A 55-year-old adivasi woman was allegedly gangraped by three youths of her own village in Burdwan district on Monday, superintendent of police SMH Mirza said.
Two more persons in West Bengal have committed suicide either because of being complicit in or at the receiving end of irregularities committed by financial companies, according to police sources. HT reports.
A man was killed and five of his relatives were injured on Sunday when a bag picked up in a train supposedly by mistake exploded as soon as it was opened at home. HT reports.
Attacking West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, her predecessor and CPI-M leader Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee today termed as "lies" her statement that she knew nothing about the ponzi scheme before the Bengali New Year day.
A person was killed and four others of a family were seriously injured after a bomb exploded in their house today in West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said.
Lora Saalman, a Beijing based expert on India-China relations, feels that the Chinese incursions in eastern Ladakh are more a tactical move by the Chinese army than a larger strategy by its government. Anirban Choudhury
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday demanded a detailed statement from the central government about the missing vital organs of Sarabjit Singh, the Indian death row prisoner who died in a Lahore hospital a week after a murderous attack in jail.
Stopping short of giving a call for a fourth front at the national-level, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday exhorted regional parties to come under one umbrella and oust the Congress-led UPA government at the Centre.
West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday attributed the death of Indian death row prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh to "bad handling of the case".
Trinamool Congress workers led by a councillor stormed IIT-Kharagpur on Tuesday and stopped all activities there for eight hours to press their demand for putting some workers on the payroll.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, who has sought to blame the Centre for the financial scam, has claimed that the central government reduced the rate of interest in small savings to drive depositors towards Ponzi schemes.
Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, minister of state for railways, has blamed the lackadaisical attitude of the West Bengal government for delay in the resumption of Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR) services in the Siliguri to Kurseong stretch in Darjeeling district of West Bengal, reports Amitava Banerjee.
A Guinness World Record achiever for travelling on a zip wire hanging by his ponytail, died while performing the daredevil act on river Teesta in Darjeeling. Sailendra Nath Roy, 47, was repeating his historic feat when the accident took place much to the horror of thousands of spectators. Pramod Giri
The mistake of shipping weed to India along with a consignment of wheat from the US during the 1950s inadvertently gifted India a beautiful species of butterfly.
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