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Bengal mill CEO lynching: Minister puts onus on management

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 18:17

West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Saturday put the onus on the management of a jute mill for the lynching of the mill`s CEO by agitating workers.

Saradha group vice president arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 14:29

Days after being granted bail, vice president of Saradha media group Somnath Dutta was on Tuesday arrested in connection with a forgery case related to Saradha chit fund scam, the police said.

Congress leaders stopped from meeting rape victim in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:05

Congress leaders were heckled by a mob when they tried to visit the home of a rape victim in Hooghly district and had to return here without meeting the family.

Physically challenged woman allegedly gang-raped

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 14:30

A 24-year-old physically challenged woman has been allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal`s Hooghly district.

Youth who tried to molest techie in Bengal train arrested

Last Updated: Saturday, July 27, 2013, 16:02

A youth, who allegedly tried to molest a woman techie in a moving train in West Bengal, forcing her to jump out, was arrested.

Congress leader killed, protesters turn violent

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 15, 2012, 15:37

Road blockade by Congress at Bandal in Hooghly district in protest against the murder of a local leader turned violent on Wednesday.

Mentally ill women sexually abused, tortured in WB

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 13:44

The horrific case of cruelty came to light after the body of Guria, a 30-year-old woman inmate of the mental asylum, was found buried in the backyard.

Body of woman exhumed after allegation of unnatural death

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 11, 2012, 23:27

The body of a destitute dumb woman who died at a private home for orphans and the mentally was exhumed this evening to ascertain allegations that she had died an unnatural death at Khajurdaho in Hooghly district.

Mamata announces IT hub at Chinsurah

Last Updated: Monday, June 04, 2012, 21:23

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced setting up of an IT hub at Chinsurah in Hooghly district.