Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is all set to lead a protest march on Sunday at Siliguri against the hike in fuel and LPG prices by the Centre.
Siliguri/Kolkata/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has called for a 12-hour general strike in North Bengal on Tuesday (Dec 8) following the death of its party worker during a clash with the police in Siliguri city on Monday afternoon.
Siliguri/UNI: An explosion during the office hours inside the India Post office at Pradhan Nagar branch here today created panic among the employees as well as customers, who ran for safety.
Siliguri/UNI: The Indian forces, guarding the international borders with Nepal, have detained 22 Nepali nationals while they were illegally crossing the border towards that country from West Bengal side, official sources said today.
Siliguri/IBNS: Hitting out at Narendra Modi who has accused the Opposition of criticising Parliament instead of Pakistan, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday asked the Prime Minister whether he is an "ambassador of Pakistan" due to his repeated references to the neighbouring country.
Siliguri/Kolkata, Jul 27 (UNI) In a drive against gold smuggling syndicates, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has booked two cases on consecutive days in Kolkata and Siliguri and seized around 12.5 kgs of foreign origin gold valued at Rs 4.44 crores, the central agency said today.
Siliguri,Jun11(UNI) At least seven shops were gutted in a massive fire at Bidhan Nagar Market here in the wee hours of Tuesday.
Siliguri/Kolkata/Dinhata, Apr 3 (IBNS): Kick-starting his Lok Sabha poll campaign in West Bengal on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched an unsparing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Siliguri and spared some strong words for Congress at Kolkata's Brigade Parade Ground.
Siliguri, Apr 3 (UNI) ' After Balakot, the pain should have been in Islamabad and Rawalpindi. But didi (Mamata Banerjee) was in pain here in Kolkata, ' said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday and charged the Chief Minister with acting as the 'speed-breaker' in the development path of Bengal.
Siliguri, Apr 3 (IBNS): Tearing apart West Bengal's ruling party Trinamool Congress here, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is acting as a speed breaker to the development of the state.
Jalpaiguri, Feb 8 (IBNS):At a time when state CM Mamata Banerjee recently sat on a dharna (sit-in protest) to demonstrate against CBI's actions against Kolkata Police chief Rajeev Kumar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday came down to West Bengal to attack the TMC-led government and also highlighted his Centre's developmental works in the past five years.
Kolkata/Siliguri, Sep 7 (IBNS): Three days after the Majherhat bridge collapse incident, which claimed three lives, in Kolkata, another bridge collapsed at Phansidewa area in Siliguri city of northern West Bengal on Friday early morning, reports said.
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IBNS): The body of a Bengali television actress was found hanging in a hotel room in northern West Bengal's Siliguri city on Wednesday evening, reports said on Thursday.
Kolkata/Siliguri, July 10 (IBNS): Police on Tuesday arrested a youth for allegedly flying a drone near India-Bangladesh border in Siliguri in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, reports said.
Kolkata/Siliguri, Feb 15 (IBNS): Siliguri, the gateway to the northern parts of West Bengal, will get its own Passport Seva Kendra (PSK) on Saturday.