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Free legal aid for tea zone
Free legal assistance will now be available to tea garden workers in the Terai region. For the first time, the sufferings and grievances of the workers and their families will be collected in a door-to-door drive under the aegis of the district ...  | Read.. 
 
Assault charge on SHG members
Eight women of a self-help group (SHG) were arrested today for beating up the headmaster of a school. ...  | Read.. 
 
Sikkim protest successful
“Our toleration has a limit” screamed a number of placards. Some others dared to ask the high court to take back its orders ...  | Read.. 
 
BRO boss on road recce
Work on converting the Gangtok-Nathu-la highway into a double-lane road will start from January next year, after all the ...  | Read.. 
 
Award for hill inventor
The youth, who lit up a remote village near Kalimpong using his mini-hydel project, is finally getting recognition. ...  | Read.. 
 
Central rule: Mamata
Mamata Banerjee today turned down chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee’s appeal to call off her hunger strike. ...  | Read.. 
 
Rajnath puts Cong in spot
A day after Mamata Banerjee shared the spotlight with BJP president Rajnath Singh, the Congress high command has asked t ...  | Read.. 
 
17 held in Siliguri
The 24-hour bandh called by the SUCI and two Naxalite factions was observed peacefully in north Bengal today, except for ...  | Read.. 
 
Land protest amid shock and awe
On a day that saw 1,300-plus workers busy on the fields of Gopalnagar to fence off the last leg of 997 acres to be handed ov ...  | Read.. 
 
Trafficking rife in closed tea gardens
One girl in every five households in villages in and around closed tea gardens is missing and, has in all probability be ...  | Read.. 
 
Fifty-year-old Benu Mitra, a policeman by profession, with his favourite pets in Malda town on Tuesday. Mitra feeds the flock of pigeons under the Rat ...  | Read
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