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Tuesday, January 23, 2018
 

West Bengal

Morcha told to vacate office

First published on 07-Nov-2017
The Darjeeling district administration has asked the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha to vacate a government building housing one of its offices....   | Read..
 

Uniform questions and exam dates

First published on 07-Nov-2017
The chairman of the Alipurduar district primary school council, Anup Chakroborty, said on Monday that question papers and exam dates would be the same for all institutions from the next academic se......   | Read..
 

Small tea growers for speedy data collection

First published on 07-Nov-2017
Small tea growers in north Bengal have expressed disappointment over the delay by the Tea Board of India in collecting and collating their details and issuing identity cards to them....   | Read..
 

School protests girl's rape, murder

First published on 07-Nov-2017
Students and teachers of a school in North Dinajpur held a march and three-hour road blockade on Monday, demanding immediate arrest of those involved in the rape and murder of a Class VIII girl of ......   | Read..
 

Binay welcomes NIA investigation

First published on 06-Nov-2017
Rebel Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday welcomed the National Investigation Agency's initiative to probe cases related to the recent statehood movement in the hills....   | Read..
 

Rail selfies to attract fine

First published on 06-Nov-2017
The Railway Protection Force in Asansol division of Eastern Railway has decided to impose a fine of Rs 500 on any person found to be taking selfie on tracks or standing near the door of a train's c......   | Read..
 

Gazoldoba to get tourist tents

First published on 06-Nov-2017
Bengal tourism department has decided to set up tents to provide accommodations to tourists next month at Bhorer Alo, the mega tourism project taken up by the state at Gazoldoba in Jalpaiguri distr......   | Read..
 

Crack forces trains' halt

First published on 06-Nov-2017
Over five trains were held up on the Malda-New Jalpaiguri route for over four hours on Sunday following the detection of a crack on tracks near Samsi station....   | Read..
 

Morcha Kalimpong unit formed

First published on 06-Nov-2017
Rebel Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang on Sunday constituted a 37-member working committee of the party's Kalimpong district unit, but no Morcha leader of note from the district found a p......   | Read..
 

Ritabrata faces threat case

First published on 06-Nov-2017
The woman who had accused expelled CPM Rajya Sabha member Ritabrata Banerjee of sexual harassment filed a fresh police complaint on Sunday, saying the MP and a woman close to him were issuing threa......   | Read..
 

Bimal 'last chapter'

First published on 05-Nov-2017
Binay Tamang on Saturday made an attempt to bring Gorkha Janmukti Morcha supporters in Kalimpong to his side, saying "the chapter of Bimal Gurung and Roshan Giri is closed"....   | Read..
 

Mukul barb at former party

First published on 05-Nov-2017
BJP leader Mukul Roy launched an attack on his former party on Saturday, accusing it of having failed those who had toiled for parivartan in Bengal....   | Read..
 

Bengal focus on homestays

First published on 05-Nov-2017
The Mamata Banerjee government is increasing focussing on homestay accommodations across Bengal's tourist destinations, particularly villages and offbeat areas, to provide alternative employment op......   | Read..
 

Isro plan to cut down jumbo track deaths

First published on 05-Nov-2017
A team from the Calcutta office of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) visited the Jalpaiguri Government Engineering College to discuss on a prospective project to prevent deaths of eleph......   | Read..
 

Tribal girl 'raped'

First published on 05-Nov-2017
A minor tribal girl was allegedly gang-raped and murdered in North Dinajpur on Friday night, prompting the administrative officials to initiate an inquiry and order police to arrest the culprits im......   | Read..
 

Mukul hugs BJP, Shah turns shy

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Mukul Roy finally joined the BJP and stuck to the theme of describing it as a secular party and refraining from attacking Mamata Banerjee, leaving it to Amit Shah to inject an element of surprise....   | Read..
 

Binay keeps lion's share in GTA

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Binay Tamang, who has been named the chairman of the GTA board of administrators, has kept 28 of the 50 departments in the hill body to himself and has not given a single one to the lone Trinamul r......   | Read..
 

Doklam 'fake news'

First published on 04-Nov-2017
Ma Zhanwu, the consul-general of China in Calcutta, said on Friday that the build-up by Chinese military in Doklam, widely covered by the Indian media, was "fake news"....   | Read..
 

Left & Cong hit streets

First published on 04-Nov-2017
The Left parties and the Congress on Friday hit the Calcutta streets with issues affecting daily lives closer home, at a time Mamata Banerjee has been busy stitching new political ties by touring M......   | Read..
 

Impotent tag & kangaroo court drive youth to suicide

First published on 04-Nov-2017
A youth from a village under Chakulia police station of the district committed suicide on Thursday after he had allegedly been labelled impotent at a kangaroo court and was instructed to pay Rs 5 l......   | Read..