A local BJP leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen on Friday when he went out for a morning walk at Baghmundi here.
Ahead of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s visit to Purulia district, about 50 Maoist leaflets and banners calling to observe martyrs`s week were found Monday in Purulia, police said.
Fifty Maoist posters calling to observe the Martyrs` week were Monday found in Bandwan area of Purulia ahead of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s visit to the district, official sources said.
Police Wednesday seized 500 detonators and 600 gelatin sticks from a car in Purulia district and arrested two persons.
A man was allegedly lynched at a kangaroo court in West Bengal`s Purulia district and five persons have been arrested in connection with it, police said.
The manager of a private hotel here was shot dead allegedly by its owner early today, sparking protest by local people who set fire to the lodge, the police said.
An eight-year-old girl was killed and her mother injured in heavy trains triggered by weakened Cyclone Phailin in West Bengal`s Purulia district bordering Jharkhand.
Caught on television cameras casting a vote for another person, TMC candidate admitted he did to help `inebriated` voter during first phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal`s Purulia.
The first phase of the panchayat polls in West Bengal covering three junglemahal districts passed off, by and large, peacefully on Thursday with a voter turnout of 70 per cent amidst tight security and surveillance by helicopters.
Concerned over the death of 13 infants at a government hospital in West Bengal over last few days, the Union Health Ministry is sending a team of experts there to ascertain the facts.
A ten-year-old girl has been allegedly gangraped in neighbouring West Bengal`s Purulia district.
Purulia district has received a record rainfall of 143 mm since Thursday as a result of which streets are waterlogged and low lying area inundated with water.
A standard five boy of Purulia who was allegedly beaten in the class by his teacher for not being able to answer, fell ill after returning home and admitted to hospital has died.
A mentally challenged youth fell to his death after climbing atop a building in West Bengal, police said Sunday.
With one more body being found on Sunday, the toll in Purulia boat mishap went up to four, police said in Purulia.
Bodies of three members of a family were fished out on Saturday and a search is on for the fourth person who went missing after their boat overturned in Damodar River in Purulia.
Railway minister of state today inaugurated a new station at Jaychandi hills connecting Adra and Asansol under the jurisdiction of the South-Eastern Railway.
The CBI has charged Grace Industries and Vikash Metals and Powers Limited for alleged misrepresentation of their net worth and joint venture.
Three members of a family were hacked to death by unidentified assailants early this morning at Amra village in Kotshila bloc, 30 km from Purulia town.
A day ahead of WB CM Mamata Banerjee`s scheduled visit to Purulia district, police arrested two Maoists from Ghatgora area here, officials said.
Day in Pics: 23rd September
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