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Special status, shaken at roots
Grassroots-governance in the hills will suffer a setback, as the panchayati raj will become redundant once the DGHC is granted the Sixth Schedule status....  | Read.. 
 
NBU tie-up for fruitful projects
Faced with acidic soil, deficiency in micronutrients and organic manure, Calypso Bengal Foods Pvt. Ltd looks up to North ...  | Read.. 
 
Task force tips from Aiyar
Union panchayati raj minister Mani Shankar Aiyar has requested Sikkim chief minister Pawan Chamling to form a task force to ...  | Read.. 
 
Viable solution to beat strike
With pressure from customers mounting on the third day of the nationwide State Bank of India (SBI) strike today, initiat ...  | Read.. 
 
Builders to pay heed to seismic rules
Residents here have been noticing an increase in the dust layer in their neighbourhoods ' a direct outcome of the high r ...  | Read.. 
 
Priya faces party ire over candidate row
Union minister for information and broadcasting Priya Ranjan Das Munshi was heckled by local Congress activists here las ...  | Read.. 
 
EC files case against Subhas
The Election Commission today lodged the police complaint against Subhas Chakraborty, accusing him of making remarks aga ...  | Read.. 
 
Leopard strikes, 2nd time
Another worker at the Kalchini tea estate in the Alipurduar subdivision was mauled by a leopard today. ...  | Read.. 
 
Star boost to hill youth
In a clear departure from its tradition, the hill community has decided to felicitate its 'stars' to commemorate the Nep ...  | Read.. 
 
Market camps to combat malaria
Malarial deaths at a hamlet in the Buxa hills have made the health officials of Jalpaiguri sit up and look for ways to c ...  | Read.. 
 
Poll force block to academics
The authorities of several academic institutions in South Dinajpur are in a fix as they have been told to hand over the ...  | Read.. 
 
Court rap on cops for arrest failure
The top officers of three police stations in the district have been asked to appear in court and explain why they are no ...  | Read.. 
 
Firemen help clear hill filth
For once, it seemed that the hill town had been caught in one big blaze, as firemen went about the streets busily. ...  | Read.. 
 
Devotees carry human skulls during the Charak festivities in Siliguri on Wednesday. (Reuters)
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