West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.21

BSF rescues three white peafowls in Nadia

Three rare white peafowls were seized by the BSF while they were being smuggled into India from Bangladesh in the Matiary area of Nadia on Friday morning. Later, the BSF authorities handed over two p...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Ranaghat

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Covid death prompts 'double suicide’

The death of a man suffering from Covid-19 on Sunday evening allegedly led his wife and daughter to end their lives in Nadia's Kalyani town late in the night. Bablu Das, 65, a retired Sahara Indi...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.21

Lakshmir Bhandar: Women queue up to register names

Government officials across the state faced a challenge on Monday — the first day of the second session of Duare Sarkar camps — as thousands of women began to queue up from early morning t...
By Our Bureau in Bolpur(Birbhum), Chakdah

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.21

Erosion forces dismantling of school

The Nadia administration on Thursday began dismantling a primary school on the banks of the Hooghly at a village near Chakdaha to retrieve building materials like bricks, steel bars as well as door an...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chakdaha

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.21

Austerity drive damper on proposed bridges

The fate of 13 proposed bridges across the state, urgently needed to replace old ones, seems uncertain as the state government’s austerity drive amid the pandemic has put a clamp on new infrastr...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.21

Seven arrested with lethal kite strings

Seven persons flying kites were arrested from Nadia’s Santipur on Monday for endangering public life, the action coming in the backdrop of a spate of accidents in the town over the past one mont...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Hooghly gobbles up more houses

The ongoing spate of erosion of the Hooghly river bank in Nadia’s Santipur continued this weekend with at least five houses being lost, in addition to nearly 30-bigha agricultural land, early on...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Traders arrested for stocking, selling life-threatening nylon-made kite strings

Police have arrested two persons for stocking and selling life-threatening nylon-made kite strings from Nadia’s Santipur following a spate of accidents in the past one month in which over a doze...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

BSF bullet kills lockdown victim in Nadia

A suspected smuggler was gunned down in Nadia’s Chapra by a Border Security Force jawan who tried to thwart an attempt to breach the barbed wire fencing for smuggling birds and medicines during ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Chapra

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.21

Nadia man held with Bangla wife on border

The Border Security Force on Saturday night caught an Indian youth and a 19-year-old Bangladeshi woman when they illegally sneaked into India through a porous spot of the boundary at Bhimpur in Nadia ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia


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