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IPS officer Gyanwant gets promotion after clean chit in Rizwanur case

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:37

IPS officer Gyanwant Singh, who`s promotion was stalled following his alleged involvement in Rizwanur Rahaman`s mysterious death in 2007, was promoted as DIG Murshidabad Range in West Bengal.

8 killed in lightning in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, May 31, 2014, 12:34

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.

West Bengal`s final phase: 26 facing criminal cases, 41 crorepatis in fray

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 01:10

As many as 26 candidates with criminal cases and 41 crorepatis (multimillionaires) including independent nominee Shamali Das who has assets worth over Rs.2,000 crore are in the fray for the fifth and last phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.

Poll violence in West Bengal claims seven lives, 740 injured

Last Updated: Friday, May 02, 2014, 00:17

Poll violence has so far claimed seven lives in West Bengal and left 740 persons injured in 825 incidents, Election Commission sources said on Thursday.

EC`s Micro-Observer dies from heat stroke in Murshidabad

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 23:19

Election Commission`s Micro Observer in Murshidabad died from heat stroke on Friday, official sources said.

Three presiding officers removed after Trinamool candidate`s entry

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 19:20

The Election Commission removed presiding officers of three booths in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district for allowing "illegal entry" to Trinamool Congress candidate from Jangipur Haji Nurul Islam, an official said.

Jangipur Bidi workers demand better deal

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 14:27

Workers in eastern India`s largest bidi industry here in Murshidabad district are hoping that whoever is elected from the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat do something to address their grievances.

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

Last Updated: Monday, April 14, 2014, 22:43

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.

FIR against Congress` Bengal chief in murder case

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 00:50

A FIR has been filed against West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress supporter in the state`s.

FIR against Adhir Chowdhury in murder case

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 20:48

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.

One Trinamool Congress worker killed, party holds Election Commission responsible

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 06:35

Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress supporter was killed in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district Wednesday, following which the state`s ruling party held the Election Commission responsible for the incident that occurred "hours after the EC transferred the SP".

Prez to inaugurate AMU`s off-campus centre in Murshidabad on February 20

Last Updated: Monday, February 17, 2014, 17:37

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the off-campus centre of the Aligarh Muslim University at Murshidabad in West Bengal on February 20.