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  • Poultry Farming in West Bengal, How to Start, Schemes, and Loans January 22, 2022 12:51 am Introduction to poultry farming in West Bengal: Poultry farming is the rearing of domestic birds such as chickens, turkeys, ducks, and geese, whose purpose is to raise for meat or eggs. Poultry is raised in large numbers, with chickens being the largest. …
  • After 19 years in jail, Odisha man acquitted in murder case December 17, 2021 10:38 pm A local court in Odisha’s Mayurbhanj district exonerated a person from a murder case after he underwent close to 19 years of imprisonment. Habil Siddhu was around 40 when he was convicted and imprisoned in murder of three persons, including a child in 2003 …
  • UP govt approves 735 drinking water supply schemes worth Rs 1,882 cr November 12, 2021 10:16 am Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 12 (ANI): The State Level Scheme Sanctioning Committee (SLSSC) of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday approved proposals submitted by the State worth Rs 1,882 Crore for making provision of tap water connections in rural …
  • Rockmelon farming now in Bangladesh August 16, 2021 9:45 am OUR CORRESPONDENTS | Published: August 12, 2021 10:13:48 | Updated: August 14, 2021 19:39:06 Rockmelon, a desert fruit, is now being cultivated in Bangladesh. Three farmers from Cumilla and Khulna districts have successfully cultivated the desert fruit in …
  • Missing TMC leader found hanging from tree in Bihar July 25, 2021 2:25 am Malda: The body of a Trinamool Congress leader, who had been missing for six days, was found hanging from a tree between Dalkhola and Barsoi stations in Bihar on Friday. Family members and the party claimed that Anesur Rahman had been murdered. Rahman, a …
  • Lko: Backlog Covid deaths push second wave toll by 7.5% June 26, 2021 11:28 pm 106 Deaths Updated In Last 11 DaysLUCKNOW: The number of Covid-19 deaths in the second wave of pandemic has gone up by 7.5% in the last few days with the addition of 106 casualties that occurred between April 1 and May 31 but were not updated by the …
  • West Bengal: BJP says will move court to demand recounting in 50 seats June 20, 2021 3:55 pm At a time Trinamool Congress Supremo Mamata Banerjee moves Calcutta High Court challenging the result of Nandigram Assembly Constituency, BJP has decided to move court with 50 such petitions across the state where it has been defeated by a narrow margin in …
  • Not just Mamata, 4 TMC leaders who lost polls move Calcutta HC June 19, 2021 9:33 pm Besides West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, four Trinamool Congress candidates who lost narrowly in the recent Assembly Election have approached the Calcutta High Court for a review of the results. The four petitions were heard Friday by different …
  • After TMC, Bengal BJP may move court seeking recounting in narrowly lost seats June 19, 2021 9:02 pm By PTI KOLKATA: The BJP is weighing the option of moving the court praying for recounting in assembly seats where the party had conceded defeat by narrow margins in the recent election in West Bengal, state party president Dilip Ghosh said on Saturday. …
  • Not just Mamata, four losing TMC candidates too move Calcutta HC June 19, 2021 4:19 pm Besides West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, four Trinamool Congress candidates who lost narrowly in the recent Assembly Election have approached the Calcutta High Court for a review of the results. The four petitions were heard Friday by different …
  • Calcutta HC takes up 4 Trinamool election petitions June 18, 2021 6:58 pm Kolkata, June 18 (IANA) Apart from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s high profile election petition against BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari, four other election petitions of Trinamool Congress candidates who lost to BJP candidates in the recent Assembly …
  • Sugar shares rally; Dalmia Bharat, Triveni, Dwarikesh zoom up to 19% June 7, 2021 8:34 am Shares of sugar companies were on a roll as Dalmia Bharat Sugar and Industries, Avadh Sugar & Energy, Triveni Engineering & Industries, Uttam Sugar Mills and Dwarikesh Sugar Industries rallied between 10 per cent and 19 per cent on the BSE in intra …
  • New closing peak for indices; Nifty tops 15,750; Sensex gains 228 pts June 7, 2021 3:44 am Illustration by Binay Sinha Stock market updates: The domestic equity markets swung sharply on the upside in the afternoon deals on Monday after a tweet by the Prime Minister's Office said PM Narendra Modi will address the nation at 5 PM later in the …
  • UP’s Covid Corpse Dump Video Goes Viral: Balrampur Police Respond To Northeast Today On Twitter May 31, 2021 7:07 am In response to a Northeast Today news snippet detailing the viral video of a corpse dump of a COVID-19 patient in the Rapti river in Uttar Pradesh, Balarampur police have replied with their video byte on the action they have taken. “The relatives of the of …
  • UP family dumps COVID victim's body in Rapti river; video goes viral, sparks row [watch] May 30, 2021 7:46 pm Private sector roped in to ensure supply of oxygen in government hospitals Close to the heels of floating of a large number of bodies of suspected COVID patients on the banks of the river Ganga, another video has gone viral on social media in which some …
  • Sugar stocks trade weak in a firm market on reduction in export subsidy May 21, 2021 8:29 am Shares of sugar manufacturers were trading weak (down by up to 8 per cent) on the BSE in intra-day trade on Friday in an otherwise strong market after the government slashed subsidy on sugar exports from Rs 6,000 per tonne to Rs 4,000 per tonne with …
  • In landslide TMC win, BJP’s N Bengal candidate leads list of photo-finishes May 3, 2021 11:48 pm Kolkata: In an election, which saw a landslide victory for the Trinamool Congress on Sunday, 11 candidates from both the TMC and BJP clinched victory after a nail-biting finish. Nisith Pramanik — the MP from Cooch Behar, who contested from the Dinhata …
  • Polls: Bengal violence spirals ahead of phase 4 April 10, 2021 6:27 am Trinamool’s Mathabhanga candidate Girindranath Barman in hospitalTAMLUK: Spiralling violence and tension was reported from several parts of Bengal, including Howrah and Cooch Behar, that go to polls in the fourth phase on Saturday. Nandigram too remained …
  • Nandigram boils over: Mamata Banerjee cries foul, BJP rival says she’s losing, EC seeks report April 2, 2021 5:10 am Tensions ran high and charges flew thick and fast in Nandigram, the constituency of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on polling day Thursday as more than 80 per cent of 76 lakh votes in 30 constituencies were cast by 5 pm in the second phase of …
  • WB polls: CM’s ‘venomous snake’ barb at Suvendu April 1, 2021 10:55 am Chief minister Mamata Banerjee greets people in Singur, Hooghly, on WednesdayGOGHAT/SINGUR: “Doodh-kola diye kal saap pushechhi (I had nurtured a venomous snake),” chief minister Mamata Banerjee said in a poll rally on Wednesday in her sharpest attack …
  • Nandigram on edge as high-decibel campaigning draws to a close March 31, 2021 3:28 am The high-decibel campaigning for the prestigious Nandigram seat in West Bengal drew to a close on Tuesday with road shows and rallies by both Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee but the constituency remained on edge with the BJP and …
  • Important candidates for 1st phase of WB, Assam polls March 26, 2021 8:19 pm New Delhi [India], March 26 (ANI): As West Bengal and Assam goes for polling for the first phase of assembly elections on Saturday, here's a look at several key candidates from both states. The election for West Bengal's 30 Assembly constituencies …
  • It’s Jangalmahal’s moment of reckoning March 25, 2021 6:48 pm 30 Assembly constituencies in one of the most backward regions of the State are going to the polls on March 27. Thirty Assembly seats across five districts of south and western parts of West Bengal will go to polls on March 27, beginning the staggered …
  • Stimac is very understanding: Akash Mishra March 20, 2021 5:07 pm New Delhi [India], March 20 (ANI): Born in a family of farmers, Akash Mishra's call-up to the Indian senior national team camp has been celebrated like anything in his village Balarampur, Uttar Pradesh. Mishra has opened up on how Lord Gautama Buddha …
  • BJP’s Campaign Blitzkrieg Rajnath, Nadda, Yogi target one — Mamata March 17, 2021 3:14 am In a campaign blitzkrieg, three senior BJP leaders – Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, BJP national president JP Nadda and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath — on Tuesday held rallies and roadshows in different parts of West Bengal ahead of the …
  • Change brought by BJP compelling Mamata to visit temples, do ‘Chandi Path’ in public: Adityanath March 16, 2021 5:03 pm Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday said his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee has been forced to take to ‘Chandi Path’ publicly and visit temples due to the change in people’s mindset after the BJP came to power at the Centre. He …
  • Bengal: Cong releases first list of 13 candidates March 7, 2021 10:17 am The Congress central election committee on Saturday announced its first list of 13 candidates for the West Bengal Assembly elections. Veteran leader Nepal Mahata will contest the polls to retain Baghmundi in Purulia district for the fifth time. He has been …
  • Cong announces 13 candidates for Bengal, 40 for Assam polls March 6, 2021 9:56 pm The Congress on Saturday announced its first list of candidates for 13 Assembly constituencies in West Bengal and 40 seats in Assam. The 294-member West Bengal Assembly will go to the polls in eight phases from March 27 to April 29, while elections to the …
  • Sugar stocks ended on a mixed note after government export subsidy announcement December 16, 2020 12:28 pm MUMBAI: Sugar stocks ended on a mixed note in response to the government announcing an export subsidy Rs 5833 per tonne, which was more or less priced in by the market. Analysts said, however, that companies with strong balance sheets and better cane to …
  • Jamuna chars turn green with peanuts December 6, 2020 11:17 pm Farmers in the char areas of the Jamuna river in Tangail's Bhuapur upazila are passing busy time cultivating peanuts on the raised lands after receding of floodwater. Peanuts have a strong nutritional profile. They are an excellent source of plant- …
  • Chitpore bounces back with rural Bengal jatra shows December 6, 2020 11:10 pm Kolkata: As many as 32 jatra artistes and technicians of Swarnomanjari Opera are finally breathing easy. Having performed for four nights across villages in Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia, these travelling troupe members, headquartered in Chitpore, are …
  • Indiatourism unlocks unique weekend getaways from Kolkata November 28, 2020 5:52 pm "Incredible India Weekend Getaways" offer an opportunity to tourists to travel and witness the incredible Baul cult.KOLKATA: Indiatourism, Kolkata on Saturday replenished fresh blood in tourism, which was badly hit by the pandemic, by shifting …
  • UN urges justice in Indian gang rape case October 6, 2020 8:43 am NEW DELHI: The UN asked for quick justice on Monday in a case where a 19-year-old woman was allegedly gang raped and murdered three weeks ago. The main opposition party in the Indian National Congress has held nationwide protests demanding a court-driven …
  • India slams UN official's remark on Hathras case October 6, 2020 6:21 am India on Monday criticised certain “unwarranted” comments made by the UN Resident Coordinator on crimes against women including the recent Hathras gang-rape and murder case, saying that since the “investigation process is still underway, any unnecessary …
  • UN mission’s remarks on incident unwarranted: MEA October 5, 2020 11:01 pm Written by Shubhajit Roy | New Delhi | Updated: October 6, 2020 2:11:01 am Security beefed up in Hathras village.After the UN mission in New Delhi said the alleged rape and murder in Hathras and Balrampur are a reminder that those from disadvantaged social …
  • After Increase In Rape Cases, UN In India Says Women From Weaker Sections Are At Greater Risk October 5, 2020 12:31 pm Calling for attention to cases of sexual violence against women and girls in India, the UN in India said the alleged rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh's Hathras and Balarampur are a reminder that those from disadvantaged social groups are at greater …
  • Gang Rape, Death of Dalit Woman Sparks Outrage in India October 1, 2020 12:33 am The gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman, allegedly by four upper-caste men, has sparked outrage in India. Protests have broken out in different parts of the country, demanding justice for the woman, who was cremated by the police officials in …
  • Delhi Police nabs ISIS operative with IEDs, claims to have averted major terror strike August 22, 2020 4:13 pm We also found he was in touch with ISIS and directly in touch with its commanders: Police New Delhi: A major terror strike was averted with the arrest of a suspected operative of the ISIS, armed with two pressure cooker IEDS, from central Delhi's Ridge …
  • ISIS operative armed with IEDs held in Delhi, major terror strike averted: Police August 22, 2020 3:35 pm NEW DELHI: A major terror strike was averted with the arrest of a suspected operative of the ISIS, armed with two pressure cooker IEDS, from central Delhi's Ridge Road area following a brief exchange of fire, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. …
  • ISIS operative held in Delhi had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas on August 15: Police August 22, 2020 11:53 am By PTI NEW DELHI: A suspected ISIS operative, arrested following a brief exchange of fire, had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas of the national capital, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. Two pressure cooker IEDs were recovered from …
  • 'ISIS operative had planned terror strikes in Delhi' August 22, 2020 11:44 am NEW DELHI: A suspected ISIS operative, arrested following a brief exchange of fire, had planned terror strikes in high footfall areas of the national capital, Delhi Police officials said on Saturday. Two pressure cooker IEDs were recovered from Mohammad …
  • Live: IEDs recovered from arrested operatives August 22, 2020 11:44 am !1 New UpdateClick here for latest updates 520 new COVID-19 cases, 373 discharged cases & 8 deaths reported in Puducherry today Total number of cases in the state stands at 10,112 This includes 3,654 active cases, 6,307 recovered cases & 151 deaths …
  • Being landless is not the end of it August 13, 2020 11:05 pm Elderly couple Mazeda Khatun and Shamsul Islam were in deep water when their only son, who provided for the family by driving a human haulier, became jobless after damaging an arm in a road crash. Before the accident in 2010, day labourer Shamsul spent his …
  • UP: Body of man who died outside govt office removed in garbage van, 3 cops among 7 suspended June 11, 2020 9:04 pm Written by Asad Rehman | Lucknow | Published: June 12, 2020 2:00:41 am A video grab of the incident. THREE POLICEMEN were suspended and four Municipal Board staffers were “relieved of duty” in UP’s Balrampur district after a video, purportedly showing a …
  • Lucknow: Man found dead in Shramik Special train from Gujarat May 10, 2020 8:26 am Image Source : AP Man found dead in Shramik Special train from Gujarat A man was found dead in one of the Shramik Special trains coming to Lucknow from Gujarat, late on Saturday evening, police said. He was rushed to the hospital where he was declared …
  • Serving people comes first for this Odisha anganwadi worker April 29, 2020 10:49 pm Even after undergoing a major neural surgery and continuing pain, Annnapurna Choudhury (29), an anganwadi worker of Odisha’s Ganjam district, has showed exemplary courage to join duty to help in the fight against COVID-19 at her village. Odisha Chief …
  • Migrant workers pedal their way to freedom from coronavirus lockdown April 22, 2020 4:49 am Express News Service BERHAMPUR: Call it sheer determination in face of adversity, seven migrant workers have made a daring 1,200 km journey from Chennai to Sorolo village in Ganjam district on bicycles, braving many odds on way due to the lockdown. The …
  • Coronavirus: Over 500 prisoners in 5 UP jails donate 2.3 lakh to CM relief fund April 16, 2020 11:02 am Image Source : PTI Coronavirus: Over 500 prisoners in 5 UP jails donate 2.3 lakh to CM relief fund More than 500 inmates in five jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh towards the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for the care of the …
  • Prisoners donate Rs 2.3 lakh to CM Relief Fund in UP April 16, 2020 4:42 am Lucknow, April 16 (IANS) More than 500 inmates in five jails in western Uttar Pradesh have contributed Rs 2.3 lakh towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for the care of the corona patients. The inmates had earned the money from the wages they receive …
  • They lived for days at quarantine centre, a banyan tree March 29, 2020 11:57 am Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) Seven migrant workers, who came back home to West Bengal’s Purulia district from Chennai amidst the Coronavirus-induced lockdown, perched themselves on a banyan tree to remain in quarantine, in the absence of separate room for self …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Back from Chennai, 7 youths quarantined on tree outside Bengal village March 28, 2020 9:41 pm The youths climb down only to relieve themselves, wash their clothes and when food is served thrice a day. (Express photo) For the past five days, seven youths at Bhangdi village in West Bengal’s Purulia district are living on the branches of a tree …
  • West Bengal migrant labourers who returned to village quarantine themselves on banyan tree branches March 28, 2020 6:18 am By Express News Service KLOLKATA: Setting a unique example of self-awareness, seven tribal migrant labourers, who returned to Purulia district from Chennai, quarantined themselves on a baniyan tree. Since their families live in a single-room mud-hut, they …
  • Tuesday Trivia: The Bangla folk song Bappi Lahiri stole to make Arey Pyaar Kar Le February 11, 2020 1:14 pm Ayushmann Khurrana's Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan brought back memories of a hit 80s track. Yaar Bina Chain Kahaan Re. Disco King Bappi Lahiri was the composer and singer of this age-defining song. As Anil Kapoor and Amrita Singh grooved to Pyaar Kar Le …
  • West Bengal: In significant reshuffle, two ministers allotted crucial portfolios November 18, 2019 7:49 am Image Source : PTI West Bengal: In significant reshuffle, two ministers allotted crucial portfolios The Mamata Banerjee cabinet has made a significant reshuffle with two ministers without portfolios being given independent charge of some crucial …
  • Crowdfunding for 57yrs gave birth to elite varsity November 12, 2019 12:36 am TNN | Updated: Nov 12, 2019, 4:41 IST Lucknow: Long before the term ‘crowdfunding’ became popular in the early 21st century, the practice of funding a project by raising small amounts of money from a large number of people was witnessed during the …
  • Man held for snatching seized vehicles from cop September 26, 2019 3:22 am By Express News Service  JAJPUR: More than a month and half after a woman police officer was assaulted and seized vehicles forcibly taken away from her by stone mining mafia at Bichhakhandi hills, the police have finally managed to nab the main culprit. …
  • Jamuna devours houses, croplands in Tangail July 7, 2019 5:15 am Erosion by the Jamuna has taken a serious turn in Bhuapur upazila as the river sees a sudden rise in water level due to onrush of water from the upstream in the last one month. Due to the sudden erosion many dwelling houses as well as a vast tract of …
  • Mamata reshuffles cabinet after Trinamool’s dismal LS show May 28, 2019 7:26 pm Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Following her party’s shocking performance in the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday reshuffled her cabinet with two ministers left without portfolios. Binay Krishna Barman, who had charge of the …
  • 63.3 Per Cent Voting In Round 6 Of Lok Sabha Elections: 10 Points May 12, 2019 3:33 pm Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters were eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Complaints Of EVM Glitches As Delhi Votes In Round 6: 10 Points May 12, 2019 12:21 pm Election 2019 Phase 6: Over 10.17 crore voters are eligible to vote across the 59 constituencies. New Delhi:  Violence in Bengal and allegations of malfunctioning electronic voting machines in Delhi marked the sixth round of election, which took place for …
  • Maoist-infested Bengal belt may see another revolution May 9, 2019 5:19 am BALARAMPUR (PURULIA, WEST BENGAL): The killing and hanging of three villagers in Balarampur, an assembly constituency under Purulia Lok Sabha seat, is fresh in the minds of people there. The deceased were associated with BJP's youth morcha and their …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Cong's heir apparent May 9, 2019 3:10 am PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • A prestige battle for Trinamool Congress' heir apparent May 9, 2019 1:54 am PURULIA: People say the star campaigner in West Bengal’s Ayodhya is Ram and not PM Modi. In this western-most constituency of the state, ‘Jai Shree Ram’ reverberates most. According to local BJP leaders, Modi is a ‘political representation of Ram’ for …
  • Cyclone Fani Live Updates: 59 flights cancelled in Guwahati, 8 in Agartala, 2 in Dimapur, 2 in Lilabari, 4 in Dibrugarh and 6 in Imphal May 4, 2019 2:54 pm Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. According to the Meteorological department, the …
  • Purulia turns killing field, another BJP man dead April 19, 2019 2:20 am Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • Purulia turns killing field, yet another BJP man Sishupal Sahis found dead April 19, 2019 2:15 am Political violence that rocked West Bengal during its Panchayat election in 2018 revisited Purulia on Wednesday. Sishupal Sahis, a 22-year-old BJP yuva morcha worker was found hanging from a tree near his village at Arsa. Ten months ago, on May 31, Purulia …
  • SC refuses permission for CBI inquiry into murder of BJP workers in West Bengal March 26, 2019 4:21 pm [India] Mar 26: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to grant permission for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry into the alleged murder of two BJP workers--Trilochan Mahto and Shaktipad Sarkar in West Bengal last year. The Apex Court bench, …
  • SC to hear plea seeking CBI probe in murder of BJP workers in West Bengal February 20, 2019 12:41 am [India], Feb 20 (ANI): Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea filed to demand a CBI probe into the murder of three BJP workers in West Bengal. The apex court is hearing a petition filed by BJP leader and lawyer Gaurav Bhatia, who sought a Central …
  • Much is happening in West Bengal, says SC February 19, 2019 2:22 pm NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while hearing a plea seeking a CBI probe into the alleged killings of BJP workers in West Bengal, on Tuesday said "much is happening in West Bengal". The top court's observation came after petitioner Gaurav …
  • SC can’t look into closure report by state police in criminal case: Bengal February 19, 2019 1:39 pm New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The West Bengal government on Tuesday said that the Supreme court cannot go into the validity of a closure report filed by the state police in a criminal matter as this jurisdiction rests with the magistrate’s court. The bench of …
  • Opposition alliance like wedding preparations without a groom: Shivraj Singh Chouhan February 7, 2019 12:42 pm KOLKATA: Calling opposition parties' efforts to forge an alliance to take on BJP in upcoming national polls a futile exercise without a prime ministerial candidate, senior BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Thursday said it was like readying for a …
  • Maa, Maati, Manush not safe in WB: Rajnath Singh February 2, 2019 1:24 pm Posted by sana on Feb 02, 2019, 6:17 PM IST India News Politics: Neither ‘Maa’ (Mother) nor ‘Maati’ (Soil) or ‘Manush’ (Human) is safe in West Bengal, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said here on Saturday in an apparent dig at Trinamool Congress (TMC) …
  • Seats won uncontested, reports of violence: A look back at Kolkata rural polls January 1, 2019 7:47 am Police lathicharge BJP workers during their ‘law violation programme’ protest in Basirhat, in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district. (PTI) The battle between Trinamool Congress and BJP in the 2018 panchayat polls took centre stage in the state, with …
  • Farmers resort to distress sale of paddy December 24, 2018 3:58 am By Express News Service KENDRAPARA: Large number of farmers in the district are resorting to distress sale of paddy. Nalinikanta Sethi, a farmer of Marichapali village, said several farmers in his village harvested their paddy hastily fearing rains as …
  • Trees cut for factory in Odisha: Forest rules may have been violated, says NGT December 1, 2018 10:38 am Following the protests in Balrampur, the BJD government came under fire from opposition parties Congress and BJP.(Express photo by Gajendra Yadav/Representational) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has observed that there may be prima facie violation …
  • Trinamool will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 LS elections: Mamata November 28, 2018 1:14 pm Posted by Syed Qayam Ali on Nov 28, 2018, 4:13 PM IST India Purulia: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighboring states of Jharkhand, Odisha, and …
  • TMC will contest in Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam in 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Mamata Banerjee November 28, 2018 11:34 am PURULIA: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said her party Trinamool Congress will contest a number of Lok Sabha seats in the neighbouring states of Jharkhand, Odisha and Assam in the 2019 General Elections. Upping the ante against the …
  • RDC visits Balarampur to probe land irregularities November 21, 2018 4:52 am By Express News Service DHENKANAL:  A day after Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik cancelled the beer bottling plant at Balarampur in the district, Revenue Divisional Commissioner (North) D V Swamy on Tuesday visited the village to look into the irregularities …
  • Odisha: CM Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal November 20, 2018 5:28 am Image Source : PTI Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling …
  • Following protests, CM revokes Dhenkanal beer plant project November 20, 2018 4:46 am By Express News Service BHUBANESWAR :  As tree felling in Balarampur village of Dhenkanal district for setting up a beer bottling plant became difficult for the State Government to handle because of the outrage among the people and the ongoing winter …
  • Patnaik scraps beer-bottling project in Dhenkanal November 19, 2018 2:31 pm \R Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 () Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the setting up of a beer-bottling plant in Dhenkanal district, two days after a clash between locals and police over the felling of hundreds of trees for the project. …
  • Odisha: CM Naveen Patnaik halts tree cutting after women use ‘Chipko’ tactics November 19, 2018 1:28 pm Written by Sampad Patnaik | Bhubaneswar | Published: November 19, 2018 4:47:49 am “Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik issued an order on Sunday to stop the cutting down of trees in Balarampur area of Dhenkanal. He has also asked the Revenue Divisional Commissioner ( …
  • Odisha cancels beer bottling plant after protests November 19, 2018 11:46 am Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday cancelled the permission given to a beer bottling plant to come up in Dhenkanal district following protests from locals. “After receiving the report of Revenue Divisional …
  • Odisha CM stops tree felling for beer-bottling plant November 18, 2018 1:37 pm Bhubaneswar, Nov 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday directed the administration to put a stop to the cutting of trees at the proposed beer-bottling plant near Balarampur in the Dhenkanal district after protests by the villagers. The …
  • A Product of Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy November 17, 2018 11:25 am He sat there in the rickshaw, his mother holding him firmly on her lap, as the rickshaw travelled the inner roads with potholes in Banani. He was around ten years old. This was on Mondays and Wednesdays, when Abbasuddin Shongeet Academy in Banani offered …
  • After Durga Puja celebrations, political violence returns to Bengal October 22, 2018 4:33 pm Express News Service KOLKATA: Just after the end of Durga Puja festivities, political violence returned to West Bengal with Trinamool Congress and BJP leaders dead in separate incidents in Birbhum district of the state. A few hours after Khoyrasole block …
  • SC asks Bengal govt to submit its report on murders of BJP workers September 17, 2018 2:29 pm The bench said it needed only a brief outline of what is being done in these cases. New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday asked the West Bengal government to file a report in two weeks on the investigation into the alleged killing of three BJP workers in …
  • West Bengal: TMC leader’s son held in BJP worker’s murder September 16, 2018 9:20 pm TMC leader Shristhidhar Mahato’s son Sandip Mahato was arrested by CID Saturday in connection with the murder of BJP worker Trilochan Mahato. So far four were arrested in this case. Mahato was found hanging from a tree on May 30 in Balarampur village …
  • Trilochan Mahato murder: TMC leader's son arrested by WB CID September 15, 2018 5:45 pm [India], Sep 15 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Shrishti Dhar Mahato's son Sandip Mahato was on Saturday arrested by the West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in connection with the murder of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker …
  • BJP man’s death: After calling it suicide, cops lodge murder case June 29, 2018 6:50 am PURULIA: A few days after asserting that it was a case of suicide, the Purulia police has registered a murder case in the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar. The 32-yearold was found hanging from a high-tension tower at Dabha village under Balarampur police …
  • Purulia death: Three weeks after BJP worker Dulal Kumar’s body found, police lodges fresh murder case June 29, 2018 3:09 am Purulia police authorities have initiated a case of abduction and murder into the death of BJP worker Dulal Kumar (32), three weeks after the police had recorded it as a suicide. Kumar’s body was found hanging from a high voltage electric tower in Purulia …
  • One arrested over BJP youth activist’s killing June 25, 2018 11:34 am Body of 20-year-old Mahato was found hanging from a tree in the Khudigora jungle, a kilometre away from his village in Balarampur area on May 30 Kolkata: One person was arrested in West Bengal’s Purulia district on Sunday for his alleged involvement in the …
  • Shah to meet kin of dead June 5, 2018 8:52 pm Calcutta/Purulia: The Bengal BJP chief said on Tuesday that Amit Shah would visit the state later this month and might meet the relatives of two party workers who had been allegedly murdered in Purulia's Balarampur. "BJP national president …
  • After BJP workers’ death: Armed groups keep nightly vigil in Balarampur villages June 5, 2018 1:09 am Village protection groups have been formed in Balarampur block, Purulia district. (Express photo by Subham Dutta) As darkness descended on Supurdi village on Sunday in West Bengal’s Balarampur block of Purulia district, a group of men armed with bows and …
  • One more BJP worker found dead, West Bengal CID to probe June 2, 2018 11:49 pm Written by SWEETY KUMARI | Kolkata | Published: June 3, 2018 5:14:30 am In Kolkata, union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar described Kumar’s death as a “rajnaitik hatya”, and said political murders had become endemic in the state. (Representational photo) …
  • BJP moves NHRC on Purulia murder June 1, 2018 1:27 am BALARAMPUR: Police have sought call detail records (CDR) from the service providers of two SIM cards found in the mobile phone of Trilochan Mahato, the 20-year-old BJP Yuva Morcha member found murdered on Wednesday. The mobile was found near the third-year …
  • WB BJP worker found hanging from tree, killers left message on his t-shirt May 31, 2018 8:20 am The unsigned note stated that he was 'punished for working for the BJP' during the recent rural polls in the state, police said. Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his …
  • 18-yr-old man 'punished for working for BJP' in West Bengal May 31, 2018 7:10 am Balarampur: The body of an 18-year-old man, whom the BJP claimed as its member, was found hanging from a tree near his home in Purulia district on Wednesday morning. The incident invited strong criticism of the Trinamool Congress (TMC)  government from BJP …
  • BJP worker found dead, chilling note on T-shirt May 31, 2018 12:54 am PURULIA: The body of a 20-year-old college student was found hanging from a tree early on Wednesday in Purulia’s Balarampur with the chilling message “BJP politics at only 18 years …” scribbled on the back of his white T-shirt. A poster found nearby …
  • 18 year old Dalit supporter of BJP found hanging from tree: killed for being member of BJP, says poster May 30, 2018 4:50 pm An 18 year old Dalit boy was found hanging from a tree, nearly 200 meters away from his house in West Bengal’s tribal dominated Purulia district, a part of Junglemahal. The boy, a second year student of Balarampur College in Purulia has been identified as …