West Midnapore district

Bengal flood toll rises to 46 with 7 more deaths

According to an official at the agriculture department, out of 10,82,285 hectares of paddy seedbeds, 1,79,321 hectares were damaged.


Aug 01, 2017, 22:13 PM IST

Minor girl allegedly raped, murdered in Bengal

The body of a 12-year-old girl suspected to have been raped before being murdered was found on Sunday in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said.

Aug 21, 2016, 20:23 PM IST
West Bengal: College student beaten to death; BJP leader says TMC youth wing has jihadi mentality

West Bengal: College student beaten to death; BJP leader says TMC youth wing has jihadi mentality

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday launched a blistering attack on Trinamool Congress, after a college student was allegedly lynched to death during a clash between student unions of Congress and the ruling party over felicitation of West Bengal Minister Soumen Kumar Mahapatra at a college at Sabang in West Midnapore district on Friday.

Aug 08, 2015, 10:09 AM IST

TMC to form board in prestigious Kharagpur civic body

The Trinamool Congress on Thursday started the process of forming the board of Kharagpur Municipalty in West Midnapore district after four BJP councillirs defected to TMC.

May 28, 2015, 22:17 PM IST

Policeman murders parents, then shoots himself WB

A police constable allegedly fatally fired upon his parents and then shot himself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday.

May 17, 2015, 23:24 PM IST

Jawan killed in accident in West Bengal

One jawan was killed and five others were injured when a vehicle in which they were travelling overturned on National Highway 6 in West Midnapore district.

Aug 07, 2014, 15:32 PM IST

Netai massacre key accused held from Jharkhand

More than three years after the Netai massacre in which CPI(M) men allegedly fired upon villagers killing nine persons West Midnapore district, the police arrested the main accused Anuj Pandey from Jharkhand, the CID said on Wednesday.

May 07, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Focus in junglemahal is to provide jobs, basic services: Mamata

The primary focus of the West Bengal government in former Maoist-hit `junglemahal` was to provide employment and improve basic services, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday.

Jan 08, 2014, 17:44 PM IST

Mamata`s convoy takes wrong route in former Maoist stronghold

The convoy of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee tonight found itself going down a wrong route in the jungles of the former Maoist stronghold of West Midnapore district, police said.

Oct 16, 2013, 08:18 AM IST

Arms and ammunition seized in West Bengal

In a joint operation, the police and personnel of CRPF seized arms and ammunitions kept by the Maoists in a forest in West Midnapore district.

Apr 20, 2013, 22:15 PM IST

Maoist action squad member held

A Maoist action squad member, wanted in several murder cases, was arrested from Belpahari area in West Midnapore district.

Feb 16, 2013, 21:02 PM IST

Wanted Maoist arrested in West Bengal

A Maoist sharpshooter and wanted in a number of murders in West Bengal and Orissa was apprehended by the joint forces from Kandasole forest in West Midnapore district on Saturday.

Oct 06, 2012, 17:24 PM IST

West Bengal: Body of college student recovered

The body of a college student, missing since Monday, was on Saturday recovered from a nullah at Barda in West Midnapore district.

Jun 02, 2012, 14:15 PM IST

Three die in accident in West Midnapore district

Two women and a child were killed and 25 others injured early this morning when a tractor they were travelling overturned at Kesiari in West Midnapore district.

May 20, 2012, 15:29 PM IST

CPI(M) leader killed by unidentified miscreants

A local CPI(M) leader of Dipa village in West Midnapore district was on Sunday beaten to death by some unidentified persons, police said.

Mar 11, 2012, 15:55 PM IST

Joint forces hunt for Maoist leader Suchitra Mahato

Joint security forces were on Thursday intensively combing the Burisole forest in search of Maoist woman leader Suchitra Mahato.

Nov 25, 2011, 10:24 AM IST

West Bengal: Twelve killed in mishap

The injured passengers were sent to the Midnapore Sadar Hospital and the SSKM Hospital in Kolkata by the police.

Oct 21, 2011, 09:44 AM IST

Maoists kill CPI-M worker

Suspected Maoists on Monday shot dead a CPI-M worker at Jhargram in West Midnapore district.

Apr 04, 2011, 16:20 PM IST

Four held for Netai carnage in West Bengal

Nine people, including four women, were killed and 28 others injured in the clashes triggered by assailants allegedly backed by the ruling Marxists in Netai near the Maoist stronghold of Lalgarh in the district.

Mar 14, 2011, 14:17 PM IST

Maoist held in West Bengal

A Maoist rebel, identified as a close aide of a guerrilla commander killed in a gunfight a day before, was arrested on Friday in West Bengal`s West Midnapore district, police said.

Mar 11, 2011, 16:25 PM IST