Poll personnel ascend three highest booths

Polling personnel for three highest booths of Darjeeling district, which are located at an altitude of 12,000 ...

Polls crucial for 4 hill leaders not in fray

Unlike the rest of Bengal, the fate of four hill leaders who are not contesting the Assembly election will be ...

Development vs identity in Deb’s constituency

Identity politics and development cards are at play in Dabgram-Fulbari, one of the prominent Assembly constitu...

Dhanbad faces water shortage for day

Irregular power supply has affected the water supply from the Jamadoba based plant of Jharkhand Mineral Area D...

Probe into mule accounts fraud

A three-member probe team constitutedby the Latehar district administration in Jharkhand visited worksites of ...

Special trains reach Ranchi

The railways have introduced four Ranchi-bound superfast special trains from Mumbai and Surat to “reduce...

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.18

‘Horns locked’ at Pous Mela

Pous Mela has long been a crowd-puller. But this time, it has some uninvited guests who refuse to be “cowed down”. About 30 to 40 cows have been snapping at the heels of stall-hoppers at the packe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Youths open fire in Kasba, trader hurt

A trader was injured when a bullet grazed his hand on GS Bose Road in Kasba on Sunday evening when a group of youths allegedly opened fire to threaten some residents who were resisting a takeover bid ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.19

Tweak adds to airport parking woes

By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Bengal Assembly to felicitate Abhijit Banerjee

The Bengal Assembly on Monday adopted a unanimous proposal to felicitate this year’s Nobel prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee, the second from the state to get the world’s most prestigious awar...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 03.12.19

‘Nitish under BJP pressure’

JDU senior leader from Bihar Narendra Singh will campaign for Independent candidate Saryu Roy who is fighting chief minister Raghubar Das in Jamshedpur East Assembly constituency.“It is unfortunate ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 27.12.18

Cachar mill staff to rally during Modi visit

The HPC Paper Mills Revival Action Committee has decided to organise a protest rally ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Barak Valley on January 4.The committee has informed Cachar depu...
By Our Correspondent in Hailakandi

North East  /  Published 27.12.18

Assam tea, cordiality bowl over Sir Vivian

Cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards was bowled over by the warmth of people of Assam, scenic views and world famous tea — and these have not changed since his last visit here in 1983.Sir Vivian is in...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 02.12.19

Rape protests: the young seethe, seniors call for introspection

Public outrage over the gut-churning incidents of gang-rape in Hyderabad and Ranchi have reached the steel city with students and artistes taking out marches and demanding stricter laws against the pe...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.12.18

Paused: new cable TV tariff system

The national telecom regulator has put on hold the new cable television tariff model that was to take effect at midnight on Friday amid confusion and conspiracy theories surrounding the process of mig...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Rally on ST tag, Bharat Ratna

An apolitical organisation of Gorkhas organised a procession here on Sunday to demand Scheduled Tribe status for 11 hill communities, Bharat Ratna for Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and implementation of reser...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


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