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Student`s murdered in Duttapukar, one arrested

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 16:38

One person was on Sunday arrested in connection with the brutal killing of a college student at Duttapukur in North 24 Parganas district.

Woman dragged away, killed by crocodile in WB

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 13:54

A 40-year-old woman was dragged away and partly devoured by a crocodile at Chhoto Mollahkhali in the Sundarbans in South 24 Parganas, police said on Saturday.

WB poll violence a `mockery and rape of democracy`: Left

Last Updated: Monday, May 12, 2014, 21:06

Terming poll violence in West Bengal as "mockery and rape of democracy", Left parties today demanded repoll in over 800 booths hours after voting, blaming the ruling Trinamool Congress for large-scale violence, mayhem and booth capturing.

EC removes three presiding officers in WB

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 17:15

Three presiding officers in the Jangipur Lok Sabha constituency were removed on Thursday by the Election Commission after Trinamool Congress candidate Sk Nurul allegedly influenced voters and violated prohibitory orders.

Two AGP leaders join BJP, GJM pledges support in WB

Last Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014, 12:37

In a shot in the arm for BJP, two senior leaders of the Asom Gana Parishad on Monday joined the party and the GJM pledged support to BJP candidates in West Bengal, including the Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat.

13 engineering students arrested for beating junior in WB

Last Updated: Monday, February 24, 2014, 14:42

Thirteen engineering students have been arrested for allegedly beating up their junior during a volleyball match in Murshidabad district, police have said.

WB govt proposes SIT to probe Madhyamgram gang-rape case

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 18:20

The West Bengal government on Friday proposed before the Calcutta High Court the name of IPS officer Damayanti Sen, who had solved the sensational Park Street gangrape case, to head a special investigation team to probe the alleged murder and gangrape incident in Madhyamgram.

7 cops, five security guards beaten up by public in WB

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 12:13

In a case of mistaken identity, at least twelve securitymen, including seven cops, were seriously injured when they were beaten up by locals in West Bengal`s Jalpaiguri district.

Congress suffers another jolt in WB, loses civic body to TMC

Last Updated: Monday, November 04, 2013, 21:55

Congress in West Bengal suffered yet again due to defection as ruling Trinamool Congress today snatched control of a municipality in Nadia district ahead of next year`s general elections.

TTE detained for alleged outraging of modesty in WB

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 11:04

A Train Ticket Examiner of Brahmaputra Mail was on Monday detained by GRP personnel for allegedly outraging the modesty of a woman passenger.

IMF, WB unduly pessimistic; growth to exceed 5%: Rangarajan

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 13:24

Earlier this month, the World Bank slashed India's economic growth forecast for the current financial year to 4.7 percent from an earlier projection of 6.1 percent.

Somnath Chatterjee suggests changing `captain` of WB CPI(M)

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 18:31

Apparently suggesting a change in the CPI(M) leadership in West Bengal following its latest reverses in the municipal polls, former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on Wednsday suggested removal of the `captain`.