Two arrested for raping housewife in West Bengal

Two men were arrested on Saturday for allegedly raping a housewife in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district, police said.

NHRC issues notice to WB govt over rape and murder of SC girl

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the West Bengal government over the alleged rape and murder of a scheduled caste girl in Jalpaiguri District.

Commanders-in-Chief discuss joint utilisation of resources

Commanders-in-Chief of all the tri-services of defence on Thursday reviewed operational, training and logistics issues to ensure optimum and joint utilisation by all three services.

West Bengal: Naked body of girl, who defied village court order, found; 2 detained

The naked body of a girl, who tried to save her father from being beaten by locals for failing to pay for a rented tractor at a village meeting, was on Tuesday found lying on railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district, West Bengal.

West Bengal: Leopard dies in accident

A young female leopard was killed on Tuesday when a speeding car hit it near Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri district.

Mamata formally declares Alipurduar as 20th district of WB

The Jalpaiguri district in North Bengal`s Dooars region was bifurcated on Wednesday to create Alipurduar district - the 20th in West Bengal.

Mamata chairs first cabinet meeting in north Bengal

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday chaired the first meeting of her cabinet at the new mini secretariat in north West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, and announced tallotment of an additional 98 acres of land for the NTPC`s Katwa thermal power project.

Four die in Bengal, gang rivalry suspected

The charred bodies of four men were found Sunday in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, with police suspecting the deaths to be a fallout of a war between gangs of cattle smugglers.

Three KLO leaders held in West Bengal

Three suspected Kamatpur Liberation Tigers ultras were arrested in connection with a bomb blast case in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district, police said.

Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate mini secretariat on Jan 20: Deb

The mini secretariat of the West Bengal government set up at Phulbari in Jalpaiguri district would be inaugurated by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on January 20.

Blast in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri, seven killed

Seven people were killed and a few others injured when suspected Kamtapur Liberation Organisation militants triggered a bomb blast in Jalpaiguri district of northern West Bengal, police said.

GJM leader arrested in West Bengal

A GJM leader was arrested from a tea garden in Mal sub-division of West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district for damaging public property and setting on fire a car in 2012.

Two KLO militants arrested for north Bengal blast

Two suspected Kamtapur Liberation Organisation militants were arrested in connection with the blast in northern West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.

Policeman killed while defusing bomb in West Bengal

The incident took place barely a week after seven people were injured when a bomb exploded inside a Bhutan-bound bus in nearby Barobhisa area in the same district Aug 18.

Seven CPI(M) supporters injured in clashes

At least seven CPI(M) supporters were injured in clashes with Trinamool Congress workers in Jalpaiguri district where panchayat polling is being held.

Road blockades in Jalpaiguri district

Congress workers on Thursday enforced road blockades in various places of Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal following the killing of a Congress worker and injury to eight others in a clash.

12-hour blockade for water affects Indo-Bhutan business

People of Chamurchi in Jalpaiguri district bordering Bhutan on Monday blocked a key road for 12 hours demanding water.

Police vehicle torched over move against chit fund

A mob on Saturday torched a police vehicle at Jateswar in Jalpaiguri district after the policemen cautioned people in public address system against investing money in a chit fund, the police said.

Elephants continue to be killed by speeding trains in Bengal

Elephants continue to be killed by speeding trains in the 760 km Buxa Reserved Forest in north Bengal while the forest authorities and the Railways blame each other for the accidents.

Assam power crisis to continue

Assam is reeling under a severe power crisis since May 2 after a storm damaged a transmission line in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.