West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.22

Bullet injures BSF cop during narcotics raid

A head constable of the Border Security Force (BSF) suffered a bullet injury when a group of smugglers allegedly attacked a team of the BSF raiding a home for narcotics at Sikra village adjacent to th...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.08.22

Cash-for-job slur on RSS man

Seven youths from Nadia district, associated with the Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), the RSS-controlled trade union, have accused one of the organisation’s Bengal committee secretaries of taking...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 05.08.22

Crocodile rescued from lake in Nadia, freed at Farakka barrage

A group of farmers in a pocket of Nadia, who went to a lake for retting jute, stumbled upon a crocodile a few days ago. The crocodile, suspected to have come from the Hooghly which is less than 200m ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.22

2kg narcotics in postal parcel

Northeast-based drug dealers have allegedly been using the Indian postal service to deliver consignments to Bengal, the issue coming to the notice of the Special Task Force (STF) of police following a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.22

Nadia divide plan sparks protests

The Mamata Banerjee government’s decision to carve a Ranaghat district out of the existing Nadia district triggered protests on Tuesday with many complaining that the new administrative area wou...
By Subhashis Chaudhuri, Bireswar Banerjee, Soumya De Sarkar in Calcutta/Siliguri/Malda


West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.22

Lightning strikes kill two farmers in Nadia

Two persons were killed and two others injured when lightning struck them during a heavy thunder shower at two places at Karimpur in Nadia on Thursday afternoon. The victims were farmers who were wor...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.22

Truck hits morning walkers, one dead

An elderly woman died and two others, including a pregnant woman, were critically injured when a speeding truck hit them on Kalna Ghat road in Nadia’s Santipur on Sunday morning. The incident o...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 21.07.22

Rape charge against Kalyani University professor

A researcher filed a rape complaint against an assistant professor of Kalyani University’s visual arts department on Monday. Nadia police have started a probe. A case has been started on the ba...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.07.22

Jute retting through ponds for lack of rain

Poor rainfall this monsoon has prompted the state government to issue an advisory to jute farmers to dig up small ponds on their land and arrange water for retting jute. Retting of jute is a kind of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Lightning kills 4 in Digha & elsewhere

Four persons were killed in lightning strikes in East and West Midnapore on Friday afternoon, including two who were bathing in the Digha sea. Four tourists, including a woman, were also injured in t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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