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400 Trinamool Congress members including many TMC stalwarts join BJP in Tripura
400 Trinamool Congress members including many TMC stalwarts join BJP in Tripura

It's a big boost for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Tripura.

CPI-M leader killed in Bengal, Trinamool blamed

A local CPI-M leader was brutally killed in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Thursday. The CPI-M blamed the ruling Trinamool Congress for the crime.

Unpaid for months, veteran Bengal cardiologist jumps before train

A veteran physician committed suicide by jumping in front of a local train allegedly because he was not getting his salary at his Hooghly district hospital.

West Bengal: BJP takes out rally demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee
West Bengal: BJP takes out rally demanding resignation of Mamata Banerjee

The BJP in West Bengal today organised a rally on the Narada issue and demanded resignation of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, saying she has lost the moral right to continue in office "as she tried to defend the tainted ministers and her party leaders".

Seven killed in West Bengal road accident

Seven persons, including two kids and three women, died in a road accident on Wednesday when their car was crushed under a tanker in West Bengal`s Burdwan district, police said.

Narada sting case: Setback to TMC, SC upholds Calcutta HC order for CBI probe
Narada sting case: Setback to TMC, SC upholds Calcutta HC order for CBI probe

The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected plea of TMC leaders Suvendu Adhikari and Saugata Roy for SIT probe monitored either by apex court or HC in the Narada sting matter.

Police complaint against poet for 'hurting Hindu sentiments'

A Hindutva group has lodged a police complaint against noted poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay for allegedly hurting "Hindu sentiments and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath" in a Facebook post.

Spurious liquor claims five lives in West Bengal

Five persons have died and several others admitted to hospital over the last three days after they consumed spurious liquor in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, a police officer said on Tuesday.

Narada sting case: CBI registers preliminary enquiry

The CBI has registered preliminary enquiry in connection with the Narada sting tapes in which several Trinamool Congress leaders were allegedly caught on camera taking money.

Four held after human skeletons found in Burdwan house

Four persons were arrested after 10 human skeletons were found in a house in West Bengal`s Burdwan district on Monday, the police said.

Will submit Narada probe report in court if asked: CBI Official

The anti-corruption wing of the CBI today said it would submit the preliminary report of the inquiry into the Narada sting operation to the Calcutta High Court, if asked to do so.

Left Front holds sit-in outside CBI's office, demands arrests in Sarada chit fund scams

Demanding the arrest of those purportedly figuring in the Narada sting footage and the Sarada chit fund scam, the state`s Left Front heavy-weights on Monday.

CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Narada sting case
CBI registers preliminary enquiry in Narada sting case

The CBI has registered a preliminary enquiry into Narada sting operation that purportedly showed TMC leaders taking bribes.

Bring Mamata Banerjee under CBI probe into Narada, Saradha scams: CPI(M)

The CPI(M) on Monday demanded that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee be brought under the purview of CBI investigations into Narada and Saradha scams.

RSS to debate increasing Jihadi attacks in West Bengal
RSS to debate increasing Jihadi attacks in West Bengal

RSS on Sunday accused the West Bengal government of remaining a mute spectator to attacks unleashed by Islamic fundamentalists in the state and appeasing the 'jihadis'.

Resignation of Mayor demanded at Kolkata Municipal Corporation

The Opposition today demanded resignation of Mayor Sovan Chatterjee on Narada issue when he presented the budget for 2017/18 at the Kolkata Municipal Corporation.

Opposition demands removal of "tainted" West Bengal ministers

Opposition parties in West Bengal today welcomed the Calcutta High Court order on Narada sting operation and demanded immediate removal of "tainted" ministers from the state Cabinet.

HC orders CBI to conduct preliminary inquiry into Narada sting case, terms West Bengal Police as 'puppet'
HC orders CBI to conduct preliminary inquiry into Narada sting case, terms West Bengal Police as 'puppet'

The sting operation purportedly showed over a dozen TMC leaders including MPs, state ministers and former ministers accepting bundles of cash in return for doling out favours to a fictitious company.

Hoax bomb call creates scare at Calcutta High Court

Security authorities were on Thursday thrown in a tizzy after a bomb scare at the Calcutta High Court premises.

When a Bengal hospital 'discovered' uterus, ovary in 63-year-old man!
When a Bengal hospital 'discovered' uterus, ovary in 63-year-old man!

An elderly man lodged a police complaint on Thursday after a private hospital report in West Bengal mentioned existence of "uterus" and "ovary" in the ultrasonogram (USG) report of his abdomen.

BJP in West Bangal prepares 3-pronged strategy for Panchayat, Lok Sabha polls

Aiming to recreate the BJP's stellar UP show in Bengal rural polls next year and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in the state is taking tips from their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh and has prepared a three-pronged strategy to emerge as the main contender of the ruling TMC.

Newborn abducted from Kolkata hospital, protestors block road

A newborn baby was allegedly abducted by an unidentified woman from a government hospital in Kolkata on Tuesday, triggering protests, including a road blockade in the city's heart.

Mamata Banerjee congratulates winners, tells losers not to lose heart
Mamata Banerjee congratulates winners, tells losers not to lose heart

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday congratulated winners in the assembly polls and advised the losers to not lose heart.

West Bengal minister hails Centre's decision on Aadhaar for chidren

West Bengal Panchayat and Rural Development minister Subrata Mukherjee today welcomed the latest decision of the Centre not to deprive children, without Aadhaar cards, benefits of Mid-Day Meal and said good sense had prevailed at long last.

100 crude bombs recovered from a toilet of a house in Malda
100 crude bombs recovered from a toilet of a house in Malda

Acting on specific a tip-off, the police on Wednesday recovered at least 100 crude bombs from a toilet of a house here, a senior police officer said.

13 gold biscuits worth Rs 45 lakh seized in West Bengal

Border Security Force (BSF) on Tuesday recovered 13 gold biscuits weighing 1518.910 grams worth Rs. 45, 07,365/- from the border outpost of Amudia.

One person killed, 80 injured as bus overturns in West Bengal

One person was killed and 80 others were injured when a bus overturned in Jalpaiguri district today.

Child protection officer arrested in child trafficking case in West Bengal

The CID has arrested the head of a child protection agency in Darjeeling and a member of a child welfare committee on charges of selling babies and children, some to foreigners, through questionable adoption deals.

Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's
Pregnant woman finds deep-fried lizard in french fries at Kolkata McDonald's

In a shocking find, a pregnant woman, on an outing with her daughter, found a deep-fried lizard in a serving of fries at a McDonald's outlet in the city.

Rs 57 lakh in fake currency seized in Kolkata, five held

Fake Indian currency with a face value of around Rs 57 lakh in new Rs 2,000 denomination notes was seized and five persons were arrested here on Thursday, a senior Kolkata Police officer said.