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Malda: 55-year-old man dies in lock-up, mob sets police outpost on fire

October 15, 2019 8:25 am

Police said that 55-year-old Ainul Khan, a resident of Puratan Bhagabanpur in Malda, was picked up from a gambling den along with seven others during a raid on Sunday evening.

Two incidents of mob attack in Malda, teen among 5 injured

September 20, 2019 9:53 am

The incident turned more violent after police tried to rescue the victim and the mob allegedly attacked and vandalised their vehicles.

Will support TMC, CPM to form boards in hung panchayats: Malda Congress

August 28, 2018 3:26 am

Another Malda Congress MP, Abu Hasem Khan Choudhury, has also signed the whip which was issued by Noor under the Malda District Congress Committee letterhead.

Man thrashed for failing to answer queries on PM Modi, national anthem

May 25, 2018 6:44 pm

The victim, a migrant labourer, was on his way to Kaliachak in Malda district from Howrah on May 14, when the four persons got into the train and sat next to his seat after he had briefly deboarded at a station.

Rape survivor's husband found dead in Malda village

September 18, 2017 5:30 pm

In the last six years, Siddharta used to threaten the man to withdraw the complaint or face dire consequences, the police officer said

Malda: Arms factory unearthed, 48 firearms seized

August 15, 2017 8:02 pm

During search of the house, the police also seized suspected fake Indian currency notes with a face value of Rs 50,000. It was being suspected that the arms manufactured there were delivered to neighbouring states.

West Bengal: Four killed in Malda while making bombs

May 03, 2016 4:47 am

Three persons died on the spot and four others were seriously injured.

Malda: four bombs found in car meant to pick up poll personnel

April 16, 2016 2:25 pm

The driver was about to start the car for picking up the polling personnel who had assembled at the DCRC office.

Whichever the party, all politics in Malda is still about only one family

April 14, 2016 1:43 am

Brothers, nieces and nephew carry on Ghani Khan’s legacy as MPs and candidates of Congress and TMC

Bengal media and riots

March 18, 2016 11:26 am

The opposition, particularly the BJP, has gone on to highlight the alleged failure to the Bengali media to report the communal violence at Malda. A charge, reiterated when rioting took place at Birbhum earlier this month.


Why are secular leaders 'silent' on Malda Incident: BJP

January 11, 2016 8:16 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Describing the riot in Malda district as an act of communal violence, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday asked why secular leaders are silent on the incident. Naqvi further said the way communalisation is done under the protection of the West Bengal government is unfortunate and condemnable. He also alleged that the state government is playing vote bank politics on the incident.

Malda violence: BJP fact-finding team hits out at Mamata for imposing Sec. 144

January 11, 2016 6:47 am

Malda, Jan 11 (ANI): The three-member fact-finding delegation of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), who were detained here on Monday, lashed out at the state government for denying them entry to the violence-hit area in Kaliachak and asserted that they had come to Malda will the sole purpose of helping the people but failed to do so, as Section 144 had been imposed in the area.SS Ahluwalia said, "The District Magistrate told us himself that Section 144 had been imposed due to the law and order situation in the area. We said that we have not come here to destabilise the situation but to help the people. We want to know the truth,"

Mamata responsible for Malda rampage: BJP

January 11, 2016 4:58 am

New Delhi, Jan 11 (ANI): Holding West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee responsible for the Malda rampage, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Monday hit out at the state government for the detention of a three-member fact-finding team of the BJP at the Malda Railway Station. Singh said that when a three-member delegation of BJP goes to Malda to know what the facts are on the ground, they are detained at the Malda station.