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Hill crown with clipped wings
Appointed caretaker of the hill council, Subash Ghisingh could find himself deprived of all key powers if the government clears a draft defining the authority of the chief executive councillor. ...  | Read.. 
 
Without water for 20 hrs
A savage squall swept through the subdivision last night, cutting communication systems, paralysing life and plunging th ...  | Read.. 
 
Business trades strike for tourism
'No to VAT, but yes to tourism.' This message written on a small placard and displayed outside Glenary's, the famous con ...  | Read.. 
 
Tax relief in feel-good budget
In what is being seen as a 'feel-good' budget of the Siliguri Corporation, mayor Bikash Ghosh ensured that no extra taxes ar ...  | Read.. 
 
Dying folk forms find hope
Dolly Sinha cannot hold back her tears as she sings Mor Sona Chhariya Ore Gechhe, a lahankari song. ...  | Read.. 
 
Suspect Maoist held
Sandip Ahmed alias Sekhar Das, an alleged CPI (Maoist) member, was arrested by Karandhigi police in North Dinajpur late ...  | Read.. 
 
Funds fraud
The block administration has lodged a complaint against Forward Bloc member of Dinhata II panchayat samity, Tarani Kanta ...  | Read.. 
 
Jaundice scare
The municipality here is sending a team of doctors to check the health of the seven students who are the only inmates le ...  | Read.. 
 
Pitched battle at funeral
A mob of mourners of the All Sikkim Truck Drivers' Association clashed with police in a bloody battle that left 17 poli ...  | Read.. 
 
Traders getting 'no-VAT' slogans painted on their shaven heads in Malda on the first day of the three-day anti-VAT strike. Picture by Surajit Roy
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