West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.21

Campaign in north picks up with rallies

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee played the regional card in Cooch Behar and Alipurduar districts, which together have 14 Assembly seats, on Tuesday. Elections will be held in both the districts on Apr...
By Anirban Choudhury, Main Uddin Chisti in Alipurduar, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

Adult rhino found dead

An adult female rhino was found dead at the Jaldapara National Park, Bengal’s largest habitat of the one-horned rhino, in Alipurduar district on Sunday. Foresters said its horn is missing and s...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.21

Tea garden leader leaves Trinamul Congress

Mohan Sharma, a former district president of the Trinamul Congress in Alipurduar, who also headed the party’s trade union in tea gardens, joined the BJP on Friday. Sharma was inducted into the ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.03.21

Alipurduar Trinamul leader cries neglect

Mohan Sharma, a prominent Trinamul leader in Alipurduar district, has stepped down from two posts he held in the party and also from as many as nine official posts. On Monday night, Sharma announced ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.21

Leader switches to ‘silence’ from grudge

Ganga Prasad Sharma, the Alipurduar district president of the BJP who had voiced his discontent over selection of candidates in two Assembly seats, said on Monday that the state leadership had asked h...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.21

'I don't know Ashok Lahiri'

Later in the evening, BJP supporters started a demonstration in front of Sharma’s residence at Jaigaon in the district, demanding that Lama’s candidature be dropped. Lahiri is a former ch...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.21

Cop finds groom for girl left at altar

A police officer posted here went beyond the call of duty on Monday to arrange a groom for a girl who resides in a locality under his police station area after a youth with whom her marriage was fixed...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.02.21

Push for two new municipalities

The Mamata Banerjee government came up with notifications announcing constitution of two new civic bodies — at Maynaguri in Jalpaiguri district and Falakata in the neighbouring district of Alipu...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.21

Tea protest with Trinamul flag in Alipurduar

Around 300 jobless workers of the closed Madhu tea estate in Alipurduar district on Tuesday blocked the Kalchini-Hasimara road demanding immediate reopening of the garden. Carrying Trinamul flags, pr...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.21

Tribal forum to skip CM event on February 2

A joint forum of five tribal communities in north Bengal has decided to skip the February 2 mass marriage organised by the Alipurduar district police to press for their demand for a separate developme...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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