The accident occurred more than 90 km from Alipurduar Junction.
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Haldia Refinery is undertaking shutdown and maintenance of various major units and the fire broke out at around 3 pm at the motor spirit quality (MSQ) unit.
A mob vandalised a police van on Thursday (Dec 16) alleging that hit a commuter on road. These visuals are from GT Road of Ushagram in West Bengal’s Asansol.
Till today, 1652 couples have been married off in the mass marriage programme. The next event is in Odisha and Jharkhand. We give a bed, cycle, mattress, utensils, sweets and we give them everything that is required for survival, said organiser.
The incident happened at around 3 a.m. in the morning when an overcrowded matador carrying a dead body lost control and hit a stone-chip loaded truck standing by the side of the road.
Sunday afternoon (Nov 21), a giant python was reportedly spotted in a residential area near Farabari Nepali slum Fulbari in Siliguri. The sight of the snake reportedly triggered panic among locals who immediately contacted the Dabgram Forest Range officials under Baikunthapur Forest Division.
After 21 rounds of counting, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee secured 84,709 of the total 1,17,875 votes, securing more than 71 per cent of the total votes polled while Tibrewal secured 26,350 votes
The system is a mere 26 km away from the West Bengal coast, and around 167 km away from the coast of Balasore at the evening hours today. At the current pace, it is likely to make landfall in South 24 Parganas just a few hours from now
Earlier on Monday, Koraput, Gajapati and several other southern districts of Odisha recorded very to very heavy rainfall under the influence of the cyclonic storm. In the last 24 hours, Pottangi in Koraput has experienced highest rainfall - 148.0mm followed by Mahendragarh with 89.4mm.
After the interrogation of the two arrested -- Osama from Delhi's Jamia Nagar and Zeeshan Qamar from Allahabad -- it came to the notice that the 15 Bengali-speaking persons whom they met at Jioni are from West Bengal.
District administrations, police commissionerates and local authorities shall ensure strict compliance with the state directives of wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
BJP complained to the Election Commission of India objecting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's candidature from Bhabanipur Assembly constituency as she has suppressed facts in her affidavit along with her nomination papers
The CBI has formed four teams to investigate the serious cases like murder and rape that were reported after the announcement of Assembly poll results in the state on May 2.
Calcutta High Court directed the central agency to file a report on its investigation in the next six weeks.
The two-time MP from Asansol was among the several ministers who were dropped from the union cabinet on July 7 as part of a major rejig. His unsuccessfully contested assembly polls against Trinamool Congress's Aroop Biswas in the last assembly elections.
Madan Mitra announced that Mamata Banerjee's speech will be broadcasted virtually across the whole country. Generally, TMC observes July 21 to commemorate the police firing in 1993 in Kolkata during a rally organised by the State Youth Congress under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee, in which 13 people lost their lives.
In a memorandum submitted to the poll panel, the party stated that with the decreasing number of Coronavirus cases in the state, the conditions are conducive for conducting the bypolls with appropriate Covid protocols in place.
The newly inducted leader said that while he was in touch with Mamata Banerjee and her nephew Abhishek Banerjee before the assembly elections, had he joined the TMC before the polls, it would have been construed that he switched allegiance for some post.
As many as three Trinamool Congress MPs questioned the alleged meeting of Solicitor General Tushar Mehta with Leader of Opposition in West Bengal Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari
Taking a dig at the media, Dhankhar said, "I was surprised to see the media in a shyness mode. Why no questions have been asked about the people who have been charge-sheeted. I have come to know about the pathetic state of affairs of the media,"
The NHRC has made it clear that its members would meet victims or complainants, irrespective of their caste, creed, religion, gender, ethnicity and political affiliation.
The historical bungalow which served as a retreat where the rulers of Bengal entertained the high and mighty, could not withstand the might of the storm surge the cyclone brought on May 26, Namkhana Block Development Officer (BDO) Santanu Singha Thakur said.
It was an unprecedented situation India witnessed at Kalaikunda on 28th May, 2021, during the Prime Minister’s visit -- soon after the Cyclone Yaas -- to take stock of the damage the cyclone brought about to West Bengal.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to withdraw the Centre's order recalling Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, and said her government "is not releasing" the top bureaucrat.