Articles about Cooch Behar

CID to probe Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed four

16 Apr 2021

India
CID to probe Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed four

West Bengal CID, on Friday, took over the case of the killing of four people in firing by the CISF during polling in Cooch Behar on April 10, a senior government official said.

Actor Mouni Roy stranded in UAE for two months

22 May 2020

Entertainment
Actor Mouni Roy stranded in UAE for two months

Many people around the world are facing an unprecedented predicament due to the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing lockdown.

Doctors meet Mamata Banerjee, call off strike after seven days

17 Jun 2019

India
Doctors meet Mamata Banerjee, call off strike after seven days

Doctors in West Bengal, who had been protesting against violence since last week, called off their strike on Monday after meeting Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained

27 May 2019

India
West Bengal: BJP worker shot dead, two detained

A BJP worker was shot dead in West Bengal's Bhatapara of North 24 Parganas district on Sunday night, forcing authorities to step up security in the area.

Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

03 Apr 2019

Politics
Mamata changes schedule to take on Modi in Bengal

Not being the one to back down from an election battleground, Trinamool matriarch and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee changed her schedule to take on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in her state on Wednesday.

BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

20 Dec 2018

Politics
BJP's rath-yatra in Bengal gets green signal from Calcutta HC

In a major setback to Trinamool Congress, which governs West Bengal, the Calcutta High Court on Thursday allowed Bharatiya Janata Party to take out a rath yatra in the state.

Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

16 Dec 2018

Politics
Mamata Banerjee govt refuses permission for BJP's Bengal rath yatras

On Saturday, the West Bengal government denied permission to the BJP's proposed rath yatras in certain parts of Bengal, citing intelligence reports that they could lead to communal violence.

WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

16 Dec 2018

India
WB-government refuses permission for BJP's Rath Yatra citing possible communal-violence

The West Bengal government yesterday refused permission for the BJP's proposed Rath Yatra, citing intelligence reports of possible communal violence in areas where the party was planning to take out the yatra.

#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

09 Oct 2018

India
#2019Polls: BJP to take out 3 rath yatras in WB

With an eye on the next Lok Sabha polls, the West Bengal BJP unit would take out three rath yatras covering all the 42 Parliamentary Constituencies of the State.

Amid push for legalization, Delhi sees 502% rise in weed-consumption

27 May 2018

India
Amid push for legalization, Delhi sees 502% rise in weed-consumption

Delhi Police had a distressing time during January-April'18, when they seized 1,345 kilos of marijuana. During the corresponding period last year, it was just 223kg, meaning a whopping 502% jump.

West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?

14 May 2018

Politics
West Bengal: Locals retrieve ballot-box from pond. Safe keeping much?

In a surprising incident, a ballot box was retrieved from a pond in West Bengal's Sonadangi, earlier today. It is still not clear how the box landed in the pond.

WB Panchayat polls: 3 killed, several injured following sporadic violence

14 May 2018

Politics
WB Panchayat polls: 3 killed, several injured following sporadic violence

In a shocking turn of events, 3 people were left dead in the ongoing West Bengal Panchayat polls, amidst brutal violence between rival party members.

Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!

13 Dec 2017

Business
Air Deccan back with its Re 1 air tickets!

Air Deccan, the first low-cost airline in India which shut operations in 2012, is all set to make a comeback under the government's Udan scheme.

Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback

01 Apr 2017

Business
Regional airlines: Captain Gopinath of Air-Deccan fame makes a comeback

Captain G.R. Gopinath, the man behind the Air Deccan franchise which pioneered low-cost airfares in India, is set to make a comeback.

By-polls: BJP, AIADMK, TMC retain their seats

23 Nov 2016

Politics
By-polls: BJP, AIADMK, TMC retain their seats

The BJP rejoiced as it retained Lok Sabha seats in Shahdol in Madhya Pradesh and Lakhimpur in Assam, also retaining Nepanagar assembly seat in Madhya Pradesh and gained the Baithalangso assembly seat in Assam; BJP won an assembly seat in Arunachal Pradesh.

Bypoll results: BJP in MP and Assam, TMC in WB

22 Nov 2016

Politics
Bypoll results: BJP in MP and Assam, TMC in WB

Counting for by-elections in 4 LS constituencies and 10 assembly seats across 6 states and one UT began today.

First by-polls in several states after demonetization

20 Nov 2016

Politics
First by-polls in several states after demonetization

By-polls are being conducted in five states in India: Assam, Tripura, Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and one Union Territory, Puducherry.