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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elephant found dead in West Midnapore

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Five injured in TMC-CPI(M) clash

Five persons were injured when Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) supporters clashed at Konargarh village in West Midnapore district on Sunday, police sources said.

Pranab Mukherjee to visit West Bengal from May 5-7

President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a three-day visit to West Bengal (Kolkata and Midnapore) from May 5 to 7.