A high school boy was arrested from Lalgola in Murshidabad district for smuggling three kg heroin worth Rs three crore in the market.
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.
Rakesh Biswas came first in the country's longest swimming competition in the river Bhagirathi here Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
A group of people from Kharjuna and Ranitala villages in Murshidabad district on Sunday left for Delhi to meet President Pranab Mukherjee.
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.
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.
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.
Police said 25-year-old Rupali Bibi was set ablaze, allegedly by her in-laws and husband, on Sunday morning.
Nine Bangladeshis, lodged in a state-run juvenile home, escaped from the home at Baharampur in Murshidabad district Saturday.
Day in Pics: 28th January
Showbiz World - January 28, 2015
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