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'Swachh Bharat': 2.5 lakh people to take oath to use toilets

Pledging never to defecate in the open, around 2.5 lakh people in Nadia district will form a first-of-its-kind 122-km-long human chain this Saturday.

Brisk polling in Bongaon Lok Sabha by-poll

Brisk polling was underway in the by-election for the Bongaon Lok Sabha seat in West Bengal Friday with over 50 percent turnout seen by afternoon. The polling process is largely peaceful, an official said.

Infant escapes unhurt after falling under train

An 11-month-old girl has had a miraculous escape after she fell from her mother's lap on the rail tracks at Bishnupriya Halt Station at Nabadwip in Nadia district.

West Bengal: Four hurt in assault case

Four persons were injured in an alleged assault case on a girl student in Nadia.

Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company
Burdwan blast: NIA team expresses security concern, Centre to send BSF company

Sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) investigating the Burdwan blast have expressed concerns over their security, sources said on Thursday.

Two women arrested in connection with Burdwan blast

Two women were arrested and remanded to police custody for two weeks on Sunday in connection with the explosion at Khagragarh here that left two suspected militants dead.

West Bengal`s final phase: 26 facing criminal cases, 41 crorepatis in fray

As many as 26 candidates with criminal cases and 41 crorepatis (multimillionaires) including independent nominee Shamali Das who has assets worth over Rs.2,000 crore are in the fray for the fifth and last phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.

Meena, Nadia join Telugu remake of `Drishyam`

Meena and Nadia have been roped in to play important roles in the Telugu remake of recent Malayalam blockbuster "Drishyam".

WB: Two killed as tanker hits roadside shop in Nadia

Two persons were killed when a tanker rammed into a roadside shop in Nadia district today.

Congress suffers another jolt in WB, loses civic body to TMC

Congress in West Bengal suffered yet again due to defection as ruling Trinamool Congress today snatched control of a municipality in Nadia district ahead of next year`s general elections.

CPI(M) withdraws all candidates from Chakdaha Municipality

Alleging reign of terror unleashed by the Trinamool Congress (TMC), the CPI(M) on Saturday announced withdrawal of all its candidate from the Chakdaha municipality in Nadia district, elections for which were held today.

13-yr-old raped by elderly neighbour

A minor girl was allegedly raped by her 68-year-old neighbour at Senpur-Shyamnagar area in Nadia district, police said on Saturday.

School girl gang-raped, killed in WB

A 14-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and strangulated to death while she was returning home from school in Nadia district, police said on Tuesday.

TMC worker killed in Nadia

A Trinamool Congress worker was called out of his house and shot dead at Kadaghata under Chakdaha Police Station in Nadia district on Saturday, police sources said.

Seven injured in TMC-CPI(M) clash in Nadia

Seven persons were injured in a clash between Trinamool Congress and CPI(M) workers at Ramnagar.

Judicial inquiry into Tehatta firing: Mamata Banerjee

A judicial inquiry will be initiated into the November 14 firing by an SDPO which left a man dead at Tehatta in Nadia district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday.

Adhir Chowdhury enters prohibitory-order bound Tehatta

After Union minister Deepa Dasmunshi was turned back from entering Tehatta as prohibitory orders were in force,her colleague Adhir Chowdhury met family of man who died in police firing on November 14.

Union Minister stopped from visiting Nadia

Union minister Deepa Dasmunshi was Friday prevented by the administration from going to Tehatta in Nadia district where the police had opened fire during violence on Wednesday which left one person dead.

One killed, nine injured in violence in Bengal

One person was killed and nine others, including eight policemen, were injured in violence that rocked Tehatta in Nadia district on Wednesday, forcing police to open fire in "self-defence".

Sweeper arrested in connection with bank robbery

The sweeper of Ranaghat UCO bank branch,Krishnanagar, was arrested by police in connection with the Rs 30 robbery in the bank, police said.