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

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.20

Left, Congress finalise seat sharing for Alipurduar municipality

The Left Front and the Congress have finalised seat sharing for the 20-member Alipurduar municipality to which elections are due this summer.This is the first time that the Left and the Congress have ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.19

Travel & trade tumble in tumult

The violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Assam and Bengal have affected road and train traffic and trade in north Bengal.Train services to Northeast have been affected, buses are ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.01.20

Driver steals hill tourists’ car

A hill driver who had taken three tourists around town on their Honda City and warmed up to them so much that he was called to their hotel room has been accused of stealing their car and leading them ...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling


West Bengal  /  Published 31.12.19

100-day job plan for gardens

The district administration on Monday asked the management of tea gardens to send proposals for projects that could be taken up under the 100-day rural employment scheme to ensure earnings for casual ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.19

Central forces in more booths

The Election Commission has informed the authorities of North Dinajpur, Darjeeling and Jalpaiguri, which will go to the polls in the second phase on April 18, that central paramilitary forces will be ...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Charges mar Bengal first phase

Voting was overall peaceful in Cooch Behar and Alipurduar Lok Sabha constituencies on Thursday in the first phase of the general election, except for sporadic incidents of violence. According to admin...
By The Telegraph in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.02.20

Tribal outfit launches bike rally against CAA

A tribal organisation launched a bike rally from Kumargram in Alipurduar district on Saturday to protest the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and country-wide National Register of Citizens. The rally that ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.20

Bhutan women killed, youth held

A Jaigaon youth has allegedly killed two Bhutanese women as he was facing pressure to pay them money so that one of them didn’t file a rape complaint against him.The women were aged 25 and 26 and ha...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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