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.

Two more Encephalitis deaths in WB, toll 210

Two fresh Encephalitis-related deaths were reported from north Bengal districts in the last 24 hours taking the toll in the state to 210 since January, an official of the state health department said here today.

Elephant kills woman in West Bengal forest

A tribal woman was trampled to death by an elephant in a West Bengal forest, an official said after finding her body.

Two elephants crushed to death in Jalpaiguri

Two male elephants were crushed to death by a speeding train at a level crossing in Alipurduar in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district on Tuesday.

Jalpaiguri bifurcated, Bengal to get its 20th district

Aimed at expediting government services, West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district is being bifurcated to create a new district of Alipurduar, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday.

Inquiry ordered into alleged sale of new-born

An inquiry has been ordered into the alleged sale of a new-born in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.

15 injured in storm, highway blocked in Jalpaiguri

At least 15 persons were injured in the severe storm and hailstorm that hit West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district uprooting trees and damaging houses besides blocking a national highway.

No queues in Jalpaiguri`s 28 model poll booths

The electorate in 28 polling booths of West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district will be in for a pleasant voting experience Thursday sans the hassle of queues.

West Bengal Police arrest 3 Europeans for possession of 22 satellite phones

West Bengal Police have arrested three European nationals for possessing 22 satellite phones and not declaring them before the authorities. According to police, the arrested persons are Larf Wadchi from Germany, Beneot Mari from Belgium and Dean Matson from England. Police had detained a 84-member international team in Jalpaiguri District after being alerted by an army team when radar detected the use of satellite phones on February 8.

84-member international group held in Jalpaiguri

A 84-member international group was today detained by the police in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district and 22 satellite phones were recovered from them.

Jalpaiguri blast mastermind remanded in CID custody

The three ultras of Kamtapur Liberation Organisation (KLO) including the mastermind of the December 26 blast in Jalpaiguri, were remanded to 14 days CID remand by a local court

Tribal woman gang-raped in West Bengal

A tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped in a village under Dhupguri block in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, police said on Friday.

KPP central committee gen secy arrested for blast

A central committee member of Kamtapur Peoples Party (KPP), which is spearheading demand for a separate Kamtapur state, has been arrested from Cooch Behar in connection with the bicycle bomb blast here that claimed six lives.

Jalpaiguri blast toll rises to six

The toll in the Jalpaiguri bicycle bomb blast rose to six today with one of the critically injured persons succumbing to injuries.

KLO`s involvement in Jalpaiguri blast not yet confirmed

A day after the bomb explosion near Jalpaiguri town which killed five people and left nine injured, security agencies are yet to find out if it was a terrorist attack.

NIA team visit blast site in Bengal, police say there was general alert

A National Investigation Agency (NIA) team today inspected the site near Jalpaiguri town where a bomb blast last night left five persons dead and nine injured.

Blast in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri, seven killed

Seven people were killed and a few others injured when suspected Kamtapur Liberation Organisation militants triggered a bomb blast in Jalpaiguri district of northern West Bengal, police said.

Petition filed demanding cancellation of bail of G Kiran Kumar

A petition seeking bail granted to Malda District Magistrate Godala Kiran Kumar be cancelled was filed in a court here on Saturday.

Two persons lynched by villagers in Jalpaiguri district

Two persons were lynched by villagers at Churabhandar village in Moynaguri on the suspicion of being cattle thieves, police said.

Overspeeding of trains led to elephant deaths: Forest minister

The death of six elephants in Jalpaiguri district happened due to overspeeding of the trains, West Bengal Forest Minister Hiten Barman said on Thursday.