West Burdwan
West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.22

5 held for fake sand challan

Asansol-Durgapur police busted a racket involving forged e-challans issued through a fake government portal permitting the transport of smuggled sand in West Burdwan. The detective department of Asan...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.22

Heat wave in South Bengal

Bengal’s highest temperature on Monday was recorded in Bankura at 43.9 degrees Celsius as “heat wave conditions” continued to prevail for the second straight day in southern district...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty and Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.22

Dropouts offer free rides to students

Two e-rickshaw drivers in West Burdwan’s Andal have come forward to ferry Madhyamik candidates from their homes to examination centres and back for free because many of them are too poor to affo...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.22

Cop injured in gun battle with criminals

Sub-inspector Debabrata Supkar held on to a goon, who shot his captor on the knee. Another criminal, Akash Jha, and businessman Vivek Chaudhury suffered bullet injuries during the exchange of fire. Al...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Raniganj

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.22

Villagers keep vigil to ward-off theft

Residents of a cluster of villages along the Damodar on the Bankura- West Burdwan border have complained of rampant felling and smuggling of trees and loot of soil from their locality by goons, which ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.22

Highway chase nabs robbers

A unit of the Asansol-Durgapur police on Monday night chased down and arrested two of a gang of three burglars within an hour of a robbery in West Burdwan’s Andal. The third robber who managed ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.01.22

Teachers’ video classes to prevent dropouts

Three teachers in Purulia and West Burdwan have taken up initiatives on their own expenses to continue teaching at a time schools are again closed because of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in Ben...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.22

Left’s Asansol civic poll manifesto goes digital

The Left Front in West Burdwan has gone digital with its election manifesto for the upcoming civic polls in Asansol as Covid restrictions has affected the process of physical campaign.  &nbs...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Asansol

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.21

Bengal: Covid safety priority

District authorities are finding it difficult to find out spacious venues to set up the third edition of Duare Sarkar camps scheduled from January 2 amid fears that the omicron variant of Covid-19 cou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.21

200 fake SC certificates cancelled

The Jhargram district administration has cancelled over 200 fake Scheduled Caste certificates, including one belonging to a government official posted as joint block development officer in West Burdwa...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)


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