Supporting LBA as people want it: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said her government supported the Land Boundary Agreement with Bangladesh as the people wanted it and sought a package from the Centre for rehabilitation of those affected.

Mamata announces quake crisis management group

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday formed a crisis management group to deal with the impact of the devastating Nepal earthquake on three districts of north Bengal and said monetary assistance would be sought from the Centre after detailed assessment of the damages.

Father who sold newborn daughter for Rs 25,000 arrested

 The daily wage earner who allegedly sold his newborn daughter to a teacher for Rs 25,000 was arrested on Thursday even as the police managed to rescue the baby from Mathabhanga area here.

Daily wage worker sells newborn baby for Rs 25,000 in WB's Dhupguri

  A daily wage earner allegedly sold his newborn daughter to a teacher in Dhupguri area in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district for Rs. 25,000 even as police has arrested a middleman, identified as Atul Basak, who helped in striking the deal.

Protest in Jalpaiguri district court against sexual abuse of ashram inmate

 A demonstration was held by SUCI youth and women's wings at the Jalpaiguri district court here today against alleged sexual abuse of an inmate of an ashram here and the gangrape of a girl.

Class IX girl student gang-raped, 4 minors held

A Class IX student was allegedly gang-raped by four minors at a deserted park near river Karala in Jalpaiguri district, police said on Wednesday.

West Bengal: Class IX girl student gang-raped, 4 minors held

A Class IX student was allegedly gang-raped by four minors at a deserted park near river Karala in Jalpaiguri district, police said on Wednesday.

Elephants come out of jungle, tea workers keep away
Elephants come out of jungle, tea workers keep away

A herd of 45 elephants, including six calves, entered Binnaguri cantonment in Jalpaiguri district early on Thursday leading to a halt in work at Binnaguri tea estate.

Leopard trapped in Jalpaiguri, released in forest

A full grown female leopard at Binnaguri tea garden here was captured and released in a forest Monday, forest department officials said.

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.