West Bengal  /  Published 30.05.19

Bengal gives 18, gets two berths

Bengal BJP MPs Babul Supriyo and Debasree Chaudhuri were inducted into the Narendra Modi government on Thursday as junior ministers. Supriyo, junior minister of heavy industries and public enterprises...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.03.20

Holi organiser faces music over speaker use

A day-long Holi celebration attended by Bengal minister of state Bachchu Hansda who danced to Bollywoood tunes at Tapan in South Dinajpur on Tuesday came under scanner as the organisers flouted the ba...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 10.03.20

Women police team in Raiganj

Armed with electric batons and chilly spray, women police constables will patrol Raiganj and the surrounding areas on bikes to control crimes against women. Thirty specially trained women police const...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Attempt to expand TMC footprint in north

By Soumya De Sarkar & Kousik Sen in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 22.02.20

Tree felling at ground linked to chief minister Mamata Banerjee meet

Seventeen full-grown trees have been felled at a ground owned by the state agricultural department in Buniadpur in South Dinajpur allegedly to make space for a proposed public meeting by chief ministe...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.19

At 90, a campaign for the right to vote without fear

Ninety-year-old Rani Kar walked out of her Raiganj home and joined a human chain with hundreds of others on Friday, demanding free, fair and safe elections.The nonagenarian, who is the widow of Jatind...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

HC orders probe into assault on woman

Calcutta High Court on Monday directed the District Legal Aid Services Authority of South Dinajpur to inquire into an assault on a woman by alleged Trinamul supporters at a Gangarampur village after s...
By Tapas Ghosh and Kousik Sen in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.02.20

Woman tied up, dragged and beaten

A group of alleged Trinamul Congress supporters led by a panchayat member tied the hands and legs of a high school teacher, dragged her for 30ft, rained blows on her and locked her up at a house after...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 23.02.19

9 Malda weavers die in UP cracker blast

Blasts in an illegal cracker factory in Uttar Pradesh’s Bhadohi killed at least 13 persons on Saturday, including nine weavers from Bengal’s Malda working in an adjoining carpet unit.The cracker f...
By Piyush Srivastva and Kousik Sen in Raiganj

West Bengal  /  Published 19.12.19

2 arrested for Raiganj attack

Two persons have been arrested in connection with an attack on people who were returning after a peaceful protest in front of the North Dinajpur district magistrate’s office here against the Citizen...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj


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