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Cooch Behar
West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

TMC: Cooch Behar rift deepens

Infighting within Trinamul in Cooch Behar took a new turn with party leaders close to district party chief Partha Pratim Roy slamming party colleagues critical of Roy and demanding stringent steps aga...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Jabs fly over Cooch Behar airport

The Trinamul Congress and the BJP have pointed fingers at each other over a stark contrast in air connectivity in districts on the Bengal-Assam border. While the longstanding demand of residents to r...
By Avijit Sinha, Main Uddin Chisti in Siliguri, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.21

Face morphed on smut clip: MLA

A bullet hit Altaf Ali, a vegetable vendor of Okrabari under Dinhata-I block of Cooch Behar, on his right hand when he chanced to come between two warring Trinamul groups late on Friday evening. Sour...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 29.12.20

Plea to change father’s name in TET exam form

Former Bangladeshi citizens, whose enclaves were incorporated in India in 2015 and who became Indians, have written to the Bengal government to allow them to change the name of their father in the tea...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 14.12.20

Cooch Behar airport wings clipped for now

 The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided not to renew the licence for the Cooch Behar airport from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), leading to a fresh controversy in th...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

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West Bengal  /  Published 03.12.20

Plan for Mamata north Bengal tour

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee was due to give an interview to the Oxford Union Society at 5pm (10.30pm IST) on Wednesday but the event did not take place. A spokesman for the Oxford Union Society, w...
By Our Bureau, Amit Roy in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.20

Covid cancels this year’s Raas Mela

The Covid-19 pandemic that has curtailed some major festivities of Bengal has also cancelled this year’s Raas Mela in Cooch Behar, an annual event with a 200-year-old tradition and one of the la...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.11.20

Cooch Behar Trinamul MLA to quit

Mihir Goswami, the Trinamul MLA of Cooch Behar (South), said on Thursday that he had decided to sever ties with the party. Goswami, who has been vocal against Trinamul and its leaders for the past on...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 17.11.20

Trinamul factions clash, 16 detained

The Tufanganj subdivision of the Cooch Behar district has been rocked by clashes between two groups of the Trinamul Congress. The violence that is the fallout of an alleged attempt to gain control of...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.20

Jute-growing village gets a taste of tea

A new sight — that of a lush green tea plantation — greets people at Bajejama Pakhihaga village of Cooch Behar these days. So far, the village under Matalhat panchayat of Dinhata never ha...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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