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Playwright Director Chandan Sen Chosen For Dinabandhu Puraskar

NfN NETWORK Kolkata, May 24: The state government has chosen eminent Bengali playwright – director Chandan Sen as the recipient of this year’s Dinabandhu Puraskar. Sen, originally a resident of Chakdaha in Nadia and associated with local theatre group HaZaBaRaLa, who has penned popular plays like ‘Dui Huzurer Gappo’, ‘Gyan…


Unable to Bear Daughter’s Treatment Cost Man Ends Life

NfN NETWORK Ranaghat, May 22. A 45-year-old grocer striving hard to bear the expenses of his teen aged daughter’s cancer treatment ended his life by hanging himself with a rope inside his shop adjacent to his residence at Uttar Nasrpara in Ranaghat on Sunday night. Even though no  suicide note…


Kalyani Trinamul Councillor Laxmi Oraon Shot At, Escaped Unhurt

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, May 21: Trinamul Congress Councillor from Ward-15 of Kalyani Municipality Laxmi Oraon has escaped an attempt on her life late today evening when five bike borne miscreants fired at her while she was on her way to ward committee office travelling in her Hyundai Santro. The miscreants…


Cops Beaten Up Railway Gate Man For Extortion Protest, Detained Trains

NfN NETWORK Taherpur, May 19: Train services in Ranaghat-Krishnanagar stretch was disrupted for about one hour after some civic policing volunteers led by a sub inspector of police beaten up the railway gate keeper of T-61gate in Taherpur and detained him at the police station leaving the gate to remain…


Fake ‘Beti Bachao..’ Forms Promise Cash Incentive, Spark Rush

NfN NETWORK Chakdaha, May 17: Unruly scenes were witnessed at Chakdaha post office in Nadia today when over a few thousand women flocked at its counters to speed post their application forms which have been circulated by a fraudulent racket to appeal before ministry of women and child development for…


Complaint Against Dilip Ghosh By Kaliganj Resident

NfN NETWORK Krishnanagar, May 17: A Panchayat official from Nadia’s Kaliganj has lodged a complaint before district police superintendent against state BJP president Dilip Ghosh accusing him of disrespecting the National flag and National anthem as well as for making derogatory comments about the Hindu mothers. Sanjit Mukherjee, a resident…


Dhubulia Youth Shot Dead Inside Car Mysteriously

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, May 16: A youth from Nadia’s Dhubulia, who recently started car rental business and doing his MA through distance learning system, was allegedly shot dead during the wee hours of Tuesday morning while trying to resist a car hijacking bid by three persons who booked his car…


Memorabilia At Identified Correctional Homes: Ujjwal

NfN NETWORK Krishnanagar, May 16: The state government would soon identify the correctional homes in the state where great fighters of National freedom struggle spent their days as prisoners under the British rule. The state government has also planned install special memorabilia at those correctional homes as a mark of…


IISER-K Suicide: Left Intellectuals Demand Proper Probe

NfN NETWORK Kalyani, May 15: A team of leftist intellectuals today marched to the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Kolkata campus and submitted a deputation demanding an independent and proper inquiry into the alleged suicide of Institute ‘s second year student Sagar Mandal. A large section of residents from…


Ferry Operators Yet To Take Lesson From Kalna Boat Capsize

NfN NETWORK Santipur, May 15: A boat capsized in Kalna ghat of Burdwan in the river Hooghly last year that claimed 21 lives still appears to be not enough for Nadia and Burdwan administration to be stern enough to force the ferry operators for adopting precautionary measures. A number precautionary security measures were…