Jalpaiguri

  • CJ: Tea estate workers in Jalpaiguri face starvation July 22, 2014

    It's been almost a decade since the red bank tea estate in Jalpaiguri of West Bengal shut down rendering tea plantation workers jobless and poverty stricken. Today with starvation deaths rising by the day, Sagarika Chettri turns Citizen Journalist to highlight the plight of these tea estate workers who have...
  • Footballer dies during a match in Jalpaiguri July 10, 2012

    In a tragic incident, the 27-year-old Mahesh Thapa died after a collision with the goalkeeper during a local match. ...
  • West Bengal: Rhino goes on rampage, mauls youth October 3, 2011

    A rhino went on a rampage in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, and mauled a young man. ...
  • Jairam Ramesh visits jumbo accident site October 2, 2010

    Jairam Ramesh visited Jalpaiguri district of West Bengal where seven elephants were killed by a speeding goods train recently. ...
  • Hit by train, 7 elephants die in Jalpaiguri September 23, 2010

    The herd was crossing the tracks to go from Maraghat range forest to Diana forest when a goods train hit them. ...
  • On top of the pole, man refuses to come down October 27, 2008

    A bizarre incident from West Bengal's Jalpaiguri. A man has been perched on top of a 2 lakh kv electrical tower for more than a day and now despite the best efforts of the locals and the police he is refusing to come down. The person identified as Ranjit has...