West Bengal  /  Published 26.07.20

New bridge over Teesta river ready

Road connectivity to the Northeast and parts of north Bengal became smoother and faster from Friday as traffic started moving on the second bridge on the outskirts of Jalpaiguri town over the Teesta r...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri, Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.07.20

Seven people missing in Teesta swim to safety

All seven persons who had gone missing in the swollen Teesta after a boat capsize on Monday evening swam safely to Mouamari, a dry portion of the riverbed close to the right bank, and took shelter the...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 15.05.20

Debesh Roy, chronicler of Teesta lives, dies

Writer Debesh Roy, known for his famous novel Teesta Parer Brittanto (Chronicles of the banks of the Teesta), died at a private nursing home in Calcutta on Thursday after a cardiac arrest. He was 84.R...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

Bista plea for new Teesta bridge

Darjeeling MP Raju Bista has urged Union minister of surface transport and highways Nitin Gadkari to take an initiative for the construction of an alternative bridge over the Teesta river near Sevoke....
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 03.02.20

NGO’s NRC-related work recognised

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), a pan-India NGO, has won the eNGO Challenge 2019-2020 for extending help and support to the people of Assam during the NRC process.The Mumbai-based NGO, headed by...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Don’t mix cricket with Teesta: Sheikh Hasina

If a Bengali invites another Bengali to enjoy a game of cricket, there is no point “mixing Teesta” and pouring cold water over it. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina sent out this message on ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.10.19

Hasina defends Delhi deals

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday wagered her reputation against domestic insinuations of selling out to New Delhi during her recent trip, trying to assuage anti-India sentiments in...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

India  /  Published 17.11.18

Gujarat riots: The journey of the Zakia Jafri case

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up on November 19 (Monday) a petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain former MP Ahsan Jafri, challenging the clean chit given to Narendra Modi, the then c...
By Teesta Setalvad in

Opinion  /  Published 22.07.19

NRC: How a government betrayed its people

So far, at least in ‘mainland’ India, we have been relatively insulated from the tortures and traumas caused by public authorities demanding proof of whether or not we are Indian. In the far corne...
By Teesta Setalvad in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.07.19

North Bengal rain fury continues

Several localities were submerged in Jalpaiguri and Alipurduar towns because of continuous rain which swelled several rivers in north Bengal. In Jalpaiguri, a 42-year-old barber died after he had appa...
By TT Bureau in Siliguri


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