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Man killed, another critically injured while taking selfie in West Bengal's Nadia

A man was killed and his friend critically injured on Tuesday after a train hit them while taking a selfie near a railway crossing in Kalyani in Nadia district, a GRP official said.

Bengal Shia cleric Shabbir Ali Azad Warsi threatens to overthrow central govt over deportation of Rohingya Muslims
Bengal Shia cleric Shabbir Ali Azad Warsi threatens to overthrow central govt over deportation of Rohingya Muslims

Expressing solidarity with Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar, Shia cleric Maulana Shabbir Ali Azad Warsi threatened to overthrow the central government over their deportation. 

Mahalaya observed in West Bengal

People across West Bengal observed on Tuesday the auspicious occasion of Mahalaya, which heralds in Durga Puja.

West Bengal Finance department ask 32 depts to return unutilised funds

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had on September 4 asked the departments to return the funds they had failed to utilise so that the government could utilise it for other development purpose.

Thematic Durga Puja pandals are in-thing in Kolkata this year
Thematic Durga Puja pandals are in-thing in Kolkata this year

North Kolkata's Kashi Bose Lane Durga Puja Committee has reportedly themed its puja on 'How music resonates in our lives and surroundings'.

Bengal teenager hospitalised after playing Blue Whale Challenge
Bengal teenager hospitalised after playing Blue Whale Challenge

According to police, the girl's classmates on Saturday found blood oozing from her arm and told the school authorities about it. 

Khagragarh blast suspect arrested from Kolkata

The STF of the Kolkata Police has arrested Burhan Sheikh, the absconding suspect in the Khagragarh blast case, from a hideout in the central parts of the city.

BSF man killed by cow smuggler near Indo-Bangla border

Superintendent of police P Sudhakar said Tushar Kanti Das of BSF 64 Battalion had spotted the minitruck at Gaighata in the morning and had given it a chase on a cycle along with a local.

Minor fire at Kolkata airport, no air traffic disruption

A minor fire broke out near a boarding gate at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport on Thursday.

West Bengal: 14 live bombs recovered from shop in Howrah district

The explosion happened at the Teen Kapati Pool under the jurisdiction of Manikpur police station yesterday evening when Ali was closing the shop, the officer said.

CP(M) expels Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for 'anti-party' activities; feud deepens between Yechury, Karat camps
CP(M) expels Rajya Sabha MP Ritabrata Banerjee for 'anti-party' activities; feud deepens between Yechury, Karat camps

Banerjee's expulsion from the party points towards a deepening feud between the Sitaram Yechury camp and the Prakash Karat camps

Blue Whale threat: College student asked to cut his wrist, take selfie in WB
Blue Whale threat: College student asked to cut his wrist, take selfie in WB

While authorities are taking every step to save children from falling pray to dangerous online game Blue Whale, a college student in Burdwan district of West Bengal has become its latest victim.

Narada scam: CBI interrogates Trinamool leader Madan Mitra

The CBI on Wednesday interrogated Trinamool Congress leader and former West Bengal minister Madan Mitra in connection with the Narada tapes scam.

Russian Centre of Culture initiates all-faith meet in city

The Russian Centre of Culture called the first such all-faith meeting here at Gorky Sadan yesterday.

Amit Shah has lunch at BJP worker's house in Kolkata
Amit Shah has lunch at BJP worker's house in Kolkata

BJP president Amit Shah on Wednesday had lunch at the house of a BJP worker in north Kolkata's Cossipore.

Amit Shah accuses Trinamool Congress of unleashing violence against BJP workers

Several people were killed, many injured and their property destroyed, Amit Shah alleged, targeting the Mamata Banerjee-led government in the state.

Second all-party meeting on Darjeeling issue on Tuesday
Second all-party meeting on Darjeeling issue on Tuesday

West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb on Monday said: "We are hopeful of resolving the deadlock. People of Darjeeling do not want strike."

Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah
Forming govt in Bengal is BJP's ultimate goal: Shah

Shah said the BJP has seen a lot of growth in recent years, but has not reached its saturation point yet. 

Incident-free day in Darjeeling, several shops open

A large number of shops were open in the Darjeeling hills today braving threats and intimidation by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM).

Patrol aircraft, submarine to face each other in Navy museum
Patrol aircraft, submarine to face each other in Navy museum

It will be displayed at R K Beach at Visakhapatnam, where the submarine INS Kursura is placed.

West Bengal opposes UGC circular on viewing PM address

PM Modi would be addressing a student leaders` convention on the theme of `Young lndia, New India -- A Resurgent Nation: from Sankalp to Sidhhi` in New Delhi.

GJM delegation to Delhi to meet Rajnath Singh: Bimal Gurung
GJM delegation to Delhi to meet Rajnath Singh: Bimal Gurung

In an audio message, Gurung said the central government should immediately begin tripartite talks on Gorkhaland.

 

Thunderstorms, lightning in Gangetic Bengal till on Friday

In Kolkata, there was no rainfall recorded in 24 hours till 8.30 am this morning.

Fire in NRS Medical College in Kolkata

The blaze started in the paediatric medicine department at around 10 am.

Need to revive patriotism of Subhas Chandra Bose: Bengal Governor

West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi on Wednesday said there is a need to bring back the feeling of patriotism.

Small reshuffle in West Bengal government

West Bengal`s Mamata Banerjee government on Wednesday carried out a small reshuffle, replacing Agriculture Minister Purnendu Basu with Asish Banerjee.

West Bengal: Arrest warrant issued against eight GJM leaders

Other than Gurung, the warrants were issued against his wife Asha Gurung, GJM General Secretary Roshan Giri, party`s youth wing head Prakash Gurung and Chief Convenor of the Gorkhaland Movement Coordination Committee Kalyan Dewan.

After Mohan Bhagwat, Amit Shah denied permission for Kolkata event; BJP cries conspiracy
After Mohan Bhagwat, Amit Shah denied permission for Kolkata event; BJP cries conspiracy

Almost a day after RSS was forced to cancel an event that was scheduled to take place at a Kolkata's state-fun auditorium, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday was compelled to call off a major rally planned for its president Amit Shah here next week. 

West Bengal Tourism Minister takes out peace rally in Darjeeling hills

With an objective to bring normalcy back in Darjeeling, West Bengal Tourism Minister Goutam Deb took out a peace rally at Garidhura area, near Kurseong, on Wednesday.

 Narada sting case: Trinamool MP Sougata Roy appears before CBI in Kolkata
Narada sting case: Trinamool MP Sougata Roy appears before CBI in Kolkata

Trinamool Congress lawmaker Sougata Roy appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in connection with the Narada case on Wednesday.