West Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.21

CRPF duo found dead

Police recovered bullet-ridden bodies of two security personnel — a woman jawan and her male colleague — from the CRPF office in West Midnapore’s Salboni late on Sunday night. The p...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.03.21

BJP old-timers to field Independents

A group of BJP old-timers in West Midnapore district has decided to field Independents in four Assembly constituencies, claiming that the party’s nominees are “unpopular”. Both the ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar & Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta, Bankura

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Paramilitary blanket for Midnapores

The Election Commission is set to deploy 66 companies of central forces in East Midnapore and West Midnapore by Monday in a clear indication that the poll panel is worried about the law and order in t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Plaster from ceiling falls on teachers, students

Plaster from the ceiling of a government high school staff room collapsed from a height of 13ft on the heads of two students and two teachers, grievously injuring one of them, at Dhangbhara near Salbo...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 14.01.21

Woman killed, 2 hurt in elephant rampage

One person was killed and two grievously injured when an elephant in West Midnapore’s Chandrakona and Anandapur went on a rampage of local paddy fields, and then the village, on Wednesday mornin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.12.20

Early homecoming for Dalma jumbos

A herd of 35 elephants, which had migrated from Dalma Wildlife Sanctuary to Bengal forests around five months back and was supposed to stay put in the neighbouring state till February next year, have ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.11.20

Sudden rain spells woe for pricey potato

Untimely rainfall in parts of West Midnapore last weekend has delayed potato sowing. Delay in the sowing of potatoes spells bad news, especially when potato is retailing anywhere around Rs 45 a kilo....
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.20

Costly potato poser on midday plate

The rising price of potatoes has created a funds poser for midday meals — rationed to students as schools are closed amid the pandemic — in West Midnapore.  The district chapter of t...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Midnapore

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.20

Watch over Covid patients at home

The West Midnapore district administration has set up specialised teams of admission committees at gram panchayats to regularly supervise Covid-19 patients in home isolation and help them get admitted...
By Anshuman Phadikar in West Midnapore

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Amphan: Midnapore receives Rs 24 crore

The state government had transferred Rs 24.74 crore to West Midnapore authorities to clear pending compensation of those hit by Cyclone Amphan a day before chief minister Mamata Banerjee held an admin...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur


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