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Mamata government pulls out all stops to foil GJM shutdown

Taking a tough stance against Wednesday's shutdown called by the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) in Darjeeling, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday warned its employees of stern action if they fail to turn up.

Four killed in Bengal floods

At least four people have died and over 60,000 affected by floods in Alipurduar, Jalpaiguri and Cooch Behar districts in northern West Bengal, state Disaster Management Minister Javed Khan said on Tuesday.

Three killed in Darjeeling landslides

Three members of a family, including a minor, were crushed to death on Wednesday when their house collapsed in a landslide in northern West Bengal's Darjeeling district, an official said.

Darjeeling accident: PM Naendra Modi calls up President, enquires about his well being

Darjeeling accident: PM Naendra Modi calls up President, enquires about his well being

An SUV in President Pranab Mukherjee's motorcade skidded off a hilly road and went down a 100-feet gorge.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Mamata Banerjee's cavalcade meets with accident in Darjeeling - See Pics​

President Pranab Mukherjee, Mamata Banerjee's cavalcade meets with accident in Darjeeling - See Pics​

In an unfortunate incident, President Pranab Mukherjee convoy on Friday was involved in an accident when one of the escort vehicles skidded off into a gorge in Gorabari near Sonada in Darjeeling. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's vehicle was following the President's convoy.

Vehicle in President Pranab Mukherjee's carcade skids off into gorge, 5 injured

Vehicle in President Pranab Mukherjee's carcade skids off into gorge, 5 injured

One of the car of President Pranab Mukherjee's convoy met with an accident on Friday in West Bengal.

President Pranab Mukherjee to embark on three-day Darjeeling visit

President Pranab Mukherjee to embark on three-day Darjeeling visit

President Pranab Mukherjee will on Tuesday embark on his three-day visit to Darjeeling, where he will attend various functions.

Prez on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow

Prez on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow

President Pranab Mukherjee will be on three-day visit to Darjeeling beginning tomorrow where he will attend various functions.

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee, Bengal CM Mamata to visit Darjeeling on July 13

President Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to visit Darjeeling on July 12 along with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi.

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).