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Clause 6 delay fuels resentment in Assam

The Centre’s revelation in Parliament that the Clause 6 report is still with Dispur is set to trigger a ...

NSCN-IM firm on flag, statute

A joint council meeting of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) on Friday unanimously adopt...
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Couple die in honey bee attack

A couple in their fifties died and a middle-aged woman was critically injured after being attacked by a swarm ...

Probe into trauma of disabled undertrial

The state disability commissioner on Wednesday asked the Jharkhand inspector-general of prisons to investigate...

Gangtok nurse succumbs to Covid

Sikkim lost it first health worker to Covid-19 wh­en a 49-year-old nursing assist­a­nt superintend...

Bihar seat-sharing deal by Sept 25: BJP

The BJP on Thursday refused to react to the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) suggestions to lead the alliance and con...

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West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

HC raps child marriages

A Calcutta High Court division bench on Saturday expressed concern over the “alarming rise” in child marriages in Bengal during the Covid-19-induced lockdown.Justice Harish Tandon and Justice Soum...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

Shopping hours cut in Malda

Rising Covid-19 cases prompted the Malda district administration to draw up fresh plans to prevent the infection from spreading in Malda town and across the district.In Malda, 25 new Covid-19 cases we...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

3 tourism outfits join hands to revive sector

Three associations of tourism stakeholders in Bengal have come up decisions and demands to try and pragmatically revive the sector.Tourism is among the worst-hit sectors in the Covid-19 pandemic.Assoc...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

Finger at Bengal for job plan omission

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Sunday said no Bengal district was covered by the Centre’s Rs 50,000 crore scheme to generate jobs for migrant workers who had gone back home during ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

BJP leader suffers bullet injury

BJP East Midnapore district secretary Pabitra Das suffered a bullet injury when a clash broke out between armed gangs owing allegiance to the BJP and the Trinamul Congress near here on Sunday morning....
By Anshuman Phadikar in Khejuri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.06.20

TMC supporters face ‘threats’ over relief

Over 350 Trinamul Congress supporters from 72 families here have been on the run since June 18 following alleged threats at gunpoint by miscreants led by North 24-Parganas zilla parishad member and pa...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Hasnabad

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Landslides cut off vital link

The border with China in the Sikkim side has been cut off from the rest of the country after links at two places on the Mangan-Chungthang highway in North Sikkim were washed away in landslides followi...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Adventures of the tea ambassador

The first flush from Darjeeling comes in March. It is a light, bright aromatic tea, and the young leaves are delicately plucked. The second flush, from the second foliage, comes in May. It is mellow a...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 29.06.20

Dry ration for 60 visually impaired

Sixty people with visual impairment, out-of-work because of the lockdown, got a few days’ dry ration from two NGOs on Saturday.Many of the recipients used to sell different items on local trains in ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 29.06.20

Trafficked, tormented, the long wait for FIR

Sabita (name changed), a resident of North 24-Parganas, has made at least five trips to her local police station to file an FIR against a person who allegedly trafficked her to a brothel in Pune when ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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