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Young Doctor Thrashed For Puja Donation Delay in Phulia

Santipur, Nov. 12: A young doctor attached to a state government run hospital in Nadia’s Phulia was allegedly beaten up by a group of youths on Sunday morning as he failed to pay them Kali puja donation instantly on the spot since he forgot to take the wallet with him…


Man Arrested While Transferring Ration Items For Sale In Open Market

Birnagar, Nov. 11: Amid the ongoing probe into the ration scam in the state, Police in Nadia’s Birnagar arrested a person allegedly for transferring government-supplied fortified flour (Atta) and rice in sacks of local brands for sale to the retailers in the open market. Prasanta Roy, a small transporter, who…


Trinamul Councilor Arrested For Thrashing Civic Volunteer On NH12

Ranaghat, Nov. 10:  A lady Trinamul Congress councilor of Kalyani Municipality and a youth wing leader of the ruling party were arrested after they allegedly thrashed an on-duty civic volunteer as he stopped their SUV – a Renault Duster for entering a wrong lane at a diversion of NH12 in…


BSF Installs Beehives To Fencing To Combat Cattle Smuggling

Gede, Nov. 3: Border Security Force (BSF) has begun installing beehives to the smart fencing erected along the Indo-Bangladesh border in an attempt to combat the smuggling of cattle while at the same time helping the local villagers to generate livelihood. The installation of the beehives is part of an…



Elderly BJP Activist Killed In Santipur

Santipur, Oct. 25: Adhir Sarkar, an elderly BJP activist was allegedly beaten to death by some suspected Trinamul Congress supporters at a rural market in Nadia’s Santipur on Wednesday night. The victim was the vice president of Booth -17 in Baro Jiakur village under Arbandi panchayat, where he lived.   Police…


18 Students On Boat Trapped In Jungle Of Water Hyacinth For 9 Hours

Santipur, Oct. 13: 18 students were rescued by a combined team of National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence personnel on Friday evening after they remained trapped on a boat on a canal of the river Hooghly in Nadia’s Santipur for about nine hours since the morning as dense patches…


Fear Of Snakes Confines Villagers Inside Home After Sunset In Chakdaha

Chakdaha, Sept. 18: Around five hundred families in Mosra-Nabapally village of Nadia’s Chakdaha have stopped accessing outside of their homes for over a month once sun sets in the afternoon, due to fear bite of Kalas snake (Common Krait). With the visibility of venomous snakes, like Kalas, has increased alarmingly…


Nadia BJP Leader Arrested For Extortion Assault

Phulia, Sept. 15: Police on Friday arrested a BJP Mandal committee president from Nadia’s Phulia allegedly for beating up a businessman as he refused to contribute to the party fund to organize a public meeting of party leader Suvendu Adhikari.  Businessman Sujan Joardar, who is also a social activist, lodged…