Leopard injures five after straying out of jungle

A leopard, after straying out of a jungle, injured five persons at Bandhunagar village before it was caught by forest guards on Monday.

Tourist killed as toy train derails in Darjeeling

A woman tourist from Kolkata was on Monday killed and several others were injured when the Jungle Safari special toy train derailed in Darjeeling district, police said.

Borders sealed for Republic Day in northern West Bengal

Elaborate security arrangements have been put in place across northern West Bengal including sealing the international borders with Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh ahead of Republic Day.

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.

Two die in Silgiuri hotel fire

Two people, including a woman, died when a fire broke out at a hotel in this northern West Bengal town early Wednesday, police said.

Siliguri hotel fire leaves two dead

Two people were killed and a further three injured after a hotel caught fire here on Tuesday night.

Two charred to death in hotel in Siliguri

Siliguri: Two guests were charred to death and three others were taken ill when a fire broke out in a hotel here, the police said Wednesday.

Two charred to death in hotel in Siliguri

Siliguri: Two guests were charred to death and three others were taken ill when a fire broke out in a hotel here, the police said Wednesday.

Tribal community in Siliguri protests against Assam militant attacks

The tribal community in Siliguri staged protest against the militant attacks in Assam that killed at least 80 people.

Three injured in acid attack in Siliguri

 Three persons, including two women, suffered burn injuries when two bike-borne miscreants allegedly threw acid at them, police said today.

WB Govt, TMC will resist any attempt to form Gorkhaland: Deb

North Bengal Development minister Gautam Deb on Thrusday said the state government and the Trinamool Congress will resist any attempt to divide the state and create Gorkhaland and alleged that BJP was "hatching a conspiracy to foment trouble" across Bengal on the issue.

Fire breaks out in special train of police officers near Siliguri

A fire broke out in a special train, which was carrying police officers deployed on election duty in Jammu and Kashmir, near Siliguri in West Bengal on Saturday.

Thai woman among eight held in Siliguri sex racket

Three women, including one from Thailand, and five men were Saturday arrested in this northern West Bengal town for running a sex racket in a massage parlour, police said.

WB ex-minister detained; functioning hit at tea gardens

Former West Bengal urban development minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Strike at tea gardens: WB ex-minister detained

Former West Bengal Urban Development Minister Asok Bhattacharya was detained along with other CPI-M leaders on Wednesday when they allegedly tried to enforce bandh at Hasmichak in Siliguri.

Palestine test awaits Indian football team
Palestine test awaits Indian football team

An acid test awaits the Indian football team as it gears up to take on higher-ranked Palestine, who are also the current AFC Challenge Cup champions, in an international friendly here on Monday.

India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled
India's football friendly against Palestine cancelled

The Indian football team's friendly international against Palestine, which was scheduled for October 9, has been cancelled as the south east Asian nation has already committed its availability to the Pakistan Football Federation in the same window.

TMC leader found hacked to death

A block-level Trinamool Congress leader was found hacked to death in his residence at Upper Bagdogra here and investigations are on by the detective department to track the killers.

BJP alleges patients harassed due to lack of infrastructure

BJP on Wednesday alleged that patients coming to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for treatment of encephalitis were harassed in the absence of infrastructure at the institution.

60 die due to encephalitis, situation alarming

A total 60 people have died of encephalitis in North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here and the situation in the seven north Bengal districts was `alarming`, West Bengal Health Services director Biswaranjan Satpathy said on Monday.