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ITI to park, recharge totos

The Bengal government has started an inquiry into reports that an ITI here is being used as a parking place for totos at night and the institute charges Rs 10 per vehicle to recharge batteries.
SUBHASISH CHAUDHURI Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Mamata asks: Is hilsa infiltrator?

Mamata Banerjee on Monday asked whether some of the most sought after Bengali things that originate from across the border were to be deemed infiltrators or refugees amid the heightened debate between Trinamul and the BJP on "illegal migration from Bangladesh".
Our Special Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Homemaker shot at

A woman was shot at by bike-borne criminals at Paschim Birnagar here on Sunday night - a sequel to a dispute between her husband and a gang of extortionists.
KOUSIK SEN Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Abhishek seeks Shah apology

Trinamul youth wing chief and Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee has sent a legal notice to BJP national president Amit Shah, seeking an unconditional apology for his alleged disparaging remarks and warning legal action if he fails to do so.
Our Special Correspondent Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Unesco wait for repair of DHR stations

Two stations of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which were torched during the statehood movement in the hills last year, have not been repaired yet.
BIRESWAR BANERJEE Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

Golay threatens fast on pay

P.S. Golay, the president of the Sikkim Krantikari Morcha, on Monday assailed chief minister Pawan Chamling and his government on a number of fronts and even threatened to go on a fast-unto-death if the fifth pay commission was not implemented with retrospective effect from January 1, 2016.
RAJEEV RAVIDAS Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

TMC's hill poll test

The Trinamul Congress said on Monday that it had backed six candidates in elections to the managing committee of Vidyasagar Higher Secondary School in Bijanbari to ensure that democratic process started in the hills.
Vivek Chhetri Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

TMC fight over rural chief

Differences have cropped up within Trinamul in Alipurduar district over the selection of sabhadhipati of the zilla parishad as workers and leaders in Kumargram and Falakata blocks have proposed their own candidates.
ANIRBAN CHOUDHURY Aug 14, 2018 00:00 IST

'Victory' rally in Bhangar

Residents of Bhangar took out a march on Sunday to celebrate the "victory" of their movement against a power sub-station project in the area.
OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT Aug 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Portions of flyovers collapse at two places

A portion of a flyover along NH31 in North Dinajpur's Chopra has caved in and chunks of earth and concrete are falling on the subway.
Our Bureau Aug 13, 2018 00:00 IST

Citizen woes hit weddings

The ripple effect of the publication of the National Register of Citizens' final draft in Assam is felt in the marriage market of Cooch Behar as well.
MAIN UDDIN CHISTI Aug 13, 2018 00:00 IST

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