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Hill schools in SSC bill protest
All major education institutions in the Darjeeling hills and Siliguri today remained closed as thousands of students, staff and guardians took to the streets to protest against the government's decision to make it mandatory for minority schools ...  | Read.. 
 
It's not cricket: Asok
What the Election Commission is doing is 'just not cricket', feels Asok Bhattacharya, Bengal minister and an outspoken v ...  | Read.. 
 
Minister in dock for tough talk
The Election Commission is going to file a police complaint against transport minister Subhas Chakraborty who had said p ...  | Read.. 
 
E-governance reaches rural roots
Sikkim is all set to introduce e-governance at the grassroots level. ...  | Read.. 
 
Force not a factor
The observers and the huge paramilitary force that will be deployed to oversee the five-phase Assembly elections in Bengal i ...  | Read.. 
 
Nantu plans poll ploy
Congress candidate for Siliguri Nantu Paul has vowed not to take a single step backwards in his ballot battle against on ...  | Read.. 
 
Teacher slap row
The Gorkha National Students' Front (GNSF)-backed union of Kurseong College today called an indefinite strike after a se ...  | Read.. 
 
Man caught for duping tourist
Ranjit Sharma, alias Ravi, 25, was arrested today from Rhenock in East Sikkim for having cheated a South Korean tourist ...  | Read.. 
 
Malaria menace triggers panic
Five persons, among them a boy of seven, have died of malaria in a village in the Buxa hills. ...  | Read.. 
 
Bomzom buckles, finally
After five office-bearers resigned from the All India Tamang Buddhist Association on Sunday, it was M.S. Bomzom's turn today ...  | Read.. 
 
No way out of SBI strike
Even though the nationwide State Bank of India (SBI) strike continued to cripple trade, most bank managers believed that ...  | Read.. 
 
Estates invoke rain god
If the weathermen are to be believed, the prayers of tea garden workers seem to have finally reached the ears of the rai ...  | Read.. 
 
Oldies roll into hills
After 20 days of traversing through hilly terrain from Pakistan via Nepal to India, taking in the mountains and dealing ...  | Read.. 
 
Election officials display an electronic voting machine at the Tenzing Norgay Bus Terminus in Siliguri on Tuesday. Picture by Diptendu Dutta
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