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Saturday, January 20, 2018
 

West Bengal

France lauds Bengal on industrial efforts

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Land, red tape and delays dog industry in Bengal but the government realises the shortcomings and is working to overcome them, French consul-general Damien Syed said on Friday....   | Read..
 

400 bullets in turf war

First published on 20-Jan-2018
More than 400 bullets were found scattered across Basanti in South 24-Parganas on Friday, underscoring the extent of the alleged turf war between two Trinamul factions on Thursday and pointing to t......   | Read..
 

VS email on Cong lends helping hand to Sita

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan has sent the CPM central committee an email whose contents could be seen as an endorsement of the line suggesting that the door should be kept ajar o......   | Read..
 

Tea sweetener ahead of Bengal rural polls

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A senior official of the Bengal agricultural department met representatives of small tea growers on Friday, the government's first engagement with a section of the industry said to account for over......   | Read..
 

HC annuls Nadia civic recruitments

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Calcutta High Court on Friday set aside the appointment of seven persons in different posts of the Gayeshpur municipality in Nadia as they had been recruited without following norms....   | Read..
 

MLA detained in land protest over highway

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Residents in Islampur clashed with police and a Left MLA was detained on Friday during a protest against a highway bypass project over demands for higher land compensation....   | Read..
 

Chandrima offers rural poll lessons

First published on 20-Jan-2018
Chandrima Bhattacharya, the state president of the Trinamul Mahila Congress, on Friday instructed women leaders and workers of the party in Cooch Behar district to "develop a clear idea" ......   | Read..
 

Guard arrested over bank burglary

First published on 20-Jan-2018
A private security guard posted at the bank which had been burgled on Wednesday night was arrested for his alleged involvement in the crime....   | Read..
 

Foe settled, CPM wrings hands on friends

First published on 19-Jan-2018
The CPM central committee will meet in Calcutta over the weekend to finalise the political resolution for the next three years, failing which two drafts may have to be sent to the Hyderabad party c......   | Read..
 

Suspense on Buddha presence

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, who is considered the inspiration behind the doctrine of keeping the door ajar for the Congress, has sought leave of absence from the CPM's central committee meeting in Cal......   | Read..
 

Dhaka keen on Teesta diplomacy

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Bangladesh water resources minister Anwar Hossain Manju is keen to meet Mamata Banerjee and Narendra Modi to thresh out a way of implementing the Teesta water-sharing pact....   | Read..
 

Boy killed in crossfire

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A 10-year-old boy returning from school and a youth died from stray bullets during a clash between alleged supporters of two Trinamul MLAs at Basanti in South 24-Parganas on Thursday....   | Read..
 

Bengal worker 'murder'

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A 38-year-old migrant worker from Bengal's Malda has been found dead at his rented accommodation in Jaipur, with relatives claiming acid burn marks and saying he was killed....   | Read..
 

Rs 8 lakh stolen in Alipurduar bank heist

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A group of miscreants broke into a branch of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank here on Wednesday night and took away over Rs 8 lakh in cash....   | Read..
 

Siliguri police step up traffic control

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Siliguri Metropolitan Police have taken a number of new measures to regulate traffic and curb violation of rules in and around the city....   | Read..
 

SUV burns in truck extortion backlash

First published on 19-Jan-2018
A group of truck drivers accompanied by some locals chased and drove out a group of anti-socials who had been extorting money from trucks posing as cops....   | Read..
 

Ex-member of GTA arrested

First published on 19-Jan-2018
Former vice-chairman of the GTA Sabha and senior Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Lopsang Yolmo was arrested from near the Bengal-Bihar border early on Thursday in connection with an incident of arson......   | Read..
 

Adani Group tests Kulpi port waters

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Adani Group has held exploratory talks with the Bengal government on reviving the Kulpi port project....   | Read..
 

Hill business interest claim

First published on 18-Jan-2018
Binay Tamang has said top industrialists from within India and abroad showed keen interest in the Darjeeling hills and confirmed their participation in a business meet that the Gorkhaland Territori......   | Read..
 

Strike threat for Calcutta HC judges

First published on 18-Jan-2018
The Calcutta High Court Bar Association on Wednesday threatened an indefinite "cease-work" if the vacant judges' posts were not filled in a month....   | Read..