West Bengal  /  Published 12.10.20

Boy at knifepoint, lakhs looted from mom

Three masked criminals entered the home of a wholesale potato trader in Falakata of Alipurduar district on Saturday night, held his 13-year-old son at knifepoint and took away Rs 11 lakh in cash and h...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.10.20

Buxa Fort to get a makeover

The Alipurduar district administration and the state public works department are drawing up plans for the renovation and restoration of the historic Buxa Fort. A few days back, chief minister Mamata ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.20

Rain triggers waterlogging in Bengal

Consistent bouts of monsoon rain in the sub-Himalayan region of Bengal for the second day on Wednesday led to flooding and waterlogging at several places in the plains and triggered major landslides i...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.20

Mujnai garden to reopen today

The Mujnai tea estate in Alipurduar district will reopen on Tuesday after a gap of 21 months. The decision was taken at a tripartite meeting held in the office of the additional labour commissioner o...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.08.20

Supply to Assam hit

Closure of markets and wholesale business establishments in Alipurduar and Cooch Behar districts in the past few days because of a spike in Covid-19 cases disrupted supply of commodities to traders in...
By Our Bureau in Alipurduar, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.07.20

Auxiliary poll stations for Falakata

The state chief election officer asked the Alipurduar district magistrate to identify auxiliary poll stations near existing ones with over 1,000 voters in Falakata Assembly seat. The seat is vacant a...
By The Telegraph in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.18

BJP loses lead after decoy drama and TMC switch

The BJP has been robbed of its slender majority in Alipurduar’s Kumargram panchayat samiti after a winner defected to Trinamul amid an alleged “decoy drama” that drew him from Assam where the BJ...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.20

Three of family found dead

An insurance agent here is suspected to have killed his wife and son and then committed suicide on Tuesday late evening. Biswajit Bose, 46, lived in ward 2 of the town with his wife Shelly, 38 and son...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar


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