Spurned lover throws acid at classmate in WB

A girl suffered burn injuries when her college classmate threw acid at her for rejecting his proposal in South 24 Parganas district, police said today.

Woman gang-raped by 3 in South 24 Parganas

After a nun was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits in Nadia district of West Bengal, a 22-year-old woman was also allegedly gang-raped by three persons who tried to kill her in South 24 Parganas district today, police said.

Singapore rejects criticism that caning is `torture`

Singapore on Monday defended a court order for two German men to be caned for spray-painting a metro train and trespassing into a high-security depot, rejecting claims the punishment amounts to torture.

Headmaster beaten up by TMC leaders for 'criticising govt'

The headmaster of a government-aided school was beaten up allegedly by the associates of the school's secretary, who is a local Trinamool Congress leader, for criticising the state government during the Republic Day programme.

Four fishermen die, 3 missing after boat capsize

Canning: Bodies of four fishermen, who went missing after their boat capsized in the Bay of Bengal, were fished out of the waters, the police said today.

Two die in boat capsize in WB

A little girl and an elderly woman were killed on Tuesday when the boat they were ferrying capsized in Mani river in South 24-Parganas district of West Bengal.

Father slashes daughter's tongue in WB for having affair

A man allegedly slashed his teenage daughter's tongue after trying to strangulate her as a punishment for having an affair with a boy despite his disapproval, police said today.

Court orders judicial remand for 35 Bangladeshi fishermen

 A local court on Saturday remanded 35 arrested Bangladeshi fishermen to 14 days in judicial custody.

Two killed, two injured as train hits van at level crossing in WB

Two persons including a woman were killed and two others were injured when a local suburban train hit a motorised van at an unmanned level crossing in South 24 Parganas district on Wednesday, police said.

TMC workers injured in clash in West Bengal

Two Trinamool Congress workers were injured in a clash at Usti in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

Two fishermen's bodies found from capsized trawler site in WB

Two bodies were found on Tuesday by rescuers near an island at Patharpratima in South 24 Parganas district where a fishing trawler capsized.

Mother takes son to police for raping minor in Kolkata

A youth was arrested on a complaint of his mother for allegedly raping a minor girl near a school at Diamond Harbour in South 24-Parganas district, police said on Saturday.

Caning regular feature in my school: Big B

Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says caning was a "regular feature" in his school, but he strongly opposes the practice.