Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 15:34
A court has awarded the death penalty to a man who beheaded a baby and drank its blood in West Bengal`s Bankura district two years ago.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 20:54
Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 08:14
The first phase of the panchayat polls in West Bengal covering three junglemahal districts passed off, by and large, peacefully on Thursday with a voter turnout of 70 per cent amidst tight security and surveillance by helicopters.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 14:20
The Bankura District Congress Committee President and his wife are missing for the last nine days at Kedarnath in rain-devastated Uttarakhand.
Last Updated: Wednesday, May 29, 2013, 22:15
Altogether 1286 booths were marked as highly sensitive in Bankura district for the coming panchayat polls, a senior police official said Bankura.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 21, 2013, 16:28
Seven persons were killed and 33 others injured, 10 of them seriously, when the vehicle in which they were travelling hit a lampost and overturned in Bankura district on Sunday, police said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 15:34
A local court here Tuesday sentenced a former student union leader to four years rigorous imprisonment for abetting the suicide of a college student and member of his student wing.
Last Updated: Saturday, March 23, 2013, 13:17
A Maoist guerrilla involved in several cases of violence including the killing of a CPI-M leader was arrested from West Bengal`s Bankura district.
Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 13:49
Trinamool Congress Friday retained the Bankura Assembly seat and was leading in Daspur in West Midnapore district, the two places where by-elections were held on June 12.
Last Updated: Friday, June 15, 2012, 13:47
Dealing a further blow to CPI-M, ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday wrested both the Bankura and Daspur seats from it in the hotly contested by-elections.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 29, 2012, 12:17
Acute water scarcity has hit several blocks of Bankura district, which has been experiencing temperature of 45 degrees for about a week.
Last Updated: Monday, April 30, 2012, 16:20
A PCPA leader wanted by the police in some cases on Monday surrendered at Sarenga police station in Bankura district.
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