Balurghat, Jan. 3: A couple consumed pesticide and died in Deloin village in Balurghat last night. Subir Sarkar, 27, and Nupur Sarkar, 21, were in love but their families had refused to accept the relationship. Yesterday, the duo met in a deserted paddy field and consumed poison.
Nupur called her sister and informed her about the act, which prompted the families to rush them to Balurghat district hospital where the doctors pronounced them dead.
Gangtok: Dissident SDF leader Prem Singh Golay has said a new political party under his leadership will be floated in mid-January, according to close aide M.N. Dahal. “We have decided to announce the name of the new party on January 20 in Gangtok. We will make the formal announcement through a press conference,” said Dahal.
Chinsurah: The body of Indrani Rajbanshi, 52, was found in the courtyard of her house at Rukeshpur in Balagarh on Thursday. She had been hit with a spade on the head.