West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.20

Storm hits three districts in north

A Nor’wester or Kalbaisakhi cut a swathe through different areas of Cooch Behar, Alipurduar and Jalpaiguri districts on Thursday evening, damaged agricultural fields, houses and schools.Marichbari i...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.19

NRC jitters travel further to Malda

The impact of NRC in Assam has spread from Alipurduar to Malda, around 430km from the interstate border.Gripped by worries over NRC and BJP leaders’ declarations that the exercise would be implement...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 04.09.19

Trinamul aid and protest

Trinamul leaders in Alipurduar, one of the two Bengal districts that share borders with Assam, have decided to help Bengal-origin people in Assam left out of the NRC.The move underscores the ruling pa...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.03.20

Forests, palace shut to visitors in north

All tourist haunts like wildlife sanctuaries and parks were shut for visitors in north Bengal on Tuesday because of the novel coronavirus fear. The Archaeological Survey of India closed down historica...
By TT Bureau in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.19

Case against Bengal DM sent to court

Falakata police on Wednesday forwarded a complaint filed by Rajmohon Sarkar, the father of Binod Kumar Sarkar, to the additional chief judicial magistrate’s court here, seeking permission to conduct...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


West Bengal  /  Published 07.01.19

Bengal sends a DM on leave after assault video

The Bengal government on Monday sent Alipurduar district magistrate Nikhil Nirmal on leave for 10 days after a purported video of him and his wife allegedly beating up a youth inside a police station ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.11.19

Government jamboree on Bengal culture

The Mamata Banerjee government will organise a first-of-its-kind cultural extravaganza across the state called “Bangla Moder Garbo (Bengal is our pride)”.According to the plan, the government will...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Managers exit 2 tea gardens in Alipurduar

Managers on Saturday left two tea estates in Alipurduar, the fifth such exit at gardens in the district in just seven days.One of the gardens, Kalchini, has seen the managers leave for the second time...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.19

Bengal kick-off with NRC pledge

BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said the National Citizenship Register (NRC) exercise carried out in Assam would be launched in Bengal to identify “infiltrators”, betraying the saffron camp’s plan...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 04.02.20

BJP questioned on CAA, inflation

Senior BJP leaders on a door-to-door campaign in support of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act here on Tuesday faced unpleasant questions from common people about the need for the law and the Centre’s ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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