The hectic campaign for panchayat polls hasn't deterred a Trinamul candidate from observing " mauni" (silence) on Thursdays - a practice he has been following for the past three decades as part of meditation.
North Dinajpur district police have arrested 12 people in connection with recurring clashes that led to the death of one person and left two others injured at different locations in Chopra block on Saturday.
Hundreds of residents of India and Bangladesh, particularly those having relatives on the other side of the border, met at the fences at a fair that was organised at Rajganj block in Jalpaiguri on Sunday.
Binay Tamang, chairman of the Board of Administrators of the GTA, on Saturday "disclosed" details of the projects taken up by the development body across the hills since September 2017, when the board was formed.
Rekha Sharma, the chairperson of National Commission for Women, will be in the Darjeeling hills for three days from Sunday to examine allegations of abuse by law-enforcers during the statehood agitation last year.