Two killed in clashes between rival TMC groups in West Bengal

Two Trinamool workers have reportedly died in an alleged clash between rival TMC groups on Saturday in Beonta village of South 24 Parganas District in West Bengal, over issues related to the gram panchayat head.

Girl from pavement makes it to district basketball team

Despite not having got the chance to watch Michael Jordan and other US sporting stars on the telly, she has set her eyes on the moon from the non-descript shanty near railway tracks and is determined to make the state proud.

16 hurt in Trinamool-CPI(M) clashes in West Bengal

Altogether 16 persons were injured in three clashes between workers of the Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) in North 24 Parganas district on Saturday, the police said.

West Bengal panchayat elections: 75% votes polled, 4 killed in violence

Four people were killed, including one in firing by central security forces, in round three of the five-phase West Bengal panchayat elections Friday.

Silda attack mastermind remanded to police custody

Shyam Charan Tudu, alleged mastermind of attack on Silda paramilitary camp which left 24 personnel dead, was today remanded to police custody by a local court here.

Boat carrying 40 people overturns, rescue work on

A boat carrying 40 people on Wednesday overturned in Vidya river in South 24 Parganas district, police said. The boat was going from Gadkhali to Gosaba, one of the islands of Sunderbans.

Former MP Sarala Maheswari`s husband, son-in-law arrested

Former CPI(M) Rajya Sabha MP Sarala Maheshwari`s husband Arun Maheswari and son-in-law Amitabha Kejriwal were on Sunday arrested for allegedly forging documents to buy land.

Mob sets two trucks on fire, beat up helper, cops

A mob Wednesday set two trucks on fire and beat up a helper and some policemen after a truck hit a 10-year-old boy who died on the spot at Phultola area in North 24 Parganas district today, police sources said.

CPI(M), Trinamool clash at Rajarhat

The CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress
clashed over the closure of a school at Rajarhat in North 24
Parganas district.

Illicit liquor trade enjoyed political patronage

The illegal liquor, known in local parlance as `chullu`, is manufactured mainly at Gocharan, about 40 km from Kolkata.

TC works for rich people, but Communists look after poors: CM

Building up the tempo for next year Assembly elections in West Bengal, CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday dubbed Trinamool Congress as a party of the rich and claimed only Communists look after interests of the poor.