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.

Apr 06, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

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.

Mar 15, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

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.

Mar 09, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

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.

Jan 28, 2015, 20:14 PM IST

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.

Dec 16, 2014, 15:58 PM IST

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.

Dec 09, 2014, 15:33 PM IST

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.

Dec 06, 2014, 20:51 PM IST

Court orders judicial remand for 35 Bangladeshi fishermen

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

Nov 15, 2014, 21:31 PM IST

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.

Oct 15, 2014, 19:53 PM IST

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.

Oct 11, 2014, 12:40 PM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

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.

Sep 06, 2014, 16:21 PM IST

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.

Jun 19, 2010, 17:32 PM IST