Central Industrial Security Force Cisf
West Bengal  /  Published 17.05.21

CID team to reach Sitalkuchi on Monday

A team of officers from the CID’s Special Investigation Team will reach Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar on Monday to probe into the April 10 firing by CISF personnel, which had killed four voters duri...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.21

Governor greeted with black flags

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar faced protests in multiple locations of Cooch Behar district on Thursday when he visited some areas that saw post-poll clashes. His convoy faced black flags, “go back&...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 03.05.21

Editorial: Hatred loses

West Bengal does not accept the politics of communal hatred. That is the single, focused message from an indisputable majority of its voters. The scale of the Trinamul Congress’s victory was not...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Sitalkuchi votes to reply to bullets

As they walked to the booth, Mamata could not control her emotions and burst into tears. “It is this ominous booth that has claimed the life of my son. I can never forget it,” the old woma...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 29.04.21

Two alternative visions of Bengal

The long-drawn assembly election in West Bengal is finally drawing to a close. Following the eighth round of voting on April 29, there will be a bout of patient waiting, not to mention feverish specul...
By Swapan Dasgupta in


West Bengal  /  Published 21.04.21

Report on Sitalkuchi boy sought

The West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights has written to the district magistrate of Cooch Behar for a report on Mrinal Haque, 14, of Jorpatki village under Sitalkuchi Assembly seat, wh...
By Avijit Sinha, Main Uddin Chisti in Siliguri, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.04.21

Deganga: Villagers allege CISF firing

A group of villagers in Deganga in North 24-Parganas accused the central forces of firing without provocation during the fifth phase of election on Saturday, a week after the April 10 Sitalkuchi firin...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Burdwan, Deganga

West Bengal  /  Published 17.04.21

Cooch Behar police transfer probe to CID

The probe into the CISF firing outside a booth in the Sitalkuchi Assembly constituency on April 10 has been handed over to the Criminal Investigation Department, said Cooch Behar district superintende...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.21

Sitalkuchi: Didi's promise to a mom

By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.21

All’s fair for the Election Commission

When the task of an institution is to ensure free and fair elections, it has to take hard decisions. One such decision, presumably, was the Election Commission’s 24-hour ban on campaigning impos...
By The Editorial Board in


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