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  • Covid cases go up in Darj district; 13 die in Siliguri

    Covid cases go up in Darj district; 13 die in Siliguri

    Many family members expressed concerns and worry over the "arbitrary order" of the private health facility.

    May 6, 2021
  • Siliguri oxygen suppliers struggle to meet demand

    Siliguri oxygen suppliers struggle to meet demand

    According to officials, there is no shortage of oxygen in the town.

    April 29, 2021
  • Officials, stakeholders talk Covid, oxygen supply

    Officials, stakeholders talk Covid, oxygen supply

    "Many patients at this referral hospital are treated under ventilation and need consistent oxygen supply. The plan, if approved, will be a major boost," said a senior doctor at the hospital.

    April 27, 2021
  • NBMCH backlog forces Darj hosp to halt RT-PCR tests

    NBMCH backlog forces Darj hosp to halt RT-PCR tests

    The hospital also said that it had been conducted the Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) "judiciously" in lack of testing kits.

    April 25, 2021
  • Storm lashes Siliguri

    Storm lashes Siliguri

    Administrative officials said around 80 trees fell across the town during the storm.

    April 23, 2021
  • Heavyweights in Ph 5 fight

    Heavyweights in Ph 5 fight

    The fifth phase, covering 45 Assembly constituencies in both south and north Bengal districts, stands out owing to the presence of veteran Congress leaders like Sukhabilas Barma in Jalpaiguri, Shankar Malakar in Matigara-Naxalbari, Sunil Tirkey in Phansidewa, CPI-M’s Ashok Bhattacharya in Siliguri.

    April 17, 2021
  • Centre insensitive, say protesting farmers

    Centre insensitive, say protesting farmers

    The Morcha, an umbrella organisation of protesting farm unions, along with the Bharatiya Kisan Morcha, Ganna Kisan Sangharsh Samity (constituents of the SKM) and other farm unions, are campaigning in poll-bound states and appealing to the people, including farmers, students and civil society to not vote for the BJP in the Assembly elections.

    April 3, 2021
  • Mamata counters Shah claims

    Mamata counters Shah claims

    Miss Banerjee's remarks came soon after Mr Shah, who addressed a rally in Cooch Behar today, claimed that Miss Banerjee had been "defeated" in Nandigram.

    April 3, 2021
  • Siliguri talks Asok, Shankar duel

    Siliguri talks Asok, Shankar duel

    This time around, the constituency is set to witness an interesting battle between CPI-M heavyweight Asok Bhattacharya and his former "disciple" Shankar Ghosh, a BJP candidate, when people vote for them in the fifth phase of the elections here on 17 April.

    March 23, 2021
  • Bista clarifies language ‘mix-up’

    Bista clarifies language ‘mix-up’

    "There seems to be a section of politicians who are deliberately misinterpreting the BJP commitment to promote mother tongues--Bengali, Nepali, Rajbongshi, Kurmali, Santhali and other languages, as stated in our manifesto, as being BJP attempt at imposing Bengali," Mr Bista said.

    March 23, 2021
  • TMC, CPI-M highlight poll manifesto issues for Siliguri

    TMC, CPI-M highlight poll manifesto issues for Siliguri

    As Professor Mishra highlighted Mamata Banerjee's Universal Basic Minimum Programme that finds mention in her party's manifesto, Mr Bhattacharya has focused on the party's proposal for the development of Siliguri by demanding national status to the town, and bettering the basic facilities, including a drinking water project.

    March 20, 2021
  • BJP list leaves exciting Siliguri, Dabgram duel

    BJP list leaves exciting Siliguri, Dabgram duel

    Some note personalities in the town, including party leaders and those from the business community and other sectors, had sent their profiles to the BJP leadership, hoping for candidature, it is learnt.

    March 19, 2021
  • Bhattacharya focuses on former CPM leader’s Siliguri Ward

    Bhattacharya focuses on former CPM leader’s Siliguri Ward

    During an hour-long outreach campaign, Bhattacharya visited many families and interacted with them at Prantik Pally, almost at the same time Ghosh was holding another public relation exercise of the BJP 'Chai Pe Charcha' in Ward 30.

    March 19, 2021
  • WB elections: Two more TMC leaders quit party in Siliguri

    WB elections: Two more TMC leaders quit party in Siliguri

    Political analysts said the developments might send across a wrong message among the people when the party had been preparing for the elections.

    March 15, 2021
  • Ghosh joins BJP, no word on candidature

    Ghosh joins BJP, no word on candidature

    While there were also speculations that the BJP could field Ghosh in the Siliguri constituency for the upcoming Assembly elections, Vijayvargiya said the candidates for the elections would be selected following discussions at different levels of the party.

    March 13, 2021
  • Two die in north Bengal after Covid vaccination

    Two die in north Bengal after Covid vaccination

    According to the health department observation from those two cases, it appears that the vaccination was unlikely to be responsible for such sudden deaths in both the cases, as there had been preexisting cardiac conditions in both the cases which frequently cause sudden deaths in that age group.

    March 12, 2021
  • WB elections: All eyes on BJP poll candidate for Siliguri seat

    WB elections: All eyes on BJP poll candidate for Siliguri seat

    As soon as Darjeeling's BJP MP Raju Bista arrived at the Bagdogra Airport after attending important party meetings in Delhi and Kolkata today, reporters crowded him and asked who would contest the Assembly elections in Siliguri for the BJP.

    March 11, 2021