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Mamata Banerjee undergoes MRI after injury following helicopter emergency landing in North Bengal

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday underwent an MRI after she got hurt following emergency landing of her helicopter at an Army base on Sevoke Road in North Bengal owing to sudden inclement weather.

Mamata Banerjee tries her hand at preparing dumplings in North Bengal

Cooch Behar/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a visit to North Bengal ahead of the coming Panchayat election, Monday stopped at a local tea shop in Chalsa and tried her hand at preparing dumplings as well as brewing tea.

BJP-sponsored North Bengal bandh receives mixed response, sporadic clashes reported

Kolkata/Siliguri/UNI: The BJP-sponsored dawn-to-dusk Northern West Bengal bandh on Friday evoked mixed response with reports of sporadic clashes between the bandh protagonists and the state's ruling Trinamool Congress activists pouring in from several quarters.

Many shops closed, public transport hit in BJP's 12-hour North Bengal bandh

Kolkata: Many private buses kept off the roads and shops and markets remained shut in several areas in response to a 12-hour bandh called by the BJP in districts of Northern West Bengal on Friday.

Mamata Banerjee to meet flash flood victims during North Bengal trip

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.

Mamata Banerjee announces compensation for each victim drowned during immersion in north Bengal

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.

Want to see Mamata Banerjee as Prime Ministerial candidate in 2024: Binay Tamang

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.

Upset with BJP MP's call for North Bengal UT, Alipurduar party president, 6 others to join TMC

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.

People trying to divide Bengal will see strength of our unity: Mamata Banerjee

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.

5.4 magnitude earthquake hits Sikkim, tremors felt in North Bengal, Assam

Gangtok/IBNS: An earthquake measuring 5.4 magnitudes on Richter Scale struck near Sikkim's capital Gangtok on Monday night.

Mamata Banerjee begins three-day north Bengal visit today

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.

BJYM workers, police clash in West Bengal's Siliguri during Uttar Kanya march

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.

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.

BJP's North Bengal bandh to protest against alleged murder of party MLA evokes mixed response

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.

North Bengal should be ready to give befitting answer: Mamata Banerjee on NRC

Siliguri, Oct 25 (UNI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said North Bengal should be ready to give a befitting answer to NRC.