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West Bengal floods: CPM MP asks Narendra Modi for special economic package, more NDRF units in state
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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 floods: Mamata Banerjee visits Malda, assures relief to victims
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West Bengal floods: Mamata Banerjee visits Malda, assures relief to victims

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.

Thousands affected as floods ravage Bihar, Assam, West Bengal; Army called in to assist with relief ops
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Thousands affected as floods ravage Bihar, Assam, West Bengal; Army called in to assist with relief ops

Floods ravaged Assam, West Bengal, Bihar and North East affected millions as normal life remained affected.

Trains to North Bengal from Sealdah, Howrah disrupted due to heavy rains
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Trains to North Bengal from Sealdah, Howrah disrupted due to heavy rains

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.

Monsoon alert: Heavy rains likely to lash North Bengal for next 24 hours, says Met department
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Monsoon alert: Heavy rains likely to lash North Bengal for next 24 hours, says Met department

The districts of Gangetic West Bengal are likely to receive moderate thunderstorm till Tuesday, the meteorological department said.

West Bengal CID questions BJP MP Roopa Ganguly in connection with child trafficking case
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West Bengal CID questions BJP MP Roopa Ganguly in connection with child trafficking case

The West Bengal CID Saturday visited the residence of BJP's Rajya Sabha MP Roopa Ganguly here for questioning her in connection with a child trafficking case in Jalpaiguri, a senior official said

Darjeeling unrest: Fresh violence in the region after police raids GJM chief Bimal Gurung's house
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Darjeeling unrest: Fresh violence in the region after police raids GJM chief Bimal Gurung's house

Violence came back to the northern Bengal hills on Thursday as angry GJM supporters went on a rampage torching public property after a police raid on Bimal Gurung's house

West Bengal tea workers' strike: Trade unions demand minimum wage; protests spread to Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling
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West Bengal tea workers' strike: Trade unions demand minimum wage; protests spread to Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling

The joint forum of trade unions of the tea industry in Bengal began a two-day industrial strike, demanding implementation of minimum wage, among other things

Amid the tea plantations of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, what drives the hunt for 'witches'
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Amid the tea plantations of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, what drives the hunt for 'witches'

Professor Soma Chaudhuri has studied for over a decade the problem of witch-hunting in the tea plantation community of Jalpaiguri, West Bengal

X-ray-enabled age test to prevent teenagers getting into prostitution in West Bengal
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X-ray-enabled age test to prevent teenagers getting into prostitution in West Bengal

A sex workers' organisation is using X-Ray test as a tool to determine the age of the girls who are about to join flesh trade in West Bengal

Decoding mandate: Vote share, spread imply BJP is ready to rise in Bengal
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Decoding mandate: Vote share, spread imply BJP is ready to rise in Bengal

BJP arrested a massive erosion in its vote share (in fact, compared to 4% in 2011 Assembly polls it actually registered a 6% rise) and in at least 50 of the 294-seat Assembly it aided the ruling party by cutting into anti-incumbency votes.

Watch: Bikers narrowly elephant attack in West Bengal
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Watch: Bikers narrowly elephant attack in West Bengal

Two men narrowly escaped when an an elephant in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district attacked their motorcycle after they tried to sneak past it.

India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors
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India death toll rises to 72, as West Bengal jolted by fresh tremors

A fresh tremor of magnitude 5.1 jolted parts of West Bengal on Monday evening triggering panic even as the death toll in India from Saturday's powerful earthquake in Nepal rose to 72.

Fresh aftershock measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits West Bengal
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Fresh aftershock measuring 5.1 on Richter Scale hits West Bengal

A fresh tremblor measuring 5.1 on the Richter Scale was felt in Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and some other districts across West Bengal on Monday evening.

108 people from West Bengal yet to be traced in Nepal: Mamata Banerjee
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108 people from West Bengal yet to be traced in Nepal: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said 108 people from the state who were in Nepal on various purposes were yet to be traced and efforts were on to locate them.

Abandoned tiffin box causes bomb scare in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri
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Abandoned tiffin box causes bomb scare in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri

A state-run passenger bus going from Jalpaiguri town to Banarhat when passengers found the airtight tiffin box and informed the police.

Bomb scare near Jalpaiguri PWD bungalow ahead of Mamata's  stay
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Bomb scare near Jalpaiguri PWD bungalow ahead of Mamata's stay

Policemen on duty at the bungalow in the administrative area of the town spotted the bicycle near the place where the chief minister would be staying for the night.

Rape accusations against TMC beneficial for party, says leader
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Rape accusations against TMC beneficial for party, says leader

In the wake of accusations against the TMC over the alleged gang-rape and murder of a girl in West Bengal, a ruling party leader on Friday claimed such accusations will only bolster the party membership.

Bengal horror: Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father
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Bengal horror: Girl killed, thrown naked on railway track for saving father

The naked body of a girl has been found lying on railway tracks at Dhupguri in Jalpaiguri district in West Bengal.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal
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Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Jalpaiguri district was the worst-hit with rural areas in Dhupguri and Moynaguri being the most affected because of the presence of a large number of piggeries from where Japanese Encephalitis spread.