North Bengal News

SILIGURI, 13 Aug 2017/--/The Baikunthapur forest officials on Sunday seized dried sea horses worth Rs 13 crores and arrested a smuggler from New Jalpaiguri area. The consignment packed in six plastic bags was around 55 kilograms that were brought from Chennai and plan to smuggle at Jaigaon along...

SILIGURI, 13 Aug 2017/--/Several trains bound for North Bengal from Sealdah and Howrah railway stations were terminated at various stations due to heavy rainfall and flood like situation in some stations. Thousands of passengers showed anger before station managers after shortage of water and food...

MALDA, 10 Aug 2017/--/Erosion in Manikchak and Kaliachak-III blocks of the district has taken an alarming turn in last 24 hours. Irrigation minister Rajib Banerjee blamed the nonchalance of the Central government about the situation when Mottakin Alam, Congress MLA from Manikchak raised the issue...

SILIGURI, 10 Aug 2017/--/Ictrc invites Archana Surana Founder & Director, Arch Academy of Design for the ‘symposium for senior school students’ program.  She addresses the principals, key staff members and 600 students of 40 schools about the how design thinking is creating new changes in the...

MALDA, 9 Aug 2017/--/Law and order situation at six gram panchayet areas did not deteriorate further after section 144 of CrPC (Code of Criminal Procedure) was imposed at those areas under Mothabari police station on Tuesday. District administration did not delay to take the decision as some...

MALDA, 9 Aug 2017/--/Keeping aside the factional differences, Trinamool Congress leaders of the district today shared dais to kick-off ‘BJP, quit India’ movement following the directive from party supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee. Such programmes will be held in all 15 blocks of the...

SILIGURI, 8 Aug 2017/--/The state government is fully prepared to stop the intensified movement announced by Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung from Wednesday. The situation might be tense in Terai and Dooars after the ultimatum given to central government ended today and the fresh...

SILIGURI, 8 Aug 2017/--/Siliguri police have arrested several people including a Nepal citizen for alleged involvement in Sukna violence on July 29 where police and Gorkhaland supporters clashed near Siliguri. Pradhan Nagar police on Monday night have arrested Salbari resident Nitin Chhetri and...

SILIGURI, 8 Aug 2017/--/Abhinandan Saha, the man whose wife and daughter were brutally murdered in Siliguri’s South Colony last Thursday, has now been taken into custody. Abhinandan was discharged from the nursing home on Tuesday and was directly taken to New Jalpaiguri Police Station. He is being...

SILIGURI, 2 Aug 2017/--/The condition of three Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) youth leaders those who are on fast to death for Gorkhaland in Mirik is deteriorating day by day. These three leaders have denied taking any support since nine days when a medical team approached for assistance. Dhan...

MALDA, 2 Aug 2017/--/Open scuffle between two youth Trinamool Congress leaders during an organizational meeting left state Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) president Jaya Dutta and other senior Trinamool leaders red-faced today. Although district youth Trinamool president Amlan Bhaduri claimed...

SILIGURI, 2 Aug 2017/--/Miscreants on Wednesday set afire several vehicles across Dooars region and Darjeeling town. A goods carrying Tata Spacio was set on fire on Tuesday late night near Darjeeling Railway station by some miscreants. On Wednesday morning a truck, a Scooty and a Nano car was set...

SILIGURI, 2 Aug 2017/--/Siliguri police has arrested two persons over the allegation of promising sham employment offers and cheating several people in Siliguri. Tension prevailed in Deshbandhupara of Siliguri today when the job seekers were asked money for the job they were provided. Soon the...

CHOPRA, 1 Aug 2017/--/Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee is ready to sacrifice her life but will not allow division of Bengal at any cost. Addressing an administrative review meeting at Chopra under Uttar Dinajpur district Banerjee said, “Zindagi deneke liye tyaar hain....lekin hills division...

CHOPRA, 1 Aug 2017/--/The mysterious death of KLO women’s Chief Bharati Singha (Das) who also was wife of KLO chief Jibon Singha alias Timir Das has made the intelligence report failure about her hideout in Mynamar. Bharati was declared brought dead on Sunday night when her body suddenly reached...

CHOPRA, 1 Aug 2017/--/Siliguri Mayor and CPM veteran Ashok Bhattacharya have asked the state and the central governments to resolve the situation of hills with an immediate effect. Addressing the media during a press conference on Tuesday at Siliguri Bhattacharya said, “We are very worried about...

MALDA, 1 Aug 2017/--/A youth was arrested after chairman of District Primary School Council (DPSC) Ashish Kundu lodged a police complaint that his signature was forged to issue an appointment letter for teaching in a primary school at Pandua under Gazole police station yesterday. Considering the...

SILIGURI, 29 Jul 2017/--/Tension mounted in Sukna area after a Gorkhaland supporter was allegedly shot by security forces after violence erupted Saturday morning when thousands of people carried rally and tried to enter Siliguri area. Ajay Chhetri from Garidhura was seriously injured and admitted...

SILIGURI, 29 Jul 2017/--/Fface has kick started their Fifth Edition of Fface Calendar 2018, with the grand unveiling of their Logo for 2018. The grand evening was hosted by Fface Founder & Director Mr.Neil Roy at Club 82 along with Tollywood stars Subhashree Ganguly and Sohom Chakraborty. The...

SILIGURI, 28 Jul 2017/--/In a shocking incident a minor girl was allegedly raped by her own maternal cousin brother at Naxalbari. The incident happened at Station Para of Naxalbari where nine years old girl was allegedly raped several times since by her cousin Jiwan Khanal. Jiwan was today...

SILIGURI, 26 Jul 2017/--/The country’s first iconic noodle bar has expanded its wings by opening outlets across multiple markets within the sub-continent. Building on the opportunity to set its biggest stand-alone format restaurant so far, WaiWai City is all set to touch base with its roots back in...

SILIGURI, 25 Jul 2017/--/Bharatya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal president Dilip Ghosh have asked Mamata Banerjee to furnish the proof of  her allegation about foreign hands in Morcha’s agitation. He said, “Allegation is coming everyday about foreign hands in agitations launched by Morcha in hills...

SILIGURI, 25 Jul 2017/--/Two persons were arrested on Monday night by NJP police for allegedly running prostitution in the residential area under Fulbari gram panchayat near Siliguri. Sushmita Dey and Ujjwal Roy both residents of Milanpally were arrested after a raid conducted at a house in...

MALDA, 23 Jul 2017/--/Malda medical college & hospital (MMCH), which is often hit by controversies, now has a reason to earn admiration as its team of doctors with humanitarian attitudes and professional expertise fought against all odds to bring a critical patient back from the jaws of death....

MALDA, 23 Jul 2017/--/Principal of Malda College cancels his daughter’s admission into undergraduate course with hounours in Physics after it was alleged that the admission violated merits list. Sarkar informed the DM, Malda and college’s administrator Kaushik Bhattacharya that the admission was...