North 24 Parganas
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

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 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 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


Calcutta  /  Published 21.05.20

12-year-old sends SOS to teacher

A 12-year-old girl in Hingalganj in North 24-Parganas messaged her school headmaster at 7.30pm on Wednesday that her house was about to collapse.“Sir, amra khub kharap poristithi te achhi. Amader gh...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.08.19

Bengal youth suicide live-streamed on FB

An employee of the Delhi Metro allegedly committed suicide on Sunday by hanging himself at his rented house here, which was streamed it live on Facebook, police said. The victim, Shubhankar Chakrabort...
By PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.20

Rumour, not virus, sends youth to isolation

A youth with no symptoms of Covid-19 had to spend a night at the isolation ward of the Raiganj Government Medical College and Hospital because of rumours that he had returned home from Delhi with poss...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 15.12.19

Protests in Bengal over citizenship law

Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal, which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act, police said on Sunday....
By PTI in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.05.20

Storm pummels two districts

Three people were killed, several electric posts and trees uprooted and 5,000 houses damaged after a sudden nor’wester hit parts of Hooghly and North 24-Parganas on Wednesday evening.Officials said ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Arambagh


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