West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

Deb tracks SMC woes

Bengal tourism minister and Trinamul Congress leader Gautam Deb has started an extensive tour of Siliguri talking to residents, taking note of their problems and suggestions and preparing separate fil...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.20

Deb in Didi ke Bolo mode

Bengal tourism minister Gautam Deb has begun the second phase of the “Didi ke Bolo” campaign in his Assembly constituency by focussing on 14 added wards (31 to 44) of the Siliguri Municipal Corpor...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Tea Board announces dates for plucking

The Tea Board of India on Tuesday announced the dates for commencement of plucking of tea leaves and production for the coming season in what appeared to be a clear sign that there would be a leash on...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.03.19

Bengal kick-off with NRC pledge

BJP chief Amit Shah on Friday said the National Citizenship Register (NRC) exercise carried out in Assam would be launched in Bengal to identify “infiltrators”, betraying the saffron camp’s plan...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 10.02.20

Funds to build homes for tea garden workers

The Bengal government on Monday announced a new scheme under which funds will be provided to permanent workers of tea estates to build homes in the next three years and allocated Rs 500 crore for the ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 01.02.20

TDS waiver eludes tea

Tea industry stakeholders are unhappy with the Union budget as their demand for waiver on TDS on cash withdrawals of more than Rs 1 crore has not been addressed.“Since last year, tea estates have be...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Hint at Left candidates for Siliguri polls

Bengal CPM secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra hinted on Friday that the party would field sitting councillors of the Siliguri Municipal Corporation for the coming polls. “The SMC board had gone through ...
By Our correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

A CM considerate of Siliguri

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee has decided to be an accommodative leader in Siliguri on Monday when she will land here and spend some hours before taking her movement against the NRC and the CA...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

People hold their tongue and let BJP worry

The BJP’s door-to-door campaign to drum up support for the amended citizenship law and counter the “misinformation” being spread by the Opposition has hit an unexpected roadblock in north Bengal...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.01.20

Binay’s 40km march against CAA and NRC

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha leader Binay Tamang led a 40km procession downhill from Kurseong against the Centre’s moves on citizenship on Sunday, two days after chief minister Mamata Banerjee had held a ...
By Avijit Sinha and Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


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