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  • TMC meet seen as groundwork for South Dinajpur civic polls

    TMC meet seen as groundwork for South Dinajpur civic polls

    In the last Assembly elections, BJP candidate Dr Ashok Lahiri secured a lead of almost 10,000 votes in the municipality area. The tenure of the elected board in the civic body expired in October 2018, while administrators have been handling matters there ever since.

    October 4, 2021
  • Outrage in South Dinajpur over ‘historic’ building demolition

    Outrage in South Dinajpur over ‘historic’ building demolition

    Balurghat was the district headquarters of Dinajpur during British rule. The Balurghat Co-operative Bank Bhaban, the District Magistrate's Office and the City Bank Bhaban were all constructed during that period.

    September 11, 2021
  • South Dinajpur Zilla Parishad committees finally get members

    South Dinajpur Zilla Parishad committees finally get members

    After the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, 10 ZP members, including the Sabhadhipati, had joined the BJP with Mr Mitra. The then TMC district president Arpita Ghosh had expelled the 10 from the party, while nine of the posts of the sthayee samitis had become vacant then.

    August 12, 2021
  • South Dinajpur revs up work to link ration card with Aadhar

    South Dinajpur revs up work to link ration card with Aadhar

    According to sources at the district food control office, 75 per cent of the uploading work was completed, but only 45 per cent was verified by the central agency, while it has rejected the others for mismatch of information like spelling mistakes, date of birth etc.

    July 30, 2021
  • B’ghat residents rue crater-filled roads

    B’ghat residents rue crater-filled roads

    “A group of officials are hand in glove with such encroachers and they are encouraging the local people to occupy government land. The administrative board has remained silent on this. As the drains are occupied, there is no outlet for the water, which now flows on the roads. No one is ready to take the responsibility of the maintenance of the roads,” said one resident of Ward 22, Ranjit Das.

    July 5, 2021
  • Quacks given Covid treatment training in South Dinajpur

    Quacks given Covid treatment training in South Dinajpur

    Last week, officials of the district health department provided training in the block level.

    June 5, 2021
  • South Dinajpur TMC ‘doubts’ role of central forces in polls

    South Dinajpur TMC ‘doubts’ role of central forces in polls

    Addressing reporters here today, the TMC leaders said they have started meeting booth-level leaders and have instructed them on how to face the challenge.

    April 3, 2021
  • South Dinajpur set to begin 2nd phase Covid vaccination today

    South Dinajpur set to begin 2nd phase Covid vaccination today

    According to health officials, as cases of coronavirus infection are on the rise in different parts of the country, the health department does not want any delay in inoculating the general public.

    March 1, 2021
  • TMC women cell puts up price hike protest

    TMC women cell puts up price hike protest

    Hundreds of women TMC activists assembled in front of the Balurghat police station, while some of them carried empty LPG cylinders with them and firewood.

    February 15, 2021
  • Cycle rally to boost Indo-B’desh ties

    Cycle rally to boost Indo-B’desh ties

    "I am participating in the friendly bicycle rally on instructions from the Bangladesh government and this will strengthen the friendship of both the countries," Subedar Abdul Latif said.

    January 19, 2021
  • Paddy procurement begins in South Dinajpur

    Paddy procurement begins in South Dinajpur

    Eight procurement centres are functioning all over the district to collect paddy from the farmers, while they have been asked to follow all Covid19 guidelines, officials said, adding that four additional procurement centres may be opened to maintain less gathering of people.

    November 24, 2020
  • Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    Jackal on biting spree; leaves seven injured

    According to one of the injured, Abir Pahan, he was standing in front of a ration shop, when the jackal attacked him from the back and bit him on his leg.

    November 21, 2020
  • Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    Teenager shot dead in South Dinajpur

    While it was not immediately clear as to who fired the shot, police have recovered the boy's body from near his residence and sent it for postmortem.

    November 14, 2020
  • Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Five of South Dinajpur family found dead; kin claim murder

    Police sources, on the other hand, said that preliminary investigations revealed that Anu Barman was suffering from cancer and he was depressed for the past some days.

    November 9, 2020
  • South Dinajpur police mark Hili ‘great train robbery’ anniversary

    South Dinajpur police mark Hili ‘great train robbery’ anniversary

    To commemorate the occasion of the daring Hili train robbery on 28 October 1933 carried out by freedom fighters and to pay respect to them, police in the district organised a function at Hili today.

    October 30, 2020
  • South Dinajpur cinema halls struggle to resume business

    South Dinajpur cinema halls struggle to resume business

    It is learnt that the Rupakatha Cinema Hall in Gangarampur opened on the first day with only two people. Owners of three more big cinema halls in the district did not open their halls at all due to fear of financial losses and mechanical faults.

    October 18, 2020
  • Officials take stock of situation

    Officials take stock of situation

    According to DIG Prasun Banerjee, their aim is to reach out to the flood-affected people and provide them all support.

    September 29, 2020