Nadia district

Son burns father to death for refusing share of money: Police

A 70-year-old man was allegedly burnt to death by his son in Nadia district for refusing to give him a share of the money he had earned by selling some trees, the police said on Sunday.

Aug 06, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

West Bengal: Muslim neighbours help Hindu family carry body to crematorium

A Hindu family at a remote village in West Bengal's Nadia district had no money to take the body of their father to the crematorium for the last rites but their Muslim neighbours came to their help.

Jul 19, 2017, 23:22 PM IST

Adulterated oil racket busted in Nadia, one arrested

A businessman has been arrested for allegedly adulterating edible oil after the state CID raided his oil mill in Nadia district, police said on Thursday.

Apr 06, 2017, 18:03 PM IST

Trinamool worker shot dead in Nadia, West Bengal

A Trinamool Congress worker was shot dead in Nadia district, following which factional feud in the ruling party came to the fore.

Apr 01, 2017, 18:37 PM IST

Sons keep mother's body in house for nine months

Two men kept their mother's body in their house at Simhat in Nadia district for almost nine months and the skeleton was recovered on Sunday, police said.

Sep 12, 2016, 00:42 AM IST

Mother pushes baby girl into well

The Mother of the baby Jhuma Samanta broke down after persistent police grilling and allegedly confessed about pushing her two-month old girl.

Jul 14, 2016, 00:44 AM IST

West Bengal Assembly Election: PM Modi to address two rallies on Sunday

Modi also took a jibe at Banerjee for failing to attend meetings called by the Centre, saying the TMC supremo does not attend important meetings.

Apr 17, 2016, 14:21 PM IST
11 sentenced to death for killing woman in West Bengal

11 sentenced to death for killing woman in West Bengal

A West Bengal court on Thursday awarded the death sentence to 11 people charged with murdering a 38-year-old housewife.

Feb 04, 2016, 16:49 PM IST

Seven killed in West Bengal car-bus collision

At least seven people were killed when a car collided with a bus in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district on Monday, police said.

Nov 02, 2015, 13:09 PM IST

Transgender becomes college principal in West Bengal

India's first transgender college principal Manabi Bandopadhyay on Tuesday took charge of her new responsibility in Krishnagar Women's College in West Bengal's Nadia district.

Jun 09, 2015, 19:13 PM IST

BSF nabs one for smuggling weapons along Indo-Bangla border

BSF troops have nabbed one person for allegedly trying to smuggle weapons and over 60 kilograms of narcotics along the Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal.

Apr 02, 2015, 21:27 PM IST

Archbishop unhappy over the pace of nun gang-rape probe

With the persons involved in the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent school in Nadia district still at large, the Archbishop of Kolkata Thomas D'Souza on Monday expressed his unhappiness over the ongoing probe into the incident.

Mar 16, 2015, 23:55 PM IST

Nun gang-rape case: Centre seeks report from West Bengal govt

The Centre on Monday asked the West Bengal government to send a report on the incident of gang-rape of an elderly nun at a convent in Nadia district and action taken so far.

Mar 16, 2015, 19:32 PM IST
West Bengal gang-rape victim stable, police chief visits spot

West Bengal gang-rape victim stable, police chief visits spot

The septuagenarian nun who was raped by a gang of bandits in West Bengal's Nadia district, is physically stable but mentally vulnerable, doctors attending her said on Monday.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Bengal nun gangrape: Christian forum calls for holistic probe

Hinting at a conspiracy behind the gangrape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent in West Bengal's Nadia district, a Christian forum on Sunday called for a probe by an appropriate agency for unearthing the mastermind behind the crime.

Mar 16, 2015, 00:27 AM IST

Nun gang-rape case: “Praying for criminals, they didn't know what they were doing”

TMC leader and Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien tweeted on Sunday saying that when he spoke to nun heading CJM India, she said that they were praying for the criminals as they didn't know what they were doing.

Mar 15, 2015, 20:25 PM IST

Mamata assures action over varsity officials' assault

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday assured strong action over the assault of two university officials in Nadia district, while the opposition Left Front sought the intervention of Governor K.N. Tripathi.

Feb 19, 2015, 23:42 PM IST

Nadia does its own 'Swachh Bharat' without extra funds

Kolkata: West Bengal's Nadia district is poised to complete building toilets for all its residents by next March, under a programme which has been shortlisted for the United Nations global award for public service.

Jan 22, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

BSF seizes 49 kg gold worth Rs 14 crore in last six months

The South Bengal Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) has seized about 49 kg of gold worth over Rs 14 crore and apprehended 30 gold smugglers in the last six months.

Jul 23, 2014, 22:44 PM IST

Women`s panel demands Trinamool MP`s arrest for rape remarks

Demanding the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul for making derogatory remarks, the National Commission for Women (NCW) Monday said it will initiate action against him.

Jun 30, 2014, 23:49 PM IST