Ranaghat

Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency of West Bengal: Full list of candidates, polling dates

Here is the full list of candidates contesting the Lok Sabha election in 2019 from Ranaghat Lok Sabha Constituency of West Bengal.

Apr 19, 2019, 13:54 PM IST

Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency

Ranaghat Lok Sabha constituency is one of the 543 parliamentary constituencies in India. The constituency is in Nadia district in West Bengal. 

Apr 18, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Bangladeshi convict sentenced to life term in Ranaghat nun rape case

A court on Wednesday sentenced Bangladeshi citizen Nazrul Islam to life imprisonment in the sensational Ranaghat nun rape case.

Nov 08, 2017, 23:37 PM IST

Ranaghat nun gangprape: One held guilty of rape, 5 others convicted for robbery, sentencing on Wednesday

A Kolkata court on Tuesday held one of the six accused as guilty of raping a 71-year-old nun in Nadia district’s Ranaghat in 2015. The other five men have been convicted for robbery.

Nov 07, 2017, 15:03 PM IST

CID files chargesheet against five in West Bengal nun rape case

Police Monday submitted the chargesheet for the robbery at a convent school here and rape of a septuagenarian nun in March, which had created an outrage.

Jun 22, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee slams Opposition for instigating violence

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday criticised opposition parties for allegedly "trying to disturb" peaceful atmosphere in the state by "instigating violence" and said her government would not allow division of people along religious lines.

May 22, 2015, 21:06 PM IST

Nun rape case: Prime accused arrested in West Bengal

The prime accused in the rape of a septuagenarian nun inside a convent in West Bengal's Ranaghat was arrested from near the Sealdah railway station, police said on Friday.

May 08, 2015, 13:33 PM IST

Nun gang-rape case: Court adds criminal conspiracy charge against Ranaghat accused

The CJM court on Wednesday included Section 120 B under IPC as charge against the two Bangladeshi accused in the 71-year old nun gang-rape case at a Ranaghat convent school in Nadia district.

Apr 02, 2015, 00:55 AM IST

West Bengal Governor urges Centre, state to jointly look into 'Bangladeshi infiltration' issue

 West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday said the central and the state government must jointly look into the issue of cross-border infiltration and take all the necessary measures to stop the illegal immigration of Bangladeshi nationals in the state.

Mar 28, 2015, 16:02 PM IST

WB Guv bats for centre-state coordination to curb infiltration

In the backdrop of recent arrest of two Bangladeshi nationals in connection with Ranaghat nun gang-rape case, West Bengal governor KN Tripathi on Saturday said that Centre and the state must work together to curb infiltration.

Mar 28, 2015, 14:42 PM IST

14 days CID custody for second suspect in West Bengal nun gang-rape case

Gopal Sarkar, the second suspect arrested in the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent here two weeks ago, was produced before a local court and remanded to 14-day CID custody on Friday.

Mar 27, 2015, 16:16 PM IST

West Bengal nun gang-rape case: Two arrested

A day after making their first arrest, the West Bengal Police on Thursday nabbed another suspect in connection with the March 14 Ranaghat nun gang-rape case.

Mar 26, 2015, 10:34 AM IST

NCW team visits school where nun was gang-raped, slams West Bengal govt

A team of National Commission for Women (NCW) Saturday visited the Convent of Jesus and Mary School in Nadia district, where a septuagenarian nun was allegedly gang-raped, and slammed the state government as no arrest has been made in the case even after a week.

Mar 21, 2015, 15:54 PM IST

West Bengal gang-rape: Nun released from hospital, leaves for undisclosed destination

The septuagenarian nun, who was gang-raped at a convent here, was released from hospital in the wee hours on Friday and she left for an undisclosed destination, even as no arrests were made even six days after the incident.

Mar 20, 2015, 10:08 AM IST

Ranaghat nun fit for discharge: Hospital Superintendent

The elderly nun who was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits in Nadia district on Saturday was declared fit for discharge from Ranghat subdivisional hospital but the convent authorities are yet to take a final decision.

Mar 19, 2015, 12:47 PM IST

West Bengal nun gang-rape: Authorities must ensure that justice is done, says Cardinal Baselios Cleemis

The president of Catholic Bishops' Conference of India (CBCI) Cardinal Baselios Cleemis arrived in Ranaghat on Wednesday to meet the 71-year-old nun, who was gang-raped by dacoits in West Bengal's Nadia district, and said that authorities should ensure that justice is done and made visible.

Mar 18, 2015, 09:36 AM IST

No arrest yet in West Bengal nun rape case, more detained

No arrest has been made even after three days of the gang rape of a septuagenarian nun at a convent here but some more people were detained in connection with the incident last night.

Mar 17, 2015, 12:11 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee's convoy blocked during visit to Nadia

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's convoy was on Monday blocked here by angry protestors for nearly an hour demanding immediate arrest of culprits in the gangrape of the nun of a convent school in Nadia district.

Mar 16, 2015, 22:57 PM IST

West Bengal gang-rape victim stable, police chief visits spot

The septuagenarian nun who was raped by a gang of bandits in West Bengal's Nadia district, is physically stable but mentally vulnerable, doctors attending her said on Monday.

Mar 16, 2015, 16:25 PM IST

Nun gang-rape: Mamata Banerjee visits Nadia district, says 'strongest action' will be taken against perpetrators

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited Ranghat sub division in the Nadia district where a senior nun was allegedly gang-raped by some unidentified armed dacoits in the wee hours of Saturday.

Mar 16, 2015, 09:55 AM IST