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  1. Puja at yesterday's port of call keeps traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, Oct. 15: For years, Durga puja organisers have been trying to outdo each other as far as themes, lighting and dcor are concerned during the festive season, but the oldest puja here has chosen to cling to the tradition. A concrete mandap or covered stage to hold the puja in has been built over the years.


  2. Train delay for protestRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, Oct. 9: Around 2,000 people blocked the railway tracks at Radhikapur station for 14 hours today to protest against the withdrawal of three pairs of passenger trains linking the place to Katihar. While Radhikapur-Siliguri was cancelled, Radhikapur Express to Calcutta was held up for over 13 hours.


  3. Left councillors defect, Dinhata goes to TMCRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Cooch Behar, Oct. 4: Dinhata MLA and municipal chairman Udayan Guha today claimed that the Trinamul Congress had gained the control of the civic body with the defection of most of the Left Front councillors to the ruling party. Guha had resigned as the Cooch Behar district secretary of the Bloc and the party's state secretariat member in September because of his discontentment with the leadership.


  4. Clubbed by BSF men, Bangladeshi drownsRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | The Daily Star

    A Bangladeshi cattle trader drowned in the Dharla river in Lalmonirhat on Monday when an Indian border patrol aboard a speedboat hit him several times with sticks. The deceased, Aminul Islam, 35, of Chawratari village, and five other Bangladeshis were crossing the river along Chawratari border in Sadar upazila with cattle from India, according to the Border Guard Bangladesh.


  5. BSF says sorry for firingRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2015 | The Daily Star

    The Indian Border Security Force has regretted its firing in which a Bangladeshi was killed and four others were injured on a border in Joypurhat Sadar upazila on Friday, says a BGB official. Following a series of flag meetings between the BGB and the BSF, the Indian force has also agreed to carry out an investigation into the unprovoked firing by the BSF men who had entered Bangladesh, said Abdur Razzak Tarafdar, commander of Joypurhat 3 BGB Battalion.


  6. Raiganj campus violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Suvronil Ghosh, a BA second-year student, said: "We were in our classroom on the first floor when we heard slogans, then there were shots being fired. Our teacher shut the door and told us not to go out.


  7. Campus violence finger at TMCPRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 3, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Smoke after a bomb explosion at a bicycle stand on the Raiganj University campus on Thursday. Pictures by Nantu Dey Raiganj, Sept.


  8. She stays back for a graveRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | The Daily Star

    Shamshunnahar, left, with her son Shahjahan and daughter Asma Akhter at her home in Dashiarchhara of Kurigram. Unlike her family members, Shamshunnahar refused to go to India leaving behind the grave of her freedom fighter husband.


  9. North BengalRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | The Telegraph

    On July 31, midnight, when Bangladeshi enclaves in India will become part of the country's mainland, Subal Roy, a rickshaw van puller , will get the opportunity to see a town for the first time in ...... A 37-year-old woman who had gone missing from Kesar Ganj in Rajasthan was found here on July 18 and was reunited with her husband today after a group of local youths create...... The Raiganj University vice-chancellor's stay in a six-room bungalow here has irked the officials of state water investigation and development department to which the prope......


  10. Deadman scares copRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, June 7: A 65-year-old man presumed to be dead gave a police sub-inspector a horror movie-like scare when he "came alive" last night and waved to him from behind a door. In Hospitalpara, about 25km from Raiganj town, Bhabesh Das was found motionless in his tin-shed house when police broke the door after being called in by neighbours.


  11. Suicide after threat by rape accusedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Raiganj, May 31: A schoolgirl in North Dinajpur hanged herself at home after her alleged rapist threatened her yesterday outside the court for deposing against him. The girl's family lodged a police complaint last night, saying the youth's threats had driven the 16-year-old to commit suicide.


  12. Dithering pangs for CongRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2015 | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, April 30: A section of Congress leaders appeared peeved about state unit chief Adhir Chowdhury's indecisive stand on today's strike at a time the other Opposition parties and several trade unions have separately taken part in it to protest alleged electoral malpractices. These leaders pointed out that the party missed out on an opportunity to gain public support by backing a strike that was called against an issue that is "a matter of concern" for the Congress too.


  13. SMC big thorn in Trinamul crownRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | The Telegraph

    April 28: She would probably make Gautam Deb, her north Bengal minder, the villain of the piece. But it was clearly Mamata Banerjee's first big defeat in Bengal since she stormed to power four years ago.


  14. Bengal's detention of VHP activists 'anti-Hindu': TogadiaRead the original story

    Apr 5, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Praveen Togadia on Sunday lashed out at the West Bengal government over the detention of VHP activists there, and termed the action "anti-Hindu". The Hindutva leader told media persons here that the detention of nearly 500 VHP activists ahead of his visit to West Bengal was a clear attempt to muzzle the voice of Hindus.


  15. Detention of VHP Activists is Anti-Hindu Act: TogadiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Outlook

    Hours after around 500 VHP activists were detained by police in Raiganj of West Bengal, the Hindu outfit today alleged that it was an attempt to muzzle the voice of Hindus. "It is an attempt to muzzle voice of Hindus.


  16. Ranaghat gang-rape case: Police detains two Bangladesh nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | DNA India

    Two Bangladeshi nationals were today detained on suspicion of their involvement in the sexual assault of a 71-year-old nun at a Ranaghat convent school six days ago, police said. Two Bangladeshi nationals were today detained on suspicion of their involvement in the sexual assault of a 71-year-old nun at a Ranaghat convent school six days ago, police said.