West Bengal  /  Published 04.07.22

Cong strike over teacher rural-urban migrations

The Congress in Purulia’s Bagmundi has called for a daylong strike on Monday citing concerns regarding government-school education in the area, which over the past year has seen a “brain d...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.07.22

Hasimara airport plan at IAF base

The central government has decided to upgrade the Hasimara Air Force Station in Alipurduar district to a civil enclave from where passenger flights can be operated, a nod to the longs-standing demand ...
By Anirban Choudhury, Avijit Sinha in Siliguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.22

3 held with narcotics

Alipurduar district, that emerged as a new district in 2014, celebrated its eighth anniversary on Saturday. In 2014, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that Alipurduar, which was earlier a ...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

Home damage and death in elephant attacks

A wild tusker strayed into a village in Jalpaiguri district early on Tuesday and damaged four houses, and another elephant trampled to death a villager in Alipurduar on Monday night. Sources said a t...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.22

Tribal actress in SMP poll fray

The leopard that had entered Ghatpar village of Alipurduar on Sunday and injured eight persons, including two foresters, was tranquillised on Tuesday, 56 hours after it was first sighted.Sources said ...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.22

Leopard enters village, injures 8

A wild leopard entered a village in Alipurduar-I block of the district on Sunday and injured eight persons, including a woman and two forest staffers. Teams led by senior forest officials put nets in...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.22

5 landslides in Buxa hills

Incessant rain across sub-Himalayan Bengal triggered landslides in Buxa hills, Alipurduar district, snapping connectivity between hamlets near Buxa fort with Santalabari, the last motorable road that ...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 19.06.22

Two north Bengal towns flooded

The Kaljani and Torsha rivers which skirt Alipurduar and Cooch Behar towns, respectively, spilled  over and flooded adjoining areas, including eight wards of Alipurduar town on Saturday, as monso...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

States  /  Published 18.06.22

Sikkim: Traffic snaps, tourists stuck

Incessant rain in the sub-Himalayan districts of Bengal and the neighbouring state of Sikkim over the past few days snapped road connectivity at a number of locations and led to the inundation of new ...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

States  /  Published 17.06.22

Rain-induced landslide kills 1, injures 4 in Sikkim

“Rainfall and rise in water levels of rivers and streams have washed away, patches of plantations have in some tea estates. If this situation persists and there is no sunshine, the industry will...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


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