Blue Whale challenge: Class 10 student suffocates himself to death in West Midnapore

Blue Whale challenge: Class 10 student suffocates himself to death in West Midnapore

A class 10 student hailing from West Bengal's Midnapore district allegedly committed suicide by suffocating himself on Saturday, following instructions on the infamous 'Blue Whale' online game.

Aug 13, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Locked up siblings burnt alive as uncle sets house afire

The children's mother Fatema was sent to a Kolkata hospital with 90 per cent burns.

Jun 16, 2017, 20:56 PM IST

IT company employee drown, 2 others feared dead in Bay of Bengal

An employee of IT company Wipro drowned and two of his colleagues are feared dead as they went missing while taking a bath in the Bay of Bengal at Mandarmani on Saturday, police said.

Sep 18, 2016, 02:16 AM IST

Two Maoist leaders nabbed in Kolkata

Two top Maoist leaders were arrested from the city on Saturday by the Special Task Force (STF) of the Kolkata police.

Apr 02, 2016, 23:29 PM IST

Midnapore hooch tragedy: Death toll rises to 10

At least ten persons have died and four others have fallen sick allegedly after consuming spurious liquor in Tamluk of East Midnapore District of West Bengal.

Sep 28, 2015, 13:43 PM IST

30 students fall ill after lightning strikes tree near school in WB

At least 30 students fell ill today when lightning struck a tree close to their school in Salboni area, district officials said.

Jul 16, 2015, 23:57 PM IST

Student interrogated for dog's photo on his admit card

An ITI aspirant who had a dog's photo on his admit card was today detained for interrogation by the police as part of the inquiry into how the animal's photo came into his admit card.

Jun 29, 2015, 23:33 PM IST

Dog's photo on ITI entrance admit card in WB

An ITI aspirant was in for a shock when he found a photo of a dog on his admit card.

Jun 28, 2015, 12:17 PM IST

Drunk headmaster locked inside in school in West Bengal

 The headmaster of a village primary school was locked inside by angry villagers today for his daily drunkeness during school hours.

Jun 22, 2015, 21:08 PM IST

Pingla blast injured testifies before judge, OC suspended

One of the four injured in the Pingla firecracker unit blast, which claimed 12 lives, testified before a judicial magistrate today even as the officer-in-charge of the police station was put under suspension for alleged inaction.

May 10, 2015, 03:36 AM IST

West Bengal: 30 injured in bus-truck collision

Thirty passengers were injured, four of them seriously, when a bus collided with a truck at Belda in West Midnapore district on NH-60 on Tuesday.

Apr 14, 2015, 14:51 PM IST

Class X student allegedly raped and killed by cousin in Bengal

 A class X student was allegedly raped and killed by her cousin in West Midnapore district, police said on Thursday.

Mar 19, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

One killed, 8 injured in clash between CPI, TMC activists in WB

One person was killed and eight others were injured in a clash between Trinamool Congress and CPI activists in West Midnapore district.

Mar 05, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

Elephant found dead in West Midnapore

A female elephant was found dead at Thuria village in West Midnapore district on Thursday, forest officials said.

Feb 12, 2015, 13:31 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee announces Rs 2 lakh compensation for dead labourers

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced a compensation of Rs two lakh to the next of kin of the nine labourers of the state, who were killed when an effluent tank at a tannery in Vellore collapsed, a senior police officer said on Saturday.

Jan 31, 2015, 17:12 PM IST

Attacker of Mamata Banerjee's nephew in critical condition

The condition of the youth, who had slapped West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew Abhishek Banerjee at a rally yesterday, was stated to be critical after he suffered multiple head injuries, doctors said on Monday.

Jan 05, 2015, 17:14 PM IST

Woman complains of rape in West Bengal

A woman employee of a nursing home has lodged a complaint with the police that she had been raped for the past seven to eight years by its owner.

Jul 29, 2014, 13:40 PM IST

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.

Jun 24, 2014, 12:13 PM IST

Madhyamik examinees injured, CM makes special arrangement in WB

The driver was killed and at least seven students appearing in the ongoing Madhyamik Examination were injured when their vehicle overtured after hitting a tree at Khejuri in East Midnapore district on Friday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

Feb 28, 2014, 16:22 PM IST

Ancient artefacts found during excavation in Midnapore

A gold locket and a mixed metal coin belonging to the 5th-6th century AD were found during excavations at Dantan area of West Midnapur district, police said today.

Dec 19, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

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