FIR lodged: A woman of Rangapani has lodged an FIR against her husband for allegedly attempting to kill her, and also mentally and physically torturing her. Police said the husband Pahit Roy was absconding.
Agitation staged: The DYFI staged an agitation at PWD office at Saktigarh protesting against the decision to shift the PWD superintending engineer office in Darjeeling and the PWD road highway office in Mirik.
One held: A person was arrested for allegedly molesting a woman in Siliguri.
Molestation case: Three more persons ~ Chotu Halder (26), a driver, Bubai Hazra (19) a footballer and Nepal Sardar (20) ~ were today arrested for molesting a French national on Rahim Ostagar. sns
ABUTA strike: Supporters of All Bengal University Teachers’ Association will start a 24-hour hunger strike on 13 August protesting the state government’s stand in fulfiling the demands of the university teachers. sns
IG denies attack: Mr Anuj Sharma, inspector general of police (law and order) denied any attack took place on the convoy of the Mr Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury, union minister of state for health. sns
Request for forces: Mr Debabrata Basu,PCC general secretary, met the state election commissioner on Tuesday and requested them to deploy more Central Forces for the three remaining phases of panchayat poll. sns
Partha poser: State industry minister Partha Chatterjee on Tuesday asked how the Kamduni people had managed the funds to go to Delhi by Rajdhani express. “Where did they get the resources?” he asked. SNS
TMC poll campaign: Trinamul Congress workers backed by school teachers took out a rally to mobilise support for the party candidates for the rural polls scheduled to be held on 22 July in Murshidabad. SNS
Cops protest: Around 50 policemen of the 4th battalion of the city police’s Armed Police on Tuesday put up a blockade along Diamond Harbour Road after one of their colleagues was injured in a road accident. sns
Youth&’s body found: Police found the body of a 20-year-old youth at the Supermarket in Gangtok on Tuesday. He was stabbed to death, police said. He worked at a local restaurant and was a resident of Jalpaiguri. SNS
Man held for rape: Police arrested a man for allegedly raping a minor girl on Tuesday morning. The accused is a resident of Khagergramin North Dinajpur and was a Kirtan performer by profession.
CPI-M activists held: Jalpaiguri police arrested three CPI-M activists on charges of allegedly attacking a Trinamul leader and MLA from Kalchini, Mr Wilson Champramari, during poll campaigning. SNS