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.

Bomb blast in Murshidabad house, no casualty

A bomb blast took place at a house used by beedi workers to manufacture beedis at Shamsherganj in Murshidabad district of West Bengal in the early hours on Thursday, police said.

West Bengal has become hub of terrorist activities: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

Condemning the bomb explosion at Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Jagannath Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Thursday that West Bengal has become a hub of terrorist activities as a result of deteriorating law and order situation.

Two held with heroin in West Bengal

Two people, including a student, were arrested Thursday and heroin valued at Rs 3 crore in the international market seized from them in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said.

Two women arrested in connection with Burdwan blast

Two women were arrested and remanded to police custody for two weeks on Sunday in connection with the explosion at Khagragarh here that left two suspected militants dead.

Hindu, Muslim girls unite to organise Durga Puja

As a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity, a group of girls from both the religions are organising a Durga Puja inside a shelter home for trafficked women here.

Defence Minister visits Behrampore military station

Taking stock of military capability building along the China border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday visited the Behrampore military station in Murshidabad which will part of the new Mountain Strike Corps being raised there.

60 students of Murshidabad school taken ill, hospitalised

At least 60 students of a higher secondary school in Murshidabad district of West Bengal on Saturday fell sick and were admitted to different hospitals.

12 infants die at Jangipur hospital in 2 days

With the death of one more infant this morning, a total of 12 infants have died at Jangipur Sub-Divisional Hospital in Murshidabad district in the last two days, health officials said on Saturday.

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

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

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

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

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.