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Tourist spots in Kalimpong to be showcased: Mamata Banerjee

A day after the creation of a new Kalimpong district in West Bengal, state Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that her government would showcase it on the lines of Darjeeling.

West Bengal: Toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway derails near Kurseong, several injured

West Bengal: Toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway derails near Kurseong, several injured

At least 10 persons were left injured when a Darjeeling to Siliguri bound toy train derailed near Kurseong in the northern Bengal on Tuesday. 

GJM chief Bimal Gurung, 17 others surrender before court in Madan Tamang murder case

GJM chief Bimal Gurung, 17 others surrender before court in Madan Tamang murder case

Madan Tamang had been hacked to death at Upper Clubside in the heart of Darjeeling town on May 21, 2010 when he was overseeing preparations for a public meeting.

Darjeeling Hills unit of TMC to hold 'padyatra' against corruption

Darjeeling Hills unit of TMC to hold 'padyatra' against corruption

The decision to organise the padyatra was taken in our district committee meeting. The foot-march is relevant given the corruption within the GTA," Hill TMC President Rajen Mukhia said on Friday.

Darjeeling's toy train service suspended due to landslides

Toy train services in the Darjeeling hills were suspended due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall, a railways official said on Friday.

Incessant rains in Darjeeling damage stretches of NH10 leading to Sikkim

Incessant rains in Darjeeling hills have caused landslides in Darjeeling and Mirik, damaging vast stretches of National Highway 10 leading to Sikkim.

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.