COOCH BEHAR

  • WB: EC seeks report over Left's complain against TMC in Cooch Behar April 17, 2014

    The Election Commission has sought a report from the returning officer of Cooch Behar parliamentary seat, where polling is on in the first phase in West Bengal on Thursday, following complaints by Forward Bloc candidate, Dipak Kumar Roy. Roy has submitted several complaints to Returning Officer Mohan Gandhi of booth capturing,...
  • Mamata seeks more airports in West Bengal January 20, 2013

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday appealed to the Airport Authority of India allow more flights to ply from the Kolkata airport and construct more airports in various areas of the state, saying it was now a growing investment destination. Speaking at the inauguration of the new integrated...
  • Map: The aspiring states of India November 16, 2011

    New Delhi: The debate on splitting larger states has once again come to the forefront with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister announcing plans for carving out four new states: Purvanchal, Bundelkhand, Awadh and Paschim Pradesh/Harit Pradesh. There have been long standing demands across India for the formation of new states and...
  • After bird flu, West Bengal gets an Anthrax shock February 5, 2008

    Cooch Behar: West Bengal has not yet recouped from the avian flu menace even as another deadly virus has tightened its grip in some districts of the State. Cooch Behar District Magistrate Rajesh Sinha today confirmed that the dreaded Anthrax virus has attacked some cattleheads in the district. Panic created when about...