Mamata holds review meeting with top Purulia officials

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held a meeting with the top district administration officials and legislators to review the progress of the development works carried out by different departments of Purulia district, an official said.

Observational astronomy institute to come up in WB's Purulia

 Eastern India's first observational astronomy institute would come up in the Ayodhya Hills of Purulia district of West Bengal, Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan has said.

Illegal arms factory busted near Purulia, six arrested

 An illegal arms factory was busted at Raghunathpur, 30 km from here and six persons were arrested in connection with it today by Purulia police during a night-long operation since midnight.

Illegal arms manufacturing factory seized in West Bengal

Police have recovered arms manufacturing products from an illegal factory in West Bengal`s Purulia district.

BJP leader apologises for using foul language against Mamata

 A BJP leader today apologised after he was issued a showcause notice by the party for using 'unparliamentary language' against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Two with JMB links held in Purulia

Two persons were arrested on Sunday in Purulia district for their alleged links with the Jamat -ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), the organisation suspected to be involved in the October 2 Burdwan blast.

Posters of Jamiat group found in West Bengal's​ Purulia

Police on Saturday recovered at least ten posters of the terror outfit Jamiat group from West Bengal's Purulia district.

Mamata Banerjee offers job to kin of custodial death victim

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday offered job for one of the family members of a youth who's alleged custodial death recently sparked protests at Anara railway colony in Purulia district.

Purulia BJP leader shot dead

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 Mamata`s visit Maoist leaflets found in Purulia

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.

Maoist posters found in Purulia ahead of CM`s visit

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.

500 detonators, 600 gelatin sticks seized from Purulia

Police Wednesday seized 500 detonators and 600 gelatin sticks from a car in Purulia district and arrested two persons.

Man lynched in Purulia, West Bengal

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.

Hotel owner shoots manager dead in Purulia

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.

Girl killed in house collapse

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.

TMC candidate casting vote for another caught on camera

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.

70% voter turnout in Phase 1 of West Bengal panchayat polls

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.

Purulia infants` death: Union Health Ministry sending team

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.

Ten-year-old gang-raped in Purulia

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

Purulia receives record 143 mm of rainfall

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.