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Dinhata
India  /  Published 02.04.22

BSF ‘bar’ on jute cultivation

Some farmers said the BSF’s current jute ban now extended up to 150 yards inside the fences. The BSF could not be reached for comment. The controversy comes a week after BSF constables beat up...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.22

Dinhata, too, in TMC kitty

Dinhata has become the third municipality after Sainthia and Budge Budge for the Trinamul Congress to command majority before polls are held on February 27. Trinamul is set to win all 16 wards at the...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.21

2 held with guns and bullets in Dinhata

The crime branch of Dinhata police station in Cooch Behar seized illegal firearms and ammunition on Saturday from a village on the outskirts of Dinhata town. Two residents of Dinhata  have been ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.21

3 insiders held in 'fake' bank robbery

Dinhata police on Wednesday arrested three employees of Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank for allegedly staging Tuesday morning’s Rs 19 lakh “fake heist”. On Tuesday, the cashier of ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 24.11.21

Robbery at rural bank

Three persons allegedly looted Rs 19 lakh from Uttarbanga Kshetriya Gramin Bank at Nigamnagar of Dinhata subdivision, some 30km from Cooch Behar town on Tuesday. Police sources said according to bank...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Siliguri

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West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.21

TMC prevents BJP from opening bypoll account

“Mamata’s implementation of populist schemes — such as Lakshmir Bhandar, the monthly basic income initiative for women — has had a direct, substantial impact on these bypolls,&...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya

West Bengal  /  Published 03.11.21

Dinhata: TMC's record win

“Our organisational capabilities have dwindled... On poll day, we could not field agents in most of the 417 booths,” said a BJP source.  As the results came up on Tuesday, district a...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 30.10.21

Bypoll test for TMC and BJP

Around 9 lakh voters will on Saturday elect MLAs in four geographically and demographically diverse constituencies, Khardah, Gosaba, Santipur and Dinhata. Both had a 2-2 score in the Assembly polls, ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar, Main Uddin Chisti in Calcutta, Dinhata

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.21

BJP-BSF meet angers Trinamul

The ruling Trinamul on Thursday lodged a complaint with the Cooch Behar district magistrate referring to a meeting between senior state leaders of the BJP and the deputy inspector-general of the Borde...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.21

BJP acid test in Dinhata bypoll

The Dinhata bypoll on October 30 is an acid test for the saffron camp in Cooch Behar. At the Assembly elections this year, the BJP had fielded Nisith Pramanik, its Cooch Behar MP, from the seat. Pram...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


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