Stage set for West Bengal municipal battle royale

The ruling Trinamool Congress and its arch rival Left Front are once again pitted against each other in next Saturday's election to two municipalities, which is deemed as the last great fight before next year's Assembly Election.

TMC MLA sentenced to 2 years in jail

Trinamool Congress MLA from Raniganj in Burdwan district Sohrab Ali was today sentenced to two years' rigorous imprisonment by a court in Asansol on the charge of theft of railway iron scraps.

Trinamool Congress students wing leader arrested for threatening to blow up police station

A block president of ruling Trinamool Congress's students wing has been arrested and suspended from the outfit after he allegedly threatened to set ablaze a police vehicle and hurl bombs at a police station.

Minor girl raped; attempts self-immolation

A minor girl tried to immolate herself after she was allegedly raped by a youth in Ramgarh village in Raniganj area here, police said.

Uttar Pradesh: Minor girl raped; attempts self-immolation

A minor girl tried to immolate herself after she was allegedly raped by a youth in Ramgarh village in Raniganj area here, police said.

Seven trapped miners rescued from coal field in Burdwan district

Several persons who were trapped inside an abandoned mine that caved in at Jamuria in Asansol-Raniganj coal belt in Burdwan district were rescued on Saturday, reports said.

UP: 27 booked for involvement in clash

A clash broke out during the immersion of Durga idols in Raniganj police station area.