Monsoon finally arrives in north India, drought-hit parts of India

Light to heavy rains occured in parts of the country on Monday bringing some relief for people from heat even as 13 people, including nine minors, were killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh.

Top five Hill stations to visit in the Himalayas this summer!

Top five Hill stations to visit in the Himalayas this summer!

Visit these top 5 hill stations these summers!

Summer special: Here’s what you can do in Darjeeling

Summer special: Here’s what you can do in Darjeeling

In this web-post, take a look at the things you can do in Darjeeling, a gorgeous place best known in the world for its tea.

Watch: Brazen Trinamool leader threatens voters, says will take back BPL, disability benefits

Watch: Brazen Trinamool leader threatens voters, says will take back BPL, disability benefits

A brazen Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abdul Mannan has threatened the electorate in West Bengal's Birbhum district, saying his party and he won't tolerate people not voting for them in the ongoing assembly elections.

Election Commission to review poll preparedness in West Bengal today

Election Commission to review poll preparedness in West Bengal today

Ahead of the second phase of polling in West Bengal, a full bench of the Election Commission will come to the city on Thursday.

Darjeeling woman raped before murder in Gurgaon: Police

A woman found murdered in her rented room in Gurgaon last week was raped before she was killed, police said on Tuesday after the arrest of two suspected killers.

Valentine special: Top weekend getaways in Kolkata!

Valentine special: Top weekend getaways in Kolkata!

Visit these weekend getaways near Kolkata this Valentine's Day.

Student stabbed to death by classmate near Darjeeling

 A school student was stabbed to death allegedly by his classmate at a camp organised by the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute at Singla, 35 km from here, police said.

Mamata Banerjee promises rice and wheat at Rs 2 per kg

The West Bengal government will give rice and wheat at a subsidised rate of Rs two per kg to over seven crore people in the state.

Darjeeling Toy Train to resume service soon

Around four years after services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) toy train were suspended because of massive landslides in Paglajora, about 50 km from Siliguri, fresh hopes have emerged that the train journey between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling will resume soon.

Three MLAs to resign on September 23: GJM

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has announced that its three MLAs in the West Bengal Assembly will resign to protest the alleged non-cooperation of the state government with the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).

Mamata withdraws cases against GJM, launches green project for Darjeeling

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced her government`s decision to withdraw over 100 cases against the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) activists and leaders initiated during their separatist movement.

Project to make Queen of Hills clean and green

Lauding the people of Darjeeling for their initiative to make the Queen of Hills clean and green, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday announced that 50,000 toilets would be built in the hill district .

Landslide destroys house, damages road in Kalimpong

Incessant rains triggered landslide in Kalimpong area which caused a house to collapse and badly damaged the main road, snapping its surface communication with Sikkim.

Darjeeling landslides: Rescue operations nearing end

Rescue operations in landslide-hit Darjeeling hills in West Bengal may be over in another two-three days, an official said here on Tuesday.

Darjeeling landslide toll mounts up to 42

One more body was tonight found in the landslide-battered Darjeeling district, taking the toll to 42.

Landslide toll mounts upto 42 in Darjeeling

One more body was on Monday night found in the landslide-battered Darjeeling district, taking the toll to 42.

Darjeeling landslide toll rises to 41

 One more person was found dead in the landslide-battered Darjeeling district, taking the toll to 41.

NIDM expert blames slipshod planning for Darjeeling landslides

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures coupled with haphazard construction in hilly areas triggered the massive landslide in Darjeeling last week, an expert said on Monday.

Darjeeling landslides: Toll hits 34, rescue operations continue

With the recovery of one more body on Sunday, the toll in the landslides in West Bengal`s Darjeeling hills rose to 34, while at least 10 more people remained on the missing-list and were feared dead, an official said.