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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. Here are the updates.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.