With her government drawing flak over the perceived slide in law and order and the continuing spiral in incidents of crime against women, chief minister Mamata Banerjee is set to top her campaign pitch with a pledge to arrest the grim trend and ensure better security for women.
Victims also accuse leader of threatening them after they refused to give land.
What started off as another protest march against rape quickly turned into a platform for revelation.
Plan stir against the spate of rapes & deteriorating law and order situation in West Bengal
Women employees at the state secretariat, Writers’ Buildings, put up a demonstration against growing cases of rape and atrocities against women in the state.
Following the death of SFI leader Sudipta Gupta and sub-inspector Tapas Chowdhury — both resulting from campus politics — not many Class 12 passouts are willing to join politics in colleges.
Salt Lake stadium is set to undergo renovation ahead of under-17 FIFA World Cup 2017; seating capacity is going to be reduced.
Power minister Manish Gupta distanced himself from the report he sent to the Centre on the police firing on July 21, 1993 that killed 13 Youth Congress workers in the city while deposing before the July 21 commission yesterday.
The online admission procedure which has been strictly enforced in most of the colleges this academic year might have benefited lakhs of students, but has hit the students’ organisations hard.
In what could send cheers among mango growers and the legions swearing by the king of fruits, a city-based management school has collaborated with a Jaipur counterpart to invent a device for picking mangoes from trees in a modern and scientific manner.
Bus operators are likely to set three conditions before the state transport minister in lieu of facilitating the proposal mooted by the Mamata government to shift the city’s busiest bus terminuses from Esplanade and Babughat.
An elderly man in Daspara-Jibantala village under Ranitala PS in Murshidabad was allegedly killed by CPI(M)backed goons as his daughter-in-law didn’t withdraw her candidature as a Congress nominee in the panchayat elections.
Mamata Banerjee’s belated visit yesterday to Kamduni in Barasat — where a 20-year-old college girl was raped and murdered unleashing waves of protests across the state — triggered another major controversy when she labelled protesters who asked what took her ten days to visit the village as CPI(M) supporters.
Bengal tops in crimes against women but the state is more successful in keeping its prisoners behind bars.
Many district SPs and police commissionerates didn’t file reports on money collected as vehicular penalty.