West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.22

Ex-Maoist kills son, self

A former Maoist squad member, who had surrendered before the state government a decade ago and got a job in the police force under a government scheme, allegedly murdered his six-year-old son and comm...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Teachers’ video classes to prevent dropouts

Three teachers in Purulia and West Burdwan have taken up initiatives on their own expenses to continue teaching at a time schools are again closed because of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Ben...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Places  /  Published 14.01.22

‘Rock star’ Chitta Dey and his boundless stone canvas

Chitta Dey wishes to open a training centre in Purulia to pass on the skills he has learnt in the decades pursuing his art. He wants to appeal to the government to train the guides of Pakhi Pahar and ...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Temporary closure of police station

Purulia town’s police station was temporarily shut on Wednesday after three senior officers, including the inspector-in-charge, tested positive for Covid-19 late on Tuesday. Daily operations hav...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.21

Drive to give Sabar women papers

Several teams of the Purulia district administration are organising awareness campaigns in rural areas where the tribal Sabar community resides in the run-up to the third phase of Duare Sarkar to star...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


Culture  /  Published 12.12.21

What you don’t see

The Tribal Design Forum was born in the middle of the pandemic. Its primary and foregrounded idea is to have a platform for designers and creative professionals from the various tribes of India. Its u...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.21

Chhau artistes wow audience

A group of Chhau dancers on Wednesday night staged Balmiki Pratibha, the dance drama by Rabindranath Tagore, through the traditional folk art at Barabazar Rajbari complex in Purulia. Giasuddin Ansari...
By Our Correspondent in Purulia

News  /  Published 25.11.21

Overnight state-run Volvo buses to Kolkata

State-run Volvo buses will now connect Purulia, Jhargram, Farakka and Asansol to Kolkata with most of the buses travelling overnight. Senior officers of the South Bengal State Transport Corporation (...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Purulia drive for ration delivery

District administration in Purulia, considered to be among the less-developed districts of Bengal, has drawn up a database of over 300 remote pockets for the smooth implementation of the Duare Ration ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

Eating unknown root turns fatal

A 62-year-old person died and four others of a Sabar family in Purulia district fell ill after allegedly eating an unidentified root on Thursday morning. Refuting the possibility of hunger that promp...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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