North Bengal News

NORTH DINAJPUR/ MALDA, 24 Sep 2018/--/District BJP president Sankar Chakraborty, who was arrested after passing ‘provocative’ remarks against police in connection with death of two students from Daribhit village in firing, was sent to jail custody for 24 hours today. Chakraborty was kept sitting...

MALDA, 24 Sep 2018/--/State BJP president Dilip Ghosh today, while reiterating his call to the people to make the bandh successful, once again warned the state government of dire consequences if the state government used force to foil the strike. Ghosh gave this warning during his speech at a...

MALDA, 24 Sep 2018/--/Infuriated with uncertain future of students the guardians today closed St Xavier’s school, the oldest English medium school in the district. According to them the future of the school that was once one of the most prestigious educational institutions of the district seems to...

Alipurduar, 24 Sep 2018/--/Three police officials including former sub divisional police officer (SDPO) of Jaigaon Aniruddha Thakur and two army personnel, who were arrested on September 10 for allegedly stealing a large quantity of seized smuggled gold were sent to jail custody for 11 days today...

MALDA, 24 Sep 2018/--/A vegetable vendor was lynched by an irate mob at Namopara area of Naoda Jadupur gram panchayet under Kaliachak p;olice station today. The deceased was identified as Bokul Sheikh, 47. It has been learnt from sources that Sheikh, who was mentally retarded had the habit of...

DARIBHIT, NORTH DINAJPUR, 23 Sep 2018/--/A delegation of Trinamool Congress led by minister of state (MOS) of panchayet & rural development department Golam Rabbani and Islampur MLA Kanhaiyalal Agarwal did not receive a warm reception when they visited here this morning, 72 hours after killing...

MALDA, 23 Sep 2018/--/Hinting that the party workers would go all out to enforce the strike convened on September 26 in protest of alleged killing of two students during a clash between police and students of Daribhit high school, state BJP chief Dilip Ghosh warned that the state government and...

MALDA/KOLKATA, 23 Sep 2018/--/The Trinamool Congress on Sunday said the bandh called by the BJP in West Bengal on September 26 will be thwarted and accused the saffron party of trying to create political unrest in the state over the death of two students during a clash in North Dinajpur district....

ISLAMPUR, 22 Sep 2018/--/Demanding a CBI probe into killing of two students at Daribhita area in Islampur, the family members refused to cremate the bodies of Rajesh Sakar and Tapas Barman. Instead they buried the bodies and kept vigil anticipating that police might forcibly take away the body for...

SILIGURI, 22 Sep 2018/--/Union minister of state (MOS) for electronics and Information Technology Surendrajeet Singh Ahluwalia said that only a CBI probe would reveal the truth behind the death of two students at Daribhita high school in North Dinajpur. Ahluwalia, while briefing the media in...

MALDA, 22 Sep 2018/--/Within 24 hours of the reshuffle in top brass of West Bengal Congress, the newly nominated working president and Congress MP Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury (Dalu) lambasted former Pradesh Congress committee (PCC) president Adhir Chowdhury accusing him of authoritative attitude to...

Alipurduar, 22 Sep 2018/--/Alipurduar Jagaran Mancha organised a seminar on National Register of Citizenship (NRC) at institute hall of Alipurduar junction today. Veteran journalist Rantideb Sengupta, eminent writer Sadhan Kumar Pal and editor of Dooars Samachar Ramen De spoke at length on the...

MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/State minister of state for health and family welfare Chandrima Bhattacharya today claimed that Trinamool Congress would win both of the Lok Sabha (LS) seats in Malda. Bhattacharya’s assertion has many fold significances as believed by the political observers of the district...

MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/The body of a youth with multiple bullet injuries was found within 500 meters from the residence of the superintendent of police at Baghbari area under English Bazaar police station today. The youth was identified as Sisir Mandal, 37. The incident caused stir at the locality...

MALDA, 19 Sep 2018/--/A youth sustained bullet injury in English Bazaar last night when he tried  to save his brother from the grip of the miscreants. The injured youth identified as Toton Chowdhury, 27 was rushed to Malda medical college & hospital by his relatives. In his statement to police...

SILIGURI, 19 Sep 2018/--/Agitation by Trinamool Congress councillors of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) demanding probe into alleged scam in implementing ‘housing for all’ scheme and LED installation in SMC areas continued on the second day also. Ranjan Sarkar, leader of opposition in SMC...

Kolkata, 19 Sep 2018/--/At a time when large areas of North Sikkim are reeling under the impact of multiple landslides under the impact of heavy rains, it could be music to the ears of people in the hills that the Geological Survey of India (GSI) along with the West Bengal government have deployed...

MALDA, 18 Sep 2018/--/Speculations about Malda's legendary Congress leader Ghani Khan Choudhury’s relations trying to get close to TMC became ripe again as Congress MP and former union minister of state Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury (Dalu) expressed hope that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee’s Europe tour...

MALDA, 18 Sep 2018/--/The oldest English medium school of the district – The St Xavier’s school witnessed agitations by aggrieved guardians as their wards were not registered with ICSE board although the last date to submit forms even with fine is over. In face of the agitation the school authority...

MALDA, 18 Sep 2018/--/Clash between two neighboring families over Viswakarma puja led to death of a septuagenarian and injury of his three sons. The incident occurred at Puranigram village under Manikchak police station last night. Police arrested five persons in connection with killing of the old...

SILIGURI, 18 Sep 2018/--/Trinamool Congress councilors of Siliguri municipal corporation (SMC) sat in demonstration in front of the office of the Mayor Asok Bhattacharya today protesting against alleged scam in ‘housing for all’ scheme and LED installation in the city. The demonstration was led by...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2018/--/A primary school at Janjalitola village in Ratua I block of the district was engulfed by Ganga waters today. The villagers said that the school was the only primary school for students of three villages. After the school was swallowed by the river, habitants of Bilaimari, Naya...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2018/--/Former CPI(M) MP Dinesh Chandra Joarder today passed away due to old age problems at his residence here, family sources said. He was 91 and is survived by his only son. He won Lok Sabha elections in 1971 and 1977 from Malda constituency. In 1977 Lok Sabha elections, Joarder...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2018/--/Contrary to the common trend of torturing housewives by husbands a in laws, a youth and his parents lodged a  complaint with English Bazaar police station today alleging that his wife along with some goons looted  cash and valuables from his house last night. Jishu Sarkar, a...

MALDA, 14 Sep 2018/--/Acting on a tip off police arrested headmaster of a high school who was accused of money laundering and went absconding for last 10 months. Krishna Mandal, headmaster of Ratua high school was nabbed from his house last night. The headmaster has claimed himself to be innocent...