Burdwan blast probe: Two picked up from Jharkhand

A joint team of National Investigation Agency and Intelligence Bureau have picked up two persons from Sangrampur in Jharkhand's Pakur district in connection with the Burdwan blast in neighbouring West Bengal.

Shatabdi Express stopped briefly in Jharkhand after detection of smoke

New Jalpaiguri-Howrah Down Shatabdi Express was stopped briefly on Wednesday at Outer Pakur station after smoke was spotted below a coach, railway sources said.

Two Maoists held for Pakur SP murder

Two CPI (Maoists) activists, allegedly involved in the killing of Pakur SP Amarjit Balihar, were arrested from Kathikund Police Station area of Dumka district, police said on Monday.

Two girls gang-raped in Jharkhand

Two girls were allegedly gang-raped by four people in Jharkhand`s Pakur district, police said on Thursday.

SP, five other policemen killed in Jharkhand Naxal attack

Naxals carried out a daring attack in Jharkhand’s Dumka district on Tuesday when they attacked a police motorcade killing six cops, including an SP.

Ammonium nitrate seized in Jharkhand

A total of 150 kg of ammonium nitrate, brought from West Bengal, were on Wednesday seized at Chengadenga village in Pakur district, police said.

Ammonium nitrate seized in Pakur

The police Saturday seized one quintal ammonium nitrate and arrested a person in
this connection in Pakur town.

Woman branded witch thrown pushed on funeral pyre

An elderly woman suffered
burn injuries when she was allegedly pushed on a funeral pyre
in Pakur’s Hiranpur Block after villagers branded her as
witch, the police said here today.