Visva Bharati case: Victim's father wants to meet Mamata Banerjee to seek justice

The father of the Visva-Bharati student, who was allegedly molested by three fellow students, on Saturday said he wants to meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to seek justice for her daughter.

Suspected AES case reported in Bengal

 A suspected case of Acute Encephalitis Syndrome was reported in West Bengal in the last 24 hours, a health official said today.

Lady constable attacked by husband in WB

A lady constable suffered serious injuries when she was attacked by her husband at Memari in Burdwan district on Monday night, police said.

Housewife set on fire by husband and in-laws in Burdwan

A housewife was allegedly set on fire by her husband and in-laws in Memari area of Burdwan district, police said Friday.

Babul Supriyo meet Shyam SEL Power officials in Burdwan

BJP MP from Asansol Babul Supriyo on Sunday visited Shyam SEL Power Ltd in Burdwan district, whose management had complained of receiving ransom and threat calls from Trinamool Congress activists.

Allegation of threats to Shyam-Sel false propaganda: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said allegations of threats to officials of Shyam-Sel`s plant at Jamuria in Burdwan district by Trinamool activists were nothing but "false propaganda".

St Xavier`s College, now in Burdwan

For reaching out to rural and tribal students, the Jesuits of Kolkata have opened a co-educational St Xavier`s College in Burdwan.

Endless wait for kin of two West Bengal workers abducted in Iraq

For the families of two workers from Nadia district of West Bengal, it is an agonising, endless wait.

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.

No victory rallies in Burdwan after counting: DM

A proposal by the Burdwan district administration that victory procession will not be taken out after counting for the Lok Sabha elections on May 16 has been agreed to by political parties.

Narendra Modi`s attack on EC under scanner

A video tape of BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s address at a rally in West Bengal, where he took on the Election Commission, has been sent to the poll panel in Delhi, an official said Monday.

Seven trapped miners rescued from coal field in Burdwan district

Several persons who were trapped inside an abandoned mine that caved in at Jamuria in Asansol-Raniganj coal belt in Burdwan district were rescued on Saturday, reports said.

Five SPs, one DM, other election officials transferred in West Bengal

Chief Election Commissioner`s office on Monday ordered transfer of five SPs and one district magistrate ahead of the Lok Sabha poll in West Bengal.

79% feel politicians should not contest elections from two constituencies: Zee News poll

A large section of people in the country feel that politicians should not contest from two constituencies for the Lok Sabha polls.

All households in Burdwan district to have toilets: DM

Altogether 80,000 individual household toilets have been constructed in Burdwan district during the current financial year, which is a record, a top district official said on Sunday.

All households in Burdwan district to have toilets: DM

Altogether 80,000 individual household toilets have been constructed in Burdwan district during the current financial year, which is a record, a top district official said today.

WB: Murder convict caught after jumping parole

A murder convict, serving life imprisonment, was caught at Pandua in Burdwan district while trying to escape, police said.

One labourer was admitted to the Durgapur civil hospital in a critical condition.

Two workers died while another was critically injured due to burn injuries while at work in West Bengal`s Burdwan district today.

Second open jail of West Bengal to come up in Durgapur

In a bid to give jail inmates some amount of freedom, West Bengal government has decided to set up an "Open Correctional Home" at Durgapur in Burdwan district, the second such home in the state for convicts.

Two gangmen crushed under train near Gangapur

Two gangmen on duty were today run over and killed by a speeding train near Gangpur railway station, about five km from here, Government Railway Police sources said.