Train service in Barasat-Bangaon section hit after protest

Train services in Barasat-Bangaon section of Sealdah division were affected on Monday after a group of passengers obstructed movement of trains demanding that male passengers be allowed to travel in Matribhumi ladies special trains.

Wanted criminals from Jammu held in Bengal

Two wanted criminals from Jammu and Kashmir were arrested from Deganga area of North 24 Parganas district, police said today.

Man lynched in West Bengal's Barasat

A 50-year-old man was beaten to death by another man after an altercation at Gaighata in North 24 Parganas district, police said Monday.

Three injured in group clash in Belghoria

Three persons were injured  in a group clash at Belgharia in North 24-Parganas district, police said today.

Armed police constable arrested for molesting relative in WB

A constable of the first battalion of West Bengal state armed police was arrested on Saturday for allegedly molesting his relative.

Three policemen injured in mob violence in WB

Three police personnel were today injured when a mob trying to put up a road blockade, clashed with the men in uniform in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, cops said.

19 new swine flu cases in Bengal

 As many as 19 fresh cases of swine flu were reported on Wednesday in West Bengal, pushing the total state figure to 264, a health official said, stressing that the situation was "manageable".

Two killed, 22 injured as mini-truck overturned

Two persons were killed and 22 others injured when a mini-truck carrying them overturned at Panihati in North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, the police said.

Over 15 missing as boat sinks

At least 15 persons were missing after a mechanised boat capsized in Betli river in Sandeshkhali area of North 24 Parganas district.

Motorcyclist killed, bus set on fire in WB

A bus was set on fire by irked locals after it collided head-on and killed a motorcyclist at Amdanga in North 24 Parganas district Thursday.

22-year-old youth arrested for murder in WB

A 22-year old youth was arrested for allegedly killing a 17-year-old boy in North 24 Parganas district, police said on Monday.

Three injured in two separate bomb blasts in WB

Barasat/Malda: Three persons were on Thursday injured when two bombs exploded in separate incidents in West Bengal, police said here.

Former TMC leader remanded to 5 days' police custody in cheating case

 Former Trinamool Congress leader Asif Khan, who was arrested for his alleged involvement in a cheating case, was remanded to five days' police custody by a local court.

Married woman gang-raped by three persons in Barasat

A 25-year-old married woman was allegedly gang-raped by three persons in North 24 Parganas district, police said on Monday.

Two dead in boiler explosion in WB

Two persons were killed and two others seriously injured when a boiler in a hosiery plant exploded in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday.

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.

Atletico Madrid happy after inspecting stadia

A six-member Atletico Madrid delegation, which is here to unveil the ISL Kolkata franchise`s name and inspect the facilities, appeared `visibly happy` after doing a recce of the two stadia in Saltlake and Barasat in the outskirts.

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.