West Bengal  /  Published 23.09.20

8 held for poultry theft in Malda

An interstate gang allegedly involved in stealing poultry from Malda district and sending those to the Northeast was nabbed by Englishbazar police early on Wednesday. Eight persons, seven from differ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.20

Rumblings in Nagaland

The statement from the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) came as a shocker: the Nagas, it said, are ready to “fight another war” if their political rights and history are...
By Subir Bhaumik in

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.20

Run more trains, plead north Bengal tourism stakeholders

Tourism industry stakeholders in north Bengal are urging senior railway officials of the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to allow more trains to run in the region. Ever since regular train services ...
By Avijit Sinha, Anirban Choudhury in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 08.09.20

Boost for railway infrastructure

The railways have taken up a slew of projects to improve infrastructure in New Jalpaiguri and Malda, the two most prominent stations of north Bengal, and to boost train connectivity in the region. Th...
By Bireswar Banerjee, Soumya De Sarkar in Malda, Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 30.08.20

Race to ready rail projects

In north Bengal, it was a longstanding demand to have a second railway and road bridges over the Teesta. Last month, work on the road bridge — that is along NH27 near Jalpaiguri — was comp...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.08.20

JFC sign on custodian Pawan Kumar

Jamshedpur FC on Monday announced the signing of a highly experienced goalkeeper in the form of Pawan Kumar on a two-year deal for the upcoming Indian Super League season VII. Pawan, who hails f...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

States  /  Published 06.08.20

Sikkim rail link by 2022-end

Sikkim will be part of India’s rail map by 2022-end, Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) officials said, speaking about the long-delayed project whose foundation was laid in 2009 when Mamata Banerj...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

Books  /  Published 24.07.20

Northeast: Manager and the managed

Sanjib Baruah ends In the Name of the Nation: India and its Northeast with the following statement: “…the peoples of Northeast India… will continue their struggles for th...
By Rashi Bhargava in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.20

Rail: 9 routes for private players

The railway ministry has offered nine routes to private players in the Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) zone that covers most parts of north Bengal and the entire Northeast. This move is a part of th...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri/Alipurduar

India  /  Published 30.11.19

Amit Shah tries to allay Northeast bill fears

Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday met stakeholders from the Northeast to allay apprehensions about the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill, two days after fears relating to the National Regist...
By Imran Ahmed Siddiqui in New Delhi


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