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  • CM, ‘councillors’ talk roadmap for Siliguri devp

    CM, ‘councillors’ talk roadmap for Siliguri devp

    The CM arrived in Siliguri yesterday, hours after the election results showed that the Trinamul Congress had won 37 of the 47 wards in the SMC. Miss Banerjee has said that there should not be more demands than the basic issues like houses, cycles, scooters or a car. "We need to go with the people. The more people give you, the more we need to trust them,"

    February 16, 2022
  • CM to arrive in Siliguri today

    CM to arrive in Siliguri today

    It is said that a section of party leaders under the leadership of Gautam Deb, the former minister for North Bengal Development and tourism, have worked hard to bag a majority of seats of the SMC this time around. Though a group of political analysts here predicts that the TMC will finally have the last laugh in Siliguri, CPI-M strongman Asok Bhattacharya, after reviewing the post-poll scenario, has said that the Left would form an alliance with the Congress to form the SMC board.

    February 14, 2022
  • Post-poll violence leads to tension in Siliguri

    Post-poll violence leads to tension in Siliguri

    At Das Para, the DYFI local committee member and booth convener of the ward, Satyajit Das, said around 60 ruling members of the TMC led by former ward councilor and husband of TMC candidate (Sampa Nandy) Jaydip Nandy hounded the local people at 11 pm last night. Mr Das alleged they also hurled bombs and fired at least two rounds of bullets in the air. Police, however, said they did not find any evidence to substantiate the charges.

    February 14, 2022
  • Discontent in TMC camp over poll candidature

    Discontent in TMC camp over poll candidature

    Notably, some former councilors like Nikhil Sahani, Durga Singh, Satyajit Adhikari, Rabi Roy and Chandrani Mondal were denied party tickets this time around. As a result, discontent has grown in the party, party sources said.

    January 1, 2022
  • Trinamul panel to prepare for Siliguri civic polls

    Trinamul panel to prepare for Siliguri civic polls

    The panel includes party veteran and state general secretary Pratul Chakraborty, district party chairman Alok Chakravarty, Mrs Ghosh herself, three-party town committee presidents-Pradip Goyal (Town-I), Jayanta Kar (II), Dulal Dutta (III), and spokesperson Bedabrata Dutta.

    October 30, 2021
  • Bad weather hits Covid vaccination drive

    Bad weather hits Covid vaccination drive

    Many could not reach vaccination centres because of bad weather conditions and landslides

    October 22, 2021
  • Security in place, Siliguri Police ready for festival

    Security in place, Siliguri Police ready for festival

    A digital map will also be introduced, which will have locations of puja pandals, police stations, hospitals, traffic restrictions, restaurants and others. Meanwhile, the SMP, in collaboration with the tourism department, unveiled the 'Puja Guide Map-2021' today.

    October 11, 2021
  • Siliguri ‘corridor’ for timber smuggling

    Siliguri ‘corridor’ for timber smuggling

    "The logs were hidden among old furniture so that no one doubted it when giving it a quick watch," the sources said. The forest range had seized Burmese teak worth Rs 40 lakh and arrested two Haryana residents from the same area on 1 October.

    October 9, 2021
  • Covid hits budget of big-ticket Siliguri Pujas, as subscriptions dry up

    Covid hits budget of big-ticket Siliguri Pujas, as subscriptions dry up

    "Durga Puja is not just a time of revelry. It is also a huge economic high point and is one of the largest employment generators in Bengal, providing jobs to a large number of dhakis, artisans, idol-makers, decoration workers and other casual workers, for nearly six months every year. But due to lack of work during the lockdown, many of these workers have changed their professions.

    October 4, 2021
  • Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Nine children with ARI, fever die at Siliguri hospital

    Dr Sanjay Chakraborty, MSVP of NBMCH said, "In the paediatric department, within 24 hours, 27 children were admitted. Out of them, 10 patients were diagnosed with ARI. A total of 56 children have been admitted to the hospital."

    October 1, 2021
  • One more child dies in NBMCH

    One more child dies in NBMCH

    NBMCH authorities said a total of eight children suffering from fever and acute respiratory infections (ARI) have died there since 1 September. Sources said five children suffering from sepsis, preterm, low birth weight and other diseases died in the last 24 hours.

    September 30, 2021
  • Bandh evokes mixed response in Siliguri

    Bandh evokes mixed response in Siliguri

    "We reserve our stand on supporting or opposing any bandh generally called by political parties, but this time is different. The three laws will rob the farmers of their land and livelihood and allow corporate to take over the agriculture sector and the system will hit the common people..."

    September 28, 2021
  • Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Three more children die at NBMCH in Siliguri

    Earlier, three children suffering from fever and respiratory infection had died there in the past four days-a three-month-old baby girl, who had been referred from the Kharibari hospital died on 22 September, while a four-month-old girl of Pradhannagar died on 23 September.

    September 27, 2021
  • Siliguri vaccine problems continue

    Siliguri vaccine problems continue

    More than 3,70,000 people have received the first dose, while sources said the population of people aged above 18 years in the SMC area is 372374.

    September 24, 2021
  • MLA dares agencies to prove his ‘guilt’

    MLA dares agencies to prove his ‘guilt’

    "I will see it to the end. TMC's nasty politics should be stopped. It is also humiliation of the womenfolk in Siliguri, as TMC has used a woman to lodge a false allegation against a political leader. I have informed the West Bengal Governor of the matter..."

    September 19, 2021
  • Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    Kids continue to fall ill; Siliguri, Malda see 2 deaths

    According to the superintendent of the NBMCH, Dr Sanjay Mallik, five more children with fever admitted in the paediatric ward had taken the cumulative number there to 22.

    September 19, 2021
  • On murder trail, cops find another body

    On murder trail, cops find another body

    The girl's mother, Ujjwala Mondal, had earlier filed a missing diary with the police, while she identified the body today on the basis of her daughter's clothes. She was buried near the railway tracks at Matigara near the home of the accused.

    September 14, 2021