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South 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

Protesters shut power grid

The power grid station in Bhangar in South 24-Parganas, the site which had turned into a hotbed of agitation in 2017, was put under lock and key by protesting villagers who claimed that the administra...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

3 men shot dead in 24 hours

Two persons were shot dead in separate incidents in North and South 24-Parganas over the past 24 hours. In North 24-Parganas’ Jagaddal, a Trinamul activist was shot dead on Saturday afternoon. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.22

Women’s river voyage for drinking water

Homemakers from 20 families living in the remote Shibrampur village of Namkhana in South 24-Parganas are compelled to cross the Sundarika-Dewaniya river to fetch drinking water as the only tubewell in...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.06.22

How the bhadralok can become an Agniveer

The author, Vikram Poddar, is a Marwari investment banker turned corporate comedian. The views expressed in this article are his own and do not necessarily reflect the views of the website.  ...
By Vikram Poddar

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.06.22

Yoga day with the bhadralok

Now raised finger asana is a national pastime in India and especially in Bengal. Where people appoint themselves as umpires in your life and declare you out when they were not even invited to the stad...
By Vikram Poddar

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Lifestyle  /  Published 18.06.22

Being a dad in Bengal in times of Covid, war and inflation

Son: Happy Father’s Day, dad! To commemorate this day, I wish to inform you that I have quit my well-paying job with that IT company in Sector V. And will take up my full-time career as an artis...
By Vikram Poddar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.06.22

Centre fund halt poser for dyke repair

Ahead of monsoon, the administration of South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganas districts is facing a tough time in doing minor jobs such as maintaining earthen dykes as the Centre has halted funds un...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.22

Self-help group offer for minority uplift

Four boys drowned in two incidents in the Bhagirathi and Bhairab rivers in Murshidabad on Wednesday. Schoolboys Aryadeep Misra, 17, and Soham Thakur, 17,  were bathing in the Bhagirathi in Behra...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.22

Homemaker found beheaded

The beheaded body of a homemaker was found in a South 24-Parganas village on Saturday, her family alleging that she was raped and killed. Police spotted the head a little away from the body in an agr...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Officials on citizen connect mode

District authorities of South 24-Parganas have launched a programme named Janasanjog where top district officials starting from the district magistrate to block development officers will hold camps to...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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