North Bengal
West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.21

Kashmir query as BJP stirs pot in north

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wondered whether the BJP wanted to muzzle voices of people in Bengal like it did in Kashmir after certain district presidents of the party in north Bengal had ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.21

Burning man atop train engine

Train movement along the main New Jalpaiguri-New Cooch Behar route got disrupted for an hour on Friday afternoon as a youth travelling by the Sealdah-bound Uttarbanga Express suddenly mounted on the e...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 12.06.21

Jalpaiguri’s BJP MP attacked, TMC blamed

Jayanta Roy, the BJP MP of Jalpaiguri, was attacked in Rajganj block of the district on Friday evening when he was escorting some families of BJP supporters back home. Roy, along with two other funct...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 05.06.21

TMC bid to build up bases at north towns

The Trinamul Congress has decided to cement its support base at municipal towns in north Bengal as the party lost to the BJP at the urban centres in the recent Assembly elections. “Civic electi...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 29.05.21

Rain racks Malda, Darjeeling and Sikkim

Prolonged downpour in Malda since Thursday morning led to the death of three persons and inundation in several areas of the district. The rain caused minor landslides and damaged a number of houses i...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri


West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.21

North Bengal gears up for Yaas safety

Officials of various state government departments across north Bengal have started making preparations for Cyclone Yaas. “Though there are indications that its impact will be comparatively less...
By Our Bureau in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Fire at Covid unit in Siliguri

A fire broke out at the Critical Care Unit of Covid Block at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital here on Friday morning, but patients or any staff member didn’t suffer injuries. The fire ...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 21.05.21

Oxygen leakage at Siliguri hospital triggers panic

  Oxygen leakage at the North Bengal Medical College and Hospital in Siliguri triggered panic among COVID patients and their families on Friday morning, officials said. The incident happened ar...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Siliguri

West Bengal  /  Published 19.05.21

Pass system launched for urgent travel

The Bengal government has decided to reintroduce entry and exit passes to facilitate the travel of people in emergency cases after hundreds of migrant workers landed in distress because of harder rest...
By Vivek Chhetri, Anirban Choudhury in Darjeeling, Alipurduar

West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.21

CM keeps key north Bengal portfolio

Mamata Banerjee kept the north Bengal development department (NBDD), the decision drawing loud cheers from the region as many believe it indicates that the chief minister herself would look after the ...
By Avijit Sinha in Siliguri


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