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Bankura acid attack: Women activists demand stern action

Condemning the incident where three girls were attacked with acid in West Bengal's Bankura district, lawyer Abha Singh on Monday described it as `gross violation of the law` and demanded strong action against the culprit.

Severe heat wave condition in West Bengal

The Bankura's temperature was six degrees above normal, the Met department said and forecast above 45 degree temperature for the next three days.

South Bengal districts reel under severe heatwave

Kolkata and its neighbouring areas also reeled under intense heat with the day temperature rising to 40.6 degrees.

Bengal reeling under heatwave in poll-bound districts

"Heatwave is prevailing in most part of western side of the state and likely to continue for at least 3-4 days," local Met office director G C Debnath told PTI.

Assembly Elections 2016: Repoll recommended in one booth in West Bengal

The Election Commission on Monday recommended repoll in a booth in Ranibandh assembly constituency in West Bengal's Bankura district following discrepancy in recording the number of votes in an Electronic Voting Machine.

Notification for first phase of West Bengal polls today

The polls to the 18 seats in West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura districts will be held on April 4.

Two persons killed by elephants in Bankura district

Two persons have been killed by elephants in separate places of Bankura district since last night, forest officials said.

Four persons killed, 13 injured in accident in WB

Four persons were killed and 13 others injured in a road mishap in WB.