West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.21

Purulia’s Mahalaya gift to Covid orphans

Purulia district administration, with help from the state government, on Wednesday pledged long-term social and economic support to 46 minors who lost both parents to the pandemic, and to six other ch...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.21

Death awarded to child-killer duo

The Purulia unit of Childline lodged a police complaint against Mangala and Sanatan, which turned into a murder case. Mangala was immediately arrested, but Sanatan had fled to Uttar Pradesh. After a 1...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.21

Doctor dead, husband on the run in Purulia

Police on Friday night recovered the decomposed body of a lady doctor from her official quarters of a government hospital in Purulia and started a murder case based on a complaint lodged by her family...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Calcutta  /  Published 21.08.21

NIT smart classrooms for classes VIII-X

NIT Durgapur is setting up two virtual classrooms in Bankura and Purulia where teachers and students of the institute will offer free tutorials to underprivileged students from Classes VIII to X. The ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.08.21

Workers’ cut money alert upsets Trinamul

An embarrassed Trinamul Congress leadership in Purulia has sought an explanation from party leaders in Raghunathpur after a few workers went around the industrial town on an e-rickshaw on Monday and a...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia


West Bengal  /  Published 08.08.21

Aged couple dead in Purulia flat

Police on Saturday morning recovered the bodies of a 76-year-old retired employee of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) and his 70-year-old wife from their flat in one of the oldest housing compl...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

Calcutta  /  Published 26.07.21

Covid: friend donates money to school

A group of friends who lost schoolmate Abhignan Mukherjee — an inspector in Calcutta police’s traffic department — to Covid last year, donated Rs 75,000 to a school in Purulia on the...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.07.21

TMC has plans for Jungle Mahal

The Trinamul Congress has set in motion an exercise to weaken the BJP from the ground up in the Jungle Mahal by engineering en masse defections or ghar-wapsi of elected representatives, taking control...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.21

Covid case growth falls by 59.9%

Bengal on Monday reported the eighth consecutive day of a drop in its total of active Covid-19 cases, by 304 to touch 21,580. The state reported 2,033 recoveries, 1,761 new infections and 32 deaths i...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 23.06.21

Hyena killed on Purulia road

A hyena was killed apparently after being hit by a car on a road that cuts through a forested terrain in Purulia early on Monday. The incident took place in Jhalda block, around 60km from Purulia tow...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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