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Workers in Bengal's defunct tea estates fight hunger as govt dole dries up

India, Sept. 15 -- For more than 4,500 workers of tea gardens in Bengal which have declared lockouts, it is a hand-to-mouth existence in a grim battle against grinding poverty. Families of each of th... Read More


Six arrested in Bengal for attempted lynching, attacking cops

India, Sept. 15 -- Six men, who tried to lynch a woman on Saturday night suspecting her to be a child lifter and even attacked a police team that came to her rescue, were nabbed near Siliguri in north... Read More


Bhutan army personnel caught with leopard skin in Bengal, sent to jail

India, Sept. 10 -- A Bhutan army personnel was sent to jail custody for 14 days on Monday after he was caught with a leopard skin in Alipurduar district in West Bengal. "Dawa Tshring (33) a Bhutan ar... Read More


Bengal forest guard poses with rescued king cobra round his neck, faces enquiry

India, Sept. 9 -- A departmental enquiry has been initiated against a forest guard in West Bengal after photos of him posing with a rescued king cobra around his neck got circulated. "An enquiry has ... Read More


In Bengal, 2 rescued vultures fitted with transmitters to be released in winter

India, Sept. 7 -- Two rescued vultures fitted with transmitters to monitor their movement and well being will be released in the wild in Bengal after November. The two birds, fitted with platform tra... Read More


Man who posed as Mamata aide, cheated TMC leaders nabbed in Bengal

India, Aug. 30 -- Till Dipendu Dutta (50), landed in the police net on Thursday afternoon, many people in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district were convinced that he was a close aide of chief minister Mamata ... Read More


Bengal imposter cheated TMC leaders, claimed to be Mamata Banerjee's aide

India, Aug. 30 -- Till Dipendu Dutta (50) landed in police net on Thursday afternoon, many people in Bengal's Jalpaiguri district were pretty much convinced that he was a close aide of Chief Minister ... Read More


Sikkim to auction ex-govt's luxury cars

GANGTOK, Aug. 29 -- The government of Sikkim led by PS Golay has decided to auction all luxury cars purchased by the former Pawan Chamling government as part of its austerity drive. "More than 50 lux... Read More


Sikkim to auction ex-govt's luxury cars

GANGTOK, Aug. 29 -- The government of Sikkim led by PS Golay has decided to auction all luxury cars purchased by the former Pawan Chamling government as part of its austerity drive. "More than 50 lux... Read More


Sikkim to auction ex-govt's cars

GANGTOK, Aug. 29 -- The government of Sikkim led by PS Golay has decided to auction all luxury cars purchased by the former Pawan Chamling government as part of its austerity drive. "More than 50 lux... Read More