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West Bengal polls: Filing of nominations for third phase begins

The filing of nominations for 62 Assembly seats in West Bengal, which are scheduled for polls on April 21 under third phase of elections, began on Monday.

Congress releases list of 43 candidates for West Bengal polls

The Congress on Tuesday released a list of 43 candidates for the coming Assembly polls in West Bengal amid efforts to work out a working alliance with the Left Front.

West Bengal Assembly Elections 2016: Understanding reached with Left in all but seven seats, says Bengal Congress chief

The Congress' West Bengal unit president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Sunday claimed an understanding has been reached with the Left Front in all but seven constituencies for polls to the 294-seat assembly.

Bomb blast in West Bengal's Murshidabad; two dead

Bomb blast in West Bengal's Murshidabad; two dead

At least two people were killed and as many injured in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district on Tuesday, police said.

Two killed in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal

Two killed in crude bomb explosion in West Bengal

The report said the explosion was a fallout between two factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress.

11 killed in two Bengal accidents

 At least 11 people were killed and four injured on Wednesday in two different accidents in West Bengal, police said.

Muslim teacher, school owner's son beat student to death in West Bengal's Murshidabad

Muslim teacher, school owner's son beat student to death in West Bengal's Murshidabad

The teacher of the school- Hanif Sheikh- and son of the school's owner- Liton Sheikh- allegedly beat the student so badly that he became unconscious.

Babar Ali - The youngest headmaster in the world

This inspirational story from Murshidabad in West Bengal is of Babar Ali who is recognised as the youngest headmaster in the world since age 9 from when he is pursuing his long held dream of education for all without any government help.

Murshidabad TMC Workers wave pistols in the pubic

Murshidabad Trinamool Congress workers wave pistols while celebrating in a public rally. Pistols were being waved aloft against the background of Trinamool flags.

Woman gang-raped in Kolkata hospital

A woman was allegedly gang-raped by two employees of a hospital here, police said on Sunday. Both atatckers were arrested.

50 kg of cannabis seized in West Bengal

Fifty kilograms of ganja (cannabis) was seized from West Bengal's Murshidabad district while it was being smuggled to Bangladesh, a Border Security Force (BSF) officer said on Saturday.

One dead in hailstorm in WB

One person was electrocuted after a hailstorm in Murshibad district of West Bengal on Saturday.

Mamata Banerjee seeks PM Modi's intervention in Farakka repairs

In the wake of the collapse of a gate of the Farakka barrage, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking his immediate intervention for phase wise replacement of the gates.

Farakka Barrage lock gate washed away

A damaged lock gate of the Farakka Barrage in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district was washed away though the water level was not affected, an official said Monday.

Bengal to submit Rs 300 crore proposal to prevent Ganga erosion

West Bengal will submit a Rs.300 crore proposal to the central government for preventing Ganga erosion in Murshidabad and Malda districts.

10 injured in clash between TMC, Congress student wing supporters

Ten persons were on Thursday injured when supporters of student wing of the Trinamool Congress and the Congress clashed at the Berhampore college here in Murshidabad district, police said.

Burdwan blast: NIA takes arrested terrorists to their operation site

The NIA on Monday took the two terrorists arrested in connection with the Burdwan blast to Beldanga area of Murshidabad district to identify the places from where they used to operate.

Six hurt as rival students clash in Murshidabad college campus

Altogether six students were injured in a clash between supporters of students wing of Congress and Trinamool Congress at a college in Murshidabad district on Monday, the police said.

Congress, Trinamool workers clash in Baharampur, three injured

Congress, Trinamool workers clash in Baharampur, three injured

 Three workers of rivals Congress and Trinamool Congress were injured in an armed clash between the two parties at Murshidabad district headquarter town of Baharampur on Saturday.