Aishik Chanda

Mentally-challenged tribal woman gangraped like Nirbhaya in West Bengal

Tension spread in parts of North Bengal after a mentally-challenged 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gangraped and iron rods inserted inside her private parts at Dehabandh Hatpara village.

20 Feb 2018

West Bengal’s ‘Donor da’ donates his blood 152 times in mother’s memory

Losing his mother for want of a pouch of blood at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in 1962, then eight-year-old Janardan Ghosh had promised not to let the same to happen again.

20 Feb 2018

Kolkata's online car-seller 'producer' nabbed

Cases under several sections of the Indian Penal Code have been filed against Bhattacharya under various police stations of Kolkata and its suburbs. 

19 Feb 2018

Mamata Banerjee's moneybags: India’s second poorest CM is ringed by crorepati MPs

West Bengal Congress chief has highest number of criminal cases against him among Parliamentarians from the eastern state

18 Feb 2018

Gone in 60 seconds: 200 hired cars sold online by self-proclaimed West Bengal producer

Prateek Bhattacharya is no less a maverick than Randall ‘Memphis’ Raines, the protagonist of Hollywood thriller Gone in 60 Seconds.

18 Feb 2018

J-K: Opposition National Conference calls communalisation of Kathua rape-murder case deplorable​

Body of the minor girl was recovered from Rassana forest on January 17, a week after she went missing while grazing horses in the forest area.

18 Feb 2018

Self-proclaimed Kolkata film producer sells off 200 hired cars online

The issue came to light when several car owners filed separate cases in various police stations of the city after seeing their cars being sold online and unable to contact the accused.

17 Feb 2018

North Korean slips through Bangladesh border, nabbed in West Bengal

The accused Jhung Ho, in his mid-30s, has been detained with a valid North Korean passport but without any valid visa to enter India.

17 Feb 2018

Social media helps mentally-unstable woman return home after one-and-half years

Basanti Saha quit her home after she lost her husband and her only son left home in quick succession a year and half ago.

15 Feb 2018

Media attacked at conversion event of 14 Muslims in Kolkata

Mediapersons were attacked at an event where 14 Muslims of a family were openly converted to Hinduism by radical organisation Hindu Samhati at Rani Rashmoni Avenue in central Kolkata.

14 Feb 2018

75-year-old Bengal woman, physically-challenged daughter building toilet by seeking alms

Rahima Bewa and her daughter Kamala Khatun were forced into begging after Rahima’s three sons threw them out of the house after the death of her husband Din Mohammad 20 years ago.

14 Feb 2018

How do we eat pakodas if our money is not safe in banks: Mamata Banerjee hits out PM Modi 

Speaking at a meeting in Krishnanagar in Nadia district on Tuesday, the Trinamool Congress supremo warned of an agitation if Centre eyes people’s money.

13 Feb 2018

Bengal school refuses to comply with Mamata Banarjee's blue and white rule 

The state government has earmarked Rs 500 crore to paint all government schools in the state in the official blue and white colours of the government.

13 Feb 2018

Jharkhand man pedals through 65 villages to find missing wife

A daily wage labourer from Jharkhand pedalled his bicycle through 65 villages in East Singhbhum district to trace his mentally-unstable wife of 16 years.

13 Feb 2018

Kolkata diary

Metro stations coming up at the New Garia-Airport new metro route along the Eastern Metropolitan Bypass in eastern part of the city will double up as cross-over points for pedestrians.

12 Feb 2018