West Bengal  /  Published 14.09.20

Mobile shop for potato sale

A trade body here has launched a van that will move across the town and sell potatoes at a cheaper rate. The initiative has been taken at a time retail prices of potatoes are on the rise across the s...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Seniors tormented me: BSF constable

The BSF constable accused of gunning down his two colleagues at Maldakhand near the Bangladesh border alleged on Wednesday that seniors had been mentally harassing him and siphoning off money meant to...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 05.08.20

BSF duo shot, colleague held

A Border Security Force constable allegedly shot dead an inspector and a jawan at an outpost near the Bangladesh frontier in North Dinajpur district on Tuesday early morning, said sources in the BSF w...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.20

Accused boy in swamp, dead

The body of a 16-year-old boy was found in a swamp on Monday in Chopra block in North Dinajpur where a girl’s unnatural death on Sunday sparked violence and arson on NH31.  Schoolmates, th...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 20.07.20

Bengal: girl death sparks mayhem

The unnatural death of a girl, a Madhyamik examinee from Chopra block of North Dinajpur, turned a stretch of the NH 31 into a battlefield on Sunday. Hundreds attacked the police with brick pellets, s...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 12.07.20

Bogus cash bait reels in runaway Covid patient

A youth who tested  positive for Covid-19 and fled home on Friday evening was soon tricked into revealing his whereabouts by a health team in North Dinajpur with the carrot of a “government...
By Our Correspondent in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.20

Hospital hand kin threatened

A housekeeping employee at the Covid-19 hospital in Raiganj has alleged that his family members are threatened and asked to leave by neighbours though he has been staying back at the workplace. At Cha...
By Kousik Sen & Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.20

Can’t bear any more losses: Bus owners of North Dinajpur

Private bus owners in North Dinajpur have said they will not resume services from Monday as they are in no position to incur further losses that the restrictions on the number of passengers will entai...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.19

Two JMB ‘organisers’ arrested in Malda

Calcutta police’s special task force arrested two Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives from Malda on Tuesday. Abdul Bari and Nizamuddin Khan, both around 28, are residents of Itahar in No...
By Soumya De Sarkar and Kousik Sen in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.20

Hunt to find boy separated in lockdown

A farmer has started a cycle journey from his nondescript village in Bihar’s Araria district in search of his 12-year-old son after the boy was separated from a group of people who had gone to Chhat...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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