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Congress, Marxist MLA duo joins Trinamool

Weakening the opposition, a legislator each from the Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist on Thursday joined the West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress.

Assembly Elections 2016: Repoll recommended in one booth in West Bengal

The Election Commission on Monday recommended repoll in a booth in Ranibandh assembly constituency in West Bengal's Bankura district following discrepancy in recording the number of votes in an Electronic Voting Machine.

Notification for first phase of West Bengal polls today

The polls to the 18 seats in West Midnapore, Purulia and Bankura districts will be held on April 4.

Special vigil in Maoist-hit areas for incident-free polls in WB

The Election Commission will maintain "special vigil" in West Bengal's vulnerable Left Wing Extremism (LWE) or Maoist-hit areas to ensure "incident free" Assembly polls, an official said here on Tuesday.

11 killed in two Bengal accidents

 At least 11 people were killed and four injured on Wednesday in two different accidents in West Bengal, police said.

West Bengal: Police constable donates his entire salary to educate kids

Constable of New Alipore police station, Arup Mukherjee has set up a school for Sabar children in a remote part of Purulia district to educate 40 kids entirely out of his salary.

Two Maoists supporters arrested in Purulia

Two Maoist supporters were on Tuesday arrested from Balarampur town in the district on charges of extortion, a police official said.

Train-truck collision kills one, injures three in West Bengal

Train-truck collision kills one, injures three in West Bengal

Collision between a truck and a goods train left one dead and three injured in Purulia district of West Bengal.

Parents abandon baby with unusually large head in Bengal

Abandoned allegedly by her parents, a newborn girl with an unusually large head was rescued on Friday from West Bengal`s Purulia district, police said.

10 killed in West Bengal accidents

At least 10 people were killed and 38 others injured on Friday in two different road accidents in West Bengal`s Purulia and Jalpaiguri districts, police said.

Six die in road mishap in West Bengal

Six persons were killed and four others seriously injured when a speeding SUV rammed into a stranded vehicle on NH 34 in Purulia district early Friday.

CISF jawan shoots himself dead

A CISF jawan deployed at a thermal power station here on Saturday allegedly committed suicide by shooting himself from his service weapon.

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.