Mishra visits convent school that received threat letters

 CPI(M) state Secretary Suryakanta Mishra on Friday visited the St Capitaneo Higher Secondary School for Girls at Nagrakata, which had received anonymous threat letters five days back.

Missionary school lodges complaint with police in Bengal

 Coming close on the heels of the robbery and rape of 71-year-old nun in Nadia district, a missionary school in Jalpaiguri has lodged a complaint with police citing "some problems".

Missionary school in West Bengal gets threat letters; BJP, Congress condemn state govt

A missionary school in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district has received letters, threatening to burn it down if the nun who heads the institute does not leave, reports said on Wednesday.

Tea garden workers, children protest nun gang-rape in WB

The tribal students and their parents who work in the tea gardens today took out a rally at Birpara and Binnaguri in Jalpaiguri to protest the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun.

Five killed, 30 injured in bus mishap

Five persons including three Madhyamik (secondary examination) examinees were on Monday killed and 30 others injured when a bus overturned in Jalpaiguri district, a senior police officer said.

Elephant kills three in West Bengal

Three people were killed and another injured Friday after they were attacked by an elephant in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, a forest official said.

Elephant kills three in Bengal

 Three people were killed and another injured Friday after they were attacked by an elephant in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, a forest official said.

Abandoned tiffin box causes bomb scare in Jalpaiguri

Jalpaiguri: An abandoned tiffin box found in a bus caused bomb scare at Paharpur More near this headquarter town of Jalpaiguri district this morning, police said.

Three killed, 25 injured in Bengal bus accident

 A mad race between two buses trying to overtake each other Sunday led to the death of three people, and left 25 others injured in northern West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, police said.

Body of girl found in fields in Jalpaiguri, kin allege rape

The body of a class X girl was found in the fields near her house in Dhupguri area of Jalpaiguri district on Sunday, police said.

Five die in mysterious circumstances in WB

Five persons, including three children, died in mysterious circumstances in Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday.

Two arrested for killing tea garden owner in Jalpaiguri

Two workers of a tea garden in Jalpaiguri district have been arrested by police in connection with the killing of its owner.

Workers in Jalpaiguri hack tea garden owner to death over payment dispute

A tea garden owner in Jalpaiguri district was on Saturday allegedly hacked to death by the workers after talks to sort out the dispute over payment of wage arrears failed, a senior district official said.

Fire breaks out in train carrying army personnel

 A fire broke out in a compartment of a special train carrying army personnel at Ambari Falakata railway station in Jalpaiguri district on Friday but there was no reports of any casualty.

Farmers block NH 31 at Dhupgiri seeking compensation

Jalpaiguri:  Farmers on Monday blocked the National Highway 31 at Dhupgiri in Jalpaiguri district seeking compensation for damaged potato seeds.

West Bengal: Two more arrested in suspected rape and murder of girl

Two more persons have been arrested in connection with the suspected rape and murder of a girl whose body was found near the railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district last week.

Two more arrested in Dhupguri rape-murder case

Two persons were arrested on Thursday in connection with the suspected rape and murder of a girl, whose body was found near the railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district last Tuesday.

DNA: Barbarity of Jalpaiguri panchayat- Girl raped, killed for defying order

In a shocking incident, a 15-year-old girl was found raped and her nude body found on railway tracks in Jalpaiguri.This was done after she defied the panchayat's order in Jalpaiguri to lick spit after she protested against the public thrashing of her father.

Naked body of girl who tried to save father found near railway tracks in Bengal

In a shocking case, the naked body of a girl, who tried to save her father from being beaten up at a village kangaroo court after he failed to pay for a rented tractor, was found near the railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday.

Rains flood parts of Jalpaiguri, red alert on Teesta

Large parts of Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar districts were flooded following torrential rains in past two days with red alert hoisted at Domohoni point of Teesta, district authorities said.