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West Bengal: Toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway derails near Kurseong, several injured

West Bengal: Toy train of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway derails near Kurseong, several injured

At least 10 persons were left injured when a Darjeeling to Siliguri bound toy train derailed near Kurseong in the northern Bengal on Tuesday. 

Darjeeling's toy train service suspended due to landslides

Toy train services in the Darjeeling hills were suspended due to landslides caused by heavy rainfall, a railways official said on Friday.

Three days on, drinking water shortage leaves Siliguri locals in distress

Local residents of 47 wards of Siliguri Municipal Corporation (SMC) under Darjeeling district of West Bengal are suffering from drinking water crisis from the last three days.

Major tragedy averted at Bagdogra, Spice Jet flight lands at airport with tyre burst

A major tragedy was averted at the Bagdogra on Tuesday when a Spice Jet flight landed at the airport with a nose wheel tyre burst.

With Baichung Bhutia in fray, Siliguri poised for interesting contest

With Baichung Bhutia in fray, Siliguri poised for interesting contest

For Siliguri mayor and former minister Ashok Bhattacharya it is a fight to stage a comeback after his surprise defeat in the 2011 Assembly Election as he takes on former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia, who has taken the field as a Trinamool Congress nominee.

East Bengal defender Arnab Mondal suspended for two matches by AIFF

East Bengal defender Arnab Mondal suspended for two matches by AIFF

Mohun Bagan's Trinidad and Tobago striker Cornell had charged that Mondal hurled a racist remark at him during the Kolkata Derby in Siliguri last Saturday.

I-League 2015-16, Round 14: East Bengal FC vs Mohun Bagan AC - Preview

I-League 2015-16, Round 14: East Bengal FC vs Mohun Bagan AC - Preview

It's expected to be a fiery clash in North Bengal.

West Bengal Elections 2016: Trinamool's Baichung Bhutia has assets worth over Rs 17 crore

Former India football star Baichung Bhutia who is contesting the West Bengal assembly polls as a Trinamool Congress candidate, possess assets worth in excess of Rs 17 crore.

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.