India  /  Published 25.07.22

Girl drinks poison after rape ‘deal’

A minor girl in Bihar consumed poison after a panchayat refused to take due cognisance of her alleged rape, failed to suggest a legal remedy and ignored her prayer that she was not willing to strike a...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Business  /  Published 08.06.22

Essar to extract more CBM

The Essar group plans to pump Rs 1,500 crore over the next 18 months to scale coal bed methane (CBM) production up three times from Bengal’s Ranigunj field. Simultaneously, it will drill explor...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.22

Raniganj: TMC MLA angers party colleagues

Four persons died and around 10 others suffered injuries when a dump truck went off the road and mowed down pedestrians at a market in Tufanganj of Cooch Behar district late on Saturday afternoon. So...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj/Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.21

3 workers feared dead

Three workers of a private integrated iron plant in West Burdwan’s Raniganj are feared dead after the container with around 300 tonnes of hot fly ash collapsed on them early on Saturday. The inc...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

Business  /  Published 15.07.21

Permission for Bengal shale hunt

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited (GEECL) plans to invest about Rs 15,000 crore for shale gas core well exploration after the  Bengal government clears an amendment to the mineral lease ag...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 29.11.20

Tragedy during CBI interrogation

A 45-year-old security officer of Eastern Coalfields Ltd (ECL) collapsed while being questioned by the CBI at his home and died at a hospital on Saturday in Raniganj, Bengal. The death, suspected to ...
By Kinsuk Basu, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.11.20

2 schoolboys drown, one traceless

Police fished out the bodies of two 17-year-old boys from the Damodar on Wednesday but a search for their friend — the trio went missing in the river in West Burdwan’s Raniganj on Tuesday ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 07.12.19

Red hunt for green shoots

Minakshi Mukherjee is terribly busy. The president of the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI), the youth wing of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) or the CPI(M), is one among those organi...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Business  /  Published 27.06.19

Bengal finds a coal mine unviable

Bengal may surrender one of the six coal blocks allocated to its power utility West Bengal Power Development Corporation because of unviable mining. WBPDCL was allocated six coal blocks after the Supr...
By Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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