Rains lash Birbhum district in WB, three swept away

Three persons, including two boys, were swept away by river waters which flooded vast areas following torrential rains in Birbhum district on Saturday.

Woman gang-raped in West Bengal

A tribal widow was gang-raped allegedly by eight persons at Tatinapara village under Labhpur police station in Birbhum district, the police said today.

Tribal woman gang-raped in Bengal, four arrested

A tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped after being abducted from a marriage party in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said on Sunday. Four people have been arrested in this connection.

Mob pelts stones at police jeep, blocks NH60 in Birbhum

A mob on Sunday pelted stones at a police jeep when the cops tried to lift a road blockade on NH60 at Karikhya village in Birbhum district.

TMC leader's wife killed in bomb blast at his house in Birbhum

A Trinamool Congress booth committee leader was injured and his wife killed in a bomb explosion at their house in West Bengal's Birbhum district in the wee hours of Sunday.

WB: BJP, TMC workers hurl crude bombs at each other in Birbhum

The turf war between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party turned violent on Wednesday after members of the two parties clashed with each other in Birbhum district.

Both BJP and TMC supporters hurled crude bombs and fired bullets at each other.

BJP, TMC workers hurl crude bombs at each other in Birbhum district; 2 injured
BJP, TMC workers hurl crude bombs at each other in Birbhum district; 2 injured

The turf war between Trinamool Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party turned violent on Wednesday after members of the two parties clashed with each other in Birbhum district.

One held from Birbhum for cop attack on KMC polling day in West Bengal

A man was arrested from Nalhati in Birbhum district for being allegedly involved in a post-civic poll clash that left a police sub-inspector injured in the city on April 18.

West Bengal civic elections: Repoll in 36 booths of 5 districts on Monday

Civic repolling will be held tomorrow in 36 booths spread over five districts of West Bengal, the State Election Commission said on Sunday.

FIR lodged against TMC Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal

An FIR was on Saturday registered against Trinamool Congress Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal for allegedly threatening a BJP civic poll candidate, police said.

Fight outside BJP Bengal office as state chief is gheraoed

Hours after the BJP's state leadership decided to act tough against dissent, dissidents and loyal workers fought outside the party office on Tuesday while efforts were being made to free state unit president Rahul Sinha who was gheraoed since morning.

250 crude bombs found in West Bengal village

In a large haul, over 250 crude bombs were found on Friday from Nanoor area in Birbhum district here.

Mamata challenges BJP to amend secular Indian Constitution

Amid the raging controversy over alleged conversion by Hindu outfits in Birbhum district in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday threatened to take "strong action" against those promoting forcible conversion and launched a veiled attack on the BJP, challenging it to amend the secular Indian Constitution.

Police complaints against Togadia, Jugal Kishore

Police complaints, several of them under non-bailable sections, were filed today against VHP leaders Pravin Togadia and Jugal Kishore for allegedly making hate speeches in Birbhum district.

Police complaints filed against Togadia, Jugal Kishore

Police complaints were on Thursday filed against VHP international president Pravin Togadia and its national secretary Jugal Kishore for making hate speeches at two different programmes in Rampurhat and Kharmadanga areas of Birbhum district, a police official said.

Forced conversion in Bengal, claims Trinamool; VHP denies

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress Wednesday claimed that over 100 Christians were converted by the VHP in Rampurhat in Birbhum district. The Hindu organisation denied the charge.

150 tribal Christians embrace Hinduism in Birbhum

At least 150 tribal Christians on Wednesday "pledged to follow Hinduism" at a programme organised by VHP in Rampurhat area of Birbhum district.

Passenger dies after being beaten up by autorickshaw driver in Bengal

A passenger Saturday died after being allegedly beaten up by an autorickshaw driver following an argument in Birbhum district, a senior police officer said.

NCW records statement of Bengal woman tortured by police

A National Commission for Women (NCW) team led by Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam Saturday recorded the statement of the woman who was allegedly tortured by policemen in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.

Opposition slams Mamata Banerjee over woman's torture by Bengal police

Strongly condemning the alleged torture of a housewife by police in West Bengal`s Birbhum district, the BJP, Congress and the CPI-M Monday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government and demanded action against the police officials.