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South 24 Parganas

Fire breaks out at firecracker factory in West Bengal, several injured

A fire broke out in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district at a firecracker factory. 

Oct 07, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

1 killed, 2 injured in clash in West Bengal

The incident happened at Canning bus stand under the jurisdiction of Canning police station.

Oct 01, 2018, 00:43 AM IST

18-year-old Kolkata woman commits suicide, streams act live on Facebook

She had streamed the entire incident live on Facebook with a person standing on the other side and watching the entire act.

Jun 12, 2018, 10:21 AM IST

Zee Exclusive - Smugglers milk Rohingya crisis: Rs 25k per person to cross border, with family discount

Escaping "ethnic cleansing" in Myanmar's northwest state of Rakhine, thousands of Rohingyas have sought shelter in India

Jan 15, 2018, 11:00 AM IST

Boy ends life as father refuses to buy him motorbike

A Class IX student, whose body was found hanging in his room, apparently committed suicide after his father refused to buy him a motorbike, family sources said on Saturday.

Nov 19, 2017, 00:24 AM IST

Woman 'thrown out' of running train in Bengal

A woman was critically injured after she was allegedly thrown out of a running train by unidentified miscreants near Haroa station in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, the GRP said today.

Jan 24, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

Powergrid project may be shifted if needed: Mamata Banerjee

Clashes broke out between two factions of the ruling Trinamool Congress at Bhangor today over the project land and police had to intervene to keep the situation under control.

Jan 17, 2017, 20:08 PM IST

Stampede at Gangasagar Mela in West Bengal, 6 dead; PM Modi announces ex-gratia

In an unfortunate incident, at least six persons died on Sunday after a stampede took place in Gangasagar Mela.

Jan 15, 2017, 19:18 PM IST

West Bengal Assembly Elections: Polling begins in crucial fifth phase, 680 central forces companies deployed

Polling began for 53 constituencies in the fifth and penultimate phase on West Bengal assembly polls on Saturday.

Apr 30, 2016, 06:12 AM IST

680 central forces companies for Bengal poll fifth phase

As many as 680 companies of central forces will be deployed in poll-bound districts of South 24 Parganas, Kolkata and Hooghly during the fifth phase of polls on April 30, Election Commission officials said here.

Apr 29, 2016, 11:10 AM IST

West Bengal Assembly polls: EC issues notification for 5th phase

Election Commission today issued notification for the fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly polls.

Apr 04, 2016, 15:51 PM IST

West Bengal: Trinamool Congress leader killed in crude bomb attack

A Trinamool Congress leader was killed in an alleged attack by unidentified assailants at Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas district late Wednesday, triggering tension in the area ahead of Assembly polls in the state.

Mar 24, 2016, 02:04 AM IST

TMC behind death of youth who protested against gambling, alleges BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday blamed Trinamool Congress (TMC) goons for the murder of a youth who had protested against gambling in South 24 Parganas district.

May 02, 2015, 19:01 PM IST

West Bengal civic elections: Repoll in 36 booths of 5 districts on Monday

Civic repolling will be held tomorrow in 36 booths spread over five districts of West Bengal, the State Election Commission said on Sunday.

Apr 26, 2015, 22:51 PM IST

Spurned lover throws acid at classmate in WB

A girl suffered burn injuries when her college classmate threw acid at her for rejecting his proposal in South 24 Parganas district, police said today.

Apr 06, 2015, 12:43 PM IST

Dacoits loot tourists in West Bengal, 4 arrested

A group of tourists were robbed of cash and other valuables by some dacoits, four of whom were later arrested on Sunday in South 24 Parganas district.

Mar 29, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Woman gang-raped by 3 in South 24 Parganas

After a nun was allegedly gang-raped by dacoits in Nadia district of West Bengal, a 22-year-old woman was also allegedly gang-raped by three persons who tried to kill her in South 24 Parganas district today, police said.

Mar 15, 2015, 00:37 AM IST

India sends back 111 fishermen to Bangladesh

India on Thursday sent back 111 fishermen to Bangladesh after they were released from the Alipur Central Jail here.

Feb 19, 2015, 23:25 PM IST

West Bengal horror: Schoolgirl gang-raped twice

A 16-year-old girl student was gang-raped twice in two days in West Bengal`s South 24 Parganas district, and two people have been arrested in this connection, police said Saturday.

Feb 07, 2015, 16:41 PM IST

Bengal woman tied naked to tree, beaten; opposition slams Mamata Banerjee

A woman in West Bengal Monday alleged that she was tied naked to a tree, beaten and branded over allegations of stealing. A couple were arrested but got bail which prompted the opposition to accuse the Mamata Banerjee government of "patronising criminals".

Jan 26, 2015, 18:02 PM IST