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Will hug Mamata Banerjee if infected by coronavirus, says BJP leader; TMC files complaint
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Will hug Mamata Banerjee if infected by coronavirus, says BJP leader; TMC files complaint

Anupam Hazra, a former TMC MP who joined the BJP last year, made the comments at a party programme in Baruipur in South 24 Parganas on Sunday

Protesters block highway, torch vehicles in Bengal's North Dinajpur over rape, murder of teenage girl
India

Protesters block highway, torch vehicles in Bengal's North Dinajpur over rape, murder of teenage girl

The girl was allegedly abducted after she went out to answer nature's call on Sunday morning and was found dead hours later.

'I flew from Mumbai to Bagdogra during lockdown, it wasn't easy; confusing guidelines, squabbling state govts, cancelled flights only complicated it'
India

'I flew from Mumbai to Bagdogra during lockdown, it wasn't easy; confusing guidelines, squabbling state govts, cancelled flights only complicated it'

At Mumbai International airport, the CISF personnel did not conduct a body scan, however, at the Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru (I had a connecting flight to Bagdogra in West Bengal), body scanners were used by the security.

‘Are you PM of India or ambassador of Pakistan’; Mamata Banerjee slams Narendra Modi at anti-CAA rally in Bengal's Siliguri
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‘Are you PM of India or ambassador of Pakistan’; Mamata Banerjee slams Narendra Modi at anti-CAA rally in Bengal's Siliguri

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, while addressing anti-CAA rally in Siliguri, said it is a shame that even after 70 years of Independence, people have to prove their nationality

Speciality tea: Tripura set to scale up white tea production after success of pilot projects; a kg fetches a record Rs 10,000 a kg
Business

Speciality tea: Tripura set to scale up white tea production after success of pilot projects; a kg fetches a record Rs 10,000 a kg

White tea is minimally processed and is harvested even before the plants leaves unfurl fully with the buds still covered by fine white hairs

Man dies after falling into overflowing drain in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district as incessant rains wreaks havoc
India

Man dies after falling into overflowing drain in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district as incessant rains wreaks havoc

A man died in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after he fell into an overflowing drain, as incessant rain continued to wreak havoc.

Caravan Chronicles: From Ravangla's Buddha Park to a sacred lake, soaking in Sikkim's diverse experiences
Life

Caravan Chronicles: From Ravangla's Buddha Park to a sacred lake, soaking in Sikkim's diverse experiences

In the first leg of the Caravan Chronicles journey through Sikkim, conversations with workers at a tea garden and the mesmerising experience of watching fish and flags at the sacred lake near the Doling monastery

Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:
Politics

Darjeeling Lok Sabha polls:

Famed for its tea gardens and tourist avenues, Darjeeling seat is starkly divided into hilly and plain areas. While the Gorkhas are dominant in the three hilly Assembly segments, the plains in Siliguri division have a plurality of Bengali voters as well as Hindi-speaking Marwari traders.

Lok Sabha election Phase 4: BJP booth worker alleges attack by TMC 'goons' in Siliguri; FIR registered at Matigara Police Station
India

Lok Sabha election Phase 4: BJP booth worker alleges attack by TMC 'goons' in Siliguri; FIR registered at Matigara Police Station

Uttam Mondal, New Colony booth unit president of BJP, and his brother Gautam Mondal were attacked at their shop in the city’s Matigara area. Their shop was also vandalised. Uttam said: “On Monday night, local goons came and vandalised my shop. They came to my house and air fired and threatened me and my brother.”

Man's body found hanging at BJP booth office in Siliguri; party accuses TMC of 'jungle raj'
India

Man's body found hanging at BJP booth office in Siliguri; party accuses TMC of 'jungle raj'

The body of a 42-year-old man was found hanging at the booth office of the BJP in Siliguri. The police have taken the body for an autopsy.

Narendra Modi in Kolkata: Will form government to rid West Bengal of Left, Trinamool's 'goondaraj', says PM
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Narendra Modi in Kolkata: Will form government to rid West Bengal of Left, Trinamool's 'goondaraj', says PM

PM Modi said the situation in communist-ruled Tripura was the same as West Bengal

Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party to contest all 32 Assembly and lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim
Politics

Former footballer Bhaichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim Party to contest all 32 Assembly and lone Lok Sabha seat in Sikkim

Hitting out at the Pawan Kumar Chamling government for pursuing divisive politics on the basis of caste and religion, Bhaichung Bhutia said that development will be the "sole agenda" of his party, if the Hamro Sikkim Party comes to power

BJP cancels Narendra Modi's Kolkata rally in Feb; PM to attend three other gatherings across West Bengal
Politics

BJP cancels Narendra Modi's Kolkata rally in Feb; PM to attend three other gatherings across West Bengal

The West Bengal BJP will kick-start its Lok Sabha polls campaign in the state from Tuesday, with a rally of party president Amit Shah in Malda district.

Centre to spend Rs 70,000 crore for gas pipeline network in first phase; plans to expand grid to Myanmar via Bangladesh
Business

Centre to spend Rs 70,000 crore for gas pipeline network in first phase; plans to expand grid to Myanmar via Bangladesh

The Central government is promoting gas-based economy which needs a massive network of pipelines for transportation of natural gas to various corners of the country, he said.

Under-construction bridge collapses in West Bengal's Kakdwip area; third incident in state in one month
India

Under-construction bridge collapses in West Bengal's Kakdwip area; third incident in state in one month

There has been no report of any casualty in bridge collapse in West Bengal's Kakdwip area.

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Assam; tremors felt across North East, Bihar, Haryana, West Bengal, and Jammu and Kashmir
India

5.5-magnitude earthquake hits Assam; tremors felt across North East, Bihar, Haryana, West Bengal, and Jammu and Kashmir

The earthquake occurred at a depth of 13 km around 10.20 am with its epicentre in Assam's Kokrajar district. There has been no report of any major damage.

Another bridge collapses in West Bengal, one injured in Siliguri mishap; second incident in three days
India

Another bridge collapses in West Bengal, one injured in Siliguri mishap; second incident in three days

An old bridge collapsed near Siliguri in north Bengal Friday, leaving a truck driver injured, a state minister said. This is the second incident of bridge collapse in the state in three days.

Bengali film actress Payel Chakraborty found dead in Siliguri hotel; police suspect suicide
Entertainment

Bengali film actress Payel Chakraborty found dead in Siliguri hotel; police suspect suicide

Payel Chakraborty had recently undergone a divorce and is survived by her parents and a son

West Bengal: 1 killed, four injured during Ram Navami procession after locals, police clash in Purulia
India

West Bengal: 1 killed, four injured during Ram Navami procession after locals, police clash in Purulia

One villager was killed and four others were injured following clashes between locals and the police during a Ram Navami procession in Purulia's Beldi village on Sunday

Mamata Banerjee to hold 'fruitful' all-party meet on Gorkhaland crisis in Darjeeling today
India

Mamata Banerjee to hold 'fruitful' all-party meet on Gorkhaland crisis in Darjeeling today

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached north Bengal on Monday where she is scheduled to hold an all-party meeting on 21 November to discuss the situation in Darjeeling hills