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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

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

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By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

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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

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

BJP stunt to implicate Sitalkuchi falls flat

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By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya and Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.21

'Autopsy reports say bullets hit chests'

The four youths of Jorpatki village, who died in a firing by CISF jawans posted at Amtali MSK (booth number 5/126), had bullet wounds in their upper torso, a source in district police said on Tuesday ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

Opinion  /  Published 13.04.21

Shamed: CISF kills 4 in Bengal

Bengal has a long and chequered history of political violence. The death of four voters at the hands of the Central Industrial Security Force and the ugly politics that has been unleashed in the after...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 13.04.21

Jorpatki: we will never forget

Mehebul Kazi, backup for the Trinamul agent I was sitting inside the booth as a backup for the Trinamul polling agent. Voting was going on peacefully. I could hear people shouting over something outs...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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