West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.19

CM finds Teesta counter

Mamata Banerjee has told the Bengal Assembly that people of South Dinajpur are suffering as Bangladesh dammed up the Atrayee river — her second reference to water disputes with the neighbouring coun...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

India  /  Published 19.11.18

SC defers hearing on Modi clean chit plea

The Supreme Court on Monday deferred till November 26 the hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigating Team (SIT) to Narendra Modi, who was then Gujarat ...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 02.07.19

Hilsa makes Mamata wade into Teesta

Mamata Banerjee made it clear in the Bengal Assembly on Tuesday that she was still opposed to the Teesta water sharing pact, an agreement that both New Delhi and Dhaka are keen to seal since September...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 29.06.19

Maps of belonging: Debi Choudhurani’s sanctuary

The mid-morning sun was blinding as the car turned left at Goshala More near Jalpaiguri town. Ahead, work on a national highway barred the way forward, as machines and hard-hatted men moved about on a...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Tourist rush at CM’s dream project on the banks of Teesta

Bhorer Alo, a new tourism hub of the Bengal government on the banks of the Teesta at Gajoldoba in Jalpaiguri district, is bustling with activity as all its cottages and tents have been booked for the ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

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 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


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