West Bengal's Nadia district gets UN Public Service Award

West Bengal's Nadia district has been declared the winner for the '2015 United Nations Public Service Award' in the category of improving delivery of public services, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

Bandh in Nadia's Nakashipara over Panchayat Pradhan's murder

A 12-hour bandh was on Sunday observed in Nakashipara block of Nadia district by CPI(M) in protest against the murder of a Gram Panchayat pradhan belonging to the Marxist party.

Dacoits loot Rs 47 lakh from bank in Kalyani

Armed dacoits Tuesday looted around Rs 47 lakh from a branch of a nationalised bank here in Nadia district, police said.

WB: Three more districts to be freed of open defecation

After Nadia becoming the first district in the country to be freed of open defecation, West Bengal would soon have three other districts Hooghly, East Midnapore and North 24 Parganas falling under the same category.

Nun gang-rape case: Court adds criminal conspiracy charge against Ranaghat accused

The CJM court on Wednesday included Section 120 B under IPC as charge against the two Bangladeshi accused in the 71-year old nun gang-rape case at a Ranaghat convent school in Nadia district.

West Bengal Governor urges Centre, state to jointly look into 'Bangladeshi infiltration' issue

 West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday said the central and the state government must jointly look into the issue of cross-border infiltration and take all the necessary measures to stop the illegal immigration of Bangladeshi nationals in the state.

West Bengal nun gang-rape case: Two arrested
West Bengal nun gang-rape case: Two arrested

A day after making their first arrest, the West Bengal Police on Thursday nabbed another suspect in connection with the March 14 Ranaghat nun gang-rape case.

Two held in Nadia nun gang-rape case, tweets BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi
Two held in Nadia nun gang-rape case, tweets BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi

Two persons have been held in connection with the gang-rape of septuagenarian nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi tweeted on Sunday.

NCW team visits school where nun was gang-raped, slams West Bengal govt
NCW team visits school where nun was gang-raped, slams West Bengal govt

A team of National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in Nadia district, where a septuagenarian nun was allegedly gang-raped, and slammed the state government as no arrest has been made in the case even after a week.

Nun gang rape: Women's right panel team to visit West Bengal

Taking cognizance of the gang rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal's Nadia district, the National Commission for Women on Friday said it will send a fact-finding team to the place of the crime.

West Bengal gang-rape: Nun released from hospital, leaves for undisclosed destination
West Bengal gang-rape: Nun released from hospital, leaves for undisclosed destination

The septuagenarian nun, who was gang-raped at a convent here, was released from hospital in the wee hours on Friday and she left for an undisclosed destination, even as no arrests were made even six days after the incident.

Nun fit for discharge: West Bengal hospital superintendent

The elderly nun, who was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits in Nadia district on Saturday, was declared fit for discharge from Ranghat subdivisional hospital but the convent authorities are yet to take a final decision.

Ranaghat nun fit for discharge: Hospital Superintendent

The elderly nun who was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits in Nadia district on Saturday was declared fit for discharge from Ranghat subdivisional hospital but the convent authorities are yet to take a final decision.

Nun gang-rape: NHRC issues notice to West Bengal govt​, seeks report

The National Human Rights Commission on Wednesday issued a notice to the West Bengal government seeking a report in connection of the alleged gang-rape of a nun in the state.

Elderly nun gang-raped in West Bengal's Nadia district stable

The 71-year-old nun who was raped by a gang of bandits in West Bengal's Nadia district continues to be physically and mentally stable, an attending doctor said on Tuesday.

No arrest yet in West Bengal nun rape case, more detained

No arrest has been made even after three days of the gang rape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent here but some more people were detained in connection with the incident last night.

Mamata Banerjee's convoy blocked during visit to Nadia

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy was on Monday blocked here by angry protestors for nearly an hour demanding immediate arrest of culprits in the gangrape of the nun of a convent school in Nadia district.

BJP demands CBI probe in nun gang-rape case

West Bengal BJP president Rahul Sinha on Monday demanded CBI probe into the alleged gang-rape of a septuagenarian nun and loot at a convent school in West Bengal's Nadia district.

Mamata calls CID to hush up matters: Left on nun gang-rape case

With the police yet to make a breakthrough in the horrendous gang-rape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent in Nadia district, the Left Front on Sunday wondered if the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government was trying to hush up the mater.

Nun gang-rape case: TMC vows to bring perpetrators to book

The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Sunday said termed as `barbaric` the gang-rape of a 72-year-old nun in West Bengal and said the perpetrators of the crime will be brought down to book.