North Bengal News

MALDA, 5 Oct 2018/--/A probe has been underway against an associate professor of the University of Gour Banga (UGB) after serious allegations including discrepancies in according marks to examinees and defaming the varsity have been hurled at him by a certain section of the university. Although the...

MALDA, 5 Oct 2018/--/District and police administration met the organizers of Durga puja committees at Malda College auditorium on Friday to discuss the measures ensuring security and law & order situation during the upcoming festive days. Veteran drivers were felicitated by officials of...

NORTH DINAJPUR, 5 Oct 2018/--/State president of BJP’s women wing – Mohila Morcha, Locket Chatterjee today severely  criticized the state government for the deaths of two students at Daribhit village under Islampur police station and recent explosion in Kolkata that claimed life of a eight-year old...

SILIGURI, 26 Sep 2018/--/Normal life was disrupted in north Bengal on Wednesday because of a bandh called by BJP to protest against the firing incident in Islampur causing death to two school students. A state bus was set on fire by bandh supporters at Islampur.everal other buses were damaged in...

NORTH DINAJPUR, SILIGURI , 26 Sep 2018/--/Perhaps the district in West Bengal that was worst affected by the BJP-called bandh today was North Dinajpur, where incidents of arson and clashes between TMC and BJP supporters took place at various areas. It was the death of two students in firing...

MALDA, 26 Sep 2018/--/The Bandh called by BJP left a mixed impact in the district today. Although stray violence was reported from some areas including English Bazaar, over all the administration succeeded in preventing any major incident in the district. There was tension throughout the day as...

MALDA, 26 Sep 2018/--/Patna wing of national investigation agency (NIA) today arrested a key-person of fake currency peddling racket from Mohanpur area under Baishnabnagar police station.   After arresting Mohammed Raisuddin acting on a tip off, NIA officials produced him in court and took into...

NEW DELHI, 25 Sep 2018/--/Taking suo motu cognisance of the clash in North Dinajpur district in which two students died, apex child rights body NCPCR on Tuesday asked the state's chief secretary to conduct a probe into the matter. Yashwant Jain, a member of the National Commission for Protection...

NORTH DINAJPUR, 25 Sep 2018/--/The state BJP will move  High Court with the plea of ordering CBI probe into death of two students allegedly in firing recently at Daribhit high school premises under Islampur police station. State BJP president Dilip Ghosh said that only the judiciary could compel...

NORTH DINAJPUR, 25 Sep 2018/--/Parents of Debabrata Sarkar, a class X student of Daribhit high school, who also sustained a bullet-injury during students and police clash on last Thursday that claimed lives of two students appealed for monetary help from people for his son’s further treatment....

MALDA, 25 Sep 2018/--/Police cracked the murder case of a land-broker in less than a week and arrested his step brother and two contract-killers. A 9mm pistol and three live cartridges were seized  from them too. It may be mentioned that body of Sisir Mandal, 37 was found at a field at Bagbari...

COOCH BEHAR, 25 Sep 2018/--/Principal of an industrial training institute (ITI) at Tufanganj area was found drinking and playing cards with his subordinates at his office. The students caught him red-handed drinking at office and gheraoed him for long. They also drew attention of the higher...

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...