The Telegraph
Wednesday , May 23 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
North Bengal & Sikkim

Crackdown on taxi overcharge

The traffic police have launched a drive to crack down on taxis overcharging tourists heading to the Darjeeling hills and Sikkim. Four touts were arrested and 28 vehicles fined in the drive that started yesterday. ...   | Read..

Gangtok cab crunch in time of peak profits

The Sikkim capital has been grappling with a cab shortage for the past one month with taxis taking a detour to make a ki...   | Read..

Trinamul office set afire in land grab protest

A Trinamul Congress office in Bamungola was ransacked and set on fire by a mob this morning to protest the party’s alleg...   | Read..

Bank bug sparks zero balance panic

Fixed deposit accounts of many customers at a UCO Bank branch today showed zero balance, with the authorities blaming th...   | Read..

Bike riders gun down engineer in Siliguri

A construction engineer at an NHPC site was shot dead in Salugara near Siliguri this evening while on his way home from ...   | Read..
A policeman asks tourists about the fare near the circuit house on NH31 in Siliguri on Tuesday. Picture by Kundan Yolmo
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