Man assaulted for protesting against hooch dens in WB

Barely a fortnight after a youth was killed and his body thrown on the railway track for protesting against illegal hooch dens at Bamangachhi in North 24 Parganas, another person was allegedly beaten up in the area for protesting against consumption of hooch in the open.

Student`s murdered in Duttapukar, one arrested

One person was on Sunday arrested in connection with the brutal killing of a college student at Duttapukur in North 24 Parganas district.

Married woman gang-raped in Barasat

A 35-year-old married woman has been allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal`s 24 North Paraganas district, a senior police official said here on Friday.

Magician PC Sorcar gets anticipatory bail

Magician PC Sorcar Jr., BJP`s candidate from West Bengal`s Barasat, Wednesday got anticipatory bail after a police complaint was filed against him for making derogatory comments against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

PC Sorcar granted bail

Barasat BJP candidate and magician P C Sorcar Wednesday surrendered before a local court and was granted bail in connection with a case of making alleged derogatory remarks against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Two arrested for molesting a woman singer

Two persons were arrested for allegedly molesting a woman singer after she sought a lift in their car at Barasat.

Two arrested with explosives near Indo-Bangla border

Two persons were arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle around 11 kg of explosive materials to Bangaldesh, from near Indo-Bangla border, police said.

Two TMC workers killed, one injured as rival unions clash

Two Trinamool Congress workers were killed and one injured when workers belonging to rival trade unions clashed in North 24 Parganas district today, police sources said.

16-year-old girl stabbed to death by youth in Barasat

A 16-year old girl was allegedly stabbed to death by a youth in North 24 Parganas district tonight, police sources said.

Repoll at a booth in Panihati municipality

Repolling has been ordered at a booth Sarada Pally in Panihati Municipality on Friday following allegations of booth capture and election malpractice.

Bodies of 2 class mates found in pond in WB

Bodies of two teen-aged boys were found in a pond near Barrakpore in North 24 Parganas district, the police said.

Calcutta HC directs expeditious hearing of Kamduni trial

Calcutta High Court on Thursday directed the lower court where the trial in the gang-rape and murder of a college girl student was being held to complete the hearing as expeditiously as possible.

Barasat rape: Victims` family meets Prez, demands CBI probe

Family members of a girl, who was gang-raped and murdered in Barasat area of West Bengal last month, on Monday met President Pranab Mukherjee and demanded a CBI probe into the matter.

Proceedings in Kamduni gang-rape case adjourned

Proceedings of the gang-rape and murder case of a college girl of Kamduni village could not be taken up in the fast track court here today as lawyers ceased work following the death of an advocate.

Protest staged against Barasat rape-murder in WB

People from diverse fields on Thursday staged a rally in the city to condemn the brutal rape and murder of a college student at Barasat in North 24-Parganas district and demanded that the culprits be brought to book immediately.

Boy fails in test for HS exam, kills mother

A 19-year-old boy strangulated his mother to death in North 24 Parganas district, apparently in fear of being exposed that he had failed to clear test to appear for Higher Secondary Examination.

Body of woman found near brick kiln

The body of a middle-aged woman was found beside a pond with her husband lying seriously injured today at Sonakharki in North 24-Parganas district.

CCTVs to check eve teasing in Barasat

The check the cases of eve teasing in Barasat Town, the North 24 district police has decided to install close circuit TVs in the town, police sources said today.

Housewife attacked by drunken youths

A housewife was injured when she protested the verbal abuse of two drunken youth at Bijpur in North 24 Parganas district.

One more arrested in doctor lynch case

One youth was arrested in connection with the lynching of the elderly doctor who was beaten to death for protesting lewd comments.