Water receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district

Water level on Thursday started receding from areas in Jalpaiguri district which was inundated due to sudden rise in water level in all major rivers and release of excess water of Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

400 people affected by flood in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district ​

At least 400 people have been affected in Jalpaiguri district following release of excess water Teesta river after rains in upper reaches.

Trinamool Congress attacks Rajnath Singh over Teesta, law and order comments

Reacting sharply to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that the Teesta river water sharing deal with Bangladesh would be finalised soon, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said that his remarks made without consulting the state government were uncalled for.

Enormous possibilities in expanded Indo-Bangla ties: Foreign Secy S Jaishankar

Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangaldesh, India said on Saturday there are "enormous possibilities" to expand bilateral ties and that it was looking for a "win-win" situation for both the countries.

Centre discussed with Bengal govt over Teesta river: Govt

The Centre has discussed with the West Bengal government "at appropriate levels" to arrive at an agreement on sharing of Teesta river water on a fair and equitable basis, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

India assures Bangladesh of evolving national consensus on Teesta

India on Thursday assured Bangladesh that efforts were on to evolve a national consensus on the contentious Teesta river water sharing deal.

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Dhaka on two-day visit, Teesta, LBA to be discussed

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Wednesday evening arrived in Dhaka on a two-day visit to Bangladesh, her first stand-alone foreign visit since taking over, that is part of the Narendra Modi government`s outreach to India`s neighbours.

Teesta treaty `difficult` issue: Manmohan Singh tells Sheilkh Hasina

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Tuesday raised the issue of delay in the signing of the long-pending agreement on Teesta river water sharing treaty during her meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

Mamata blames Centre for overlooking Bengal`s water interests

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Centre for releasing water from Teesta and Farakka barrages to Bangladesh overlooking the interest of the state and said this was not accepted.

Vast areas flooded in Jalpaiguri; Teesta in spate

Over 5,000 people are marooned in Jalpaiguri district where river Teesta is in spate following heavy rains, officials said on Wednesday.

Option of Constitution amendment on Teesta river open: Salman Khursid

External Affairs Minister Salman Khursid has said that if needed, India is ready for an amendment in the Constitution to resolve the Teesta river water dispute with Bangladesh.

Experts committee formed on Teesta: Mamata

Accusing some people of trying to create controversy over the Teesta water sharing, Banerjee said she would be happy if Bangladesh can be provided with water.

‘Some people’ creating confusion on Teesta: Mamata

WB CM Mamata Banerjee blamed "some people" for creating "confusion" on the Teesta water sharing issue.

Delhi, Dhaka to exchange Teesta river data

India and Bangladesh will exchange data on water availability in the Teesta River, an official said.

No Teesta deal during PM’s Bangladesh visit

Sources on Tuesday said that India and Bangladesh will not sign any deal on the sharing of water of Teesta river during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s ongoing Dhaka visit.

Cong MP questions Mamata`s Dhaka tour decision

Mamata Banerjee pulled out of PM Manmohan Singh`s visit to Dhaka reportedly upset with the Teesta River water sharing treaty.

Bangladesh for talks with India on Teesta next month

Bangladesh is initiating a process to expedite talks with India over striking a deal on sharing of Teesta waters, a top minister has said.

India, Bangladesh to discuss Teesta river water sharing

Ahead of Bangladesh Prime Minister
Sheikh Hasina`s visit here next week, India and Bangladesh
hold secretary-level talks from Monday in an effort to reach
an agreement on the proposed Teesta river water sharing