North West Bengal likely to receive heavy rains from August 31

The MeT department has also forecast heavy rain over Gangetic West Bengal in the southern part of the state from September one.

Aug 29, 2017, 19:09 PM IST
Bypoll results: BJP scores big, wins two out of four Lok Sabha seats - Here are details of who bagged what

Bypoll results: BJP scores big, wins two out of four Lok Sabha seats - Here are details of who bagged what

Counting of votes took place on Tuesday for 4 Lok Sabha and 8 Assembly Constituencies, spread across six States and one Union Territory where bypolls were held on Saturday.

Nov 22, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

West Bengal polls: Overall polling percentage recorded in 25 constituencies in final phase till 5 pm is 84.24%, says EC

Voting for West Bengal assembly polls for the sixth and final phase began at 7 am on Thursday for 25 constituencies in the two districts of East Midnapore and Coochbehar amidst strict security.

May 05, 2016, 19:21 PM IST
West Bengal Assembly polls: Political parties go all out to woo enclave voters

West Bengal Assembly polls: Political parties go all out to woo enclave voters

With the enclave residents all set to vote for the first time since Independence, the new voters are being aggressively wooed by various political parties, who are taking credit for resolving the 68-year old border dispute.

May 04, 2016, 12:26 PM IST

Enclave-dwellers to vote for first time since Independence

Bangladesh and India exchanged 162 enclaves on August 01 at the stroke of midnight, ending one of the world's most complex border disputes.

May 03, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

Indo-Bangla LBA: We are happier than Eid or Durga Puja, say Coochbehar residents

With hours left for the implementation of the Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh, the residents of border area Coochbehar are all set to celebrate the historic event.

Jul 31, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Massive fire in Jalpaiguri leaves 150 shops gutted

A massive fire broke out in the Deen Bazaar area of Jalpaiguri on Thursday, leaving around 150 shops gutted.

May 08, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Mamata announces quake crisis management group

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday formed a crisis management group to deal with the impact of the devastating Nepal earthquake on three districts of north Bengal and said monetary assistance would be sought from the Centre after detailed assessment of the damages.

Apr 27, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

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.

Aug 03, 2014, 01:44 AM IST

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.

Jul 06, 2014, 01:17 AM IST

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.

Apr 17, 2014, 16:03 PM IST

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.

Mar 08, 2013, 12:39 PM IST

Mamata to visit CoochBehar on July 11

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

Jul 03, 2012, 21:16 PM IST

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.

Nov 04, 2010, 11:46 AM IST

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.

Aug 29, 2010, 19:22 PM IST

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.

Jan 03, 2010, 09:40 AM IST