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West Bengal: BJP workers ransack party office in Malda, demand candidate change

The BJP's Bengal unit has been facing protests from its workers over candidate selection
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Published on Mar 19, 2021 10:06 PM IST
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Functional Bengal school building demolished, administration clueless

The incident took place in English Bazar town on December 1 but came to light recently, police said on Friday.
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Updated on Dec 05, 2020 11:10 AM IST
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Malda | ByPress Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari

Five dead, four injured in an explosion inside a factory in West Bengal

Police are yet to identify the persons who were killed, as the bodies are charred
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Published on Nov 19, 2020 02:26 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Kolkata | BySreyasi Pal

Two murdered in Bengal village for using fishing net without owner’s consent, allege relatives

The police say they have received a complaint of murder against several people. They have nabbed three of them
The two received stab injuries and were rushed to the Malda Medical College and Hospital, where they were declared dead.(Representational Photo)
The two received stab injuries and were rushed to the Malda Medical College and Hospital, where they were declared dead.(Representational Photo)
Published on Sep 24, 2020 04:54 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Driven out of guest house for being Muslims, say 10 madarsa teachers

An employee of the second guest house, who did not want to be named, said after the arrests of six suspected al-Qaeda operatives, locals objected to the stay of teachers at their guest house
Officers at East Bidhannagar police station said three employees of the second guest house have been arrested for throwing out the teachers.(Representational Photo/REUTERS)
Officers at East Bidhannagar police station said three employees of the second guest house have been arrested for throwing out the teachers.(Representational Photo/REUTERS)
Published on Sep 22, 2020 04:54 PM IST
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Onion exporters permitted by Centre to send some trucks to Bangladesh

On September 14, the Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) under the Union ministry of commerce and industry issued a notification, stopping export of onions to foreign countries.
Following the order, many exporters started diverting trucks headed for Bangladesh to wholesalers in West Bengal. As a result, prices came down by around five rupees in the state’s retail markets.(PTI PHOTO.)
Following the order, many exporters started diverting trucks headed for Bangladesh to wholesalers in West Bengal. As a result, prices came down by around five rupees in the state’s retail markets.(PTI PHOTO.)
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 09:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Villagers spend sleepless nights as river erosion worsens in north Bengal

Heavy rains have caused the river to swell and the erosion has worsened in several villages of Malda and Murshidanad districts
Updated on Aug 20, 2020 04:33 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Total shutdown in parts of Bengal’s Malda for a week as Covid-19 cases rise

Malda, the home to lakhs of migrant workers from West Bengal, has so far reported 859 cases of coronavirus disease. Of them, 331 are currently undergoing treatment while 524 people have been discharged after recovery.
Airport staff in PPE coveralls at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport in Kolkata, West Bengal on Monday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Airport staff in PPE coveralls at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International (NSCBI) Airport in Kolkata, West Bengal on Monday.(Samir Jana/HT File Photo)
Updated on Jul 07, 2020 11:13 AM IST
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Malda | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar

Explosion in e-rickshaw kills driver, damages houses in Bengal town

It was not clear during preliminary investigation whether the driver was carrying explosives or whether the battery, which powers e-vehicles, exploded.
Malda superintendent of police Alok Rajoria rushed to the spot with senior officers and CID’s bomb disposal unit. The CID team collected samples.(HT PHOTO.)
Malda superintendent of police Alok Rajoria rushed to the spot with senior officers and CID’s bomb disposal unit. The CID team collected samples.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 01, 2020 08:48 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Delhiwale: Portrait of a contented man

Subbal Chowdhury grew up in a village in Malda, in West Bengal, as his parents’ only child. His father had no agricultural land and would rent himself out as a labourer in other people’s fields. His mother died when he was 12.
Mr Chowdhury reveals that both he and his wife are illiterate “but my school-going kids can read newspapers.”(HT Photo)
Mr Chowdhury reveals that both he and his wife are illiterate “but my school-going kids can read newspapers.”(HT Photo)
Updated on Jun 29, 2020 05:19 AM IST
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Mango shipments from Bengal’s Malda hit craters on NH-34, traders appeal to PM Modi

Goods vehicles carrying mangoes from Malda to other states are being delayed because of craters and potholes on the national highway. A number of vehicles have been damaged.
According to the traders, the condition of the highway is exceptionally poor in Fatullapur, Jadupur, Narayanpur, Islampur and some areas in Murshidabad, Nadia and North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.(HT PHOTO.)
According to the traders, the condition of the highway is exceptionally poor in Fatullapur, Jadupur, Narayanpur, Islampur and some areas in Murshidabad, Nadia and North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Jun 19, 2020 05:44 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal | Edited by Sohini Sarkar

Lockdown, hailstorms and insects push mango farmers in Bengal’s Malda to the brink

Spread over 31,000 hectares, Malda’s orchards produce more than 250 varieties of India’s cherished fruit -half the state’s annual yield - which are shipped to Kolkata, other Bengal districts and some states like Assam. There are about 400,000 people directly or indirectly involved in the production and trade of mangoes in the district.
Bengal’s mango farmers were initially enthused by reports that the postal department was helping their counterparts in another state to deliver their yield to customers.(HT PHOTO.)
Bengal’s mango farmers were initially enthused by reports that the postal department was helping their counterparts in another state to deliver their yield to customers.(HT PHOTO.)
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 08:04 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

TMC leaders extort money at Malda international land port: Bengal truck owners ahead of Mamata’s visit

The allegations came as chief minister Mamata Banerjee started her north Bengal tour on Tuesday. Truck owners said they will bring the matter to Banerjee’s notice on Wednesday, when the chief minister is scheduled to address a party workshop in Malda.
Mamata Banerjee singled out Malda district while addressing a crucial TMC meeting in Kolkata on Monday and said she was extremely unhappy with leaders in the district.(HT Photo)
Mamata Banerjee singled out Malda district while addressing a crucial TMC meeting in Kolkata on Monday and said she was extremely unhappy with leaders in the district.(HT Photo)
Published on Mar 03, 2020 10:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

1 killed, 10 injured as bus collides with truck in Bengal

The bus, which had started from Kharagpur in West Medinipur district, was on its way to Bihar’s Purnia when it hit the truck from behind early Thursday, an officer of English Bazar police station said.
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The dead man's body. Focus on hand(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Published on Feb 27, 2020 04:05 PM IST
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22-year-old woman allegedly killed for dowry in Bengal village

Last week, another homemaker from Malda district, Jyotsna Mondal, 33, was allegedly poisoned to death for dowry after 13 years of marriage.
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
A newly married woman was allegedly strangled to death in the Kaliachak area of Bengal’s Malda district on Monday night. (Representative Image)(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 25, 2020 03:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Bengal board examinee makes TikTok video of English question paper, arrested

The video has a Hindi movie song playing in the background. The lyrics talk of tough questions that a student cannot understand and even curses the person who set the questions.
A 17-year-old examinee in Malda district got arrested on Wednesday for making a TikTok video of the English second language paper(Bloomberg (Representative Image))
A 17-year-old examinee in Malda district got arrested on Wednesday for making a TikTok video of the English second language paper(Bloomberg (Representative Image))
Published on Feb 20, 2020 02:52 AM IST
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2 killed, 7 injured as under-construction bridge collapses in Bengal’s Malda

Rescue operations are underway, Personnel of the disaster management department, Malda said.
An under-construction bridge collapsed in Baishnabnagar area of Malda district on Sunday evening, killing two labourers(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
An under-construction bridge collapsed in Baishnabnagar area of Malda district on Sunday evening, killing two labourers(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 06:55 AM IST
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Two kids dead after witch doctor performs exorcism for three hours in Bengal

Two other children, aged four and six years, have been admitted at the Malda Medical College and Hospital (MMCH). Their condition was stated to be stable by doctors.
The children had fallen ill while playing in a mango orchard at Malda in north Bengal on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
The children had fallen ill while playing in a mango orchard at Malda in north Bengal on Friday.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Feb 16, 2020 06:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

2 children dead, 2 injured after sorcery practices in Bengal: Police

Parents of the children, all of them daily wagers, have said that sorcery practices were performed on the four boys and girls after they fell unconscious upon their return from a nearby jungle on Friday evening.
Two children have died and two others were injured after sorcery practices were allegedly performed on them in West Bengal’s Malda district. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Two children have died and two others were injured after sorcery practices were allegedly performed on them in West Bengal’s Malda district. (Representative Image)(REUTERS)
Updated on Feb 15, 2020 03:09 PM IST
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Seven arrested in Bengal for Sujapur violence during anti-CAA strike

Seven policemen were injured and several vehicles were damaged. Police fired rubber bullets and lobbed tear gas shells after baton charge failed to bring the situation under control. The mob comprised a few hundred people.
On Wednesday afternoon, tension gripped Sujapur in the Kaliachak police station area when some strike supporters blocked NH-34 and started pelting stones at the police who tried to remove the blockade.(Getty Images.)
On Wednesday afternoon, tension gripped Sujapur in the Kaliachak police station area when some strike supporters blocked NH-34 and started pelting stones at the police who tried to remove the blockade.(Getty Images.)
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 01:16 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Murshidabad | BySreyasi Pal

News updates from Hindustan Times: Delhi court directs Tihar to give immediate medical treatment to Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad and all the latest news

Here are today’s top news, analysis and opinion curated for you. Know all about the latest news and other news updates from Hindustan Times.
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad is in judicial custody till January 18.(ANI Photo)
Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad is in judicial custody till January 18.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Jan 08, 2020 04:50 PM IST
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Violence in West Bengal’s Malda during Bharat Bandh, police vehicles torched

Malda witnessed widespread arson last month during protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA.
Security personnel stand guard near railway track during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, at Serampore in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Security personnel stand guard near railway track during a nationwide strike called by trade unions, at Serampore in Kolkata on Wednesday.(ANI Photo)
Updated on Aug 21, 2020 10:13 PM IST
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Charred body found in Malda orchard is my daughter, claims a Siliguri woman

The incident created a stir in Malda with both the Trinamool Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party demanding the arrest of the culprits.
A charred body was found in a Mango Orchard in Malda town on December 5 and had not been identified till Wednesday(Representational Photo)
A charred body was found in a Mango Orchard in Malda town on December 5 and had not been identified till Wednesday(Representational Photo)
Updated on Dec 12, 2019 01:32 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Berhampore | BySreyasi Pal

Six year old Bengal boy sustains bullet injuries during Muharram procession, probe ordered

Locals told the police that the sound of the gunshots couldn’t be heard in the loud music. The boy was first rushed to a government hospital then shifted to the nursing home after his condition deteriorated.
A six-year old boy was injured after bullets were fired while a Muharram procession was being carried out in Malda, Bengal(PTI/Representative)
A six-year old boy was injured after bullets were fired while a Muharram procession was being carried out in Malda, Bengal(PTI/Representative)
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 07:28 PM IST
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Two suspected JMB operatives arrested from Bengal’s Malda district

Officers described Bari and Khan as “two main organisers of the newly detected JMB’s Uttar Dinajpur module”. Both are residents of Bengal’s North Dinajpur district.
After questioning the arrested JMB operatives, the STF officers have come to know that senior operatives of the JMB were planning to meet in Kolkata shortly to finalise their strategy before escaping to somewhere in South India.(GETTY IMAGES.)
After questioning the arrested JMB operatives, the STF officers have come to know that senior operatives of the JMB were planning to meet in Kolkata shortly to finalise their strategy before escaping to somewhere in South India.(GETTY IMAGES.)
Published on Sep 03, 2019 07:52 PM IST
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Two TMC leaders killed in Bengal; ruling party pins blame on BJP, Congress

In the first incident that took place at Majhra village in the Gazole area of Malda, Pradip Roy (32), a TMC booth unit president, was hacked to death allegedly by Bharatiya Janata Party workers when he was going to visit his in-laws at Ekandarpur village.
The police said Roy suffered multiple injuries on his head, chest and back. He was taken to the local rural hospital around 11 pm where doctors pronounced him dead.(FILE PHOTO)
The police said Roy suffered multiple injuries on his head, chest and back. He was taken to the local rural hospital around 11 pm where doctors pronounced him dead.(FILE PHOTO)
Updated on Aug 06, 2019 08:12 PM IST
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Parents kill teenage daughter in Bengal, dump body in river Ganga: Cops

The victim, Pratima Mondal (16), was a class 9 student of Paschim Narayanpur High School. Recently, she got involved in a relationship with Achinta Mondal (17), a youth from an adjacent village.
Police officers did not rule out an ‘honour killing’ as the motive behind the crime.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Police officers did not rule out an ‘honour killing’ as the motive behind the crime.(HT FILE PHOTO.)
Updated on Jul 07, 2019 09:25 AM IST
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Mamata Banerjee’s dictatorship in Bengal, says BJP as permission denied to Amit Shah’s rally

Amit Shah was scheduled to hold a rally but the state administration denied permission for it last night and also withdrew its nod to the landing of Shah’s chopper in the constituency.
BJP President Amit Shah(Manoj Kumar/ HT Photo)
BJP President Amit Shah(Manoj Kumar/ HT Photo)
Updated on May 13, 2019 01:14 PM IST
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Minor kidnapped from Bengal rescued

The police said the girl was put on a train to Delhi, adding that they suspected the involvement of a child-trafficking racket
Minor kidnapped from Bengal rescued. (Representative Image)(HT File)
Minor kidnapped from Bengal rescued. (Representative Image)(HT File)
Updated on Mar 29, 2019 08:15 AM IST
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18-yr-old hung from tree in Bengal, father alleges gang rape

The girl, a Class 12 student in a local school, was found hanging from a tree in a mango orchard in West Bengal’s Malda district on Thursday.
The girl, a Class 12 student in a local school, was found hanging from a tree in a mango orchard in West Bengal’s Malda district on Thursday.
The girl, a Class 12 student in a local school, was found hanging from a tree in a mango orchard in West Bengal’s Malda district on Thursday.
Updated on Feb 07, 2019 10:00 PM IST
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