Communal clashes in North-24 Parganas: Week after, shops reopen; many yet to return home

Communal clashes in North-24 Parganas: Week after, shops reopen; many yet to return home

Communal clashes at Hazinagar and Halisahar, which began last Wednesday, had left several people injured.

Singur verdict: 50 days later, Mamata Banerjee to start returning land today

Singur verdict: 50 days later, Mamata Banerjee to start returning land today

The Supreme Court deadline was a tough one to follow, as left untouched for a decade, snakes and forests had grown in the once arable land.

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Investigators are scanning the property dispute dating back to 1984 allegedly involving Teotia and the three persons.

Supplementary chargesheet filed on Friday, includes 41 witness statements

The two officials from Bangladesh will interrogate arrested Islamic State (IS) operative Masiuddin alias Abu al-Musa.

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No confidence mottion against TMC government admitted in Bengal assembly

Speaker Biman Banerjee admitted the motion in the first session.

Surat hooch deaths: 8 charged with murder, conspiracy
Surat hooch deaths: 8 charged with murder, conspiracy

The chargesheet has named eight accused, including three women, for conspiracy, murder and violation of various sections of the liquor prohibition law.

Train derails near Bengal-Assam border, 1 hurt
Train derails near Bengal-Assam border, 1 hurt

One passenger was injured in the accident.

Kolkata: 18-yr-old held for stabbing classmate
Kolkata: 18-yr-old held for stabbing classmate

A case of attempt to murder has been registered against the boy, a resident of Bijpur, following a complaint by the father of the victim late Monday

3-year-old Kolkata boy rescued from Bihar; 1 arrested
3-year-old Kolkata boy rescued from Bihar; 1 arrested

Shiva Gujrati was kidnapped from Kenderdine Lane beside Jogajog Bhaban in Central Kolkata on December 3

BJP leader Manish Sharma among 7 held with Rs 33 lakh, illegal firearms; in custody till Dec 9
BJP leader Manish Sharma among 7 held with Rs 33 lakh, illegal firearms; in custody till Dec 9

Of the arrested, one is a former BJP member who contested from the Ranigunj Assembly constituency.

Kolkata: 4 of family sustain burns after oven catches fire
Kolkata: 4 of family sustain burns after oven catches fire

Four members of a family sustained severe burns while a baby was rescued unhurt when an oven caught fire and the blaze spread across their home on Monday.

TMC workers’ murder: Accused MLA Bhunia’s name not in chargesheet
TMC workers’ murder: Accused MLA Bhunia’s name not in chargesheet

MLA Manas Bhunia has not been included in the chargesheet filed in the Midnapore Court

Kolkata: 3 killed, 18 injured in accident
Kolkata: 3 killed, 18 injured in accident

The three deceased are Halima Khatoon (15) from Mathurapur, Sushanta Mondal (52) from Sursuna and Rajib Kumar Roy (35), a resident of Maheshtala.

Kolkata: HC allows adoptive couple to keep child, directs mother to approach lower court
Kolkata: HC allows adoptive couple to keep child, directs mother to approach lower court

As per court records, petitioner Jayashree had complained of having been thrown out of her her in-laws’ house soon after giving birth.

Kolkata: Fire in South City Mall, no casualty
Kolkata: Fire in South City Mall, no casualty

Fire department officials said 21 fire tenders were pressed in to service and the situation was brought under control in two hours.

Kolkata: Youth posts obscene photos of college students on Facebook; held
Kolkata: Youth posts obscene photos of college students on Facebook; held

According to the police, sometime on and before December 2, the accused, from outside, clandestinely took pictures of the woman complainant and her classmate

Kolkata: 26-yr-old dialysis patient ‘jumps off’ hospital terrace
Kolkata: 26-yr-old dialysis patient ‘jumps off’ hospital terrace

Note recovered says the woman was having financial problems

Kolkata: Suspected of plotting to kidnap baby, mentally ill woman assaulted
Kolkata: Suspected of plotting to kidnap baby, mentally ill woman assaulted

When confronted by many people she allegedly confessed that she had come to kidnap the baby. the hospital then lodged a complaint with the local police.

Kolkata: Infant’s body recovered from garbage dump
Kolkata: Infant’s body recovered from garbage dump

The incident comes a day after two newborns were recovered by the police in Cooch Behar.

Kolkata: 13 held for running late night bar
Kolkata: 13 held for running late night bar

According to police sources, wine bottles including beer bottles amounting to 22 litres, some tobacco pots containing flavoured tobacco and Hookah bases were seized along with other articles.

Kolkata: Weekly inspections of NGOs, homes on cards
Kolkata: Weekly inspections of NGOs, homes on cards

The move comes after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee instructed the police and administration to trace out the nexus of the racket, and ensure strict action against those involved.

West Bengal: Newborns rescued from Cooch Behar, two arrested
West Bengal: Newborns rescued from Cooch Behar, two arrested

While the two women, Sathi Acharya and Sheuli Das, have been remanded to seven days police custody, the children have been sent to another home in Baneshbrer.

West Bengal: Girl who refused to marry at 16 to speak against child marriage
West Bengal: Girl who refused to marry at 16 to speak against child marriage

“I do not study anymore but I want either be a nurse or a police officer and serve the country. My family cannot afford to pay for my education,” Astami Roy said.

For the elderly in Kolkata, a chance at a new lease of life
For the elderly in Kolkata, a chance at a new lease of life

The meet, organised by authorities of old age home Thikana Shimla and NGO HelpAge India, was intended to give senior citizens a fresh lease of life.