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8-year-old girl gang-raped, hanged from tree in West Bengal

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 16:03

In a grim reminder of Badaun gang-rape case, an eight-year-old girl has been found hanging from a tree Nandakumar in East Midnapore district of West Bengal.

50 injured in clashes in Bengal over custodial death in UP

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 14:36

Fifty people, including 23 policemen, were injured in clashes with demonstrators who blockaded a national highway to protest a school teacher`s custodial death in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.

Kolkata woman tutor, who brutally beat up 3-year-old child, still on the run

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 12:20

Police have expanded its search to areas adjoining the city to trace the woman tutor caught on camera brutally beating up a three-year-old at his home here.

Kesri Nath Tripathi sworn in as Bengal Governor

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 08:25

Kesri Nath Tripathi was Thursday sworn in as the new Governor of West Bengal at a ceremony in the historic Raj Bhavan here.

BSF seizes 49 kg gold worth Rs 14 crore in last six months

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:44

The South Bengal Frontier of the Border Security Force (BSF) has seized about 49 kg of gold worth over Rs 14 crore and apprehended 30 gold smugglers in the last six months.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:20

With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 Wednesday.

KN Tripathi reaches Kolkata, to take oath as WB Guv tomorrow

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:26

West Bengal Governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi, who is scheduled to take oath as the state`s gubernatorial head tomorrow, arrived here from Uttar Pradesh Wednesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Encephalitis toll rises to 105 in West Bengal

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 19:58

With three more people dying due to Encephalitis since yesterday, the death toll in cases related to the mosquito-borne virus in the seven north Bengal districts rose to 105 today.

102 die due to encephalitis in north Bengal

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 21:00

Encephalitis has taken 42 lives in north Bengal in the last two days, taking the total toll to 102 till on Tuesday.

Encephalitis toll rises to 102 in Bengal, 43 in Assam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 19:19

Encephalitis playing havoc in north Bengal, where 102 people have died, has spread its tentacles to Assam as well taking 43 lives there.

CBI gives July 31 deadline to give documents in Saradha scam

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 18:59

CBI has given a deadline of July 31 to the police of West Bengal and Odisha to submit all the documents related to Saradha chit fund scam in which a Trinamool Congress member of parliament is also an accused.

Congress, LF strength in Assembly erodes further

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 22:06

The strength of Opposition Congress and Left Front dwindled further in the West Bengal Assembly with the desertion of three Congress MLAs and a CPI(M) MLA in favour of the ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday.