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Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

Trinamool is property of 2 persons, looting democracy in West Bengal: BJP

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday alleged that the Trinamool Congress had come to power in the state via democratic process but since then it is looting democracy in every sphere.

Dec 07, 2017, 18:27 PM IST

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
West Bengal Municipality Poll Results: As it happened

West Bengal Municipality Poll Results: As it happened

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress registered a landslide victory in all seven urban local bodies, where elections were held on August 13.

Aug 17, 2017, 08:55 AM IST
Darjeeling remains tense, GJM supporters set ablaze govt buildings, health centres; Army deployed at multiple locations

Darjeeling remains tense, GJM supporters set ablaze govt buildings, health centres; Army deployed at multiple locations

The northern West Bengal hills remained tense on Friday as Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) supporters indulged in widespread arson to protest a police raid on party chief Bimal Gurung's house that was carried a day before.

Jun 16, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over child trafficking racket

Mamata Banerjee expresses concern over child trafficking racket

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday expressed concern over alleged child trafficking rackets running in Jalpaiguri district and elsewhere.

Mar 28, 2017, 19:31 PM IST

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.

Jul 26, 2016, 18:59 PM IST

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.

Jun 21, 2016, 20:37 PM IST
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.

Apr 16, 2016, 12:43 PM IST
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.

Apr 14, 2016, 08:49 AM IST

Leopard rescued from poachers' trap in West Bengal

An adult male leopard which fell into a trap laid by poachers was rescued by forest officials in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district today.

Mar 05, 2016, 15:15 PM IST

Man arrested in Bengal after Facebook rant against politician

A man in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri has landed up behind bars after his rant against a local political leader on Facebook went viral.

Feb 06, 2016, 20:17 PM IST

Watch: Narrow escape for bikers in elephant attack in West Bengal

It was a narrow escape for two bikers who were attacked by an elephant in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district after they tried to sneak past it on their motorcyle.

Sep 14, 2015, 10:37 AM IST

NHRC notice over Indians in Bangladesh denied basic amenities

The NHRC has issued notice to the home and external affairs ministries as well as the West Bengal and Assam governments asking them to inquire into a complaint that Indians residing in Bangladesh were being denied basic amenities.

Aug 04, 2015, 17:52 PM IST

Elephant tramples man to death in WB

An elephant today trampled a man to death in Khuttimari forest near Dhupguri town here, officials said.

Jul 28, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

Leopard caught in Bengal tea garden

A leopard, which was reported by locals to have lifted cattle, was captured in a tea-garden in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district and later released into the wild by the forest department, an official said on Saturday.

Jul 11, 2015, 21:01 PM IST

Floods render thousands homeless in West Bengal

Thousands were left homeless due to floods resulting from heavy rainfall in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri city.

Jul 04, 2015, 10:42 AM IST

Darjeeling landslide: Army deployed in rescue work

The Indian Army has deployed two medical and engineers task forces to carry out relief and rescue work in the landslide-hit Darjeeling hills of West Bengal where at least 30 people were killed and another dozen were reported missing, an official said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:34 PM IST

Darjeeling landslide due to poor roads: Expert

Ill-planned roads and neglect of indigenous erosion-control measures in hilly areas like in Darjeeling in West Bengal cause landslides in India, an expert said on Thursday.

Jul 02, 2015, 20:33 PM IST

Water receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district

Water level on Thursday started receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district which was inundated due to sudden rise in water level in all major rivers and release of excess water of Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

Jul 02, 2015, 12:58 PM IST

Rescue operations underway in Darjeeling; fresh landslide reported

Rescue operations were underway in three subdivisions of Darjeeling district where multiple landslides have claimed 38 lives besides washing away highways and damaging homes.

Jul 02, 2015, 11:20 AM IST