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Santipur
West Bengal  /  Published 19.07.21

Hooghly gobbles up more houses

The ongoing spate of erosion of the Hooghly river bank in Nadia’s Santipur continued this weekend with at least five houses being lost, in addition to nearly 30-bigha agricultural land, early on...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.07.21

Traders arrested for stocking, selling life-threatening nylon-made kite strings

Police have arrested two persons for stocking and selling life-threatening nylon-made kite strings from Nadia’s Santipur following a spate of accidents in the past one month in which over a doze...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.21

Nadia man held with Bangla wife on border

The Border Security Force on Saturday night caught an Indian youth and a 19-year-old Bangladeshi woman when they illegally sneaked into India through a porous spot of the boundary at Bhimpur in Nadia ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Nadia

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Wedding feast for the needy in Nadia

 Amit Ghosh and Moumita Ghosh, a newly-wed couple from Nadia’s Santipur, opted out of having a reception for their marriage ceremony on Friday and instead distributed catered food in packet...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.21

First-time voter shot at, BJP blamed

Santu Baul, 18, of Nadia’s Santipur and a first-time voter, was shot at by suspected BJP supporters on Saturday when he was returning home with friends after casting his vote. A weaver’s ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

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West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Goons injure do-gooder

A 55-year-old tailor from Nadia’s Santipur is battling for his life at a private hospital in Calcutta after goons attacked him with an axe and rods on Monday night when he tried to save a teache...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 29.07.20

Tribute matches bid for Guinness World Records

A Santipur youth is all set to make a bid to enter the Guinness World Records while paying tribute to the slain soldiers of the nation when India celebrates its 74th Independence Day on August 15. An...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.20

Drain overflows in rain, residents deploy boats

Residents of a ward in Santipur town launched boats on Monday to navigate a 500m-long road that resembles a waterway after short spell of rain because of damaged drainage network. Members of 50 famil...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 17.07.19

Glare on TMC feud in poster

Anonymous posters have been plastered in nine wards of Santipur municipality, accusing the respective Trinamul Congress councillors, including chairman Ajoy De, of taking “cut money” from benefici...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.19

Cyclone piles erosion woes

Over 1,000 bighas of farmland have been lost to the Hooghly in a pocket of Nadia’s Santipur since Saturday night, worsened by the rain from Cyclone Bulbul.The erosion in Chowdhurypara began last mon...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur


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