West Bengal

Stay off politics, Binay tells Gymkhana Club

Darjeeling Gymkhana Club, one of the most famous addresses in Darjeeling, was on Thursday advised to remain apolitical by Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) chief Binay Tamang.
Vivek Chhetri Sep 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Kid hacked in rape bid dies

A 10-month-old male child who was hacked on the hand by a youth who had attacked his family members on Tuesday night died at the super-specialty hospital on Wednesday night.
KOUSIK SEN Sep 14, 2018 00:00 IST

BJP lines up meets for NRC in Bengal

The BJP has drawn up a plan to organise small group meetings, seminars and rallies across Bengal, especially in districts that share borders with Bangladesh, to explain the necessity of preparing a National Register of Citizens for the state.
Sandip Chowdhury Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Youth runs with pet in tremor, falls & dies

A youth died after he fell while making a dash out of his house in Siliguri on Wednesday morning following an earthquake with the epicentre in Assam.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Grandad killed in rape resist

An 80-year-old man was hacked to death when he purportedly tried to stop a youth from raping his granddaughter at their house in North Dinajpur's Karandighi on Tuesday night.
KOUSIK SEN Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Bike riders drown after crash

Two youths drowned when their motorcycle apparently swerved off a road and plunged into a drinking water supply canal of the Damodar river through a missing concrete railing of a narrow bridge here on Tuesday night.

Hill rides lose steam as haulers skip work

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway couldn't operate steam engines for the past two days as six coal haulers and four cleaners refrained from work as a contractor failed to disburse salaries.
Vivek Chhetri Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Trinamul seeks rural post for tea

Trinamul leaders in Jalpaiguri have raised a demand that a separate post of a "karmadhyaksha" (member-in-charge) be created in the Jalpaiguri zilla parishad to look into the affairs of tea sector in the district.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Forum formed for statehood fights

A group of political leaders, social workers and representatives of different associations and forums announced an umbrella body to resume movements for separate states and socio-economic development of people in north Bengal.
OUR CORRESPONDENT Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Bhaichung tie-up riders

Hamro Sikkim Party (HSP) leader Bhaichung Bhutia on Wednesday said his party was open to the idea of having an alliance with any party with Sikkim-centric and youth-centric programmes.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Bangla sailors stranded

Nine Bangladeshi sailors who were among the crew of a barge that sank here on Tuesday have been left stranded in a local clubhouse allegedly with no help from the East Midnapore district authorities.
ANSHUMAN PHADIKAR Sep 13, 2018 00:00 IST


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