North 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

Acid attack cuffs on husband in North 24-Parganas

A 30-year-old woman suffered serious burn injuries after her husband allegedly threw acid on her apparently after a conjugal rift here on Wednesday. Police said the accused Dilip Majumdar, a daily wa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Jagaddal (North 24-Parganas)

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.20

Trinamul rally in fissure belt

Trinamul on Saturday held a mega rally at Agarpara in North 24-Parganas, a faction-ridden district for the party, in a bid to show its strength after Trinamul’s Barrackpore MLA Shilbhadra Dutta ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Trade union bandh hits industrial belt

The Left in Bengal claimed workers in the industrial belts of Durgapur and Asansol and jute mills in North 24-Parganas and Hooghly “spontaneously” backed the bandh called by trade unions a...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Tailoring skills for wives of Sunderbans migrants

A social outfit at Sandeshkhali in the northern Sunderbans has started skilling the wives of jobless migrant workers amid the pandemic. The Sandeshkhali Maa Saroda Women and Rural Welfare Society has...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Sandeshkhali


Opinion  /  Published 08.11.20

The lunch party

By Upala Sen in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Two injured BJP workers die, party blames TMC

Two BJP workers, one from Howrah and another from North 24-Parganas, died of injuries on Wednesday, prompting the party to blame Trinamul for the murders and the ruling party to deny the charges. BJP...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar , Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta, Jagaddal

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.20

More beds after high toll

The Bengal government has decided to introduce 245 high dependency unit (HDU) beds for critical Covid-19 patients across North 24-Parganas after the district recorded alarmingly high deaths from the p...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Puja scaled down to help cyclone-hit

Durga Puja celebration in the city may not be the boisterous extravaganza it usually is as most big puja organisers have had to slash their budgets. One puja committee has taken a conscious decision ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.09.20

Road rage against civic woes

Residents claim there has been no word from the administration since, although the road is ready. District officials did not respond to the protest on Thursday. Agitators were forcibly removed by pol...
By Alamgir Hossain, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat, Behrampore


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