Jharkhand  /  Published 19.05.22

SC to hear plea against Soren

The Supreme Court agreed to hear on Friday a plea related to probes by CBI and the Enforcement Directorate into the mining lease allegedly granted to Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and some she...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.22

TMC MLA’s riverbed vigil

Police, he said, are also flying drones over Fulhar and some other rivers which flow through Malda. “A number of vehicles have been seized for carrying sand and soil which were taken out from r...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.05.22

Jharkhand: Mining secy suspended

  A day after being arrested in connection with a money laundering case and remanded to the custody of the Enforcement Directorate, the Jharkhand government on Thursday suspended state mining se...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 10.05.22

Mining: Roof collapse kills 3

Three persons were feared dead and several others injured when a mine roof collapsed at an illegal mining site of Kaparsa Colliery of Eastern Coalfields Limited in Nirsa block of Dhanbad on Monday nig...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Lenin out of favour in TMC body

The Trinamul-run Durgapur Municipal Corporation has decided to wipe out the name of the leader of the Bolshevik Revolution and the architect of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Ilich Lenin, from its territo...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Durgapur


West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.22

Siliguri: CPM hits out at slur

Hundreds of CPM leaders hit the streets on Tuesday to protest a police complaint filed against party veteran Jibesh Sarkar, alleging his involvement in shady land deals. “Each resident of Silig...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.22

Tea belt feels pinch of CM’s coal fiat

The tea industry in north Bengal is worried over the halt in the supply of coal from the Northeast after orders from chief minister Mamata Banerjee that trucks with “illegal” coal consignm...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.22

Sand supplier stabbed to death

A supplier of minor minerals like sand, boulders and pebbles based in Hamiltonganj of Alipurduar district was stabbed to death by unidentified persons on Sunday morning. Dilip Paul, 61, was found dea...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.22

Siliguri: 40 arrests in 36 hours

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s recent directive to rein in land grabbers and those involved in illegal mining of minor minerals from rivers has made the Siliguri Metropolitan Police crack down...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.05.22

Crackdown on illegal mining

Specific instructions from chief minister Mamata Banerjee to prevent illegal mining of minor minerals like sand, stone and pebbles from the riverbeds of Darjeeling district and north Bengal as a whole...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri


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