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Students, Teachers Angry With India’s First Transgender Principal Manabi Bandopadhyay

Krishnanagar: First transgender principal of India Professor Manabi Bandopadhyay has ignited a major resentment among the students and teachers in her college since she suspended a popular Mathematics teacher allegedly going beyond her jurisdiction. Condemning the suspension the students and teachers of the Krishnanagar Women’s College on Friday took on…


Avigyan’s ‘SAVE’ Can Stop Train If Driver Suffers Heart Attack

Kalyani, March 13: A class seven boy of Hooghly Collegiate School has developed a device that can automatically stop a running train to avert a possible accident in case the driver suffers a cardiac arrest and collapses being unconscious. Chinsura’s Avigyan Kishor Das’s device, titled “Safety and Alert for Vulnerable Emergency” (SAVE)…


Mamata Nominates Rupali For Ranaghat And Mahua For Krishnanagar

Kolkata, March 12: In a surprising move, Trinamul Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee has nominated slain party MLA Satyajit Biswas’s wife Rupli as  the party candidate to fight the Lok Sabha poll from the Ranaghat (SC) constituency replacing sitting MP Professor Tapas Mandal. For Krishnanagar seat, she has nominated party’s Karimpur…


WB Govt To Launch ‘Ro-Ro’ Boat Service Between Kalyani And Bansberia

Kalyani, March 11: Bengal government would soon launch ‘Roll-on-Roll-off’ (“Ro-Ro”) boat service between Kalyani and Bansberia over river Hooghly to ferry trucks and heavy loaded vehicles since it has decided to stop plying of heavy vehicles over the 30 year old Iswar Gupta Bridge from April owing to its poor…


Nadia To Go For Lok Sabha Poll On April 29

New Delhi: The Election Commission of India on Sunday announced that elections to constitute 17th Lok Sabha would be held in seven phases which beginning from April 11. Lok Sabha Polls for the 42 seats in Bengal to begin from the same day and to be completed on May 19 in…


Farmers Paid Compensation, Flipkart Land Cleared In Haringhata

Haringhata, March 3: State government on Sunday handed over cheques of compensation to 121 farmers who have been cultivating on s piece of 100 acre land in Nadia’s Haringhata which ecommerce giant Flipkart had procured to set up a logistic hub.  The payment of compensation to the farmers ensured a…


Matua Chief Binapani Devi’s Condition Is Critical

Kalyani, March 1: Health condition of Matua community chief Binapani Devi (102), continued to be critical on Friday with respiratory problem owing serious lung infection coupled with fever that she has been suffering for about past few days. The elderly matriarch of the religious organisation was admitted to Kalyani based…



Trinamul’s Youth Wing Leader Killed In Chakdah

Chakdah, Feb. 28: A Trinamul youth wing leader hacked to death inside an orchard barely two hundred meters away from his home by one of his neighbors in Nadia’s Chakdah on Thursday afternoon.  Police said, Sudhin Som (45), party’s youth wing president of Ward-12, was summoned from home by suspected…


Mob Beaten Up Kashimiri Shawl Seller In Taherpur, 5 Arrested

Taherpur, Feb. 20: In an incident that apparently caused sheer embarrassment to the West Bengal Government, a Kashimiri shawl seller was ruthlessly beaten up by a violent mob in Nadia’s Taherpur for his alleged inflammatory comment on the Pulwama terrorist attack on CRPF convoy in last week. The incident came as…