West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.22

Jute retting through ponds for lack of rain

Sources said that despite bumper jute production this year, the retting process of plants has been held back largely owing to the lack of rainfall ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Three die in highway collision

Incident occurred on the Jangipur-bound flank of the highway in Ahiran...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.22

Village youth commits suicide

Tragedy brought to light how rural poor don’t easily get loans from banks and instead get trapped in loans with astronomical interest from local lenders...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Police, locals clash over power cables

Seven villagers, mostly farmers, and seven cops were injured in the incident ...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.22

CISF cop ‘suicide’ with service revolver

Ramkumar Singh, 48, was from Baroani village in Bihar’s Begusarai...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore


West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.22

Caution on Agnipath

The twin approach, a source in the party said, was part of an attempt to strike a balance between political activism and administrative responsibility...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.22

Murshidabad: Internet blocked

The decision was taken on the basis of an intelligence input of possible violence in the district...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.06.22

Ensure protection of properties: HC to govt

In the final order, the bench asked the government to take the army’s help if the situation demanded so...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.22

200 held in 42 cases: Cop

ADGP(law and order) Jawed Shamim stressed that the administration had acted tough to control the situation in Howrah, Murshidabad and Nadia...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.22

Mamata’s message in the wake of unrest

Subsequent events, including the spreading unrest in Howrah district and incidents in Murshidabad, point to the sagacity of the chief minister’s early warning...
By The Editorial Board


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