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“Abattoir” Scrapped; BJP Claimed Victory; Monks Not Convinced

Krishnanagar/Nabadweep, Aug. 17: Nadia district administration today formally announced scrapping of Rupees 4-crore abattoir (slaughter house) project in the wake of displeasure and protest by the Hindu monks of 26 religious organizations of Nabadweep, Mayapur and Swarupganj which include Iskcon and Bharat Sevashram Sangha. The monks today expressed their happiness…


Cooper’s Independent Candidate Lost Poll, Committed Suicide

Ranaghat, Aug. 17: In a tragic incident a woman councilor of Trinamul Congress, who fought civic poll as an independent candidate being denied party ticket, today committed suicide after she lost the poll by just 30 votes to her official rival in Nadia’s Cooper’s Camp. Two times councilor Supriya De,…


Trinamul Congress Retained Cooper’s Camp Municipality

Ranaghat, Aug. 17: Ruling Trinamul Congress today retained power in Nadia’s Cooper’s camp municipality by winning all the 12 seats in the poll that held on last Sunday. In 2012, Congress got the majority and formed the board by winning in 11 out of 12 seats. But a year later…


Nawazuddin Happy With Removal Of Pahalaj Nihalni

Kalyani, Aug. 12: Actor Nawazuddin Siddque today welcomed removal of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) chairperson Pahlaj Nihalni by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry terming it as a ‘great decision’ by the Government. He said that the ouster Nihalni is probably the most awaited news about which any person…


College Teachers Booked For Forgery, Conspiracy

Karimpur, Aug. 12: Nadia police have started a case against principal and lecturer of a teachers’ training college allegedly for using forged certificate and mark sheet to get job. Police have also included three officials of a trustee board that runs the college accusing them of making conspiracy as they allegedly…


Youth Tries To Rape Girl For Refusing His Love Proposal

Santipur, Aug. 11: A 21 Year old man allegedly tried to rape a class 11 girl and beaten up her brutally last night on a deserted road as she refused to accept his proposal to develop an love affair with him. The incident occurred at about 8pm near Masjidbari area…


8 Dead As Bus Falls Into Water-Filled Ditch

Krishnanagar, Aug. 8: 8 persons including 4 women and a child were killed and 37 others were injured when a bus they were travelling in fell into a road side ditch filled with water as its driver lost control while driving the vehicle in a high speed on the Krishnanagar-Karimpur…


Hindu Monks Protest Construction Of Slaughterhouse

Nabadweep, Aug.7: The Hindu monks associated with International Society For Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON), Bharat Sevashram Sangha and 25 other Vaishnab Maths and organizations from Mayapur, Nabadweep and Swarupganj have made an appeal before union home minister Rajnath Singh to scrap a Rupees 4-crore centre-state jointly funded ‘abattoir’ (slaughter house) being constructed for…


‘Inclusive India’ Awareness Drive To Ensure Rights For Special Children

Kalyani, Aug. 6: Around 200 special children suffering from cerebral palsy, mental retardation, autism joined a rally in Kalyani today along with their parents under the “Inclusive India” campaign organized by union ministry of social justice in association with its registered host organization Kalyani Life Institute. The rally marked the…


16 Girls Arrested For Running Brothel In Kalyani

Kalyani, Aug. 5: In a late night raid that was carried out in a house located in Gayeshpur of Nadia’s Kalyani, a team of police have arrested 16 girls allegedly for running and managing a brothel with the help the house owner. Police said that the accused women were running…