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Friday, November 24, 2017

West Bengal

HC sets term for FB duo chargesheet

The high court on Thursday asked Balurghat police not to file a chargesheet against two residents who had been arrested over their Facebook posts without its approval, but gave permission to continue with the probe against the duo....   | Read..

Lawyers appear free for arrested

A dozen lawyers, including 10 from Calcutta High Court, landed up at a Bolpur court on Thursday to defend free of charge two men who had been arrested for allegedly beating up a Trinamul worker ear......   | Read..

Morcha leaders in Dooars join TMC

In a major move on Thursday, Trinamul managed to cut deep into the support base of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha across the Dooars as most prominent leaders of the hill party defected to Mamata Banerj......   | Read..

Cloud over exam centre

ISC and ICSE examinees of The St Xavier's School in Malda are yet to get a confirmation that they will be able to appear for exams next year at their home centre....   | Read..

BJP Cooch Behar mission

BJP leaders here on Thursday held meetings with party workers of Sitalkuchi and Mathabhanga Assembly constituencies in the presence of Union health minister J.P. Nadda, a day after chief minister M......   | Read..

Gurung, JAP slam Binay

The Jana Andolan Party and Bimal Gurung have come down heavily on the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, accusing it of making a mockery of the ultimate sacrifices of those who los......   | Read..

Glare on rifle factory link in terror arrests

Police have found that the alleged accomplice of two arrested Bangladeshi terror suspects was the son of an employee at the Ichhapur Rifle Factory in north Calcutta, prompting the investigators to ......   | Read..

Road material protest

Local villagers have stopped the construction of a concrete road in West Burdwan's Kanksa, accusing the contractor of using inferior materials....   | Read..

Stick for five for pay delay to teacher

A Calcutta High Court order has led the government to identify five employees responsible for delaying the disbursal of dues to a Malda schoolteacher and deduct Rs 5 lakh from their salaries that t......   | Read..

Garbage pangs for Hazarduari tourists

Garbage dumped along roads near the Hazarduari palace in Murshidabad, the main tourist attraction in the district, has become a source of disappointment for the visitors....   | Read..

Girl 'kills self' over ATM card

A BA first-year girl from Nadia's Aranghata allegedly committed suicide after her elder brother scolded her for forgetting the personal identification number of his debit card, which he had given h......   | Read..

Duo staked out Calcutta: Official

The two Bangladeshi nationals arrested on Tuesday had been collecting information about vital installations in Calcutta and gathering details about chemical sellers, a senior official said on Wedne......   | Read..

Mann Ghisingh put at hill body helm

The Bengal government has constituted a Hill Area Development Committee for the districts of Darjeeling and Kalimpong and appointed GNLF chief Mann Ghisingh as its chairman....   | Read..

Priya gives Cong hope

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi has rekindled North Dinajpur Congress leaders' hopes as thousands of people thronged to pay their last respects to the departed leader in Raiganj on Tuesday....   | Read..

PWD to build railway over bridge

The Bengal public works department will build a road over bridge (ROB) above railway tracks in Siliguri's Burdwan Road which will be upgraded to a four-lane road....   | Read..

Siliguri building tax collection drive

Mayor Asok Bhattacharya said on Wednesday that the Siliguri Municipal Corporation would carry out a special drive to extract taxes from buildings which had defaulted on payments for years....   | Read..

Mid-day meal order irks school heads

A section of primary school headmasters in rural areas of Cooch Behar expressed dissent on Wednesday over a recent directive by the administration with regard to the mid-day meal scheme at the inst......   | Read..

Didi prod on rural projects

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday instructed administrative officials in Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar to expedite the process of implementing development projects and welfare sc......   | Read..

'Terror trio' arrested in Calcutta

Police have arrested two Bangladeshi nationals, believed to have links with a terror outfit in the neighbouring country, and an Indian associate from outside Chitpore railway station in Calcutta wh......   | Read..

Mamata hill pay relief

Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday that government employees in the Darjeeling hills would get the salary for two months of the shutdown while teachers in state-aided institutions would be given the p......   | Read..
HC sets term for FB duo chargesheet