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'Crab mentality' of rivals hinderig growth of North Bengal: Mamata
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'Crab mentality' of rivals hinderig growth of North Bengal: Mamata

"There are several countries which thrive on tourism alone. We have so much natural beauty, but owing to crab mentality among some, there is an attempt to bring down any effort to do something good," Banerjee told a public meeting here amidst the lush green forests of the Terai and Dooars region.

Bengal: Baby rescued after mother tries to sell baby for 13,000
India

Bengal: Baby rescued after mother tries to sell baby for 13,000

"The mother is a slum dweller and begs for a living. She sold the newborn -- her fourth child -- for Rs.13,000. After we got to know about it, we traced the baby and he is now under the care of CWC," an official of the district social welfare department told IANS.

West Bengal goes to polls, 47 candidates battle 3 seats
Politics

West Bengal goes to polls, 47 candidates battle 3 seats

The first of the five-phase Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal began on Thursday in four constituencies - Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri, Cooch Behar and Alipurduar.

EC ready for first phase of polling in West Bengal
Politics

EC ready for first phase of polling in West Bengal

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.

Jalpaiguri blast: KPP central committee gen secy arrested
India

Jalpaiguri blast: KPP central committee gen secy arrested

Nubas Burman, the general secretary of KPP central committee, was arrested from his home at Toofanganj in West Bengal's Cooch Behar district yesterday in connection with the December 26 blast, Japlpaiguri superintendent of police Amit P Javalgi said today.

One arrested in connection with Jalpaiguri blast: SP
India

One arrested in connection with Jalpaiguri blast: SP

One person has been arrested in connection with the Jalpaiguri bicycle bomb blast in which six persons were killed, a senior police officer said today.

Overspeeding trains ran over elephants: Bengal minister
India

Overspeeding trains ran over elephants: Bengal minister

The railway officials claimed that the speed limit in this particular stretch was not declared as an elephant corridor.

Jalpaiguri: Locals block track over jumbo deaths, carcasses being removed
India

Jalpaiguri: Locals block track over jumbo deaths, carcasses being removed

Locals blocked tracks in Jalpaiguri town station for about an hour on Thursday to protest the death of six jumbos by a train inside Chapramari forests in the district.

Jalpaiguri: Speeding passenger train mows down, kills 7 elephants
India

Jalpaiguri: Speeding passenger train mows down, kills 7 elephants

An official says a passenger train has killed seven elephants and injured another 10 of a herd crossing railroad tracks in eastern India

West Bengal: 22-year-old gangraped by two bikers in Jalpaiguri
India

West Bengal: 22-year-old gangraped by two bikers in Jalpaiguri

A 22-year-old girl who had returned from Delhi to Jalpaiguri in West Bengal for her wedding was raped by two men on a motorcycle. The woman was waiting on the road on Tuesday night to be picked up by a neighbour.

Bomb squad personnel killed while defusing explosive in West Bengal
India

Bomb squad personnel killed while defusing explosive in West Bengal

A police personnel lost his life while defusing a bomb at Alipurduar located in Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal.

 Flood havoc in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, 3,000 marooned
India

Flood havoc in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, 3,000 marooned

The Nagrakata-Kherkata link snapped as the bridge was washed away and the administration is making arrangement to shift the stranded people.

Has the government failed the tea garden workers of Jalpaiguri?
India

Has the government failed the tea garden workers of Jalpaiguri?

A CNN-IBN report shows that the worker's condition of several tea estates in North Bengal are abysmal with acute malnourishment, trafficking and unemployment taking its toll.

North Bengal rivers recede, flood situation better
India

North Bengal rivers recede, flood situation better

Heavy rains caused the rivers to breach their embankment in many places.

Floods return to plague North Bengal, one dead
India

Floods return to plague North Bengal, one dead

One person was swept away and vast areas of Jalpaiguri district in north Bengal were submerged following heavy rains that led to floods.

Footballer in India dies due to lack of hospital beds
Sports

Footballer in India dies due to lack of hospital beds

Mahesh Thapa was rushed to two hospitals after a collision with a goalkeeper, but it turned out none of them had enough beds to admit him.