West Bengal

Mukul phone tap plea in court

Former Trinamul leader Mukul Roy, who recently joined the BJP, moved Delhi High Court on Friday alleging that his phones were being tapped both by the Centre and the Bengal government.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Nov 18, 2017 00:00 IST

Siliguri passport centre launch delayed

The delay in opening the passport office at Matigara on the outskirts Siliguri has triggered discontentment among people of Siliguri and the adjoining areas.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Nov 18, 2017 00:00 IST

VC faces staff protest

Casual non-teaching employees of Cooch Behar Panchanan Burma University resorted to a demonstration in front of the vice-chancellor's office on Friday, alleging anomalies in the recruitment of the staff to the varsity.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Nov 18, 2017 00:00 IST

Registrar confined

A section non-teaching casual employees at Raiganj University confined the registrar to his chamber for around 18 hours, accusing him of bias that resulted in some ad hoc staff being paid higher salaries.
KOUSIK SEN Nov 18, 2017 00:00 IST

Notices to cops on FB posts

A lawyer who filed a writ petition in the Calcutta High Court on behalf of two Balurghat residents arrested over their Facebook posts has sent notices to three police officers, asking them to appear in the court during the hearing.
KOUSIK SEN Nov 18, 2017 00:00 IST

Plea on Gurung in Madan case

Bharati Tamang has filed a revision application in Calcutta High Court seeking that a lower court order dropping Bimal Gurung's name from the CBI chargesheet in the murder of her husband Madan Tamang be set aside.
Vivek Chhetri Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST

GNLF spreads wings in hills

The Gorkha National Liberation Front, once a predominant hill party that had lost its support base to the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, has starting an aggressive campaign to spread its wings across the region.
Vivek Chhetri Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST

Vagrant drives away with bus

A vagrant believed to be mentally unstable drove away a government bus in Alipurduar for about 200 metres as the driver got down to have tea but left the keys behind on Thursday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST

Bimal plea to skip Binay meet

Bimal Gurung on Thursday appealed to the hill people not to attend a meeting organised by the Binay Tamang camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha in Darjeeling on Sunday.
Vivek Chhetri Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST

Gour varsity worry

The vice-chancellor of Gour Banga University has said he has resigned from his post, leading to a confusion among students, faculty members and officials.
KOUSIK SEN Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST

Mukul poster puzzle for BJP in Raiganj

Hoardings carrying pictures of Mukul Roy, along with that of a former BJP leader who has joined Trinamul, have been put across Raigan town on Wednesday night.
KOUSIK SEN Nov 17, 2017 00:00 IST


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