Call of duty: Bengal doc works round-the-clock to reach out to vulnerable people in remote regions

Kajiram Murmu, the block medical officer, belongs to a tribal community and is posted in Bengal’s most backward zone. He leads a team of four doctors and oversees the treatment of 250 patients daily.

published on : 27th September 2020

Denied treatment in native Purulia, Bengal man cycles wife to Jharkhand hospital 100 km away

Doctors said that the patient Bandini was crying of abdominal pain and when she was examined, it was found to be a case of appendix burst which required immediate surgery.

published on : 23rd June 2020

Mortgaged ration cards returned to daily wagers in Bengal village amid lockdown: Officials

Daily wagers in Sarjumatur area of Jhalda block-1, had mortgaged ration cards to moneylenders in exchange of money ranging from Rs 5000 to Rs 30,000.

published on : 17th April 2020

Bengal's Purulia villagers get back ration cards

On Friday, the Purulia administration distributed 20 kg rice for each family in the village.

published on : 11th April 2020

Bengal village starves as ration cards mortgaged with money lenders

The poor labourers deposit their ration cards as guarantee for borrowing money to bear treatment expenditure or conduct weddings.

published on : 9th April 2020

Days before death, West Bengal BJP men had been threatened; victims’ kin suspect involvement of locals

Trilochan and Dulal were threatened by unknown persons a few days before their deaths as both were leaders of BJP’s Booth Raksha Committee.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Another Bengal BJP leader found hanging, CID probe ordered, NHRC seeks report

Local BJP worker Dulal Kumar (30), a shopkeeper and resident of Dava village of Balarampur, was found hanging by the high-tension tower after going missing on Friday night.

published on : 2nd June 2018

One killed, five cops injured as groups clash during Ram Navami procession in West Bengal

The incident that took place sunday, according to TMC leaders, saw even children carrying swords in the Ram Navami procession.

published on : 26th March 2018