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Boards for all, from GTA

Boards for all, from GTA

Bimal Gurung today tried to outdo Mamata Banerjee in her game by announcing development boards for all hill communities, but his speech betrayed his worry about the apparent public acceptance the chief minister has garnered in some parts of the hills. “Enough is enough,” said the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha chief, …

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Morcha MLAs to quit over ‘meddling’

Statement on missing scribe

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha today announced that its three MLAs would resign from the Assembly on September 23 to protest the state government’s alleged interference in the functioning of the GTA and hill municipalities. Although the Morcha had complained in the past that the GTA was not allowed to be …

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Land staff to be placed under GTA

Land staff to be placed under GTA

Darjeeling, Aug. 18: The state government has issued an order directing the Darjeeling district magistrate to place employees of the land and land reforms department under the GTA. Although the state had issued a notice on December 28, 2012, transferring the land and land reforms department to the GTA, its …

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Leopard trapped in tea garden

Statement on missing scribe

SILIGURI 18 Aug 2015 The Pradhan Nagar police on Monday night seized timber worth Rs1 lakh from  the Utpal Nagar area of Ward 46 and arrested a local named Vijay Rai (21) in this connection. The suspect was today produced before the Siliguri court and sent to seven days police custody. Police …

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Robbery at Shivohum Balaji Mandir, Malbazar.

Robbery at Shivohum Balaji Mandir, Malbazar.

A robbery has been executed at Shivohum Balaji Mandir,Malbazar yesterday night at 02.06AM by a gang. Jewellery, Cash, Donations and other Utensils used for Aarti etc have been stolen. The crowns etc have been left by chance. There were two Police night guards on duty and guards deployed by a …

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Cattle smuggling along Bangla border down significantly: BSF

Cattle smuggling along Bangla border down significantly: BSF

The BSF has said cattle smuggling instances along the Indo-Bangla border have declined “significantly” due to special clampdown measures undertaken and it has now joined hands with neighbour’s forces to further bring down these illegal activities. Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB), the frontier force of the neighbouring country, has said they …

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Missing Journalist found in Cooch Behar

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The reporter Uttar Banga Samvad, Chayan Sarkar, who had gone missing from his home town in Alipurduar district on August 3 tonight called up police claiming he was dropped off by his abductors near a bus stop. A top police officer of north Bengal said Chayan Sarkar, who was missing …

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