The post mortem report of an alleged gang-rape of a 32-year-old woman in East Midnapore has revealed that there were no signs of external injuries or sexual assault on her body, according to TV reports.
At least 100 people died of malnutrition at the six locked out tea gardens in the area since January this year. Although one of the gardens — Raipur Tea Estate where five people died of hunger in June — has reopened, the fate of the other five, with 4,000 workers, is still uncertain.
TMC supporters attacked and set ablaze the houses of seven BJP supporters in Arambagh of Hooghly district in West Bengal on Sunday night, marking yet another incident in the series of clashes between the ruling party and the BJP. Several people were injured in the clashes.
Desperate to get a foothold in Bengal before the 2016 assembly polls, the BJP would be organising a 'Hilsa festival' to bank in on the fish's popularity in the state for greater public contact.
A hospital with water tanks and aquariums instead of beds — Kolkata is set to have its own fish hospital by mid-2015. The Rs.
1.75-crore project is being funded by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, under the Union ministry of agriculture.
Police were deployed in large numbers inside the high security Sitamarhi jail on Sunday after big ticket rioting by prisoners and subsequent police firing left several injured.
Police foiled an attempt by prisoners to take control of the divisional jail in Sitamarhi, Bihar late on Saturday night.
Victoria Memorial Hall authorities have brought out two artworks by Salvador Dali, one of the most discussed painters of the 20th century, from their archives, adding a zing to the artscape of Kolkata that will be difficult for any other Indian city to match.
Once upon a time, trams enhanced the beauty of Kolkata, however, sooner they are going to be rumbled into history books due to growing transportation needs of the fastest growing population.
Former RJD MP Anirudh Prasad alias Sadhu Yadav, the estranged brother-in-law of party chief Lalu Prasad, has accepted to owning only a part of the booty recovered from three thieves, who confessed to committing burglary at his residence here on June 12.
West Bengal government on Wednesday moved an appeal before a division bench of Calcutta HC challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against TMC MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it.
Holding Samajwadi Party (SP) supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav responsible for Saharanpur riots, BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain on Sunday said their lust for power and poor law and order situation were reasons behind the riots.
Encephalitis toll in seven north Bengal districts rose to 102 on Tuesday since January with five more deaths reported since last Sunday. In the last two days, 42 people have lost their lives in the disease in the seven north Bengal districts.
Questions have often been asked on the quality of teachers recruited in Bihar to impart education in schools. There have been several instances in the past, when some of the teachers were caught on camera fumbling to name all the seven days of the week or 12 months of the year in English, and correctly. But this one takes the cake.
Requesting for a scholarship from the school headmaster cost Vikki,11, dear. Enraged over repeated demands of this class 6 student in a government middle school at Bheriari under Chiraiya police station, headmaster Bhagya Narayan Prasad broke the left hand of Vikki on Saturday.