VHP rally fizzles out, hundreds of activists detained in West Bengal

Around 500 VHP activists were on Sunday detained by police while they were marching towards the venue of their rally here in North Dinajpur district which was to be addressed by senior leader Praveen Togadia.

Six persons get life imprisonment

Six persons were Friday sentenced to life imprisonment by a local court here today for killing a woman thinking her to be a witch in North Dinajpur district.

Nine killed in lightning in Dinajpur

Nine persons were killed when lightning struck them in North Dinajpur district on Friday, police sources said.

15 tourists seriously injured in mishap

Fifteen tourists, including
four children, were seriously injured on Sunday night after their bus
hit a lorry on NH-34 in Uttar Dinajpur district.