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Purulia
West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.19

Official in cut money threat to TMC leader

The zilla parishad sabhadhipati of Purulia, Sujoy Banerjee, on Saturday accused a senior government official of threatening him to refund cut money, which the Trinamul leader said he had never taken.B...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Purulia brews tea plantation plan

The Bengal government plans to set up tea gardens at Ayodhya Hills in Purulia and produce crush-tear-curl (CTC) tea in the next five to six years. The panchayat and rural development department has gi...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Won’t let BJP take away freedom: Mamata

Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people to set aside all differences to unite forces and isolate the BJP in India, a day after attending the national Opposition’s show of unity at Jharkhand chief min...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

Turnout surpasses target in TMC’s Purulia march

Over 1 lakh people purportedly joined Mamata Banerjee’s procession against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and the National Register of Citizens here on Monday, though the targeted turnout was 50,00...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 28.12.19

TMC bid to tap tribal ire

Nabin Chandra Hansda, an 82-year-old tribal farmer, is eagerly waiting to participate in a march that Mamata Banerjee will lead here on Monday to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.19

Met sounds swelter alert

The city is doomed to suffer sultry weather at least till Monday, after which conditions might become favourable for thundershowers.The meteorology department has warned that the western districts of ...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.19

Centre to withdraw Jungle Mahal forces

The Union home ministry has declined a Bengal government plea to retain 35 companies of central forces in Jungle Mahal, prompting the state to request the Centre to reconsider the withdrawals from the...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.20

Ration dealer commits suicide

An elderly cancer-stricken ration dealer in Purulia who wanted to surrender his licence last week committed suicide on Friday night allegedly because of stress related to the large-scale foodgrain dis...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 09.04.20

Card with lenders, families without ration

Over a dozen Dalit families at a village in Purulia’s Jungle Mahal are not getting free ration as their cards are lying “mortgaged” with moneylenders from whom they had borrowed money.Villagers,...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Purulia

West Bengal  /  Published 12.05.19

Violence mars sixth phase of Lok Sabha polls in Bengal

Clashes, heckling and firing marred the sixth and the penultimate phase of the general election in Bengal on Sunday....
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore


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