Fate of the 800 odd students of the Durgapur branch of Narayana School has become uncertain after Burdwan district administration on inquiry found non-compliance of CBSE rule by the school, which was scheduled to start classes from 22 April.
In a first of its kind initiative, the Indian Air Force has renamed the airbase at Panagarh, barely 12 Km from Durgapur as ‘Air Force Station Arjan Singh’, a former IAF chief between 1964 to 1969.
Mamata Banerjee while campaigning for Durgapur Mayor Apurba Mukherjee at an election rally in Durgapur yesterday was not in her customary elements pulling punches against the opposition only, but was incredibly mellow and came close to accepting there was something wrong; pleading for people’s blessings, prayers and good wishes.
Congress vice president Rahul gandhi at an election rally in Durgapur’s Gammon Bridge ground yesterday not only voiced support for the Congress-Left Front coalition candidates but also predicted that Congress-Left Front will jointly formed the next government in Bengal.
Durgapur (West) assembly seat is all set to witness tough contest between Congress-Left democratic front candidate Biswanath Parial and Trinamool candidate Apurba Mukherjee, who yesterday faced resistance from Parial’s supporters in Karangara locality of Durgapur town.
In a major accident at the SMS department of the Durgapur Steel Plant today at 11 am, one person has been killed while one another sustained injuries; both were engaged in crane maintenance.
Uncertainty over the opposition candidate in Durgapur (West) assembly seat took a dramatic turn yesterday as Congress named a defected TMC civic body councilor as its candidate for the seat, just within few hours after CPI(M) renamed Biprendu Chakraborty as its candidate for the same seat.
Twenty days after being detained by the NIA from Durgapur for suspected terror links, the first year diploma engineering student of a private college in Durgapur has now been arrested for links with the terror group Islamic State (IS).
Election for both the assembly seats of Durgapur, Durgapur (East) and Durgapur (West) will be held on 11 April. The fight will be between Trinamool Congress and CPIM).