West Bengal

Lapse FIR on principal in rape case

An FIR was lodged on Friday against the principal of a missionary school in Jharkhand's Khunti for not reporting to police Tuesday's abduction of five women activists who were allegedly gang-raped and filmed later.
Our Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Malda fury on claim of child theft

A mentally challenged youth from Bihar wandering in Malda town was thrashed on Friday by locals who claimed he was a child kidnapper.
KOUSIK SEN Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

CBI officer on Narada case shifted

The CBI has transferred its Calcutta officer overseeing the Narada investigation to Ranchi, days after the agency's second-in-command Rakesh Asthana asked why the probe had not progressed enough.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Chug with the 'Captain'

A "Captain" will be on the deck of the Darjeeling toy train.
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Jun 23, 2018 00:00 IST

Mamata warning to Trinamul colts

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday asked Trinamul's youth wing to obey the parent party and warned that attempts at belittling the party would be dealt with firmly.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

CM to watch Jhargram

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said she would oversee Trinamul's Jhargram unit after rural poll setbacks in the tribal zone, the first time she has taken direct "charge" of a district.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

CM 'militant' tag on BJP

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday trained her guns on the BJP, calling it a "militant organisation" that spread hatred, signalling that targeting the "divisive politics" of the saffron camp would be her strategy in the run-up to the Lok Sabha polls.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

No lip service: CM in speech marathon

Pawan Chamling recently broke Jyoti Basu's record to become India's longest-serving chief minister. On Wednesday, the Sikkim leader became one of the "longest-speaking", addressing a public meeting for nearly four hours.
Rajeev Ravidas Jun 22, 2018 00:00 IST

Nipah safety net for mango

Nipah fears have taken root in the groves of Malda, Bengal's mango basket, prompting a two-pronged safety net.
KOUSIK SEN Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

DA hike dents new pay hope

The Mamata Banerjee government's announcement of a hike in dearness allowance by 18 per cent of basic pay from January 2019 for Bengal employees has dealt a blow to their hopes of a Sixth Pay Commission revision.
Our Special Correspondent Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST

Cooch Behar TMC tussle

A tussle between Trinamul and the party youth wing in Cooch Behar that intensified since last month's panchayat polls seems to have reached breaking point.
MAIN UDDIN CHISTI Jun 21, 2018 00:00 IST


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