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West Bengal  /  Published 23.11.21

Mamata to meet Modi in Delhi

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi on Wednesday. She is expected to discuss the issue of expansion in the jurisdiction of the Border Security F...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.21

Assembly motion against BSF wider ambit

Bengal on Tuesday became the second state after Punjab to have a resolution passed in its Assembly against the Union home ministry’s decision to expand the jurisdiction of the Border Security Fo...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 16.11.21

Resolution against BSF jurisdiction

The West Bengal Assembly on Tuesday passed a resolution against the Centre's decision to extend BSF's jurisdiction, amid opposition by BJP legislators. West Bengal, which is governed by the T...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Hardly any takers for BSF narrative

 Residents of Chamta, a village located under Sitai police station of Cooch Behar district near the India-Bangladesh border, on Saturday mourned the death of Prakash Barman, who died early on Fri...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.21

Cowherds near border jittery

Fifty-year-old Saji Mian, a resident of Dewanhat in Cooch Behar-I block, is contemplating a change in his vocation of cow herding because of the Centre’s decision to increase jurisdiction of the...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


Opinion  /  Published 14.11.21

Letters to the Editor: Goodwill of citizens not enough to run a zoo

Pet of the month Sir — Having an adopted tiger is a boast that few can make. But a recent tweak in the policies of the Alipore zoo can make this possible. People can now adopt a wild animal for...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

More voices against wider reach of force

 The alleged BSF firing in Cooch Behar on Friday in which three persons died has put under the spotlight the Centre’s decision to increase the border-guarding force’s jurisdiction. T...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

3 killed in ‘BSF firing’ in Cooch Behar

Three persons were killed in alleged firing by the Border Security Force (BSF) in the small hours of Friday at a village along the India-Bangladesh frontier in Cooch Behar district.  The incident...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.11.21

House protest on BSF reach

Although the Congress and the CPM do not have any representation in the Bengal Assembly, both parties have been critical of the Centre’s decision. Chief minister Mamata Banerjee had earlier ask...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

CID interim report on Sitalkuchi firing

The state CID on Thursday placed its interim  report before Calcutta High Court on the firing on April 10 poll day allegedly by central forces that claimed the lives of four villagers at Sitalkuc...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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