West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.21

BJP MPs shun poll grind in Santipur and Naihati

The beleaguered Bengal BJP is struggling to put up a united front ahead of the October 30 by-elections with the apparent reluctance of party MPs — Jagannath Sarkar and Nisith Pramanik — to...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.21

Couple and son found dead in Cooch Behar

A couple and their five-year-old son were found dead at their house at a village located under Dinhata-II block of Cooch Behar district on Sunday. According to police, Manoranjan Sarkar, 52, a casual...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.10.21

BJP faces TMC black flags

Leaders of the saffron camp in Dinhata where the bypoll is due on October 30 along with three other Assembly seats of the state, on Monday had to return without campaigning as hundreds of Trinamul sup...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.10.21

Ahead of bypoll, many leave BJP

The saffron camp had to face a setback in Dinhata, the bastion of local MP and Union minister of state for home affairs Nisith Pramanik, as around 300 BJP supporters, including some prominent faces, s...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.21

Former Bangladeshi enclave residents back Trinamul

Some 120 families from erstwhile Bangladeshi enclaves and are mostly from the minority community, shifted allegiance to Trinamul at Dinhata in Cooch Behar on Tuesday, in a major setback for the saffro...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar


West Bengal  /  Published 08.05.21

TMC bandh in Dinhata over attack on ex-MLA

Dinhata town in Cooch Behar wore a deserted look on Friday as Trinamul observed a 30-hour bandh in the town in protest of the attack on party leader and former MLA Udayan Guha. In the Assembly electi...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.03.21

Violence rocks Cooch Behar again

Trinamul and BJP supporters clashed at Futani Bazaar of Shakdal village in the Bhetaguri 2 panchayat of Dinhata subdivision on Thursday night. Four houses — three of Trinamul and one of the BJP ...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.03.21

BJP seeks CBI probe into Dinhata death

Senior BJP leaders on Thursday reached Dinhata town to stand by the family of Amit Sarkar, 50, the BJP president of town committee of the party, who was found dead and hanging on the premises of a loc...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.03.21

Showcause to six over TMC revolt in Cooch Behar

The Trinamul Congress has showcaused six office-bearers in the Dinhata subdivision of Cooch Behar district, asking them to explain why they are abstaining from election campaigns. “They have be...
By Our Bureau in Alipurduar, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.03.21

Cooch Behar bank staff held over fraud

A North Dinajpur district BJP leader was assaulted by a group of miscreants in Raiganj on Thursday night. Bhakta Roy, who is the former district president of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, has bee...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar


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