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WB polls: 12 detained in connection with TMC worker's murder

Twelve persons were detained today in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress worker at Dubrajpur area in West Midnapore district which goes to poll on Monday.

Trinamool leader hacked to death in West Bengal allegedly by Cong members

Trinamool leader hacked to death in West Bengal allegedly by Cong members

Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Joydeb Jana has been murdered by some unknown assailants in West Midinapore District of West Bengal.

West Bengal polls: CPI(M) state secretary faces a tough fight

One of the main architects of Congress-Left alliance in Bengal, CPI(M) state secretary and Opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra, is likely to face a tough challenge in his own backyard at Narayangarh in West Midnapore district.

West Bengal Assembly elections: CPI(M) state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra faces a tough fight in Narayangarh

West Bengal Assembly elections: CPI(M) state secretary Surya Kanta Mishra faces a tough fight in Narayangarh

One of the main architects of Congress-Left alliance in Bengal, CPI(M) state secretary and Opposition leader Surya Kanta Mishra is likely to face a tough challenge in his own backyard at Narayangarh in West Midnapore district.

West Bengal, Assam polls - Phase 1: As it happened

West Bengal, Assam polls - Phase 1: As it happened

Over 81 percent voter turnout was recorded in the first part of the first phase Assembly poll in West Bengal on Monday.

PM Modi to begin West Bengal Assembly polls campaign with rally in West Midnapore

PM Modi to begin West Bengal Assembly polls campaign with rally in West Midnapore

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his campaign in poll-bound West Bengal on Sunday from West Midnapore district.

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.

Engineering student found dead in West Bengal

 The body of a student who was reported missing a couple of days ago was on Thursday fished out from a pond in West Bengal`s East Midnapore district, police said.

Mamata Banerjee promises rice and wheat at Rs 2 per kg

The West Bengal government will give rice and wheat at a subsidised rate of Rs two per kg to over seven crore people in the state.

Dead foetus removed from 4-yr-old boy

4 year old boy found with medical abnormality called "Foetus-in-Foetus".

West Bengal: Arrested student's union leader alleges harassment in custody

The arrested Chhatra Parishad General Secretary of a West Midnapore college on Monday alleged before a court here of mental and physical torture on him and his family by police.

West Bengal: Congress demands CBI probe into student's death

Congress leaders on Wednesday met West Bengal Governor KN Tripathi and demanded a CBI probe into the killing of the party's student wing leader at Sabang area of West Midnapore last month.

Congress-sponsored Bengal bandh fails to evoke much response

Congress-sponsored Bengal bandh fails to evoke much response

Congress has called for a statewide strike in West Bengal on Tuesday in protest against the alleged lynching of a student in Sabang College in West Midnapore district.

Congress advances Bengal shutdown to August 18

 The Congress on Monday advanced its shutdown call in West Bengal to August 18 as the earlier date, August 20, coincided with the birth anniversary of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Bengal ITI entrance test cancelled after paper leak

The entrance test for the Industrial Training Institutes (ITI) in West Bengal, scheduled on Sunday, was cancelled after reports that examination papers were leaked in several districts, a state minister said.

Man beheads hawker, flees with head

A 30-year-old vegetable hawker was beheaded allegedly by a man after an altercation at Kendrapara in Belpahari area of West Midnapore district on Sunday.

Parents shot dead by cop son in West Bengal

An elderly couple was on Sunday shot dead, allegedly by their cop son who also tried to commit suicide in West Midnapore district in the state, police said.

Pingla blast: NIA team meets CID officials

A team of NIA officials on Saturday met CID officers and discussed the progress of the inquiry into the blast which claimed 12 lives in West Midnapore district earlier this month.

Fresh explosion at Bengal blast site creates panic

Eight days after a blast in a cracker factory in West Bengal's West Midnapore district claimed 12 lives, a fresh explosion at the site on Thursday created panic.

It was a firecracker factory: CID on West Midnapore blast

Amidst allegations that bombs were being manufactured at the illegal firecracker factory at Pingla in West Midnapore district where 12 persons were killed in an explosion on Wednesday night, CID Friday stressed that only firecrackers were produced there.