Encephalitis toll reaches 119, BJP says Bengal govt rejected central help

The toll due to "different types of Encephalitis" in north Bengal rose to 119 on Saturday and no new cases were reported in the last 24 hours in the state while BJP alleged that the Mamata Banerjee government rejected central help.

Gogoi places list of demands before Railway Minister

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday appealed to Railway Minister D V Sadananda Gowda to introduce an alternate railway line from Coochbehar in West Bengal to Abhayapuri in Assam in the forthcoming Railway Budget.

Left parties allege attack by TMC in Coochbehar

Left parties have alleged attack on its party workers by Trinamool Congress in the district, where polling is on in the first phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal.

Bride among six killed in accident, groom injured

Six persons, including a bride, were killed and 10 others injured when an SUV carrying a marriage party hit a road side tree in Haldibari area of Coochbehar district in the small hours Friday, the police said.

Mamata to visit CoochBehar on July 11

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will visit Cooch Behar on July 11 according to TMC sources.

Coochbehar ex-MP hospitalised

Former MP of Cooch Behar Amar Roy Pradhan has been admitted to a private hospital here late last night after he developed cardiac problems.

15 killed after minibus falls into pond

At least 15 people were
killed and 20 others injured when a minibus carrying them
overturned and fell into a pond at Dewanhat in Coochbehar
district today.

Fast demanding separate state withdrawn in Coochbehar

The Separate State Demand Committee (SSDC) on Sunday decided to withdraw their indefinite fast, demanding formation of a separate state carving out some north Bengal districts, on the 22nd day.