West Bengal: Rampaging elephant damages houses in Siliguri

A rampaging elephant today strayed from Baikunthapur forest area and entered Siliguri town damaging buildings there, police said. The elephant was first spotted at Dabgram, Fulbari areas within ward numbers 30 and 40 of Siliguri town which falls within the limits of Jalpaiguri district.

Pandemonium breaks loose in Siliguri as wild elephant goes berserk

An angry elephant created ruckus and damaged people's property in Siliguri.

Wild elephant goes berserk in Siliguri town - Watch

Wild elephant goes berserk in Siliguri town - Watch

A wild elephant went berserk, damaging several houses and buildings in West Bengal's Siliguri town, on Wednesday.

West Bengal: Policemen take up responsibility to educate poor children

A report from West Bengal shows how the police of a small village Siliguri have taken the responsibility to educate the poor children of the village.

Train derails after hitting elephant in Bengal, many trains stranded

A Siliguri-bound local train was derailed after it fatally hit an elephant between Gulma and Sevoke stations near the northern West Bengal town of Siliguri on Monday evening, an official said.

Darjeeling Toy Train to resume service soon

Around four years after services of the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) toy train were suspended because of massive landslides in Paglajora, about 50 km from Siliguri, fresh hopes have emerged that the train journey between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling will resume soon.

Congress coined 'intolerance', trying to defame India: BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain

BJP leader Shahnawaz Hussain said his government will never allow intolerance. In the name of intolerance, whatever is happening, is the making of the Congress. 

MNF accuses Mizoram CM of being involved in Lottery Scam

Opposition Mizo National Front (MNF) on Thursday accused Mizoram Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla as one of the major players in a multi-crore scam involving a Siliguri-based lottery agent - the Teesta Distributors, owned by Santiago Martin and other share holders.

Mob goes on rampage at police station in Siliguri; TMC, CPI-M trade charges

A police officer was among three persons injured as a mob went on the rampage at a police station here with the incident seeing the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition CPI(M) workers trade charges on Wednesday.

Mob goes on rampage at police station in Siliguri; TMC, CPI-M trade charges

A police officer was among three persons injured as a mob went on the rampage at a police station here with the incident seeing the ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition CPI(M) workers trade charges on Wednesday.

Nurse who snipped off baby's thumb arrested

The nurse, who allegedly cut off the thumb of a 10-day-old baby at a hospital in West Bengal's South-Dinajpur district, was arrested on Wednesday.

Girl sexually tortured, father kills self in West Bengal village

A missed call has spelt disaster for a family in an interior village, several kilometres away from here, with the father committing suicide in the wake of alleged sexual torture of his school-going girl by a group of youths.

Child dies of Japanese Encephalitis in WB

A child, suffering from Japanese Encephalitis, died today at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, taking the death toll from the dreaded disease to 24 in North Bengal since January.

Darjeeling landslides: Rescue operations nearing end

Rescue operations in landslide-hit Darjeeling hills in West Bengal may be over in another two-three days, an official said here on Tuesday.

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.

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.

Landslide snaps Siliguri-Gangtok road, vehicles stranded

Landslides near Rambhi, in the outskirts of Siliguri on way to the hills, have disrupted the road traffic between Gangtok and the North Bengal hub.

Centre to seek report on tea workers' condition: Nirmala

The Centre will seek a report from the West Bengal Labour Department on the actual condition of the workers of the tea gardens in the state, Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday.

Massive fire in Jalpaiguri leaves 150 shops gutted

A massive fire broke out in the Deen Bazaar area of Jalpaiguri on Thursday, leaving around 150 shops gutted.

Mamata Banerjee flags off 30 trucks carrying relief material for Nepal

Mamata Banerjee flags off 30 trucks carrying relief material for Nepal

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday flagged off 30 trucks carrying relief material for quake-hit Nepal.