The Telegraph
Thursday, February 22, 2018
 

West Bengal

JAP councillor joins Morcha

First published on 20-Feb-2018
The Jana Andolan Party received a jolt on Monday when one of its two councillors at Kalimpong municipality joined the Binay Tamang faction of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha....   | Read..
 

TMC eye on closed gardens for polls

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Closed tea estates, particularly those of the Duncans Goenka Group, have become part of Trinamul's agenda in Alipurduar district ahead of panchayat polls....   | Read..
 

Tribal woman raped, 1 held

First published on 20-Feb-2018
A tribal woman, suspected to be mentally challenged, was raped at a village under Kushmandi police station of South Dinajpur district on Sunday night....   | Read..
 

Mamata's Raiganj foray

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee will step into Raiganj town on Wednesday to attend an administrative review meeting at Rabindra Bhavan, the her first visit after she assumed power in the state almos......   | Read..
 

MP faces train remark snide

First published on 20-Feb-2018
Darjeeling MP and Union minister of state S.S. Ahluwalia's opposition to the demand raised by Alipurduar and Cooch Behar residents to extend the route of Darjeeling Mail - one of the oldest and an ......   | Read..
 

Thin crowds worry BJP

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A Minority Morcha rally in the Y-Channel in Calcutta...   | Read..
 

Road hope after eviction

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The Bengal government could take up three important road projects in West Midnapore and North 24 Parganas - stuck for three years because of resistance from encroachers - after the authorities had ......   | Read..
 

Jet to withdraw Calcutta flight

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Jet Airways informed Bagdogra airport authorities on Sunday that the airline would withdraw its Calcutta flight from March 25....   | Read..
 

Leaders get ransom posts

First published on 19-Feb-2018
Former Trinamul MLA of Siliguri, Rudranath Bhattacharya, and the BJP president of Siliguri (organisational), Praveen Agarwal, have received an extortion letter each for Rs 5 lakh on Saturday....   | Read..
 

MP without a passport: JAP

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The Jana Andolan Party launched a broadside against Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia on Sunday, calling him a man without "passport" in his own constituency and accusing him of returning to t......   | Read..
 

State plans tourism law

First published on 19-Feb-2018
The state tourism department is exploring options to frame laws to ensure stakeholders of the industry as well as tourists adhere to the state's tourism policy....   | Read..
 

Temple fire report soon

First published on 19-Feb-2018
A team of forensic experts on Sunday inspected the Devi Choudhurani and Bhabani Pathak temple razed to the ground on Friday night....   | Read..
 

Ahluwalia 'sheltered' Bimal Gurung: Binay

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Gorkha Janumkti Morcha chief Binay Tamang on Saturday lashed out at Darjeeling MP S.S. Ahluwalia, accusing him of "sheltering" party rival Bimal Gurung and ignoring hill residents' plight......   | Read..
 

Gold racket scan on drivers

First published on 18-Feb-2018
CID sleuths probing the gold racket in which former IPS officer Bharati Ghosh has been named a suspect have learnt that private vehicles were used to smuggle gold, demonetised notes and new currenc......   | Read..
 

Baby death ire at hospital

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A private nursing home at Ukilpara here was ransacked by family members and relatives of a 10-month-old girl who died at the facility after anaesthesia was injected in her body for a surgery on Sat......   | Read..
 

Passport centre opens in Siliguri

First published on 18-Feb-2018
A longstanding demand of residents in and around Siliguri and other parts of north Bengal was fulfilled on Saturday when a Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) was opened here on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Rifles ring poach alarm

First published on 18-Feb-2018
Seven improvised rifles were seized by forest officials from Jaldapara National Park while chasing a group of suspected poachers on Friday evening....   | Read..
 

Denial of dues to poor irks Mamata

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Mamata Banerjee on Friday warned officials and panchayat representatives of Jhargram that she wouldn't tolerate poor people being deprived of their dues as the Bengal chief minister wanted to make ......   | Read..
 

Closure of RSS schools quashed

First published on 17-Feb-2018
Calcutta High Court on Friday set aside the closure of 11 primary schools linked to the RSS in North Dinajpur on the ground that the institutions didn't have proper infrastructure....   | Read..
 

Two held with jumbo tusk

First published on 17-Feb-2018
The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) arrested two persons from Thursday and seized considerable quantity of elephant tusk from them....   | Read..