West Bengal

State BJP cites rally 'inexperience'

The Bengal BJP president, Dilip Ghosh, said on Thursday that the tent collapse at the Prime Minister's rally in Midnapore was "an accident" and the state party lacked experience in handling big political events.
A Staff Reporter Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Officer hit me: Malda ASI

An assistant sub-inspector of police in Malda district alleged that he had been roughed up by an officer-in-charge and other policemen on Wednesday night for objecting to their corruption.
KOUSIK SEN Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Kidney removal slur on doctors

Two surgeons at a private nursing home here have been accused of removing kidneys of two patients without their knowledge.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Cloud over law shielding homebuyers

Uncertainty looms over Bengal's long-awaited homebuyer-friendly real estate law, with the Centre raising questions and activists threatening a possible legal challenge just as the state was gearing to implement it.
Sambit Saha, Pheroze L. Vincent and Pranesh Sarkar Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Police ban bathing in Dooars rivers

The Jalpaiguri district police have imposed a ban on bathing in rivers and streams which flow through tourist destinations in the Dooars after a youth was feared drowned in the Murti early this month.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Talent final next week

Thousands were auditioned and judged by celebrities over a period of four months and the wait for the rising stars of Darjeeling hills is finally over.
Vivek Chhetri Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

SJDA housing scheme

The Siliguri Jalpaiguri Development Authority (SJDA) will build flats for people of medium and lower income groups near North Bengal Medical College and Hospital (NBMCH), the SJDA chairman Sourav Chakraborty said here on Thursday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Boycott bid charge by BJP

Over 100 BJP supporters of Parokata, a locality under Alipurduar 2 block, filed a joint complaint at Samuktala police station of Alipurduar district on Thursday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Campaign against mob fury launched

Recurring incidents of assault on outsiders by people with suspicion that they were child lifters prompted Jalpaiguri district police and the administration to launch an awareness campaign from Thursday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Couple held for newborn murder

A middle-aged couple were arrested in Jalpaiguri district for allegedly killing their newborn girl child within 24 hours of her birth and throwing the body into a pond at a relative's place on Sunday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Two held with ivory pieces

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized six pieces of ivory here on Wednesday evening and arrested two persons.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Jul 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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