Cooch Behar News
BJP rath yatra: Amit Shah calls West Bengal government 'undemocratic', says Mamata Banerjee is scared of saffron party
BJP president Amit Shah on Friday attacked the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal over their refusal to let BJP conduct a Rath Yatra in the state, calling her undemocratic.
West Bengal govt denies permission for Amit Shah’s rath yatra from Cooch Behar claiming possibility of communal tension
The West Bengal government has denied permission to BJP president Amit Shah's proposed 'rath yatra' from Cooch Behar on grounds that it might cause communal tension, the state's advocate general informed the Calcutta High Court on Thursday.
West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh blames TMC for attack on his vehicle in Cooch Behar during Rath Yatra
Dilip Ghosh was in the district to take part in the BJP's Rath Yatra. He was attacked when he was on his way to Mathabhanga in the Cooch Behar district.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government would provide all support to Gorkha Territorial Administration(GTA) and other development boards for the development of Darjeeling.
West Bengal's count of bovine-related killings has risen to five persons this year, making it the deadliest state for bovine-related violence in 2017 till date
West Bengal floods: CPM MP asks Narendra Modi for special economic package, more NDRF units in state
A CPM MP urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to announce a special economic package for West Bengal where the flood situation was "worsening" everyday.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited Malda district where flood fury continued amid over 50 deaths in the state since 21 July.
North Bengal bound trains that originated from Sealdah and Howrah were terminated at various stations as heavy rains in sub-Himalayan districts of West Bengal led to a deluge.
BJP on Saturday alleged that Trinamool Congress had attacked its workers at Dinhata in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district, which was dismissed by TMC.
Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress candidates were way ahead of rivals in the vote count on Tuesday to the two Lok Sabha seats and one assembly seat where by-polls were held on Saturday.
Given West Bengal's tradition of blood smeared elections, it is understandable why the Central forces may have wanted to err on the side of caution.
People in Cooch Behar district of West Bengal became citizens of the country following the exchange of enclaves between India and Bangladesh.
The Election Commission today said the first phase of elections in four Lok Sabha seats of West Bengal will be held amid tight security to ensure free, fair and peaceful polling.