South Bengal

Narrow escape for BJP ex-MLA in Trinamool attack, his car bear the wrath

Kalyani: Bengal BJP leader and former MLA Shamik Bhattacharya has narrowly escaped an attack in Nadia district allegedly carried out by Trinamool cadres. His...

Trinamool councillor stabs woman for rejecting his advances

Barasat: A Trinamool councillor of Barrackpore Municipality has allegedly stabbed a homemaker with a sharp weapon after she turned down his advances. The homemaker, with...

Speeding train kills 3 wild elephants in Bengal district

Midnapore: Wild elephants have once again been mowed dead by a speeding train in Bengal. Instead of the notorious killing tracks of north Bengal,...

350 mm rain overnight submerges vast swathes of Bankura, Jhargram

Midnapore: Overnight incessant rain has inundated a vast swathe of Bankura and Jhargram districts affecting some 7,500 people and damaging 685 houses. One person has...

Dengue claims Bengal bank staff: first victim this season

Barasat: Dengue has claimed its first victim in Bengal this monsoon. An elderly bank staff from North 24-Parganas district have died today in a...

Trio held from Tamil Nadu for Howrah teenage girl murder

Howrah: Nine days since a teenage girl was found murdered in a locked house at Bagnan in Howrah, police have succeeded in arresting three...

Bengal BJP leader threatens revenge killing Mamata Banerjee’s nephew

Bolpur: A BJP leader in Bengal has threatened launching Kerala-style political revenge in the state and has cautioned Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee that her...

Man shot dead by father-in-law in North 24-Parganas

Barasat: A man has died of bullet injuries in North 24-Parganas district on being shot at allegedly by his father-in-law. The incident has taken place...

To ensure “well being,” parents allow shaman pierce needles into Nadia girl’s neck

Kolkata: Parents of a teenage girl is suspected to have allowed a shaman to pierce needles into the neck of their daughter so to...

Priest arrested for sexual abuse of minor girl in Hooghly temple

Hooghly: Police in Hooghly district have arrested the priest for alleged sexual abuse of a minor girl in the temple premises. The arrested priest has...

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