The Telegraph
Monday, February 19, 2018
 

West Bengal

Be ashamed of office: Mamata to BJP

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday launched a scathing attack on the BJP over its headquarters in Delhi, saying it should be "ashamed of" "world's biggest party office" and questioning the source of funds for the c......   | Read..
 

CID to scan Bharati lockers

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Bengal CID will check two lockers of former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh at a nationalised bank here to know if they contain gold allegedly procured through illegal means when she was the police c......   | Read..
 

Calcutta HC strike begins

First published on 20-Feb-2018
No case was taken up at Calcutta High Court on Monday as over 11,000 lawyers started the five-day ceasework to demand filling up of 45 vacant posts of judges....   | Read..
 

Dress code for Basanta Utsav procession

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Visva-Bharati authorities have for the first time decided to enforce the traditional dress code for participants in the morning procession on Basanta Utsav (Spring festival) that falls on March 1....   | Read..
 

JAP councillor joins Morcha

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Jana Andolan Party received a jolt on Monday when one of its two councillors at Kalimpong municipality joined the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha....   | Read..
 

TMC eye on closed gardens for polls

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Closed tea estates, particularly those of the Duncans Goenka Group, have become part of Trinamul's agenda in Alipurduar district ahead of panchayat polls....   | Read..
 

Tribal woman raped, 1 held

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A tribal woman, suspected to be mentally challenged, was raped at a village under Kushmandi police station of South Dinajpur district on Sunday night....   | Read..
 

Mamata's Raiganj foray

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will step into Raiganj town on Wednesday to attend an administrative review meeting at Rabindra Bhavan, the her first visit after she assumed power in the state almos......   | Read..
 

MP faces train remark snide

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Darjeeling MP and Union minister of state S.S. Ahluwalia's opposition to the demand raised by Alipurduar and Cooch Behar residents to extend the route of Darjeeling Mail - one of the oldest and an ......   | Read..
 

Thin crowds worry BJP

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A Minority Morcha rally in the Y-Channel in Calcutta...   | Read..
 

Road hope after eviction

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The Bengal government could take up three important road projects in West Midnapore and North 24 Parganas - stuck for three years because of resistance from encroachers - after the authorities had ......   | Read..
 

Jet to withdraw Calcutta flight

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Jet Airways informed Bagdogra airport authorities on Sunday that the airline would withdraw its Calcutta flight from March 25....   | Read..
 

Leaders get ransom posts

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Former Trinamul MLA of Siliguri, Rudranath Bhattacharya, and the BJP president of Siliguri (organisational), Praveen Agarwal, have received an extortion letter each for Rs 5 lakh on Saturday....   | Read..
 

MP without a passport: JAP

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The Jana Andolan Party launched a broadside against Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia on Sunday, calling him a man without "passport" in his own constituency and accusing him of returning to t......   | Read..
 

State plans tourism law

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The state tourism department is exploring options to frame laws to ensure stakeholders of the industry as well as tourists adhere to the state's tourism policy....   | Read..
 

Temple fire report soon

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A team of forensic experts on Sunday inspected the Devi Choudhurani and Bhabani Pathak temple razed to the ground on Friday night....   | Read..
 

Ahluwalia 'sheltered' Bimal Gurung: Binay

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Gorkha Janumkti Morcha chief Binay Tamang on Saturday lashed out at Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia, accusing him of "sheltering" party rival Bimal Gurung and ignoring hill residents' plight......   | Read..
 

Gold racket scan on drivers

First published on 18-Feb-2018
CID sleuths probing the gold racket in which former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has been named a suspect have learnt that private vehicles were used to smuggle gold, demonetised notes and new currenc......   | Read..
 

Baby death ire at hospital

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A private nursing home at Ukilpara here was ransacked by family members and relatives of a 10-month-old girl who died at the facility after anaesthesia was injected in her body for a surgery on Sat......   | Read..
 

Passport centre opens in Siliguri

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A longstanding demand of residents in and around Siliguri and other parts of north Bengal was fulfilled on Saturday when a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) was opened here on Saturday....   | Read..