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Purulia in grip of severe cold wave

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 10:54

Purulia district in West Bengal is in the grip of a severe cold wave and has recorded the lowest minimum temperature of 5.6 degrees Celsius, official sources said.

West Bengal`s Purulia district records lowest temperature

Last Updated: Saturday, January 04, 2014, 11:19

West Bengal`s Purulia district, bordering Jharkhand, recorded the lowest temperature of the season at 8.5 degrees Celsius.

3 DVC personnel injured in stone-pelting in WB

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 00:12

Three personnel of the Damodar Valley Corporation were injured when a group allegedly pelted stones at them near a plant at Raghunathpur in Purulia district on Monday afternoon.

WB govt wants development not guns, Mamata tells Maoists

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 17:58

Warning Maoists that the West Bengal government would not allow violence to return to `junglemahal` comprising Purulia, Bankura and West Midnapore districts, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that her government wanted development and not guns.

Ten-year old gang-raped in Purulia

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 20:25

A ten-year-old girl has been allegedly gang-raped in West Bengal`s Purulia district.

We may be poor, but not beggars: Mamata to Centre

Last Updated: Monday, December 03, 2012, 18:41

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday alleged that the UPA government was bent on depriving central assistance to the state, which would assert its rights.

2010 Maoist victims of Purulia receive central grant

Last Updated: Friday, August 10, 2012, 19:23

Family members of 13 persons who had been killed by the Maoists in Purulia district of West Bengal in 2010 were each given a central grant of Rs three lakh here.

West Bengal: Wanted Maoist couple held

Last Updated: Friday, July 13, 2012, 21:03

Two Maoists, a couple, wanted in the murder cases of two Trinamool Congress workers, were arrested on Friday from a forest in Purulia district.

Maoist commander, wife surrender in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, November 06, 2011, 21:48

A Maoist action squad commander and his wife, both involved in several cases, surrendered before the police in West Bengal`s Purulia district.

DGP visits Purulia district

Last Updated: Saturday, November 05, 2011, 17:24

West Bengal Director General of Police Naparajita Mukherjee on Sarurday visited Purulia district and reviewed the security situation in the district.

Asst station manager, porters flee after `Maoists` appear

Last Updated: Friday, December 24, 2010, 12:31

The assistant station master and porters at the Urma station in West Bengal`s Purulia district locked it up and fled after two persons claiming to be Maoists asked them to leave, a senior official said on Friday.

Maoists kill seven villagers in West Bengal

Last Updated: Friday, December 17, 2010, 13:27

Seven Forward Bloc members were shot dead by suspected Maoist guerrillas in West Bengal on Friday.