The Telegraph
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
 

West Bengal

Darjeeling set for snow hug

First published on 24-Jan-2018
The weatherman has forecast possible snowfall in Darjeeling over the next few days, the first such probability at this time of the year in a decade sending ripples of excitement among residents and visitors alike....   | Read..
 

Caravan of Love rolls

First published on 24-Jan-2018
Bengal has come under the radar of a pan-India civil society movement that seeks justice and livelihood for survivors of mass violence, lynching and other hate crimes....   | Read..
 

Centre prod to cut Bengal road fee

First published on 24-Jan-2018
The Centre has asked the Mamata Banerjee government to cut down supervision charges for utility shifting required to widen and upgrade highways after the state requested Delhi to bring some pending......   | Read..
 

State cash for tea hospitals

First published on 24-Jan-2018
In a first-of-its-kind move, the state has sanctioned funds to improve two hospitals in tea estates of Alipurduar for workers and their families....   | Read..
 

Malda mango shiver

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Mango cultivators of Malda are apprehending a drop in production in the summer because of the current cold weather and intense fog....   | Read..
 

'Molest' on Bangla train

First published on 23-Jan-2018
A Bangladeshi woman travelling back home on the Maitree Express alleged that an on-duty BSF jawan had molested her inside a washroom at gun point on Monday morning....   | Read..
 

Tamang silence foxes cadres in plains

First published on 23-Jan-2018
Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang's silence on the party's activities in the plains during his address in Sukna on Sunday added the confusion of cadres in the Dooars and the Terai....   | Read..
 

GNLF echoes Binay line

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Gorkha National Liberation Front on Monday appeared to lend credence to the claim of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang that he was working towards a new "arrangement" to solv......   | Read..
 

JAP to hold foundation day event in Siliguri

First published on 23-Jan-2018
The Jana Andolan Party said on Monday that it would hold its second foundation day programme at Bagha Jatin Park in Siliguri on January 27 since the Kalimpong district administration had not given ......   | Read..
 

Tamang points 'meddle' finger at Sikkim

First published on 22-Jan-2018
Binay Tamang on Sunday asked the Sikkim government to refrain from "interfering" in the Darjeeling hills, the warning coming amid claims that the state had "sheltered" his Gorkh......   | Read..
 

North flavour at tourism meet

First published on 22-Jan-2018
A tourism conclave organised by the Bengal government and trade body CII on Sunday sent the message of peace and tranquillity in the hills and north Bengal....   | Read..
 

Facebook row over 'slur' at TMC leader

First published on 22-Jan-2018
A Trinamul councillor has been accused of maligning Alipurduar party MLA Sourav Chakraborty on social media, bringing to the fore a simmering faction fight in the district leadership....   | Read..
 

Bengal loan plan for jobs

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Mamata Banerjee government has fixed a target of creating 80 lakh beneficiaries of job opportunities by ensuring bank loans for Self Help Groups by March this year....   | Read..
 

TMC strike threat over move to axe rail routes

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Trinamul Congress on Saturday threatened to launch a massive agitation if the railways didn't withdraw by January 31 a letter that said eight "unviable" train routes in Bengal would b......   | Read..
 

Kalimpong trucks stop ferrying stones

First published on 21-Jan-2018
About 300 truckers engaged in ferrying stones from the quarries situated on Teesta, Relli and other rivers stopped work since Friday following the Kalimpong district administration's clampdown on i......   | Read..
 

Hill panchayat poll plan on govt table

First published on 21-Jan-2018
The Bengal government is considering holding rural polls in the hills - a demand raised time and again by various political parties - minister Subrata Mukherjee said here on Saturday....   | Read..
 

Tamang warms up for first rally

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Binay Tamang will address a rally at Sukna on Sunday, his first public meeting in seven months during which time he was appointed the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) chief....   | Read..
 

Mukul demands investment white paper

First published on 21-Jan-2018
BJP leader Mukul Roy on Saturday questioned the recent business summit and demanded a white paper on private investments made in Bengal since Trinamul came to power in 2011....   | Read..
 

Siliguri run & walkathon

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Siliguri metropolitan police will organise a road race and a walkathon on February 5 to strengthen police-public relationship and to propagate awareness of traffic safety....   | Read..
 

En route to God, an acid test

First published on 21-Jan-2018
Machhlibaba - those who have read Feluda's adventure in Kashi already know this - used to swim from one holy spot to another. Mahant Kishore Giri, a member of the Panchadas Naam Juna Akhara, usuall......   | Read..