West Bengal  /  Published 13.07.21

Bullets fly at gold loan office, youth hurt

A youth suffered a bullet injury when three armed burglars open fired while escaping after a failed robbery at the office of a gold loan agency in Birbhum’s Suri on Monday morning. Sources said...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Calcutta  /  Published 16.06.21

Friends turn beggars into farmers

Before the travel restrictions following renewed Covid cases, the three friends would visit the farm to oversee the work. With the help of a fourth friend, who is in the medical profession, a permane...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 16.06.21

Clio and the curriculum

We love to hear stories about our past. They shape our identity and define our relationships with others. And, yet, history is one of the most ignored subjects in school and very few students want to ...
By Amman Madan

India  /  Published 26.12.20

Sand mafia eats up Sher Shah's causeway

Then ASI director-general Rakesh Tewari, under whose tenure the structure was found, asserted that the onus of its protection was on the state government. “It is not a protected monument of the...
By Dev Raj in Patna

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Crowdfunding to meet kidney transplant cost

College graduate Amit Saha has dedicated his life to books even though the 25-year-old resident of Suri is no bookworm. Now, his friends and wel--wishers are into a crowdfunding to raise Rs 10 lakh t...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

CPM rally taps anger against BJP-TMC row

Around 2,500 people, including women and those from the tribal community took part in a rally on Thursday called by the CPM in Bolpur’s Shimulia and nearby villages against Wednesday’s cla...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.20

Suri alma mater plans Pranab museum

Authorities of Suri Vidyasagar College have decided to build a museum in memory of its most famous alumnus, former President Pranab Mukherjee. Mukherjee, who passed away on Monday aged 84, had comple...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

Elderly man hit on head for mask advice

 A 73-year-old retired employee of Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) was hit on his forehead by a brick on Saturday here in the Birbhum town for raising his voice against some people who were not...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Old Left warrior in CAA fight

The CPM is returning to its roots in Bengal.The Left party has resuscitated a moribund post-partition-era mass organisation — the United Central Refugee Council (UCRC) — to breathe life into its c...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

‘Meal of love’ at Birbhum school

A school here is using the midday meal scheme to serve students a good treat. As part of its midday-meal scheme, a high school here has launched project “Sneho Bhojan” (meal of love) that will all...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri


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