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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Poll violence in Bengal claims two lives, 371 injured

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.

TMC gets Krishnagar civic board as Cong, LF members join it

Ahead of the coming elections of Krishnagar Municipality, all Congress and Left Front members on Tuesday joined Trinamool Congress.

Monk held for raping minor

A monk was arrested on the alleged charges of abduction and rape of a minor girl from Dhantala in Nadia district, police said on Friday.

Youth from West Bengal killed in Afghanistan

A 24-year-old youth from Nadia district in West Bengal was among the three Indians killed in a suicide attack in Kabul.

Woman raped in West Bengal, mob stones police vehicle

A day after a class IV girl was brutalised at Kaliganj, a woman was allegedly raped at Nakashipara in Nadia district.

Man arrested for raping deaf and dumb daughter-in-law

A man was arrested on Monday for allegedly raping his deaf and dumb daughter-in-law in Nadia district, police said.

Pregnant woman killed by husband, in-laws

A 19-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly killed by her husband and his parents after she tried to intervene in a quarrel between them in Nadia district.

Girl hacked to death over affair

The incident took place in Nadia district. The mother has been arrested while the others are in hiding.