BJP on Wednesday alleged that patients coming to North Bengal Medical College and Hospital for treatment of encephalitis were harassed in the absence of infrastructure at the institution.
Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi would address two rallies on March 25, one in Alipurduar in north Bengal and another here at the Sahid Minar.
Eastern Army Commander Tuesday reviewed the preparedness and security situation of the operational areas in the Sikkim and north Bengal sectors at the Sino-Indian border.
Four newborn leopard cubs were recovered from Moraghat Tea Gardens in Jalpaiguri district here today, forest officials said.
Flood situation in Jalpaiguri district of north Bengal improved with water level receding from most of the rivers after the incessant rains stopped.
Nearly 40,000 people were affected due to incessant rains triggering a flood-like situation in the north Bengal region.
Three new trains were today flagged off by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who also announced a slew of development programmes for Cooch Behar district in north Bengal.
A moderate cold wave condition
is prevailing in entire north and some western districts of West Bengal.
Life in quake-hit north Bengal is
limping back to normal following restoration of communication
links and power.
The West Bengal government
on Monday ordered an inquiry and special audit into the allocation
of funds for development of North Bengal by the previous Left
Major shops, business establishments, markets, educational institutions and banks to be remain closed in view of bandh.
Life was crippled on the
second day of the 48-hour bandh called by several
anti-Gorkhaland organisations in the foothills of the
Darjeeling Himalayas and Dooars and Terai.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata
Banerjee on Friday said she would inaugurate a mini secretariat in
north Bengal to decentralise administration and expedite all
development programmes in the region.
Several organisations, active in
Terai and Dooars region have called for
back-to-back separate bandhs from July 15-19.
The EC directed top civil and police officials of six districts in
north Bengal to prepare a list of "suspected intimidators" and
arrest them to ensure free and fair elections.
Announcing a slew of railway projects & new trains for north Bengal,Mamata sought a `foothold` for her party.
West Bengal Governor M.K.
Narayanan took stock of the situation in the north Bengal
districts of Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Coochbehar here today.
West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, whose two-day visit to north Bengal
was extended due to ill-health, on Saturday returned to the city and
said he was `fine`.
Day in Pics: 28th August
August 28, 2014
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