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  • Deb urges teachers to fight BJP

    Deb urges teachers to fight BJP

    Deb was trying to encourage the teachers at a time when a section of senior party leaders expressed their grievances over the selection of the party candidate Prof Om Prakash Mishra, for the Siliguri Assembly constituency.

    March 15, 2021
  • Supriyo SMC letter may spark war of words

    Supriyo SMC letter may spark war of words

    In a letter to Mr Bhattacharya, Mr Supriyo has said that Rs 419 crore was sanctioned by the Centre for West Bengal, as per recommendations of the 15th Finance Commission.

    January 19, 2021
  • Settling issues, the Didi Ke Bolo drive way

    Settling issues, the Didi Ke Bolo drive way

    "We have already addressed many complaints people filed through the Didi Ke Bolo programme. We held a meeting today in a bid to resolve some more issues. We discussed 16 such applications and will try to address them before Kali Puja," he said.

    October 31, 2020
  • Bidhan Market illegal structures will go: Minister

    Bidhan Market illegal structures will go: Minister

    SJDA officials said nine such constructions had come up in the market.

    August 23, 2020
  • I-PAC claims support for Didi; BJP bent on countering that

    I-PAC claims support for Didi; BJP bent on countering that

    He also claimed that Miss Banerjee had "pushed" the state under massive debt to the tune of over Rs 4.75 Lakh crore in the past nine years and that she had failed to attract business and investment.

    July 11, 2020
  • Ready with action plan for Covid monitoring: Deb

    Ready with action plan for Covid monitoring: Deb

    There are around 154 notified slums under the SMC and more than 20 non-notified slums. Mr Deb said special focus had been laid on Wards 18, 28, and 46, that has seen a jump in Covid cases.

    June 30, 2020
  • More markets in Siliguri shut

    More markets in Siliguri shut

    Though the health department had advised him to remain in 14 days' home quarantine, local people had objected to the same, sources said.

    June 28, 2020
  • Minister asks private schools not to hike fees

    Minister asks private schools not to hike fees

    It is alleged that several private schools and colleges have increased their fee-structure, even amid the COVID- 19 crisis, following which both state education minister Partha Chatterjee and state principal secretary of school education, Manish Jain, had taken up the matter.

    May 20, 2020
  • Online contest to keep students’ creativity intact

    Online contest to keep students’ creativity intact

    "As all the academic institutions and everything is shut down all of a sudden, we are starting an online programme which will be in a competition format. This competition will be helpful in keeping the students engaged in productive activities during their stay inside their houses,” he said today.

    April 28, 2020
  • Cylinder blast: Religious event organisers in dock

    Cylinder blast: Religious event organisers in dock

    A local man, Asish Saha, said he was with his friends near the spot when they heard a loud bang in the evening.

    November 12, 2019
  • Gautam Deb extends olive branch to Gazoldoba farmers

    Gautam Deb extends olive branch to Gazoldoba farmers

    The agitating farmers, under the Gazoldoba Milanpally Bhumi Raksha Committee, were backed by BJP leaders, who said they would not give an inch of land for the tourism project.

    July 26, 2019
  • Minister mulls legal action over graft allegations

    Minister mulls legal action over graft allegations

    Government money was allegedly misappropriated in SJDA projects related to installation of three electric crematoriums in Bagdogra, Malbazaar and Mainaguri, two sewerage treatment plants (STP) at Fulbari, desiltation in the Jorapani and Mahananda rivers, and installation of CCTV cameras.

    July 15, 2019
  • Zoo Authority no to minister’s giraffe plans

    Zoo Authority no to minister’s giraffe plans

    "I wished to bring a pair of giraffe for the Bengal Safari, but I could not do so as the Zoo Authority of India is allowing us to keep only birds and animals that belong to the Himalayan range."

    June 19, 2019
  • PM Modi faces flak for inaugurating Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench of Calcutta HC

    PM Modi faces flak for inaugurating Jalpaiguri Circuit Bench of Calcutta HC

    CM Mamata Banerjee says both the high court and the state government were kept in the dark about the inauguration; will write to Supreme Court

    February 9, 2019
  • Siliguri set for 19th Int’l film fest

    Siliguri set for 19th Int’l film fest

    According to organisers the venue for the film festival is set to be Dinabandhu Mancha. The inaugural ceremony on 19 November will be held at 6 pm.

    November 13, 2018
  • Bhorer Alo: The newest tourist destination in Bengal

    Bhorer Alo: The newest tourist destination in Bengal

    The natural beauty around the Teesta Barrage was enough to catch the fancy of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who, as the leader of the opposition back then, had set her eyes on the spot.

    November 9, 2018
  • Dengue-like fever grips Siliguri Wards

    Dengue-like fever grips Siliguri Wards

    The SMC must carry out a survey to identify mosquito breeding grounds: Deb

    November 6, 2018