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Nadia Bifurcation Announcement Triggers Protests

Santipur, Aug.2: A large number of people living in Nadia staged demonstrations on Tuesday in several places across the district to protest the Bengal government’s decision to bifurcate Nadia creating a separate district out of it with the name ‘Ranaghat’. The protestors alleged that the new administrative ‘Ranaghat’ would rob…


Biren Basak Handcrafted Droupadi Murmu’s Image On Jamdani Fabric

Phulia, July 29: Padmashree awardee weaver Biren Kumar Basak and his three assistants have handcrafted a “line art” image of the newly elected President of India Mrs. Droupadi Murmu at his workshop in Nadia’s Phulia. The decorative piece of work, a wall hanging, was crafted on a piece of Jamdani…


Kalyani University Professor Accused Of Raping Lady Researcher

Kalyani, July 20: Police have started a probe against an assistant professor of Kalyani University’s visual arts department allegedly for raping a lady researcher inside the campus on several occasions since November last year. The case has been started based on a complaint lodged by the 37-year victim at Kalyani…



NH12 Bridge Work Blocks Churni River Course

Ranaghat, July 13: Construction of a bridge over the river Churni, as a part of NH12’S widening project that nearly blocked the river course in Ranaghat, has prompted nature care activists to lodge a complaint with the National Highway Authority of India and the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways….


Hanshkhali Gang Rape & Murder: CBI Files Charge Sheet Against 9 Persons

Ranaghat, July 8: The CBI on Friday filed a charge sheet against 9 persons in connection with the rape and murder of a minor girl in Nadia’s Hanshkhali that occurred on April 4. The charge-sheeted persons include Trinamul leader Samar Gayali, a member of the party ruled Gajna gram panchayat,…





Potato Becomes Most South After Item At Dry Mid-Day Meal Distribution

Krishnanagar, May 25: On a day the Chandramukhi variety crossed per kg price Rs. 40 and the Jyoti Rs.30, potatoes become the most coveted items to fascinate the parents on Wednesday when dry mid-day meal distribution for students for the summer recess began at schools across the state as per the state government directives….