KOLKATA, 13 FEB: The state public health engineering (PHE) department has invited experts from across the world to tour the four districts affected by arsenic seeking suggestions for the use of mod

KOLKATA, 10 JAN: The state government's decision to do away with middlemen for selling paddy to the rice mills has, ironically enough, hit the farmers hard, many of whom can't sell their produce, t

Kandi (Murshidabad), Jan.

Yet another farmer having committed suicide now in Burdwan district, the rice bowl of West Bengal, taking the toll to nine in the last two months.

In the last two months, eight farmers committed suicide in Burdwan district, while the ninth such incident was reported from North Bengal’s Coocbehar district. The state administration continues to deny any case of farmers’ suicide, even as there are sporadic cases of farmers’ agitation in the rural Bengal. There, in some cases, the farmers have taken the extreme steps of burning the paddy to draw attention to their plight.

KOLKATA, 22 DEC: The city today experienced the second coldest day in the past 20 years with the mercury dipping to 10.8 degree Celsius.

RATANPUR (Murshidabad), 17 NOV: Villagers here have embarked on a collective effort for constructing a clay road which would serve as a short-cut and curtail around 30 km road distance to reach the

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights today issued a notice to West Bengal Government on the shocking incident in Lalbag sub-divisional hospital where a woman was swabbed with acid

Bird flu has resurfaced in West Bengal with poultry samples from five gram panchayats of Tehatta I block in Nadia district testing positive for H5N1 (avian influenza) at the High Security Animal Di

New Delhi: ‘Dil hai Hindustani’ is a phrase that best sums up Association for India’s Development’s vast network of workers and volunteers for whom all roads lead to India.

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