West Bengal News

Army's Mountain Strike Corps moves to its Panagarh headquarters for close watch on China

Army's Mountain Strike Corps moves to its Panagarh headquarters for close watch on China

The Mountain Strike Corps, also known as the Brahmastra Corps, is a China-specific Strike Corps as it is located in close proximity to China.

Mar 01, 2019, 15:12 PM IST
Two JMB members arrested from West Bengal's Murshidabad; explosives material seized

Two JMB members arrested from West Bengal's Murshidabad; explosives material seized

With Tuesday's successful raid in Murshidabad, the number of JMB operatives arrested in a month rose to six.

Feb 27, 2019, 17:20 PM IST
Amid rising India-Pakistan tensions, Army's Eastern Command chief visits Panagarh base, reviews preparedness

Amid rising India-Pakistan tensions, Army's Eastern Command chief visits Panagarh base, reviews preparedness

Lt Gen Naravane reviewed the security situation and operational preparedness of the formation at the military station

Feb 27, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
West Bengal govt shifts Pak inmates to high-security cells

West Bengal govt shifts Pak inmates to high-security cells

The state government's move comes days after a 50-year-old Pakistani convict was allegedly killed by fellow inmates in Rajasthan's Jaipur Central jail.

Feb 27, 2019, 12:47 PM IST
GoAir Bhubaneswar-Kolkata flight experiences severe air turbulence, 2 crew members injured

GoAir Bhubaneswar-Kolkata flight experiences severe air turbulence, 2 crew members injured

The number of passengers on board the turbulence-hit aircraft was not immediately known.

Feb 27, 2019, 00:15 AM IST
Ex-IPS officer blames West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for suicide

Ex-IPS officer blames West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for suicide

The 1986 batch IPS officer, identified as Gaurav Dutt, was found dead with a slit wrist at his home. 

Feb 26, 2019, 07:49 AM IST
Rains to continue in parts of West Bengal over next 48 hours

Rains to continue in parts of West Bengal over next 48 hours

As many as four people were reported dead across the state following heavy rains.

Feb 25, 2019, 20:23 PM IST
TMC youth leader from Murshidabad's Baharampur shot dead

TMC youth leader from Murshidabad's Baharampur shot dead

Biswas was attending a Saraswati Puja celebration at Majdia-Fulbari area around 8 pm when some miscreants opened fire at him.

Feb 25, 2019, 17:22 PM IST
Govt keen on playing politics over Pulwama attack in LS polls: Mamata Banerjee

Govt keen on playing politics over Pulwama attack in LS polls: Mamata Banerjee

The central government is functioning in a peculiar way and union ministers are not aware of important decisions, Banerjee claimed.

Feb 25, 2019, 15:55 PM IST
Jadavpur University Pro-V-C confined in office for 48 hrs as students' sit-in continues

Jadavpur University Pro-V-C confined in office for 48 hrs as students' sit-in continues

The unions have demanded the university authorities to enumerate the steps taken to raise the issue with the higher education department, including sharing details of the correspondence over e-mail.

Feb 24, 2019, 23:33 PM IST
Arms seized from bus in Bengal, one arrested

Arms seized from bus in Bengal, one arrested

Humayun Sheikh was arrested from a North Bengal State Transport Corporation bus on its way from Kolkata to Malda on Sunday afternoon.

Feb 24, 2019, 23:01 PM IST
Man burnt alive by family of girl he loved

Man burnt alive by family of girl he loved

Ranjit had gone to meet the girl when the incident occurred. He was a goldsmith in Delhi.

Feb 24, 2019, 00:21 AM IST
West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes seized by BSF, one held

West Bengal: Fake Rs 2,000, Rs 500 notes seized by BSF, one held

Acting on a tip-off, the BSF troopers nabbed a suspect on Thursday evening and recovered 14 fake notes of Rs 2,000 and 38 fake notes of Rs 500 from his possession.

Feb 22, 2019, 18:41 PM IST
Efforts on to introduce 'inhuman' religion in India: Mamata Banerjee

Efforts on to introduce 'inhuman' religion in India: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee, who is also the Trinamool Congress chief, said she does not believe in the politics of dividing people on the basis of their religion, caste and creed.

Feb 22, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal in terror funding case

NIA searches 10 locations in Jharkhand and West Bengal in terror funding case

The residences and offices of close aides and companies associated with PLFI chief Dinesh Gope were searched for their alleged role in the financing of the PLFI.

Feb 21, 2019, 22:30 PM IST
Terming Gumnami Baba as Netaji a sinister campaign: Subhash Chandra Bose's family

Terming Gumnami Baba as Netaji a sinister campaign: Subhash Chandra Bose's family

 BJP leader and Bose`s grand nephew Chandra Kumar Bose told IANS that it was a "criminal offence" to term Gumnami Baba as Netaji in disguise without any credible proof.

Feb 21, 2019, 21:02 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

Mamata Banerjee urges people to respect all languages

"Best wishes to all on International Mother Language Day. Respect all languages but take pride in your mother tongue," she tweeted.

Feb 21, 2019, 13:15 PM IST
Justice L Nageswara Rao recuses himself from CBI vs Kolkata Police case

Justice L Nageswara Rao recuses himself from CBI vs Kolkata Police case

The case was scheduled to be heard by CJI Ranjan Gogoi, Justice L Nageswara Rao and Sanjiv Khanna. 

Feb 20, 2019, 19:44 PM IST
Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Retired IPS officer Gourab Dutta found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in Kolkata

Gourab Dutta was found dead inside his Salt Lake residence in West Bengal's capital Kolkata.

Feb 20, 2019, 09:23 AM IST
JMB operative, conspiring to help Burdwan blast case accused escape from jail, arrested

JMB operative, conspiring to help Burdwan blast case accused escape from jail, arrested

Asif Iqbal is the second JMB operative to be arrested in a week. 

Feb 20, 2019, 08:01 AM IST