Man held with fake currency in Bengal

The BSF on Monday arrested a man and seized fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs. 10 lakh from him near the Bangladesh border in West Bengal's Malda district.

Link between children`s deaths in Bengal, Bihar being probed

Blood samples of victims of a purported viral infection in West Bengal`s Malda district that left seven children dead in a week are being sent for tests to ascertain if these are linked to deaths in Bihar, official sources said Wednesday.

Seven children die of viral infection in West Bengal

As many as seven children in West Bengal`s Malda district have died due to the litchi syndrome, a viral infection leading to sudden death, in the last five days, an official said on Saturday.

Slum fire kills two, guts over 100 huts in West Bengal`s Malda district

A raging fire charred to death a two-year-old toddler and a 65-year-old woman, besides reducing to ashes over 100 huts in a slum area of West Bengal`s Malda district.

Notification for six West Bengal seats on Saturday

The Election Commission will issue notification for six Lok Sabha seats in four northern and southern West Bengal districts on Saturday, starting the process of filing nominations.

Two arrested for making threatening calls to West Bengal minister

Two persons were on Thursday arrested for allegedly making threatening calls to West Bengal Social Welfare Minister Sabitri Mitra in Malda district, a senior police officer said.

Seven detained over West Bengal bus firing

Seven people have been detained for questioning after gunshots were fired at a bus in West Bengal`s Malda district injuring at least three people.

Three persons drown, one missing in Malda floods

Three persons have drowned in the flood waters and one person is missing after a boat capsized in Malda district of West Bengal.

Two dead in Malda flood

Two persons drowned and another went missing in incidents of boat capsize in the Malda district of West Bengal on Monday.

Rescue operation in Malda boat capsize ends; toll 10

The search and rescue operation following the boat capsize in Malda district has ended with the recovery of one more body, taking the toll from the mishap to ten, official sources said on Sunday.

Three drown as boat capsizes in Bengal

At least three people drowned and over a dozen were reported missing after a boat carrying about 70 passengers capsized in West Bengal`s Malda district Friday, an official said.

Four children among 5 struck dead by lightning in Bengal

Five persons, including four children, died after being hit by lightning during a thundershower at Chancold in Malda district, the police said on Monday.

NHRC issues notice to WB govt over sterilisation of women

National Human Rights Commission issued notices to West Bengal Government and Malda District Magistrate over allegations of sterilisation of more than 100 women by two doctors.

WB: Four babies die in Malda Medical College Hospital

Four new-born children died in Malda Medical College and Hospital in the district headquarter town of Malda district.

Malda has become hub for fake currency notes smuggling: BSF

Malda district in West Bengal has become a hub for smuggling of fake Indian currency notes (FICN), a senior BSF official said on Sunday.

Four killed in lightning in Malda district

Four persons were killed and an equal number injured when lightning struck them at different places in Malda district during rains on Thursday.

WB: Father dies after being beaten by eve-teasers

Thrashed by some youths for daring to protest against the teasing of his daughter, a man from Malda district died on Sunday.

Suspected Maoist arrested in West Bengal

A suspected Maoist was on Tuesday arrested from Malda district, police said.

Pressurised for marriage, 13-year-old commits suicide

Unable to bear pressure from her parents to get married, a 13-year-old girl allegedly committed suicide by drinking pesticide at Kaliachak in Malda district, police said on Sunday.