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Kanchanjungha train accident: Toll reaches nine, 30 injured

Kolkata/IBNS: The toll in the Kanchanjungha train accident in West Bengal's Darjeeling touched nine and the number of injuries peaked to 30 in the mishap which took place on Monday morning, media reports said.

Railways is now parentless: Mamata Banerjee slams Centre over Kanchanjungha train accident

Kolkata/IBNS: Reacting to the Kanchanjungha train accident that claimed 8 lives, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has trained her guns at the Railway Ministry accusing it of "negligence".

What is Kavach, the anti-collision device that could have averted Kanchanjungha train accident?

Kolkata/IBNS: Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw has faced flak over the non-availability of Kavach, the anti-collision device, on the tracks in Darjeeling where a goods train collided with Kanchanjungha Express leading to the death of at least 8 people and injury of around 30 others.

Kanchanjungha Express train accident in West Bengal leaves 8 dead, 25-30 injured

Kolkata/IBNS: At least 8 people have died and around 25-30 others injured in an accident caused by the ramming of a goods train into the Kolkata-bound Kanchanjungha Express Train in West Bengal's Darjeeling on Monday morning, media reports said.

Goods train rams into Kanchanjungha Express in West Bengal; 5 die, 25-30 injured

Kolkata/IBNS: Five people have died and 25-30 injured after a goods train rammed into the Kolkata-bound Kanchanjungha Express in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Monday morning, media reports said.

Decorated American officer Major Pickett's last remains to head home from Darjeeling after 58 years

Kolkata: The last remains of one of America’s most decorated officers, Major General Harry Kleinbeck Pickett, who fought in both World War I and World War II, is being returned  home to the United States for re-burial at Arlington National Cemetery.

West Bengal: After Mamata's warning, pro-Gokhaland parties call off Darjeeling bandh

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's warning of action, the pro-Gorkhaland political parties on Wednesday called off their Feb 23 bandh in Darjeeling, media reports said.

'Govt won't spare': Mamata Banerjee warns of action against those calling Darjeeling strike

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has disapproved of the 12-hour bandh (strike) called in Darjeeling on Feb 23 by the pro-Gorkhaland parties, warning the strike supporters of strict action on behalf of the government.

Bengal: Stones pelted at Vande Bharat Express in Darjeeling district, second incident in 24 hours

Darjeeling/IBNS: In a second incident in 24 hours, unidentified miscreants on Tuesday pelted stones at the New Jalpaiguri–Howrah Vande Bharat Express near the Phansidewa area in Darjeeling district.

Mamata Banerjee turns momo-maker in Darjeeling

Kolkata/IBNS: After displaying her expertise in tea making, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday showcased her skills in making momo in Darjeeling.

TMC welcomes Darjeeling leaders Binay Tamang and Rohit Sharma to partyfold

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC), which rules West Bengal, on Friday welcomed two Darjeeling leaders Binay Tamang and Rohit Sharma to its partyfold.

Trouble for Bimal Gurung's GJM as acting president arrested in Sikkim under POCSO

Darjeeling/UNI: Ahead of West Bengal elections, Bimal Gurung-led Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) has received a jolt with the arrest of his close aide Lopsang Lama under the stringent POCSO act in the neighbouring state of Sikkim, a report reaching here today confirmed.

West Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar to meet Amit Shah today

New Delhi/IBNS: Jagdeep Dhankhar, the Governor of poll-bound West Bengal, will meet Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital Delhi on Thursday.

BJP MP Raju Bista urges all stakeholders to reopen the Longview tea garden

Darjeeling/UNI Darjeeling MP Raju Bista today expressed concern about the ongoing relay hunger strike by the Longview tea garden workers after the management declared lockdown of the garden over the payment of pending bonus.

West Bengal: Three of a family killed in Darjeeling landslide

Darjeeling/IBNS: Three members of a family, including a child, were killed in a landslide on Friday midnight at Rimbick village in Darjeeling district of northern West Bengal, reports said on Saturday.