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Howrah: A clash broke out between activists of the BJP and the ruling Trinamool Congress in front of a police station in West Bengal's Howrah on Saturday, and police had to carry out a baton charge to control the situation, a senior police officer said. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) claimedMore
Published 29-Apr-2017 22:33 IST
Kolkata: A man was arrested on Saturday from West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district for allegedly making a morphed pornographic video using the picture of a local woman, police said.
Published 29-Apr-2017 20:03 IST
Siliguri (WB): Siliguri mayor and CPI(M) leader Ashok Bhattacharya was on Saturday injured when he was hit by a microphone stand allegedly by Trinamool Congress councillors during a meeting inside the Siliguri Municipal Corporation.
Published 29-Apr-2017 21:35 IST
Kolkata: A teenaged girl committed suicide in West Bengal's Nadia district after her lover allegedly cheated on her and was marrying someone else, police said on Saturday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 19:51 IST
Kolkata: Popular model and TV prime time host, Sonika Chauhan was killed while actor Vikram Chatterjee was seriously injured when the SUV in which they were travelling met with an accident in south Kolkata on Saturday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 15:27 IST | Updated 16:21 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday allowed the CBI to carry on with its probe into the Narada sting video footage case and directed accused Aparupa Poddar - a Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member - to extend all cooperation to the agency.
Published 29-Apr-2017 10:55 IST
Kolkata: Following the collapse of a temporary jetty over the Hooghly river, the West Bengal government plans to revamp jetties across districts, an official said on Friday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 08:38 IST
Kolkata: West Bengal's Leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan on Friday called BJP President Amit Shah a "copycat", for merely imitating top Congress leaders when he had lunch and refreshments at homes of tribals, Dalits and poor people uduring his recent trip to the state.
Published 29-Apr-2017 08:20 IST
Kota: An IIT aspirant allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from the ceiling fan of his hostel room here after failing to qualify for the JEE(Advanced) exam.
Published 29-Apr-2017 07:56 IST
Burdwan (WB): Four members of a family were killed and one was injured in a road accident when a truck rammed into a vehicle from behind on Kajora Road near Andal, the police said on Saturday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 16:12 IST
Kolkata: The West Bengal forest department has handed over the probe into the poaching of two one-horned rhinos in the Gorumara National Park to the state CID, a minister said on Saturday.
Published 29-Apr-2017 14:03 IST
Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court on Friday extended a stay on proceedings against Union minister Babul Supriyo on a complaint by a Trinamool Congress MLA, Mahua Moitra alleging that he had made disparaging remarks against her. Justice Joymalyo Bagchi extended the stay till the matter appears forMore
Published 28-Apr-2017 19:35 IST
Kolkata/Krishnagar: Two persons were killed in a Nor'wester that lashed parts of Nadia district in West Bengal on Friday. Renuka Majumdar (55) was killed when a tree branch hit her during the storm while she was returning home, the police said.
Published 28-Apr-2017 22:01 IST
Kolkata: Four gold biscuits weighing about 430 gm and worth Rs 12.49 lakh were seized by the Border Security Force (BSF) in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Friday, an official said.
Published 28-Apr-2017 19:40 IST
Kolkata: Two indian soldiers who laid down their lives on duty were honoured by the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) by naming Eden Gardens stands after them ahead of an Indian Premier League (IPL) game between Kolkata Knight Riders and Delhi Daredevils on Friday.
Published 28-Apr-2017 19:16 IST
Hooghly (WB): Seven more bodies were fished out from the Hooghly river today, taking the toll in Wednesday's jetty collapse in Bhadreswar in Hooghly district to 13, police said. Superintendent of Police Sukesh Jain said that personnel of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) found the sevenMore
Published 28-Apr-2017 15:46 IST
New Delhi: The ED has registered a money laundering case in the Narada 'sting' where a number of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders, including MPs and ministers, were allegedly caught on camera taking money.
Published 28-Apr-2017 12:57 IST
Kolkata: The CPI-M on Thursday said it was not averse to joining hands with the Congress and other secular forces to forge a broad-based unity in combating the attack on democracy and secularism in West Bengal.
Published 28-Apr-2017 08:12 IST
Kolkata: Sporting black badges, hundreds of doctors here on Thursday observed National Black Day in protest against the West Bengal Clinical Establishment Act.
Published 28-Apr-2017 08:03 IST
Kolkata: The CBI on Thursday filed a supplementary chargesheet against two Trinamool Congress MPs, Tapas Pal and Sudip Bandyopadhyay, and Rose Valley group chairman Gautam Kundu in a Bhubaneswar court in connection with the chit fund scam probe.
Published 28-Apr-2017 07:55 IST

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