Yesterday’s nation-wide general strike crippled normal life in the entire industrial belt of Asansol-Durgapur. Though by and large people preferred to stay indoors but attendances at the industries of the region were near normal.
A proud moment for every Durgapur steel plant employee as Durgapur Steel Plant CEO P K Singh is all set to become the new Chairman of Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL).
According to latest police investigation, Samaresh Sarakr, the manager of the Central Bank of India’s Mamra Bazar branch in Durgapur has supposedly carried out a cold blooded murder of his lover Sucheta and Sucheta’s daughter Deepanjana after Sucheta began to pressurise him for marriage.
Musical concert by the two musical living legends, Kishore Sodha and Rajendra Singh Sodha, ably supported by the Durgapur-based Harmony Musical Group” virtually mesmerized Durgapur yesterday.
One of the managers at the Central bank of India’s branch at Mamra Bazar Durgapur was caught yesterday while he was trying to dispose of the chopped body parts of his lover and her daughter at Hoogly River in Seoraphuli.
Following instruction from CM Mamata Banerjee, Asansol Durgapur Police Commissionerate and Burdwan district administration decides to carry out joint raids with Para-military forces to combat the ever thriving illegal coal and sand trafficking in south Bengal districts.
Yesterday Union Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu released the first list of 98 Indian cities along with Durgapur and three others from Bengal that will be developed as “Smart Cities”.
In order to reopen the 1995-closed Mining and Allied Machinery Corporation (MAMC) of Durgapur a consortium of CIL, DVC and BEML was formed in 2010, since then five years have passed but the reopening of this heavy machinery manufacturing PSU remains an eluding dream.
An internal audit report exposed that an unholy nexus between a group of senior executives of Durgapur Project Limited and some private players led to the eventual death of the power utility in Durgapur.
On Saturday night, police arrested Sunil Yadav, a JD(U) leader of Durgapur in connection with the murder of a Durgapur businessman from Bengal-Jharkhand border when he was trying to flee.