Murshidabad district

4 dead after bus falls off bridge in West Bengal's Murshidabad; CM Mamata Banerjee announces ex-gratia

4 dead after bus falls off bridge in West Bengal's Murshidabad; CM Mamata Banerjee announces ex-gratia

At least four people were on Monday killed and seven others injured after a bus plunged into a canal in breaking the railing of a bridge in West Bengal's Murshidabad district.

Jan 29, 2018, 16:20 PM IST

FIR against West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury for abusing Murshidabad DM

 An FIR has been lodged against West Bengal Congress chief Adhir Chowdhury for verbally abusing the District Magistrate at a public meeting here in Murshidabad district on November 14.

Nov 16, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Woman arrested for killing daughter in West Bengal

A middle-aged woman was arrested in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district for allegedly killing her daughter, police said on Monday.

Nov 07, 2016, 17:08 PM IST
Kangaroo court cuts hair of woman accused of extra-marital affair

Kangaroo court cuts hair of woman accused of extra-marital affair

The incident took place a few days back when the 32-year old woman left her home and fled with another man.

Oct 13, 2016, 13:14 PM IST

One killed, 13 injured in mob-police clash in Bengal

One person was killed as a mob demanding restoration of power supply fought a pitched battle with police in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Sunday.

Aug 29, 2016, 00:28 AM IST

West Bengal polls 2016: Congress announces 75 seats where it would contest

The Bengal Congress chief said the Congress had no objection about leading a joint campaign with the Left Front.

Mar 08, 2016, 23:53 PM IST

Narcotics seized near Bangladesh border

The BSF on Monday seized over one kg of narcotics from near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal.

Dec 21, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

CPIM-TMC workers clash in Murshidabad district

CPI(M) and Trinamool Congress workers on Wednesday clashed here during the general strike called by trade unions.

Sep 02, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

Bengal Congress chief booked for attempt to murder

A day after he led an agitation by party workers enforcing a shutdown, West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was on Wednesday slapped with non-bailable charges including attempt to murder.

Aug 19, 2015, 23:35 PM IST

West Bengal: High school boy arrested for smuggling Rs 3 crore heroin

A high school boy was arrested from Lalgola in Murshidabad district for smuggling three kg heroin worth Rs three crore in the market.

Oct 10, 2014, 14:17 PM IST

Teacher kills self after fined Rs 1 lakh by 'village court'

 A teacher committed suicide after being ridiculed at a village reconciliation meeting and asked to pay Rs one lakh for allegedly having illicit relations with a married woman at Sagardighi in Murshidabad district today.

Sep 14, 2014, 20:33 PM IST
Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition

Rakesh Biswas wins country's longest swimming competition

Rakesh Biswas came first in the country's longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here Sunday.

Sep 07, 2014, 23:26 PM IST

8 killed in lightning in West Bengal

Eight persons were killed and 28 others injured when lightning struck West Bengal, parts of which were lashed by heavy rains this morning, police said.

May 31, 2014, 12:34 PM IST

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Poll violence has so far claimed two lives in West Bengal and left 371 persons injured in 398 incidents, the Election Commission said on Monday.

Apr 14, 2014, 22:43 PM IST

FIR against Adhir Chowdhury in murder case

The ruling Trinamool Congress lodged an FIR against Union minister Adhir Chowdhury in connection with the murder of a party supporter yesterday in Murshidabad district, the police said.

Apr 10, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

After Kamduni, Kharjuna people leave to meet President

A group of people from Kharjuna and Ranitala villages in Murshidabad district on Sunday left for Delhi to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.

Jul 14, 2013, 20:54 PM IST

Average 76 pc voting in three Assembly by-polls in WB

An average of 76 per cent polling was recorded in the bypolls to three Assembly constituencies of Rezinagar, Englishbazar and Nalhati in West Bengal, election commission sources said here.

Feb 23, 2013, 11:50 AM IST

West Bengal village records six suicides within a fortnight

Six persons, including two women, have committed suicide at a single village in Murshidabad district in the past 15 days, a district official said on Thursday.

Nov 01, 2012, 19:56 PM IST

Boy branded on cheeks for returning late from market in WB

An eight-year-old boy working as a domestic help was allegedly branded with a heated spatula by a housewife for being late in returning from market in this town in Murshidabad district.

Jul 11, 2012, 17:37 PM IST

WB: Woman burnt to death for giving birth to girls

Police said 25-year-old Rupali Bibi was set ablaze, allegedly by her in-laws and husband, on Sunday morning.

Mar 26, 2012, 08:34 AM IST