The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

West Bengal

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 the state government in 2013....   | 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..
 

Funds fraud slur on pradhan

First published on 21-Feb-2018
The block development officer of Jalpaiguri Sadar block, Tapashi Saha, lodged a police complaint against the pradhan and secretary of a CPM-run panchayat on Monday alleging misappropriation of gove......   | Read..
 

Plan to run school of Bimal kin faces block

First published on 21-Feb-2018
Efforts to regularise Kanchanjunga Public School, a pet project of Bimal Gurung that was set by allegedly encroaching on tea garden land after fraudulently obtaining land documents, seems to have h......   | Read..
 

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&q......   | 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..