Joining: A veteran CPI leader Harisadhan Ghosh joined the Trinamul Congress at the premises of Power Grid on Thursday when chief minister Mamata Banerjee was holding an administrative meeting at NHPC Bhawan near Siliguri.
Meet with CM: Five members associated with the Darjeeling district Minority Cell, affiliated to the Trinamul Congress, today met Chief Minister Miss Mamata Banerjee to inform her about their present problems in view of the Darjeeling Hill tangle. Mr Nasir Ahmed led the delegation after interacting with AITC general secretary Mr Mukul Roy at NHPC Bhawan on Wednesday.
Three injured: The assistant commissioner of police, traffic, West of Siliguri Metropolitan Police, Mr Arijit Goswami and two other persons were injured when the vehicle in which they were travelling turned turtle near Rohini on Wednesday.
Money seized: The state vigilance commission, North Bengal zone, Siliguri has seized Rs 10 lakh from the bank locker of former Siliguri district hospital medical superintendent, Dr Ranjit Bhagat in Siliguri on
Wednesday.
Dacoity:
A dacoity took place at C M Roy road in Sonarpur on Wednesday at a promoter’s house. Four family members were injured by  seven goons. They looted cash and ornaments worth Rs 1 one lakh.     sns
Hunger strike: Representative of eight college and university teachers’ association started a 24-hour hunger strike at College Square. Their demands include restoration of peace in campuses and some other demands.     sns
Death by drowning. Hashi Mitra (61) , resident of Chandernagar, a heart patient drowned of cardiac arrest while taking a bat in the Ganges at Rameshwar Verma Ghat. The body was sent for autopsy.
New books: On the occasion of Teacher’s day, Miss Mamata Banerjee will inaugurate 21 new text books which will be taught in schools from the next academic session. Hundred teachers will receive siksharatna award. sns
One arrested: Police arrested Lalbabu alias Md Sabbir (26) from GJ Khan Road on charges of a gang rape in southern part of the city.  Police said he earlier arrested on charges of attempt to murder and was out on bail.     sns
Snatcher held: Police arrested Md Haidar Ali (25) who snatched a gold chain from the crossing of Southern Avenue and Lakeview Road. Ali, a resident of Alimudding Street tried to escape after snatching.      sns
Man dies in mishap: A 45-year-old unidentified man died on Wednesday while crossing roadafter he was hit by a vehicle at the crossing of Old Court House Street and Waterloo Street Crossing in Hare Street.      sns
Cheater arrested: Police arrested Rohsan Ansari from Faridabad on charges of cheating Pronob Chattopadhay to the tune of Rs 65, 000. He was produced before a city court and remanded in police custody.     sns
2 held for stealing: Police arrested Abdul Khalek Tarafdar and Md Anwar Hossain for stealing gold jewellery from a jewellery shop in New Market on 24 August. A city court and remanded them in police custody.     sns