The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Rural grit impresses Aiyar
Mani Shankar Aiyar, the Union minister for panchayati raj, has earned the wrath of his own party-men in Sikkim for praising the 'vibrant democracy' in the villages of the hill state under Pawan Chamling's SDF government. ...  | Read.. 
Hill Tamangs blink first
Buckling under intense pressure from Subash Ghisingh, Tamangs have started distancing themselves from the All India Tama ...  | Read.. 
Cong heat on visiting minister
Union panchayati raj minister Mani Shankar Aiyar faced the ire of his party workers after he apparently heaped praises on th ...  | Read.. 
KLO in status plea
After the chief judicial magistrate (CJM), Jalpaiguri, ordered the Jalpaiguri district jail administration and police to ...  | Read.. 
Funds crunch pushes back CT scan date
Efforts to acquire the first CT scan machine in the hills seem to have run into rough weather. ...  | Read.. 
Students in head teacher demand
About 1,500 students of a high school in Murshidabad have stopped attending classes in protest against its managing comm ...  | Read.. 
SMC dog plan
With the sterilisation of seven stray dogs here, Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) today launched its project to cont ...  | Read.. 
Water woes hit power supply
Poll-bound Bengal is staring at a power crisis as the National Thermal Power Corporation has had to shut down two units ...  | Read.. 
Trinamul supporter killed
Hours before the chief minister was to address an election rally in South 24-Parganas' Baruipur this afternoon, a Trinam ...  | Read.. 
Cheque jam fear in SBI strike
Trading circles here are apprehensive about the ramifications of the all-India State Bank of India (SBI) strike, schedul ...  | Read.. 
Former comrade to take on Asok might
It's not official yet, but Nantu Paul is all set to take on his bete noire Asok Bhattacharya in the battle of ballots fo ...  | Read.. 
Value tips through magic
It seemed someone had cast a spell on the students who showed none of the usual hurry to go home after school on Saturda ...  | Read.. 
Mango future bleak
For mango orchard owners of the district, the journey from hope to despair took just three weeks. ...  | Read.. 
Church in AIDS fight
The Diocesan Board of Social Services of the Church of North India today held a workshop at Satali Church here to spread ...  | Read.. 
Leopard mauls worker
The condition of a tea garden worker, who was attacked by a leopard yesterday, deteriorated further today. ...  | Read.. 
With the mercury in the Siliguri region touching 35° C around noon on Sunday, children enjoy a splash under a sprinkler at the Mohurgong tea estate. Parts of Sikkim were, however, lashed by thundershowers accompanied by hailstones the size of large naphthalene balls in the evening. In Darjeeling, too, a drizzle continued
till the evening, punctuated by a brief scattering of hailstones. A Telegraph picture
Fire razes 30 huts
Party launch
Forger held
Run over
Shops gutted