Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will interact with families of those killed in flash flood at Malbazar and hold an administrative meeting during a four-day visit to North Bengal beginning Monday afternoon.
Kolkata/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh each to the deceased family and Rs 50,000 to those wounded during immersion of Durga idols in north Bengal's Mal river on Wednesday night.
Kolkata/UNI: Former Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA) chairman and Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) leader Binay Tamang, who joined the Trinamool Congress on Friday, said he wanted to see West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as the Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024.
Kolkata/IBNS: Miffed with his colleague's demand for a union territory carving out North Bengal from West Bengal, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Alipurduar district president Ganga Prasad Sharma is set to join the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Monday.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday referred to the "strength" of her state's "unity" which she said would deal with the divisionary powers.
Gangtok/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitudes on Richter Scale struck near Sikkim's capital Gangtok on Monday night.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a bid to gain back the lost political ground ahead of the 2021 assembly polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee began her three-day north Bengal visit on Tuesday.
Siliguri/Kolkata/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) workers and police clashed in West Bengal's Siliguri town on Monday as the saffron men were holding a march to the state's temporary north Bengal secretariat Uttar Kanya.
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.
Raigunj/UNI: A 12-hour north Bengal shut down began at dawn, called by the opposition BJP to protest against the alleged murder of the party MLA Debendra Nath Roy, evoked mixed response with shops and business establishments almost downing their shutter and vehicular traffic going off the roads.
Siliguri, Oct 25 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said North Bengal should be ready to give a befitting answer to NRC.
Mirik, Mar 30 (IBNS): With few months to go for the Municipal elections in four districts of North Bengal, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee attacked Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) for not doing any work since its formation, according to media reports on Thursday.
Bagdogra, Mar 5 (IBNS): North Bengal, which is endowed with bounties of nature, could emerge as one of the most preferred tourism hubs in the country, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, told a CII team here on Sunday.