CPM man arrested after fish row

http://www.telegraphindia.com Algarah, May 26: The secretary of the CPM’s Kalimpong zonal committee, Prakash Subba, was arrested today after he allegedly picked up a fight with traders. A departmental inquiry has been initiated against his bodyguard, Mohan Rai, who had threatened a fish seller with his gun last night. Algarah, which is 16km from Kalimpong, observed …

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RBU scouts for Tagore spots

http://www.telegraphindia.com Siliguri, May 26: Rabindra Bharati University (RBU) is keen to set up extension centres at Kalimpong and Mungpoo, the places where Rabindranath Tagore had stayed during his sojourns to the hills. The vice-chancellor of the varsity, Karunasindhu Das, said he had submitted proposals to the government regarding the takeover of the museum at Mungpoo …

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Kumai refuses to resign

http://www.telegraphindia.com RAJEEV RAVIDAS Kalimpong, May 23: GNLF leader and Kalimpong municipality chairman C.K. Kumai has fought off the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s calls for his resignation from the civic post and criticised the party for threatening him with “social boycott”. Kumai, a lawyer, said the threat was “illegal, unconstitutional, unethical, immoral and directly against the principles …

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