Aroop Biswas
West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

Hill TMC asked to give allies space

The state Trinamul leadership has instructed its leaders and workers of Darjeeling hills to “go slow” and refrain from any activity that can antagonise hill parties that are its allies. T...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Calcutta  /  Published 09.04.21

Left vote plea in Tollygunge

At the heart of Biswas’s appeal to Left voters is poll arithmetic. In 2016, Biswas had polled around 90,500 votes, which translated to a vote share of nearly 47 per cent. He was trailed by Madhu...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 05.04.21

TMC pits Jaya against Mithun

Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan reached Calcutta on Sunday evening to campaign for the ruling Trinamul in the Assembly polls. The actress-politician and wife of Amitabh Bachchan will stay in the cit...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.01.21

One wedding and 14 funerals in Bengal

The ambience at Char-Churabhandar village in Maynaguri block of Jalpaiguri district changed from festivity to mourning overnight. On Monday, the village was busy celebrating the marriage of a girl, t...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.20

Asok invites TMC leaders to Bapu event

CPM MLA Asok Bhattacharya, also the immediate past mayor of the Left-run board of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) who chairs the board of administrators of the civic body, has invited three minis...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.20

Lepcha dharna on board ‘transfer’

Members of the Lepcha community started a dharna in Kalimpong on Tuesday, demanding that the Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, which is currently under the aegis of the state government, be not tr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 07.10.20

Extortion bid posing as minister’s relative

A man whose surname is “Biswas” tried to extort a woman on the phone by promising her a government job and introducing himself as minister Aroop Biswas’s relative sometime last week....
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.10.18

Didi library in zilla parishad

The Trinamul-run East Burdwan Zilla Parishad has spent Rs 1.5 lakh of taxpayers’ money to set up a library exclusively featuring Mamata Banerjee’s books.The parishad purchased 700 copies of books ...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Burdwan

West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.20

Pre-poll mayor nudge to Trinamul

Trinamul workers in Siliguri have sent a clear and loud message to the leadership here on Thursday when ministers Aroop Biswas and Gautam Deb held a meeting with them to discuss preparations for the c...
By The Telegraph in Siliguri


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