CID takes charge of woman torture case in West Bengal

The CID of the West Bengal Police on Friday took charge of the investigation into the alleged torture of a woman, relative of a BJP worker wanted in a bomb attack case, by policemen in Birbhum district.

Police officer suspended for torturing woman

Police on Wednesday suspended a sub-inspector and initiated departmental probe against two constables for their alleged involvement in torturing a woman in Birbhum district.

Lone BJP member stages walk-out from West Bengal Assembly

The lone BJP MLA in the West Bengal Assembly Shamik Bhattacharya on Thursday staged a walk out from the House as Speaker Biman Banerjee did not allow him to refer to the law and order issue in Birbhum district.

Minorities under attack in West Bengal: BJP MLA

Shamik Bhattacharya, the lone BJP MLA in West Bengal Assembly, on Thursday alleged that minorities and the poor were under attack in the state and the government was refraining from taking any step.

Blast in West Bengal, three held

A bomb explosion took place in West Bengal's Birbhum district on Wednesday, seriously injuring three people. Three people, including a woman, were held for the blast, police said.

Labhpur gang-rape case: All 13 accused found guilty

A local court on Friday found all the 13 accused guilty in the gang-rape of a tribal woman at Labhpur in Birbhum district in January this year.

Evidence yet not found to arrest Anubrata in Parui murder case

SIT probing murder of an independent panchayat member at Parui told the Calcutta HC that it did not find the need to arrest district TMC district president Anubrata Mondal so far.

Triple murder: Court seeks Bengal view on CBI probe

The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday sought the West Bengal government`s stand on a petition seeking CBI probe into a triple murder in Birbhum district.

Over 100 bombs recovered in West Bengal

105 crude bombs and explosive manufacturing material were on Thursday seized by security forces during a search operation in West Bengal`s Birbhum district, ahead of April 30 polls.

Two killed in explosion ahead of polls in Birbhum district

Two persons were killed when a bomb they were making exploded at Kusumberia village in Birbhum district on Monday.

CPI(M) activist allegedly killed by TMC workers after explosives found near Mamata`s rally venue

A day after some explosives were recovered few kilometers away from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s election rally venue in Birbhum district, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers allegedly attacked a CPI(M) activist at Haraipur village here on Saturday, who was passing through the area at the time of the recovery of the explosives.

West Bengal gang-rape: NCW satisfied with police and administrative action

The National Commission for Women expressed satisfaction with the police and administrative action following the gang-rape tribal girl on the orders of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district.

West Bengal gang-rape: Police seek custody of accused

The 13 accused in the shocking gang rape case of a tribal woman on the orders of a kangaroo court in West Bengal`s Birbhum district were on Friday presented in court with the police seeking their custody.

West Bengal gang-rape: SC says disturbing news, issues notice to Mamata govt

Taking suo moto cognisance of the shameful Birbhum gang-rape case, the Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to the West Bengal government.

Tribal girl`s gang-rape: Mamata Banerjee orders removal of Birbhum SP

Angry with the police for not seeking remand of the accused in the gang-rape of a tribal girl at Labhpur, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ordered removal of Birbhum district Superintendent of Police C Sudhakar.

Gang-rape a sad incident: Trinamool Congress

Ruling Trinamool Congress termed the gang-rape of a tribal woman in West Bengal`s Birbhum district as `sad` incident.

Opposition flays Mamata over tribal`s gang-rape

Opposition parties in West Bengal lashed out at CM Mamata Banerjee following the gang rape of a tribal woman at the behest of a kangaroo court in Birbhum district.

West Bengal Governor seeks corporal punishment for gang-rapists

Reacting to the gruesome gang-rape of a tribal woman, Governor MK Narayanan Thursday said the perpetrators of the crime should get corporal punishment.

Political parties condemn gang-rape tribal girl

The gang-rape of a tribal girl allegedly on the orders of a khap panchayat in Birbhum district on January 21 was condemned by political parties.

Birbhum gang-rape: Manish Tewari seeks strictest punishment for accused

Terming as absolutely "inhuman and completely outrageous" the gang-rape of a tribal woman in West Bengal, Union Minister Manish Tewari on Thursday asked the state government to ensure "strictest punishment" to the culprits.