TMC leader booked for assaulting cop inside police station

An FIR was lodged on Thursday against a Trinamool Congress leader for allegedly assaulting a sub- inspector inside a police station in Birbhum district.

Smoke in hospital, 22 patients go missing

At least 22 patients went missing after smoke emanated from the computer server of a government run hospital in Birbhum district early on Sunday, a health department official said.

One killed in Birbhum motor-bike blast

One person was killed when some explosive materials which was kept in his motor-bike went-off at Bhadulia village in Birbhum district, the police said Thursday.

Police officer injured in CPM-Trinamool clash dies

An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) of police, who suffered splinter injury during a clash between workers of Trinamool Congress and CPI-M, died in a private hospital today.

TMC supporters clash in Birbhum, 8 persons arrested

Two groups of Trinamool Congress supporters have clashed in Birbhum district during which a police outpost was allegedly ransacked and a police vehicle damaged, police said.

Left Front supports CBI probe into Bengal triple murder

Claiming that there were attempts to shield the guilty, the Left Front Monday supported the demand for a CBI probe into a 2010 triple murder in West Bengal`s Birbhum district in which a Trinamool Congress lawmaker is allegedly involved.

One arrested, coagulated poppy-juice seized in Birbhum

One person was arrested and coagulated poppy juice was seized from him at Khayrasole in Birbhum district, the police said today.

BJP leaders` delegation to visit WB to asses worker`s death

After the killing of a BJP worker in West Bengal`s Birbhum district allegedly by TMC supporters, Rajnath Singh has decided to send a group of BJP leaders to that state to assess the killing and attacks on party supporters there.

Mamata signals go ahead with development works

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday directed the district administrations of Birbhum, Burdwan, Hooghly and West Midnapore to resume all development work which were stalled for the Lok Sabha election.

Poll violence in West Bengal claims seven lives, 740 injured

Poll violence has so far claimed seven lives in West Bengal and left 740 persons injured in 825 incidents, Election Commission sources said on Thursday.

Poll panel slaps notice on Trinamool MP

The Election Commission Monday slapped a show-cause notice on Trinamool Congress MP and Bengali film actress Satabdi Roy for her remarks at a party rally in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.

TMC MLA asks workers to prevent people from voting for others

Trinamool Congress MLA from Labhpur in Birbhum district Manirul Islam today called upon party workers to prevent people from voting for other parties.

Birbhum gang-rape: SC raps Bengal govt, directs Rs 5 lakh compensation to victim

The Supreme Court on Friday rapped the West Bengal government saying that it failed to protect the fundamental right of the 20-year-old Birbhum gang-rape survivor.

CEO receives report on complaint against BJP`s Joy Banerjee

The CEO`s office on Saturday received a report from the district magistrate of Birbhum on the alleged violation of the Model Code of Conduct by BJP Lok Sabha candidate from Birbhum Joy Banerjee.

Ex-Jharkhand CM meets Birbhum gang-rape victim

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Babulal Marandi on today met the 20-year-old tribal woman who was gang-raped allegedly on the orders of a kangaroo court at Labhpur in Birbhum district last month.

SIT members meet family members of slain TMC leader

Two of the four-member special investigation team formed by the Calcutta High Court to probe the murder of an independent panchayat member in Birbhum district on Saturday met his family members.

SC demands all documents on Birbhum gang-rape from West Bengal

The Supreme Court directed the West Bengal government to place before it the FIR, witness statements, case dairy and the final forensic report in the Birbhum gang-rape case.

Former Birbhum SP gets new posting after being shunted out

C Sudhakar, former Birbhum SP who was transferred as officer on compulsory waiting after the Labhpur gang-rape incident, has been posted as DC (Detective Department) under Barrackpore Police Commissionerate.

West Bengal gang-rape victim released from hospital, police protection on

The 20-year-old tribal girl, who was allegedly gang-raped by 13 men on the order of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district, was today discharged from a hospital here and provided with constant police protection, a senior police official said.

Kangaroo court was organised by Gram Sabha: Tribal body

A tribal rights organisation claimed that kangaroo court, which gave order of gang rape of 20-year-old tribal girl in Birbhum was organised by Gram Sabha under leadership of Gram Panchayat leader.