Bengal ITI entrance test cancelled after paper leak

The entrance test for the Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in West Bengal, scheduled on Sunday, was cancelled after reports that examination papers were leaked in several districts, a state minister said.

Man beheads hawker, flees with head

A 30-year-old vegetable hawker was beheaded allegedly by a man after an altercation at Kendrapara in Belpahari area of West Midnapore district on Sunday.

3 killed, 39 injured in bus-oil tanker collision in West Bengal

Three persons were killed and 39 others were injured when a bus collided with an oil tanker on NH-6 in Jhargram district of West Bengal on Saturday.

Parents shot dead by cop son in West Bengal

An elderly couple was on Sunday shot dead, allegedly by their cop son who also tried to commit suicide in West Midnapore district in the state, police said.

Tribal woman in Jhargram thrashed by men, one arrested

A tribal woman was severely beaten up by a group of men at Jhargram in West Midnapore district triggering commotion in the locality, following which one person was arrested.

Elephant tramples elderly man to death in Jhagram

A 65-year-old man was crushed to death by an elephant in West Midnapore district today, Forest department officials said.

TMC can't prevent BJP progress by terror: Rahul Sinha

Claiming that 29 BJP workers were jailed in West Bengal in false cases for past one year, state BJP President Rahul Sinha on Thursday said despite this the ruling Trinamool Congress government won't succeed in preventing BJP from coming to power in next assembly polls.

29 BJP members arrested by police for planning dacoity

Two BJP leaders of West Midnapore district and 27 other party activists were arrested for illegally possessing arms and ammunition and planning a dacoity, police said on Monday.

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.