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North Dinajpur
West Bengal  /  Published 19.08.22

Blow to ‘peace talks’: KLO man surrenders

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stole a march on the BJP as Kailash Koch, the second most important leader of the proscribed Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO), surrendered befor...
By Avijit Sinha and Kinsuk Basu in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 18.08.22

TMC MLA threatens to quit

Islampur Trinamul Congress MLA Abdul Karim Choudhury has threatened to step down after his arch rival was made the local block president of the party. “The party leadership has selected Zakir H...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.07.22

‘Mukhosh Khela’: The masked dance forms of West Bengal

The female deity, especially forms of Kali or Chandi, feature heavily in Gomira dances, which are usually based on themes of good versus evil. In South Dinajpur, the tri-headed wooden mask of Mahiraba...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

Burma teak worth Rs 50 lakh seized

Foresters from the Raiganj division in North Dinajpur district have seized Burmese teak worth Rs 50 lakh that was allegedly being smuggled to Andhra Pradesh from the northeastern region. Sources said...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.06.22

2 women found hanging

The bodies of two homemakers, who are sisters-in-law, were found hanging in a room of their home in Ashokpally, a residential area in Raiganj town, on Wednesday evening. Police recovered the bodies a...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

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West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.22

Boys hurt in grenade explosion

Four boys at a village near the India-Bangladesh border in North Dinajpur district were injured after a stun grenade which they found in a field exploded on Friday morning. All of them suffered burn ...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Two arrested with weapons & bombs

Two persons were arrested after firearms and crude bombs were seized from their possession at Panighata More area of Bagdogra, located on the outskirts of Siliguri, on Sunday evening. The special ope...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

MLA, cops injured in mishap

Asim Sarkar, the BJP MLA of Haringhata in Nadia, along with two policemen and seven others got injured in a mishap in North Dinajpur on Sunday night. They were rushed to the nearest hospital, which f...
By Our Correspondent in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.22

‘Brain’ behind scholarship racket arrested

North Dinajpur police have unearthed a racket that officers said would steal state government funds meant for scholarships for students from various communities. The police on Monday arrested Mahatab...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 27.04.22

Cops arrest scholarship theft ‘mastermind’

North Dinajpur police have unearthed a racket where state government funds meant for scholarships for students of different communities were being stolen. Police on Monday arrested Mahatabuddin, a re...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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