Didi`s political heir Abhishek eyes gold in Diamond Harbour

Stakes are high for Trinamool cadres in this sleepy town in the suburbs of Kolkata with party supremo and chief minister Mamata Banerjee`s nephew Abhishek fighting his debut poll, billed as a prestige battle, for a seat won by rebel TMC leader Somen Mitra, who resigned and switched over to Congress earlier this year.

Bodies of two Trinamool Congress supporters found

The bodies of two Trinamool
Congress supporters were found lying today in a field at
Basuldanga in Diamond Harbour of South 24-Parganas district.

Hooch toll rises to 173

With two more deaths being
reported in the state`s worst-ever hooch tragedy in West
Bengal, the toll rose to 173, officials said.

Mograhat tense but under control

The situation in Nainan
Mallikpara area where two persons were killed and 40 injured
in mob violence and police firing remained tense

Three drowned, 30 rescued after boat capsize

A boat capsized in the Matla river
in South 24-parganas district of West Bengal on Wednesday.

Container vessel runs aground in the Hooghly river

A container vessel,
carrying wooden logs, ran aground in the Hooghly river during
low tide near Nurpur in South 24-parganas district.

Captain of Pak-bound ship with explosives quizzed

The Karachi-bound cargo vessel from Bangladesh was carrying explosives.