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Dhankar: on long tour of Darjeeling

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar has left for north Bengal to begin his month-long tour of Darjeeling from Nov...

Bengal revises liquor prices

The West Bengal Government has revised the price structure of liquor brands to be sold through the retail rout...
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Kanchenjungha! From Raiganj

Friday morning brought a pleasant surprise to residents of Raiganj who were mesmerised to catch a glimpse of t...

Shah, not Nadda, to visit Bengal

Union home minister Amit Shah will be in Bengal on a two-day visit early next month to hold organisational mee...

Daily recoveries cross 4,000

Bengal for the first time logged over 4,000 recoveries from Covid-19 in a day with 4,015 patients being report...

Shukla ‘killers’ held in Punjab

Bengal CID took into custody two men who had alleged gunned down BJP leader Manish Shukla after the duo had be...

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West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Two civic bodies plunge into river cleansing after idol immersions

The North 24-Parganas district administration on Tuesday morning started the cleansing of the Ichhamati river following the pollution of water during immersion of idols on Dashami. The authorities of...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Basirhat

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

3 districts report 4 unnatural deaths

A murder and three suspected murders have been reported from three districts of north Bengal during the past 24 hours. Police have registered separate cases and initiated probes for all the incidents...
By Our Bureau in Malda, Raiganj, Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Devi stays back to bless farmers

The Durga Puja festivities got over across Bengal on Monday with the immersion of Goddess Durga, except for pockets of north Bengal. Every year on Ekadashi, the day after Dashami, the Rajbanshi commu...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Jolt death finger at Trinamul leader

An 11-year-old schoolgirl of Bagjaan in Maynaguri block died of electrocution while plucking flowers from the home of a Trinamul panchayat member on Monday, the incident sparking tension in the area. ...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Lakh witness Ravana in flames

Covid protocol and directives of Calcutta High Court were trampled upon in West Midnapore by around a lakh people and an administration that preferred to remain a bystander as Ravana went up in flames...
By Anshuman Phadikar , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kharagpur, Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Lepcha dharna on board ‘transfer’

Members of the Lepcha community started a dharna in Kalimpong on Tuesday, demanding that the Mayel Lyang Lepcha Development Board, which is currently under the aegis of the state government, be not tr...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

5 drown as boat with huge idol capsizes

In Nadia's Hogolberia, a third-year BA student, Bibhash Das, 20, drowned in a pond when Durga idol apparently fell on him during immersion on Monday evening. The body of Bibhash Das, 20, was recov...
By Alamgir Hossain in Beldanga

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

FB lesson for TMC in BJP fight

The Trinamul Congress launched a new campaign on social media — “Mark yourself safe from BJP” — at the start of Durga Puja to assess the ruling party’s support base, espe...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.20

Random drive to gauge north spread

The state health department has decided to carry random tests across north Bengal from Wednesday to find out the surge, if any, in Covid-19 cases during Puja. Ahead of the festivities, doctors and so...
By Our Correpondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.20

Kalimpong rain hits tourists on Dashami

A sudden bout of downpour in the upper reaches of Kalimpong hills since Sunday night came as a spoiler for hundreds of tourists and day-outers who had gathered on Dashami Monday near streams that orig...
By Our Coreespondent in Jalpaiguri


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