Rains flood parts of Jalpaiguri, red alert on Teesta

Large parts of Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar districts were flooded following torrential rains in past two days with red alert hoisted at Domohoni point of Teesta, district authorities said.

India relaxes tourist visa norms for Bangladeshi nationals

Visiting Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and handed over a letter of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inviting her to visit India.

Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: No bail for Teesta, hubby

Social activist Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case.

Gulbarg fund embezzlement case: Teesta seeks anticipatory bail

Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand on Monday filed anticipatory bail petitions before a sessions court.

Multi disciplinary team visits Ocean Lake Gyaam Tsona

The Department of Forest, Environment and Wildlife Management successfully conducted the first ever multi-disciplinary team expedition to Ocean Lake Gyam Tsona, Gurudongmar Tso and Tso Lhamo.

Bangla Premier Hasina`s planned India visit uncertain: Report

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina`s planned visit to India later this month has become uncertain as India "failed" to ensure signing of the Teesta water sharing deal and passage of the land boundary agreement, media here reported on Sunday.

People advised against travelling on NH 31-A at night

Sikkim police has advised people to avoid travelling on the National Highway-31A at night in view of rise in the water
level of the Teesta between Rangpo and Melli.

Pranab conveyed commitment on Teesta: Bangladesh

Bangladesh said that Pranab had conveyed to them "very strongly" that India is "fully committed" to the assurances given to Dhaka on the two outstanding issues.

B`desh hopes India would take `liberal view` to resolve Teesta

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today hoped that India would take a "liberal view" to resolve the longstanding Teesta river water sharing issue.

Sikkim govt decides to scrap four hydel projects

Sikkim government has decided to scrap four hydel projects on tributaries of the Teesta in North Sikkim.

Mamata, Foreign Secy tight-lipped over Teesta

Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai
held a meeting with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee with both being tight-lipped over what was discussed.

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.

Bangladesh-India set to ink key pact on sharing of river waters

Bangladesh and India are set to
ink an interim agreement on sharing of common river-waters
during Prime Minister Manmohan Singh`s visit later this year,
as the two neighbours Monday "removed differences" at a crucial
talks in the capital here.

Gujarat riots: Teesta accuses SC-appointed SIT of discrediting her

Social activist Teesta
Setalvad, who is working for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat
riots, has moved the Supreme Court accusing the Special
Investigating Team (SIT) of "discrediting" her.

B`desh, India exchange draft pacts on Teesta water-sharing

Making a "significant movement forward" on the vexed Teesta water-sharing issue, India and Bangladesh have exchanged draft agreements and promised to go ahead expeditiously.

Indo-Bangla JRC meet struggle to narrow differences on Teesta

India and Bangladesh were
on Friday night making last-minute efforts to bridge differences on
the issue of sharing of water of Teesta river on the last day
of ministerial-level Joint River Commission.

India, B`desh narrow down differences on Teesta sharing

India and Bangladesh today "narrowed
down" their differences on sharing the water of Teesta river
as they agreed to expedite a process soon to sign a treaty on
the common river.