Memorandum served: The Darjeeling district CPI-M has served a memorandum to the Municipal Returning Officer, Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday demanding to deploy central forces in the SMC by-polls on 22 November. The party also mentioned that the Trinamul congress has been violating the election model code of conduct.
Rape case: Pradhan Nagar police started a rape case against a person Nikhil Dorjee for allegedly raping a woman after promising to marry her. "The person is a resident of  a tea plantation and he had a relationship with her. But he did not disclose to her that he was married. The woman lodged an FIR on Thursday. We have started the rape case against the person,” said a police officer.
Man branded witch: Excitement gripped Parakaram village of Samsi area in the Ratua police station on Wednesday night after one Champak Orao (65) was attempted to be killed by his brother Oklu Orao and his associates who allegedly branded Champak as a ‘witch’ following an old tiff over land.
Walkathon: To mark World Diabetes Day, ILS Hospital  organised a diabetes awareness walk from Central Park to the Hospital premise on Thursday. Nearly 500 people participated in the walkathon.     SNS
Child found dead: The body of a one-and-a-half year old child was found in a gunny bag at Chandernagar. The mother was arrested after her son said she had banged his sister&’s head against the wall.
Nine shops gutted: Nine shops were burned completely at Shyamnagar on Thursday. Four fire brigade engines were engaged to control the fire. Locals and the daily passengers  were the first to noticedthe fire. SNS
Bank looted: A Gramin Bank at Inchura , Balagarh was looted on Wednesday night. The  locals  on Thursday,  found the door broken of the Gramin Bank and  informed police accordingly.SNS
Assault case: A businessman and an active congress worker, Mr Tapan Panja a resident of kumirjela, Serampore was seriously injured by some goons. The miscreants were arrested by police.     SNS