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Owner, wife under siege at tea estate
The owner of Redbank Tea Estate in Banarhat, Jalpaiguri, invited the wrath of Citu supporters today when he tried to enter the manager’s bungalow of the garden, which has been declared liquidated property by a high court order....  | Read.. 
 
After cat death, tips and speculation
Wildlife experts feel that human interference — often resulting in loss of habitat — might have forced the Royal Bengal ...  | Read.. 
 
Train pointer in autopsy
A post-mortem of the tiger found dead beside railway tracks yesterday has confirmed that the animal died after a brush w ...  | Read.. 
 
Sit-in against fee hike
Students of Malda Girls’ College today began an indefinite demonstration in front of the institute, preventing the teach ...  | Read.. 
 
Seat of power under attack
Around 400 residents of Purushottampur, led by Opposition parties, today laid siege to the office of the additional district ...  | Read.. 
 
Hygiene raid on sweet shops
Food department officials of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) conducted raids this afternoon on sweet shops across t ...  | Read.. 
 
College closed over admission
Birpara College was shut down today for an indefinite period by its governing body. ...  | Read.. 
 
Endangered birds find safety in Neora Valley
Threatened elsewhere, pheasants have found a safe haven in Kalimpong’s Neora Valley National Park, about 100 km from her ...  | Read.. 
 
Mamata ire on Basu
Mamata Banerjee today accused Jyoti Basu of “doublespeak” on restoring peace in Nandigram and said it was now the Centre’s d ...  | Read.. 
 
Airport ball set rolling
The demand for an international airport in north Bengal has received fresh impetus with the Airports Authority of India ...  | Read.. 
 
Security beef-up for blockade
The Congress-led Meghalaya Democratic Alliance (MDA) government has beefed up security in town in view of the night road ...  | Read.. 
 
Singing in the rain: Schoolchildren in Darjeeling participate in a rally on Tuesday asking people to vote for Prashant Tamang. The young singer from the hill town is contesting in Indian Idol, a talent search competition on TV, and needs audience votes to get to the next round. Picture by Suman Tamang
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