The Telegraph
Thursday , July 5 , 2012
Since 1st March, 1999
North Bengal & Sikkim

Dinhata firing blame on Bloc

The report of the Justice N.C. Sil commission, set up to look into the police firing at Dinhata that killed five Forward Bloc supporters in 2008, has said the force’s action was “justified” as it had no other alternative to save lives and public property. ...   | Read..

Showcause slap on Malda hoarders

Two vegetable wholesalers and three cold storage owners in Malda were served show cause notices by the district administ...   | Read..

Dumpyard sparks clash with cops

Residents of a Jalpaiguri hamlet clashed with police over dumping of garbage on a government plot this morning, claiming it ...   | Read..


Siddika Pervin, who suffers from gigantism and was admitted to the Balurghat district hospital on Monday, is being shift...   | Read..

Trader released, cops smell ransom pay

The 70-year-old hardware merchant abducted from Ramganj yesterday was freed at Belua in Bihar’s Kishanganj early this mo...   | Read..

Cadres want Didi ‘yes’ to hill contest

Trinamul Congress supporters in the Darjeeling hills are more interested in hearing Mamata Banerjee declare the party’s ...   | Read..
Walk in the clouds Cloud-covered Gangtok on Wednesday afternoon. Picture by Prabin Khaling