Inspired by 'Man vs. Wild', a survival television series hosted by British adventurer Bear Grylls, a man in West Bengal has changed his eating habits and relishes 'delicacies' like raw fish, snails and insects. His normal diet also includes frogs, snakes, cockroaches and insects along with boiled rice
Heavy and incessant rainfall caused flood like situation in Murshidabad district of West Bengal with roads and lands submerged completely in water. Kuye and Dwarakeswar rivers swelled up with the heavy downpour.
Poor rainfall in Jalpaiguri district has hampered jute production in the region. There has been a huge drop in the average production of jute due to less rainfall. Last year, the region received 997mm rainfall, but this year it has received only 425 mm rainfall.
Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan and former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly bonded at a Pro Kabaddi League 2015 match between Bengal Tigers and Jaipur Pink Panthers in Kolkata on Wednesday
Forest officers in West Bengal seized an 11-feet leopard skin. The forest guards recovered the skin from Belakoba range under Jalpaiguri district of the state.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her Trinamool Congress will take on the 'unethical alliance' of the BJP, Congress and CPI-M in the 2016 assembly elections
One person was dragged by a tiger while another was injured while trying to save his companion at Benir Pheli jungle in Sunderbans Reserve Forest this afternoon
Two persons were arrested yesterday and remanded to 12 days police custody today by a local court here for trying to mix poison in the drinking water facility at the office of the West Midnapore district Superintendent of Police
A nurse has allegedly severed a thumb of an eight-day-old boy while trying to remove a bandage from his hand in a government hospital here in South Dinajpur district
A businessman, who the Trinamool Congress claimed to be its active member, was killed at Chanditala in Hooghly district early today
Train services in Malda division of Eastern Railway was affected today as tracks caved in two places following incessant rains
Virtually denouncing Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh for seeking an amendment in the national anthem, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said one should desist from commenting on the country's proud possessions based on 'an individual's whim'
Unidentified people vandalized St Thomas Catholic Church in West Bengal’s Nadia district, on Friday, barely 25km from another Christian institution where a nun was gang-raped a couple of months ago.
At least nine people have died after contracting encephalitis, commonly known as 'brain fever', in Siliguri since May this year. Health authorities have warned the death toll may rise with more people still at risk.
With the recovery of one more body on Sunday, the toll in the landslides in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills rose to 34, while at least 10 more people remained on the missing-list and were feared dead, an official said
A woman allegedly strangulated her two-year-old son to death before committing suicide at Amta police station area of Howrah district, the police said
One person died and three others were injured when a truck collided with a goods train in Purulia district of West Bengal. The accident left the driver of the truck dead and injured three others.
Thousands were left homeless due to floods resulting from heavy rainfall in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri city
Collision between a truck and a goods train left one dead and three injured in Purulia district of West Bengal
A newborn with an unusually large head was rescued by the police after her parents allegedly abandoned her in a forest of West Bengal.