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AC coaches for DHR rides

For the first time, air conditioned coaches would be introduced for regular service of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), the Unesco World Heritage Toy Train from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling.
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Apr 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Cab drivers and RPF clash at NJP

A group of cab drivers clashed with the Railway Protection Security Force personnel at the New Jalpaiguri station premises on Friday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Query on Chamling quota offer

The Sikkim Limboo-Tamang Tribal Joint Action Committee on Friday asked chief minister Pawan Chamling to disclose the basis of his claims that their long-pending demand of reservation of seats in the Assembly would be met.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Apr 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Eyes peeled on Raiganj girl

Residents of Raiganj have pinned hopes on Sonia Baishya, a local girl, to achieve medals at the Commonwealth Games on Saturday.
KOUSIK SEN Apr 14, 2018 00:00 IST

'What now' ache over poll schedule

What now? That's the question doing the rounds in Nabanna and on 18 Rawdon Street since Calcutta High Court's "unprecedented" stay on the rural poll process on Thursday.
Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Pranesh Sarkar Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Left sticks to strike today

A six-hour general strike called by the Left across Bengal on Friday over the panchayat polls will be observed despite the court stay on the election process, Front chairman Biman Bose said on Thursday.
A Staff Reporter Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

BJP fined for double plea

Justice Subrata Talukdar on Thursday fined the BJP Rs 5 lakh for allegedly suppressing the fact that it had filed similar petitions in Calcutta High Court and the Supreme Court the same day against the poll panel's order withdrawing the nomination extension.
OUR LEGAL REPORTER Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Race for dossier on 'blocked' nominees

The BJP, the Congress and the Left have started gathering details of candidates who failed to submit nominations citing alleged Trinamul threats and violence.
A Staff Reporter Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Blast kills Trinamul worker

A Trinamul worker died and both hands of a panchayat samiti candidate of the party were almost blown off in a blast in Murshidabad's Rejinagar on Wednesday mid-night.
ALAMGIR HOSSAIN Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Burdwan exam paper mix-up

Question papers meant for April 19 were sent for a B.Com exam at Burdwan University on Thursday, delaying the test in 35-odd colleges by almost an hour.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Murder bares feud in Dinhata TMC

The rift among leaders of Trinamul and those of the party's youth wing is wide open in Dinhata, particularly after the murder of an outgoing panchayat member on Wednesday.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Apr 13, 2018 00:00 IST

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