North 24 Parganas
India  /  Published 29.06.20

Trafficked, tormented, the long wait for FIR

Sabita (name changed), a resident of North 24-Parganas, has made at least five trips to her local police station to file an FIR against a person who allegedly trafficked her to a brothel in Pune when ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.20

In adversity, Bengal improvises

Hundreds of villagers have started repairing breached embankments on their own in Cyclone Amphan-hit areas of South and North 24-Parganas to try and save more than 100 villages that are getting submer...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.19

Commercial court starts work in New Town

Consumers wanting to file high value commercial suits no longer need to travel to Barasat. A commercial court has opened to cater to four districts — North 24-Parganas, Nadia, Howrah and Hooghly. Th...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 08.05.20

Headmaster from North 24-Parganas helps with ration

The headmaster of a school in North 24-Parganas, along with some ex-students, has helped provide ration to more than 150 families in nearby villages.The initiative started by the headmaster of Kanakna...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.19

Mamata probe into poll funds

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday questioned the BJP’s performance in Bengal in the Lok Sabha polls, alleging misuse of cash, demanding answers on the sources of funds and asserting that it was “no ordi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.19

Bridge of many sighs

This bridge connects disaster with disaster. On February 28 this year, Bonobibi Setu across the river Katakhali was inaugurated in Hasnabad in North 24 Parganas district in Bengal. The bridge, deliver...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Trinamul-BJP turf war draws blood in Bengal

Four people were feared killed on Saturday evening as Trinamul and BJP supporters allegedly clashed with guns in Sandeshkhali, around 60km from Calcutta, in North 24-Parganas.Although police didn’t ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sandeshkhali

West Bengal  /  Published 06.06.19

Truck tiff tells on Jamai Shasthi plans

A protest by truck operators has chocked the supply of fish and vegetables to markets in Durgapur town in the run-up to Jamai Shasthi on Saturday. Sources said truck operators were sending lesser truc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 25.03.19

Poll panel seeks report on Abhishek complaint

The Election Commission of India on Monday sought a detailed report from the district magistrate of North 24-Parganas after Trinamul MP Abhishek Banerjee had complained that “false and unverified”...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.20

Cyclone Amphan: Batons on power mob

Police had to resort to lathicharge to disperse protesters in North 24-Parganas on Saturday after they attacked cops who were trying to remove a blockade put up by local residents alleging negligence ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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