West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.21

Erosion below rail line hits trains

The stretch from below the Azimganj-Farakka line of Eastern Railways’ Malda division, halfway between Sujnipara and Jangipur was hollowed out by a strong current or flood...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 14.08.21

Trinamul panchayat member murdered

Mostafa Sheikh, 46, was attacked with crude bombs and then bullets by the side of a paddy field around 9am after being stopped by unidentified persons at Hastinapur...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Trader rescued, kidnapper held in Malda

The cops said the abductors had demanded a ransom of Rs 1.5 lakh from Halder’s family...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Three of family mowed down in Murshidabad

The accident occurred when a speeding truck collided head on with a motorcycle on NH12 near Chuapur village, on the outskirts Behrampore...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

Covid: 557 new cases, 11 deaths in Bengal

The state currently has 2.64 per cent of the national total of active patients and is seventh on the list of states with most such cases...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.21

Two held for stealing mini truck

Sources said the driver and cleaner of the vehicle, heading to Siliguri, were having lunch at Ahiran in Suti when the theft took place...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Four die in highway crash

Sources said the victims were waiting for the Farakka-Behrampore bus when the accident took place...
By Alamgir Hossain in Nabagram

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.21

Murshidabad girl dead, dad blames boyfriend

Her dad complained that she was poisoned by her friend, whose marriage proposal the family had recently rejected in favour of someone else...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Austerity drive damper on proposed bridges

According to sources in the state administration, the projects may be delayed indefinitely as the estimated cost of each bridge exceeds Rs 1.5 crore...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.21

4 Bengal workers die in Mumbai mishap

A fifth person from Maharashtra also died and four workers were injured when a service elevator failed and crashed at a construction site in Hanumangali on Saturday...
By Alamgir Hossain in Kandi


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