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Darjeeling, Dec. 5: A GTA executive sabha member, Prabha Chhetri, was granted bail today in the seventh and the last case she had been implicated in, paving the way for her release from jail with the state government slapping no fresh charges on her.
North Dinajpur , Dec. 5 : Two buses were extensively damaged on Thursday when a fire broke out at the Raijang North Bengal State Transport Corporation workshop in West Bengal's North Dinajpur District.
Despite West Bengal Chief Secretary's claim that the Commissioner of Siliguri K Jayaraman exceeded his brief when he arrested Malda District Magistrate G Kiran Kumar in a corruption case and did not keep the government in the loop, an inquiry into the scam reveals facts to the contrary.
Kolkata, Dec 5 : The Border Security Force South Bengal Frontier on Wednesday arrested two Indian nationals and seized 2 pistols, 4 magazines, 14 live Rds, 3 mobiles and 145 bottles of Phensedyl from them in the Malda district under police station Kaliachak.
Like everyone in India with any sort of platform for 'opinionating', and we all know how many forums exist for that urban colloquial term these days, I have a view on the Think/Tejpal debacle.
German consul general Rainer Schmiedchen is flanked by Til Fischer and Lucas Drescher in Calcutta.
Siliguri, Dec.4: The rape victim from a Dooars tea garden who regained consciousness after 35 days in coma returned home today after recovering at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, much to the happiness of her fiance who was waiting patiently for her discharge.
Malda, Dec. 3: The big question in Malda now: will Godala Kiran Kumar sanction money for a shelter for his livestock and poultry before or after it is built? An animal farm worthy of the district magistrate's veterinary background has become the talking point in Malda after the IAS officer was sent on 15 days' leave.
The Trinamool Congress will oppose the introduction of Bill on Indo-Bangla Land Boundary Agreement Bill, which is set to be tabled in the winter session of Parliament beginning Thursday, party general secretary and Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy said Tuesday.
New Delhi, Dec. 3: An academic and a former IAS officer have urged the Chief Justice of India to take the initiative to get an FIR registered on the basis of the sexual harassment complaint by a law intern.
Priti Patel, a Tory MP who remained close by David Cameron's side in Calcutta, said about Mamata Banerjee: 'She is quite a lady... a tour de force.... incredibly welcoming, warm and engaging....' Priti said it was the PM who decided to stop by Howrah Bridge and get out and see some of the architecture.
The violence and political unrest in one of Asia's more popular holiday destinations - and an old favourite of the travel-happy Calcuttan - have led to many tourists cutting short their stay there or heading for other parts of Thailand.
Calcutta, Dec. 2: The Trinamul Congress today passed a government resolution with support from the Left against the Centre's decision to make Aadhaar cards mandatory for subsidy on domestic LPG cylinders.
Kolkata, Dec 3: West Bengal's Left Front Tuesday lambasted the Trinamool Congress government for removing Siliguri Police Commissioner K. Jayaraman, alleging it showed the regime did not want the truth to come out.
Calcutta airport's integrated terminal has gone Wi-fi and put up additional signage across the sprawling facility to help fliers find their way.