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Student Accidentally Hit With Cricket Bat, Died

Kalyani, April 23: In a bizarre incident a second year student of a private optometry college in Kalyani had died after one of his batch mates accidentally hit a cricket bat on his head. The incident occurred on Sunday evening when the bat apparently slipped off the batsman’s hand and…


Majhdia Trio Made Gram Panchayat Poll A Family Battle

Majhdia, : Three members of a family in Nadia’s Majhdia are all set to fight against each other making the ensuing gram panchayat poll a family affair. At a time when political enmity soured the personal relationship, Laxman Roy, Bablu Roy and Aduri Roy of Adityapur-Roypara have preferred to make…


Fed Up With Pot Holes, Cops Fix Road In Santipur

Santipur, April 22: Fed up with several ditches on a large stretch of NH34 and with the apathy of the National Highway authorities to repair it, a team of Santipur police in a rare incident took the tasks of repairing it by themselves without waiting more. On Sunday evening a…


Sannyasi Held For Sexually Abusing Boys

Nabadweep, April 19: A 70 year old Sannyasi (hermit) was arrested on Thursday morning allegedly for sexually harassing two class seven boys in Nadia’s Mayapur. Padmanabha Maharaj, whose earlier name was Madhusudan Kundu, was arrested from his ashram on the basis of a complaint lodged by mother of one of…


School Girl Left Home Protesting Marriage; Rescued By BDO

Kaliganj, April 18: Block Development Officer of Nadia’s Kaliganj Nazir Hossain today rescued a girl, after she rushed in to her school seeking shelter and refused to return home knowing that her father has fixed her marriage to a Doha based youth ignoring her desire wish to ready further. The…


Elderly Man Killed During Clash Over Eveteasing

Chakdah: An elderly farmer had died when he was hit by a bamboo pole amidst a clash between two groups of youths that broke out over teasing some school girls in Nadia’s Chakdah on Tuesday evening. The victim, Taher Biswas, a resident of Sahispur-Gohora village was rushed to Jawaharlal Nehru…


Massive Wartime GP Bombs Found In Hanshkhali Pond

Hanshkhali, April 15: Two unexploded bombs, look quite similar to “general purpose bombs” (GP Bomb)  used by air force weighing approximately over 200kg were discovered during reclamation of a pond in Choto-Chupria village of Hanskhali on Sunday. The vintage bombs, which are approximately 75 years old, considering its initial look…


IPL Betting Racket Busted In Kalyani; 3 Arrested

Kalyani, April 15: The Kalyani Police arrested three bookies from on Saturday night for accepting bets for the ongoing IPL matches. The suspects, were arrested on the basis of a tip of from Gayeshpur and Dumdum Cantonment while they were accepting bets during the match between Mumbai Indians  and Delhi Daredevils. …


Join BJP, It Can Only Combat Trinamul: Mukul Tells CPM

Krishnanagar, April 8: BJP leader Mukul Roy on Sunday called the CPM workers to leave political prejudice and join Bharatiya Janata Party if they really want to ensure defeat of the ruling Trinamul Congress which he alleged has unleashed a reign of terror across the state. In a categorical call to…


KP Traffic Sergeant Died In Motorbike Accident

Chakdaha, April 6: A sub inspector of Calcutta Traffic Police died in an accident on Chakdaha-Banagram road on Thursday morning when he rammed on to a stationary lorry while riding his motorcycle in a very high speed to catch a Sealdah bound train from Chakdaha station. SI Rakesh Kundu (33),…