North 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 17.08.22

2 suspected terrorists held

 The special task force (STF) unit of the West Bengal Police on Wednesday night arrested two suspected members of the Al Qaeda in the Indian-Subcontinent (AQIS) from North 24 Parganas district, a...
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.22

Rain lashes south Bengal, wet I-Day likely

A well-marked low pressure that had formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal, off northern Odisha and Bengal, moved westward and intensified into a depression, causing “very heavy” rainfall...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.22

State jobs for wives of 19 deceased army men

The state government has provided jobs of home guard volunteers to wives of 19 army jawans from Bengal who lost their lives when a massive landslide hit the under-construction Tupul railway station ya...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Opinion  /  Published 10.08.22

Electric touch

India has been bitten by the electric vehicle bug. As per government data, over 12 lakh EVs have been registered in India as of May 31. A closer look at the data also reveals that the bug hasn’t...
By Soumyadeep Kundu

West Bengal  /  Published 10.08.22

Depression moves west, rain alert stays

The Bengal government has asked administration in the coastal districts to remain on high alert although the depression formed over northwest Bay of Bengal, off the Odisha-Bengal coast, has moved west...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 01.08.22

Student feared drowned

Bengal on Sunday logged 1,011 new Covid-19 infections, 2,389 recoveries and seven deaths. The state now has 15,314 active cases, including 290 in hospitals, according to the bulletin. Recovery rate w...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.22

Former judge’s FB hacked

A Class XII student from Matia in North 24-Parganas was arrested on Wednesday allegedly for hacking the Facebook account of former Chief Justice of Uttarakhand High Court Raghavendra Singh Chauhan and...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.22

Better pay clears land hurdle to new bridge

The North 24-Parganas district administration has resolved a land acquisition problem holding up the construction of an approach road to a bridge over the river Ichhamati in Baduria, though a major pa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.07.22

BSF jawan on duty drowns

A BSF jawan drowned in the Ichhamati near Taki in North 24-Parganas on Friday morning when he fell from a boat and got entangled in a rope that was being used to pull out a broken anchor from the rive...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 14.07.22

Trafficking survivor gets Rs 8 lakh in damages, Rs 8,000 a month for treatment

On New Year’s Day 2021, a 13-year-old girl in North 24-Parganas district was trafficked, allegedly by an aunt and a man. She was rescued from a house in south Kolkata three days later, bef...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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