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Cloud Over Nadia Food Processing Unit Following Extortion Threat

Chakdah, Jan. 3: Two Kolkata based young women entrepreneurs setting up an export-oriented food processing and preservation unit on a 49 bigha land adjacent to NH12 in Nadia’s Chakdah have been forced to suspend work due to a threat by a group miscreant for their unsatisfied extortion attempt. The company…


Youth Critical After Attack For Opposing Demolition Of Speed Breaker

Santipur, May 31:  Angry villagers torched two houses and a motorcycle when armed miscreants had allegedly made a murderous attack on a youth in Pramod Pally of Nadia’s Santipur on Sunday afternoon since he opposed the demolition of a speed breaker in the area. Police sources said, Debabrata Mondal, 30,…


Unabated Deaths Of Farmers Are Quite Disturbing: Pranab Mukherjee

Mohanpur, March 19: Former president of India Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday expressed his deep concern over the “unabated” suicide of the farmers across the country which he said are quite “disturbing”. Quoting a news agency report while delivering his lecture as chief guest at the XXI convocation of Bidhan Chandra…


Governor Concerned Over Degradation Of Agricultural Resources

Mohanpur, Oct. 23: Bengal Governor Kesharinath Tripathy today expressed his concern over the degradation of agricultural resources like soil, water and other factors associated with productivity that has been affecting the crop production in the country. Speaking at the 20th convocation of Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswavidyalaya as the Chancellor of…


Man Sets Parents Ablaze After Fight Over Money, Father Dies

Ranaghat, Aug. 5: In a bizarre incident a man after a fight with his parents over a share of money poured petrol on them and set them ablaze in Rabonbor village of Ranaghat on Friday night. The 83-year old father Baidyanath Biswas, a farmer by profession, died on the spot…