Man killed by elephant in West Midnapore

A man was killed by an elephant at Pathardoara village in West Midnapore district, a senior Forest officer said today.

Divisional Forest Officer (DFO), Kharagpur Range, Anjan Guha said Jogeswar Mullick around 47-year-old was sleeping in the courtyard of his house when an elephant caught him by the trunk and threw him killing Mullick.

Mamata`s convoy takes wrong route in former Maoist stronghold

The convoy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tonight found itself going down a wrong route in the jungles of the former Maoist stronghold of West Midnapore district, police said.

Maoist leader beaten to death in Jhargram

A prominent Maoist leader belonging to the Peoples Committee against Police Atrocities (PCPA) was on Saturday beaten to death by irate villagers in Jhargram police district of West Bengal.

Deserted elephant calves being sent to Jaldapara

Two elephant calves who were deserted by their herd near here two months ago were on Sunday on their way to Jaldapara Wildlife Sanctuary in North Bengal for being trained.

Landmine, computer found in jungle in WB

A landmine, a computer monitor and CPU were found from a jungle at Jamboni in West Midnapore district.

Tight security arrangements on Kishenji`s death anniversary

Security forces were on alert at West Bengal`s Jhargram and elsewhere one year after death of Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias `Kishenji` in encounter at Jangalmahal area of West Midnapore with CRPF.

Maoist leader arrested, challenger mines seized separately in WB

A Maoist leader was arrested and several challenger mines were seized on Sunday during raids by security forces in West Midnapore district, police said.

WB: Failed students lock teachers inside school

Class XI students of a school in West Midnapore district who had failed in the annual examination, Thursday locked up the all the 50-odd staff and secretary after their meeting failed to yield any result.

Explosive materials seized from Jhargram

The joint security forces
on Tuesday seized explosives used in the manufacture of landmines
by Maoists from Dharampurunder Lalgarh police station area
in West Midnapore district on Tuesday.

Top Maoist leader eludes capture

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday gave a seven-day deadline to the ultras to lay down arms.

Maoist arrested from Jhargram

A member of the Tota Hembram squad of the Maoists,
Mansingh Tudu was arrested and produced in a local court,
which remanded him to seven days of police custody.

Maoists blast gram panchayat office in Jhargram

Maoists have damaged a gram
panchayat office by exploding a landmine at Dhangori village
in West Midnapore district, police said.

HC directs WB govt to file status report on 49 Jhargram cases

Calcutta HC Friday directed
the WB government to file a status report on 49 cases
that were filed in Jhargram police district in West Midnapore
in which 500 killings were
reported but no action had been taken.

Maoists set ablaze three trucks in Jhargram

The helper of a truck
sustained burn injuries when suspected Maoists set three
trucks on fire on NH-6 at Jhargram in West Midnapore district
for allegedly violating "Bharat Bandh" called by them.

Encounter on between Maoists and security forces

An encounter between the joint security forces and the Maoists began early Thursday in West Midnapore`s Jhargram area.

Four killed in Maoist-hit West Midnapore

Suspected Maoists have killed four political party workers separately in the Jhargram sub-division of West Midnapore district, police said on Friday.

CPI(M) leader in Jhargram shot at by suspected Maoists

A local CPI(M) activist was
on Saturday seriously injured after he was shot at by suspected
Maoists in Jhargram area of West Midnapore district, police
said.

PCPA will protest against Mamata`s rally at Jhargram

Maoist-backed PCPA will protest
against Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee`s proposed
rally at Lalgarh next month to express sympathy for harassed
villagers.

Jhargram situation worsening again: Police

The situation now resembles that
of November, 2008 which saw a massive tribal movement forcing
the government to call in central forces.

WB train attack: PCPA leader arrested

WB police has arrested a top leader of PCPA, the organisation behind the Gyaneshwari Exp attack.