Trinamul banks on Gurung in north

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung’s decision to sever ties with the BJP and extend support to M...

Malda railway employee strangled

Police investigating the death of the murder of Hanumant a.k.a. Hanuman Rai, a railway employee found dead at ...

Mizoram records first Covid death

Mizoram recorded its first Covid-19 death on Wednesday afternoon, 219 days after the state recorded its first ...

Winged guests return after 29,000km flight

Irang, one of the five Amur falcons radio-tagged in Manipur’s Tamenglong district in 2019, has returned ...

Water crisis dampens festive spirit

A leakage in the water supply pipeline of Maithon Water Supply project at Barwa East area on October 24 has af...

Jumbo kills man after being coaxed

A 32-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant at a farm in Manikui village of Seraikela-Kharsawan dis...

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Landslides in north Sikkim near border

Nonstop monsoon rain on Saturday led to fresh landslides in many places of Sikkim while swelling rivers led to flooding in some tea plantations in north Bengal.The worst hit is north Sikkim, the distr...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Twelve injured in TMC-BJP clashes

Twelve persons, including a few women, were injured in a spate of clashes that began on Friday night between BJP and Trinamul workers over alleged graft in enlisting Amphan beneficiaries at Nazat in S...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Teen defies lockdown, poverty, marriage

A mason in East Midnapore’s Egra, reduced to poverty by the Covid-induced lockdown, agreed to get his 15-year-old daughter married off, but he was in for a surprise. His daughter, a Madhyamik e...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Man held for kidnap of nephew

A 10-year-old boy was abducted from outside his Tiljala home on Friday afternoon after which his family got ransom calls for Rs10 lakh. He was rescued from a guesthouse in Behala’s Parnasree, some 1...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

500-plus cases for second day in Bengal

Bengal on Saturday reported 521 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total number of infections to 16,711 so far, but the state’s recovery rate of 64.56 per cent is still far ahead of the national rate of...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Trinamul MLA’s home office burgled

Unidentified burglars entered the office on the ground floor of the residence of Trinamul MLA Tapas Kumar Saha in Nadia’s Tehatta and decamped with cash and valuables early on Saturday.Probe reveale...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Tehatta

North East  /  Published 28.06.20

NSCN (IM): We are not a gang

The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (IM) on Saturday denied extorting money at any point of time but said it levied legitimate taxes on people in an apparent reaction to Nagaland governor R.N. ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Strategic link needs urgent repairs

Part of NH27, the approach road and bridge — of strategic importance in view of the Galwan Valley face-off — is in such bad shape that it takes four hours or more to cross 4km. The 4km st...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.06.20

Plain-paper ease for Amphan pleas

The Bengal government has done away with printed application forms and allowed people to apply for compensation by giving their details on plain paper amid growing complaints of graft in Amphan relief...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 28.06.20

Families get less grain in lockdown

A social audit conducted by the Jharkhand State Food Commission has found that some beneficiaries received less foodgrains than they were entitled to and had to pay more than the prescribed rates duri...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi


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