South 24 Parganas
Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

BJP ‘more dangerous’ than others

“The people at Tikri and Singhu are watching news channels. Whenever a pro-BJP channel speaks in favour of the BJP, they switch off the TV,” said Anup Singh of the Kisan Social Army, which...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Phase 3 voting more violent, says EC

Deaths, attacks on candidates and complaints of electoral malpractices on Tuesday marked the third phase of the Bengal polls in which 31 Assembly segments spread across three districts voted. In the ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

Trident of worries for Trinamul in South 24-Parganas bastion

By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.21

BJP nominee hit, finger at TMC

Dipak Halder, the Diamond Harbour BJP candidate, suffered multiple injuries when he was attacked by suspected Trinamul Congress supporters while campaigning in his Assembly segment in South 24-Pargana...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Diamond Harbour

Calcutta  /  Published 31.03.21

Ghutiari Sharif: testament to Bengal’s secular fabric

Ghutiari Sharif is not far for the Sunderbans, the land of another syncretic legend, Bon Bibi, the protector of humans and the forest, worshipped by Hindus and Muslims alike. “All across the Su...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Mamata explains Abhishek’s entry

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday took head on the principal thrust of the saffron ecosystem’s election campaign for Bengal as she dismissed allegations of nepotism against her over the apparent eleva...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.02.21

Teen thwarts teen wedding

A child marriage was foiled on Monday at a village in South 24-Parganas because of efforts of a teenager in the neighbourhood. The 17-year-old girl, a member of a local child protection committee, we...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.12.20

Residents, NGOs rescue birds

Nylon nets spread over ponds in the city and on the fringes to keep birds away are maiming and killing them, foresters, NGOs and residents who rescue them said. Metro had reported in November how a w...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.20

Firearms haul in Sunderbans

The Sunderbans coastal police seized a huge cache of firearms from a house in Radhanagar area of the Baruipur police district, South 24-Parganas, in the early hours of Wednesday. Police have also arr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Baruipur

Calcutta  /  Published 06.10.20

Tiger drags fisherman into Jhila forest

A tiger was spotted on Monday evening seated on a brick pathway in Baikanthapur village in the Kultali Block in Baruipur, South 24-Parganas. Cops from Maipith coastal police station and forest offici...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta


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