged involvement with the Jamaat-ul Mujahi...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 29.01.20

2 killed in clash over citizenship law protest

Two persons were killed and one injured in a clash between two groups over a protest programme against CAA and the proposed NRC in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Wednesday, police said.The inci...
By PTI in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Bridge shut, trucks stuck in long lines

A British Raj-era single-lane bridge has been shut to vehicles heavier that three tones at Karalitala in Murshidabad district for over a month, throwing traffic into disarray on the Kandi-Behrampore r...
By Alamgir Hossain in Burdwan


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