Tag: West bengal

Sikkim cut off from Siliguri

Following landslides, Sikkim cut off from Siliguri

Sikkim was cut off from northern West Bengal‘s Siliguri on Thursday following landslides in both states triggered by heavy overnight rains. National Highway connecting Darjeeling district’s Siliguri to the Sikkimese capital Gangtok was inundated by the Teesta river at Gailphola around noon on Thursday, leaving hundreds of tourists stranded. Many[Read More…]

Another bridge collapses in Darjeeling district of West Bengal

Another bridge collapses in Darjeeling district of West Bengal

Three days after the Majerhat bridge collapsed in Kolkata, another bridge caved in in Darjeeling district of West Bengal on Friday, police said. No casualty or injury has, however, been reported so far. The bridge over Pichla river in Phansidewa block came down when a lorry carrying bricks was crossing it, they said.

Delhi Assembly Election 2020: Election officer deployed at polling booth dies

West Bengal: TMC activist Shibhu Debnath found dead after being missing

A Trinamool Congress activist was found dead at Bhangar in West Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district on Sunday after being missing since Saturday night, police said. While the relative of the deceased claimed that the state ruling party activist has been killed by opposition party workers, police said they have not found any proof of murder. “The[Read More…]

West Bengal: Students allege attack by TMCP members

West Bengal: Students allege attack by TMCP members

Students of Jadavpur Presidency University and some other educational institutes on Monday alleged they were attacked by Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) supporters outside a city-based college when they were campaigning for an upcoming joint convention on the educational policies passed by the Centre and purported corruption in college admissions in West Bengal. A police[Read More…]

Why Mamata Banerjee has made Amit Shah jittery

Why Mamata Banerjee has made Amit Shah jittery

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress leader Mamata Banerjee has somehow left her other Opposition peers far behind in taking cudgels with the Centre’s ruling party, or the BJP and the NDA led by it. So much so that she has rubbed the BJP the wrong way by reaching[Read More…]

Ayodhya land dispute case: Government asks SC to return the "excess" undisputed area | Here's what it means

SC refuses to interfere with West Bengal panchayat polls

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to interfere with the panchayat elections in West Bengal, rejecting a BJP plea for rescheduling them and deploying paramilitary forces. A bench of Justice R.K. Agrawal and Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre, however, granted liberty to the aggrieved candidates to approach the state Election[Read More…]

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