West Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.22

Kurmis block tracks, road for ST status

Thousands of members of the Kurmi community from at least four Bengal districts staged demonstrations in Purulia and West Midnapore on Tuesday under a joint platform of five different outfits based in...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Abhijeet Chatterjee in Calcutta, Durgapur

Places  /  Published 08.09.22

Unearthing history: Excavations in Moghalmari and a 7th-century Buddhist Vihar

Those who wish to visit Moghalmari can take the Kolkata-Bhubaneswar highway. After passing the Nekurseni Station, look out for a road sign put up by West Bengal State Archaeology that suggests a right...
By Rangan Datta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.07.22

Lightning kills 4 in Digha & elsewhere

Four persons were killed in lightning strikes in East and West Midnapore on Friday afternoon, including two who were bathing in the Digha sea. Four tourists, including a woman, were also injured in t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.22

22 of one school on merit list

For any school, having 22 students feature on the merit list for a board examination would be no mean feat. Jalchak Nateshwari Netaji Vidyayatan in West Midnapore’s Sabang achieved the rare tre...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.22

8 DMs shifted ahead of panchayat polls

The Mamata Banerjee government on Thursday transferred eight district magistrates in a major bureaucratic reshuffle ahead of next year’s panchayat polls. “Most of the DMs had spent three ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.22

Deceased soldier’s body reaches Kharagpur home

Army personnel carry the body of jawan Bappaditya Khutia —who died in an accident in Ladakh, along with six colleagues on May 27 — for last rites at Kharagpur in West Midnapore on Sunday. ...
By Our Correspondent

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.22

Bengal's jab tribute

The state government will start a special drive to vaccinate against Covid-19 all residents of three Bengal districts chosen by the Centre — East Burdwan, and East and West Midnapores — wi...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.22

CM Jungle Mahal tour from Tuesday

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be visiting two districts affected by LWE (Left wing extremism) from Tuesday with a sudden rise in Maoist activities being attributed to lack of coordination among ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.05.22

Mamata defers tour to monitor cyclone

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s trip to the districts has been deferred by a week for her to monitory Cyclone Asani that might hit the coastal districts of Bengal and trigger heavy rainfall and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.22

Truck mows down 3 on bike

Three people were killed when a truck collided with a motorcycle at the junction of NH16 and NH60 at Rupnarayanpur in West Midnapore on Tuesday morning.  Eyewitnesses said fish traders and Midna...
By Angshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur


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