Last Updated: Tuesday, March 04, 2014, 14:05
A tiffin-can like substance with wires around it created bomb scare among the people passing along the state highway at Narayanpur in once Maoist-hit West Midnapore district.
Last Updated: Friday, February 28, 2014, 16:22
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.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 23, 2014, 23:25
A housewife in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district was arrested Sunday after her alleged paramour hacked to death four members of her husband`s family, police said. The killer is still at large.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 17:44
The primary focus of the West Bengal government in former Maoist-hit `junglemahal` was to provide employment and improve basic services, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 17:33
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday visited West Midnapore district`s Amlasole village, which had hit headlines in 2004 for starvation deaths during Left Front rule, and said no one will be allowed to die from hunger.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 19, 2013, 15:29
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.
Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 05:35
A retired doctor, believed to be the personal physician of slain Maoist leader Kishanji, has been arrested for having links with the ultras.
Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 22:22
Nearly one lakh people in East Midnapore district of the state were affected as a vast area covering 553 villages were flooded.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 19:36
Two blocks of Panskura and Tamluk in East Midnapore district was flooded today after a breach in the embankment of Kangasabati river on Sunday, official sources said.
Last Updated: Monday, October 21, 2013, 10:21
Fairs are commonplace in the festive season but in tribal West Midnapore, which falls in the erstwhile Maoist-hit Jangalmahal area, it is child marriage fairs which are drawing large crowds.
Last Updated: Thursday, October 17, 2013, 20:54
Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 08:18
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.
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