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  • A’duar TMC booth president murdered

    A’duar TMC booth president murdered

    The Bharatiya Janata Party, however, denied involvement in the matter.

    May 6, 2021
  • Shah vows PPS, solution to N Bengal problems

    Shah vows PPS, solution to N Bengal problems

    Addressing an election rally at the Subhashini tea garden field in Kalchini Block in Alipurduar district, Mr Shah also came down heavily on Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

    April 3, 2021
  • A’duar TMC leader quits all govt, party posts

    A’duar TMC leader quits all govt, party posts

    According to him, party leader Abhishek Banerjee had asked him to take in Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha leader Bimal Gurung in the party's side in the presence of outgoing tourism minister Gautam Deb.

    March 23, 2021
  • BJP changes Alipurduar poll candidate

    BJP changes Alipurduar poll candidate

    Also, the party announced the name of Dipak Barman as the candidate for the Falakata Assembly.

    March 20, 2021
  • Bengal BJP in trouble over list, Lahiri replaced in Alipurduar

    Bengal BJP in trouble over list, Lahiri replaced in Alipurduar

    Disgruntled BJP activists had also staged protests outside the party's election office at Hastings in Kolkata on Monday and Tuesday (March 15-16).

    March 19, 2021
  • BJP tries to handle A’duar candidate pick anger

    BJP tries to handle A’duar candidate pick anger

    Notably, a section of BJP workers are not happy at the selection of Bishal Lama as the BJP candidate for the Kalchini Assembly constituency. Lama had only recently switched sides to the BJP from the Gorkha Jan Mukti Morcha.

    March 18, 2021
  • A’duar BJP leader softens stand, roots for Lahiri

    A’duar BJP leader softens stand, roots for Lahiri

    Lahiri has experience in working with top institutions like Bandhan Bank, Asian Development Bank, World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Lahiri, a former student of the Hindu School and Presidency College in Kolkata, was also a member of the 15th Finance Commission of India.

    March 16, 2021
  • A’duar BJP prez flays candidate pick

    A’duar BJP prez flays candidate pick

    According to political observers, as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, following the Nandigram incident, has started campaigning from Kolkata and other districts on a wheelchair and by "showcasing her broken leg," BJP leaders are set to counter the TMC over many issues, including Nandigram.

    March 15, 2021
  • Mamata censures ‘corrupt’ Rajib; he hits back

    Mamata censures ‘corrupt’ Rajib; he hits back

    As part of her party’s bid to regain her party base she lost in the region in the last Lok Sabha elections, Mamata Banerjee today addressed a rally on the Alipurduar Parade Ground. Party leaders and workers from three districts of Jalpaiguri, Alipurduar and Cooch Behar attended the same.

    February 4, 2021
  • Minister vows tea wage hike

    Minister vows tea wage hike

    "The state government has again decided to increase the wages of tea garden workers in the state. The wages will see a hike in the next one or two months," Mr Ghatak said.

    December 5, 2020
  • BJP state president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy attacked in West Bengal’s Alipurduar

    BJP state president Dilip Ghosh’s convoy attacked in West Bengal’s Alipurduar

    Dilip Ghosh was on his way to Jaigaon, a town in Alipurduar bordering Bhutan, to attend a public meeting when his convoy faced random stone pelting.

    November 12, 2020
  • Jobs for kin of people killed in jumbo attacks

    Jobs for kin of people killed in jumbo attacks

    Notably, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee recently announced a government service for a family member of a person killed in such elephant attacks in the past five years.

    October 31, 2020
  • A’duar tea garden mgmt alleges threats

    A’duar tea garden mgmt alleges threats

    The present management of the100-year-old tea garden situated under the Shamuktala police station in the district has demanded immediate police action on a complaint it has filed against the previous management.

    October 30, 2020
  • Alipurduar performs well in NREGA scheme

    Alipurduar performs well in NREGA scheme

    The district has already achieved 64.59 percent of the total labour budget allotted for the district for the year 2020- 21, it is learnt.

    July 14, 2020
  • Random sampling begins in N Bengal

    Random sampling begins in N Bengal

    Apart from the day-to-day work, they are arranging for food for the affected families, setting up barricades in containment zones, conducting sanitisation, and distributing masks, sanitisers and PPEs, he said.

    July 13, 2020
  • Leopard with tracking collar released in Alipurduar’s Buxa Tiger Reserve

    Leopard with tracking collar released in Alipurduar’s Buxa Tiger Reserve

    Forest officials said that this was the second time that they had released a leopard fitted with the chip, and that the radio collar will help them study the its behaviour. The initiative was taken by the state forest department, in association with the Wildlife Institute of India.

    July 5, 2020
  • One per cent Alipurduar population Covid-affected

    One per cent Alipurduar population Covid-affected

    The ‘sero-survey’ was recently conducted by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), in association with the World Health Organisation (WHO), in Alipurduar district, officials said here today.

    June 29, 2020