The Telegraph
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
 

West Bengal

Court seeks report on DA rule in Bengal

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked two employees' unions to submit a report stating rules under which they were claiming dearness allowances from the Bengal government and norms the state should follow to fix the DA....   | Read..
 

Clash mars BJP bike rally

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The BJP alleged that the ongoing bike rally by its youth wing was waylaid and attacked by Trinamul supporters in Nadia's Plassey on Tuesday afternoon....   | Read..
 

Tiger count set to roar off the blocks

First published on 17-Jan-2018
The forest department will conduct a tiger census in all forests across north Bengal later this week....   | Read..
 

CPM speaks for Gurung

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Darjeeling CPM leaders on Tuesday backed Bimal Gurung, demanded tripartite talks to resolve the issues of Darjeeling hills and his inclusion in such parleys....   | Read..
 

Stretch of Teesta turns grave for fish trove

First published on 17-Jan-2018
Hundreds of dead fish have been seen floating in a stretch of the Teesta in Jalpaiguri over the past two days....   | Read..
 

Library ceiling portion falls

First published on 17-Jan-2018
A portion of ceiling at the North Bengal State Library whose collections include centuries old manuscripts of the Cooch Behar royal family has collapsed....   | Read..
 

Forest hurdle keeps Sikkim train waiting

First published on 17-Jan-2018
An ambitious project taken up nine years ago to link the Himalayan state of Sikkim by rail with the rest of the country has been caught in a tangle of no-objection certificates....   | Read..
 

Mamata cooperation appeal

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Mamata Banerjee on Monday urged people who had parted with land for the Jindal group's cement factory in West Midnapore's Salboni to cooperate with the company for its smooth running so that more i......   | Read..
 

Poland scouts for coal opportunities

First published on 16-Jan-2018
A delegation from Poland will take part in the business summit to explore investment opportunities in mining, power and food processing sector in Bengal....   | Read..
 

Reality check daily: Eastern army chief

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Eastern Command chief Lt Gen. Abhay Krishna on Monday said the army did a "reality check" every day to prepare for any eventuality....   | Read..
 

Call for CM Japan tour for industry

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The head of the Japanese delegation to the Bengal Global Business Summit believes chief minister Mamata Banerjee should visit Japan and promote the state as an investment destination....   | Read..
 

HC bins plea to halt rally

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Calcutta High Court on Monday rejected the Bengal government's plea for an order to stop the ongoing bike rally by the youth wing of the BJP over "apprehensions" that the programme would ......   | Read..
 

Picnic spot turns dump

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The area on the right bank of the Teesta close to Jubilee Park has turned into a rubbish dump, months after it was declared a "green picnic spot" with much fanfare....   | Read..
 

'Doublespeak' glare on Gurung statement

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The Bimal Gurung camp of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha was caught on the wrong foot on Monday as the full interview that Gurung had given to journalist when he resurfaced in Delhi suggested that he ha......   | Read..
 

Chill delays drying of Saraswati idols

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Artisans of Raiganj and Jalpaiguri are worried ahead of Saraswati Puja as they are finding it difficult to dry earthen idols in the current cold weather....   | Read..
 

Traffic snarl fear sparks widening demand

First published on 16-Jan-2018
The Asian Highway II, one of the prominent road projects taken up in north Bengal in recent years, has brought both cheers and worries for residents of Siliguri and the surroundings....   | Read..
 

Health fair

First published on 16-Jan-2018
Residents of Dinhata subdivison will have a chance to avail themselves of a free health check-up and collect free medicines next week....   | Read..
 

Binay invited to business summit

First published on 15-Jan-2018
The chairman of the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration has been invited to attend the Bengal Global Business Summit, the first such gesture for a Darjeeling leader in an indication that......   | Read..
 

Tea planters seek land ceiling waiver

First published on 15-Jan-2018
An association of tea planters has demanded withdrawal of ceiling on area that could be used for alternative crops and tourism in plantations....   | Read..
 

Visva faculty split on VC

First published on 15-Jan-2018
Two teachers' organisations of Visva-Bharati have written separately to the Centre, one demanding that the current officiating vice-chancellor be made permanent and the other seeking appointment of......   | Read..