A 70-year-old retired insurance company official, whose son had fled home a few days ago apprehending arrest in a stolen vehicle racket, was found murdered at his home in an upscale Durgapur area on Thursday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.