West Bengal  /  Published 16.05.22

DYFI adds 1.5 lakh new members

More than 1.5 lakh new members joined the DYFI in Bengal in 2021, the same year when its parent organisation CPM failed to win a single seat in the Assembly polls. According to a report presented by ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.22

Congress protest over women’s safety

The murder of Behrampore Girls’ College student Sutapa Chowdhury, 21, on May 2 has snowballed into a political issue with Opposition parties in Murshidabad accusing the state government and the ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

News  /  Published 27.04.22

Thane cops nab Murshidabad mason for teen’s kidnapping, rape

Thane police have arrested a 27-year-old man from West Bengal for allegedly raping a teenage girl after abducting her two years ago from here in Maharashtra, an official said on Wednesday. The accuse...
By PTI in Thane

West Bengal  /  Published 23.04.22

Nor’wester pummels 2 districts

Traffic was largely disrupted on Krishnagar-Karimpur road as well as Natna-Karimpur road as several trees were uprooted. “We have engaged disaster management personnel to get the road cleared a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Alamgir Hossain in Calcutta and Behrampore

News  /  Published 11.04.22

West Bengal’s boat culture comes alive in Kankurgachi museum walk

A group of guests, mostly from abroad, has got a taste of West Bengal’s heritage, including its rich boat culture, during an hour-long walk through Ambedkar Bhavan - Cultural Research Institute ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


Places  /  Published 08.04.22

Cossimbazar: The other colonial town near Murshidabad

Rangan Datta is a mathematics and management teacher by profession and a travel writer and photographer by passion. He has been addicted to discovering off-beat places since his undergraduate days at ...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.04.22

Heroin seized, couple held

A special task force (STF) team of the state police nabbed a couple with narcotics worth Rs 12 crore late from outside Malda Town station on Wednesday night. Sources said Golam Mostafa, 27, and Riya ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.22

Heroin haul in Murshidabad

Sagardighi police in Jangipur police district seized 3kg of heroin worth around Rs 6 crore from a car and arrested two occupants of the vehicle on Sunday night when they were reportedly on their way t...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 21.03.22

Murder after lottery row

The body of Ramiz Sheikh, 14, who went missing from a village in Murshidabad district’s Farakka on Saturday night, was recovered on Sunday morning, a day after eyewitnesses at the local market s...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.22

Seven killed in three accidents in one district

Seven persons were killed in three separate road accidents in Murshidabad district from Sunday night to early Monday morning. Four persons riding on a motorbike without helmets died after the two-whe...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


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