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The road that goes to Dalkhola from Raiganj town, troublesome as it is now, is considered a blessing. The 48km of NH34 would take five or six hours to cover even a few months ago.
2 arrested in backyard blast case  (24 April 03:48 am) 
Bolpur, April 23: Birbhum police today arrested suspected Trinamul worker Ismail Sheikh, in whose backyard a blast had killed two youths allegedly hired to make crude bombs ahead of the Lok Sabha
EC seeks footage of Mamata list claim  (24 April 03:48 am) 
April 23: Mamata Banerjee today said the list of officers removed from poll duty today was drawn up at the home of Sonia Gandhi\'s political secretary Ahmed Patel, indirectly questioning the
Mondal's poll 'gesture'  (24 April 03:48 am) 
Bolpur, April 23: Birbhum Trinamul chief Anubrata Mondal today told party workers at a rally to conduct the Lok Sabha polls the way the \"CPM had done for 34 years\", adding \"ishara hi kafi hain (only a
Saradha assurance  (24 April 03:48 am) 
Calcutta, April 23: The Bengal government has decided to write to the advocate-general asking him if the Justice Shyamal Sen commission had the right to interrogate Saradha chief Sudipta Sen, sources
Six seats will vote today in the second round of Lok Sabha elections in Bengal. A lowdown on the constituencies
Rigging fear  (24 April 03:46 am) 
Balurghat, April 23: The BJP today said it had requested the Election Commission to deploy central forces at all booths in four Assembly constituencies under the Balurghat Lok Sabha seat as voting was
Gas from coal stock kills two in ship  (23 April 04:47 am) 
Tamluk, April 22: Two Chinese crew members of a ship carrying non-coking coal from Indonesia died yesterday after allegedly inhaling poisonous gas while examining samples of the cargo that was
Sonia thrusts S-word, Mamata parries  (23 April 04:47 am) 
April 22: Congress president Sonia Gandhi today accused the Bengal government of being \"in connivance\" with sham deposit mobilising companies, echoing the line taken by son Rahul in Murshidabad three
Cake in morning, bail in day  (23 April 04:47 am) 
Asansol, April 22: Babul Supriyo, the BJP candidate in Asansol, was today granted bail in a case related to a blockade on National Highway 60 in Raniganj on April 12.
EC seeks removal of 3 BDOs, 15 cops  (23 April 04:47 am) 
Calcutta, April 22: The Election Commission has directed the removal of three block development officers and 15 officers in charge of different police stations from poll duty because of complaints of
CM smells poll plot  (23 April 04:47 am) 
April 22: Mamata Banerjee questioned the timing of the central Enforcement Directorate\'s Saradha probe in the middle of the Lok Sabha elections on a day Sonia Gandhi accused her government of
CPM liquor finger at Trinamul  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Calcutta, April 22: The CPM leadership today alleged that the ruling Trinamul was distributing cash to voters and liquor to central forces in some areas and demanded that the Election Commission
Enter, the star and stargazer  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Midnapore, April 22: \"When will he arrive?\" asked 14-year-old Sudipta Bhattacharya for the tenth time, unable to contain her excitement. Mother Shipra offered a few words of encouragement and told her
Faction feud spoiler for TMC  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Burdwan, April 22: Faction feud came to the fore during a road show of the Burdwan-Durgapur Trinamul candidate Mumtaz Sanghamita Choudhuri today when she was prevented by a section of party supporters
Repoll held at two booths  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Siliguri, April 22: Re-polling was held at one booth each in the Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling Parliament seats yesterday because of technical snags in the EVMs during the voting on April 17.
Car crash kills 5, injures 8  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Kalimpong, April 22: An SUV going from Sikkim to Siliguri plunged about 100 feet down a hill as the driver failed to negotiate a bend on NH31A near Kalimpong this afternoon, killing five persons and
Mahout drunk, jumbo escapes  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Alipurduar, April 22: A kunki yesterday broke its iron chains and walked into a tea estate when its mahout lay intoxicated in the Jaldapara forest.
Cop body found  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Balurghat, April 22: The body of a sub-inspector was found hanging in the toilet of Balurghat police station today.
Gangtok, April 22: A government school in East Sikkim is the first educational institution in the state to conduct an election for a head boy in which, students voted through a ballot box to choose
May tea produce to suffer for dry spell  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Siliguri, April 22: Tea production is likely to come down by about 70 per cent in May because of lack of rainfall in the region in the past one month that has resulted in dry bushes and pest attacks,
Decade decoder  (23 April 04:46 am) 
Name: Satrughan Dey, 45
Bolpur, April 21: Two persons allegedly hired to make crude bombs ahead of the Lok Sabha polls were killed this afternoon when around 150 explosives went off in the house of a Birbhum Trinamul leader
Child rights heat on Sugata  (22 April 04:47 am) 
Calcutta, April 21: One scion of the Netaji dynasty has complained to the Election Commission against another, for an alleged violation of child rights and abuse of the freedom fighter\'s legacy for
Poll tune: sting, scream and say sorry  (22 April 04:47 am) 
Calcutta, April 21: Trinamul MLA Manirul Islam today sent an apology to the Election Commission in response to a show-cause notice for his alleged inflammatory speech in Birbhum on Saturday.