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.

Boy dies after corporal punishment in school

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.

Deranged youth plummets to death in West Bengal

A mentally challenged youth fell to his death after climbing atop a building in West Bengal, police said Sunday.

Purulia boat mishap toll up to 4

With one more body being found on Sunday, the toll in Purulia boat mishap went up to four, police said in Purulia.

Boat mishap: Three bodies found 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.

Adhir Choudhury inaugurates new rail station 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.

Coal scam: CBI files two new cases

The CBI has charged Grace Industries and Vikash Metals and Powers Limited for alleged misrepresentation of their net worth and joint venture.

Three of family hacked to death in Purulia village

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.

Police arrest two Maoists ahead of Mamata`s visit

A day ahead of WB CM Mamata Banerjee`s scheduled visit to Purulia district, police arrested two Maoists from Ghatgora area here, officials said.