The Telegraph
Friday, February 23, 2018
 

West Bengal

Women seeking 'justice' at Mamata feet

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Two sisters seeking "justice" for their father's murder breached Mamata Banerjee's security at a meeting here on Thursday, one falling at the chief minister's feet and the other stopped near the dais after tailing the leader for weeks....   | Read..
 

CM 'feels' for sisters, raps approach

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Sisters Rabia and Amira Khatun said they wanted to meet Mamata Banerjee to seek "exemplary punishment" for their father's killers....   | Read..
 

Bengal asks tea gardens to clear bonus

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The Bengal government has directed all tea estates in the Darjeeling hills to pay by March 10 the bonus dues of workers for last year....   | Read..
 

Duo held for extortion bid aimed at leaders

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Siliguri police on Thursday arrested two persons for sending letters to political leaders demanding money....   | Read..
 

Poppy patches destroyed in raid

First published on 23-Feb-2018
Police on Thursday raided dry beds of the Torsha river on the outskirts of Cooch Behar and destroyed illegal poppy cultivations....   | Read..
 

Triple action events to celebrate Bhutan ties

First published on 23-Feb-2018
The hills and the plains are gearing up for a series of events ranging from a car rally, a mountain biking race and a walkathon to celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties with Bhutan....   | Read..
 

Bengal poll tussle signal

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Bengal election commission on Wednesday sought 425 senior IAS and WBCS officers to be deployed as observers for "free and fair" panchayat polls, a demand that had led to face-off with......   | Read..
 

Gold probe haul

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The Bengal CID on Wednesday claimed to have seized Rs 2 crore in cash from a flat in Calcutta's Bansdroni in connection with the alleged gold racket in which former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has em......   | Read..
 

Mamata announces new university

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday announced that the state would set up a new university in South Dinajpur, much to the elation of residents of the district....   | Read..
 

CM scolds cops over Kushmandi rape

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday conveyed her anguish over the recent rape of a mentally-challenged tribal woman at Kushmandi to senior police officers of South Dinajpur....   | Read..
 

Hill business meet in March

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Darjeeling will play host to the first ever business meet in March and chief minister Mamata Banerjee will be present in the hills for the second time in little more than a month....   | Read..
 

Deb inaugurates Kamtapuri body

First published on 22-Feb-2018
An office of the Kamtapuri Bhasa Academy was opened here on Wednesday to work for the conservation and development of the language....   | Read..
 

'Gitanjali' makes way for Periwal at jewellery store

First published on 22-Feb-2018
The scam at the Punjab National Bank involving diamond merchant Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi has its effects in Siliguri also....   | Read..
 

Fresh Siliguri park row

First published on 22-Feb-2018
A fresh dispute cropped up over the digging of Baghajatin Park in the heart of Siliguri on Wednesday....   | Read..
 

15 stolen bikes seized, trio arrested

First published on 22-Feb-2018
Police have seized 15 stolen two-wheelers from Pundibari during raids on February 18 and arrested three persons in connection with the case....   | Read..
 

Claim of Bharati's 1kg gold seizure

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Bengal CID claimed that it had on Tuesday seized gold ornaments weighing 1.1kg (100 bhoris) from two bank lockers of former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh whose name is linked to an alleged gold rac......   | Read..
 

Centre helps bank looters flee: Mamata

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Bengal chief minister continued her tirade against the Centre on the Punjab National Bank loan fraud, saying the Union government was allowing some people with hordes of money to flee India whi......   | Read..
 

Bengal stick for 'RSS' schools

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Bengal government said on Tuesday that it would act against schools run allegedly by the RSS if it was established that "sticks" were used at the institutions....   | Read..
 

Binay faction district panel

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Tuesday formally constituted the Kalimpong district committee which was hitherto being run by an ad hoc body....   | Read..
 

1 more held for tribal woman rape

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Police arrested another person on Monday night in connection with the rape of a mentally challenged tribal woman on Sunday....   | Read..