Couple jumps off train after wife molested

A couple along with their baby suffered serious injuries when they jumped off a train near Dima station after the wife was allegedly molested and an attempt made to rape her by a group of men, railway police said today.

Girl seriously injured in acid attack in WB

A college girl was seriously injured when a youth allegedly threw acid on her face for not accepting his marriage proposal here, police said today.

Missing West Bengal journalist found, says he left home because of "family problems"

After missing for five days, the scribe of a Bengali daily who was found in neighbouring Cooch Behar district, on Saturday told the CID that "he had left his home in Alipurduar district due to family problems."

Journalist missing in West Bengal

The reporter of a Bengali daily is missing from his home in Alipurduar district since Sunday after eight persons, earlier named by him in an FIR for issuing threats for writing a college admission bribery story, were arrested.

MiG-27 crashes near Alipurduar in West Bengal, 2 civilians dead
MiG-27 crashes near Alipurduar in West Bengal, 2 civilians dead

An MiG-27 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed near Alipurduar in West Bengal on Friday evening.

West Bengal: 15 persons of marriage party, including bride and groom, killed

Fifteen members of a marriage party, including the bride and the groom, were killed and three others injured when their vehicle collided with a truck on National Highway 31 near Madarihat in this district on Friday.

West Bengal: Four persons suspected to have militant links arrested

Four persons suspected to have links with militant organisations were arrested by police in Alipurduar district with arms and ammunition, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.

Two suspected NDFB militants arrested near Assam-Bengal border

Two suspected National Democratic Front of Bodoland militants were arrested late Sunday in West Bengal near Assam border.

Refugees from Assam are guests in West Bengal: Mamata

Describing refugees from Assam as guests, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said her government would stand beside them.

Four labourers of closed tea estate die in Bengal

 Four labourers of a tea estate in Alipurduar district have died in the past one month since the estate declared suspension of work.

Fire destroys 16 shops in Alipurduar

Alipurduar: At least 16 shops were gutted in a fire at Railgate locality in this town in Alipurduar district early Friday, the fire brigade said.

Assam floods: NFR cancels 5 trains, diverts 7 others

Five trains scheduled for Thursday have been cancelled and seven others diverted due to prevailing floods in Lower Assam and track restoration work, North-East Frontier Railway said today.

Mamata formally declares Alipurduar as 20th district of WB

The Jalpaiguri district in North Bengal`s Dooars region was bifurcated on Wednesday to create Alipurduar district - the 20th in West Bengal.

Alipurduar to be made separate district : Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said a new district will be carved out for Alipurduar, a sub-division of Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.

Rahul Gandhi to hold two rallies in Bengal on March 25

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would address two rallies on March 25, one in Alipurduar in north Bengal and another here at the Sahid Minar.

BJP says Mahasweta sought ticket for daughter, writer denies it

BJP claimed eminent author Mahasweta Devi had approached it after the Trinamool Congress refused to honour its promise of fielding her foster daughter from Alipurduar Lok Sabha seat.

Two injured while defusing bomb in Alipurduar

Two bomb-squad personnel were on Thursday injured when they tried to defuse a bomb here, police said.

2-kg bomb found from bus in Alipurduar

A two-kg bomb, fitted with a timer device, was found from a bus at Alipurduar in Jalpaiguri district, officials said.

17 injured as SUV overturns near Alipurduar

Seventeen persons were
injured when a private vehicle overturned at a place between
Falakata and Alipurduar in Jalpaiguri district on friday, police