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Santipur
Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

Sham meal: Officials should be held accountable

Sir — A cruel joke was played on a few pregnant women on the occasion of Supushti Diwas, held under the Integrated Child Development Services in Santipur. They were asked to sit in turns before a su...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 27.07.19

Meal to see and pose with, not eat

Pregnant women were made to sit before a sumptuous platter for a photo op before being handed food parcels and shooed away from a government event, meant to promote nutritional awareness among expecta...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

Vessel crew denied exit

Residents have forced 36 crew members of four vessels to remain on board at the Guptipara ghat on the Hooghly without essential items for the past nine days, fearing they will spread the novel coronav...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.19

Sari hubs script poll designs

Weavers in Nadia textile hubs Phulia and Santipur have started producing saris embossed with logos and symbols of various political parties.The weavers’ sights are set on the trend of women particip...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Poet home, land encroached

Nadia administration has begun a probe into alleged occupation of the residence and adjacent land of eminent Bengali poet Jatindranath Sengupta (1887-1954) at Haripur village in Santipur. The district...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

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West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Kid tests positive, hunt for child contacts

A nine-month-old tested positive for Covid-19 here on Tuesday night, a development that has sent the Nadia administration into tizzy as the child with acute respiratory problems was erroneously admitt...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Crackdown on Santipur lockdown violators

Police intensified patrolling and batoncharged lockdown violators in Santipur town where a ninemonthold tested positive for Covid19 on Wednesday. The police also shut down a number of standalone shops...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.07.19

Apology, ‘flies’ excuse over meal for photo

The supervisor of the ICDS centre in Nadia on Sunday apologised to a pregnant woman, Moumita Sandhukhan, who had been made to sit before a sumptuous platter for a photo op before being shooed away fro...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

CAA slammed by Santipur

The Trinamul Congress-run Santipur municipality in Nadia on Monday adopted a resolution against the Centre’s citizenship push. The resolution, similar to the one adopted in the Bengal Assembly, vowe...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Santipur

West Bengal  /  Published 20.03.20

Virus scare tells on social ties

A retired engineer was subjected to humiliation over Covid-19 fear at his village on Thursday night when residents refused to help him take his son to hospital as the latter had returned from Italy 10...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santipur


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