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Chinese national’s arrest in Malda: Agencies probe larger conspiracy

June 23, 2021 7:21 am

The 36-year-old Chinese national, who has been identified by his passport as Hun Junwei, was found carrying an Indian Aadhaar card, a bank ATM.

Malda youth held for killing, burying 4 family members: Police

June 20, 2021 2:38 am

The accused, Mohammad Asif (21), was arrested on Saturday. Police exhumed the decomposed corpses in presence of the accused and a magistrate.

Arrested Chinese man involved in financial fraud: BSF

June 13, 2021 3:42 am

Preliminary investigation has revealed that in the last one year, Junwe supplied at least 1,300 Indian SIM cards to his counterparts in China, which were allegedly being used for stealing data and defrauding people and banks.

West Bengal: 1 held in Malda gangrape, cops look for 4 more

June 11, 2021 5:20 am

The incident took place on Tuesday night when a young tribal woman was allegedly abducted and gang-raped while her minor sister was held hostage and molested by five persons.

Malda administration on alert over floating bodies ‘from UP & Bihar’

May 13, 2021 6:17 am

The state administration has issued directions to Malda District Magistrate Rajarshi Mitra that in the event, these should be “cremated properly and with due respect.”

Covid shadow over Ghani Khan home, BJP footprint outside, as Cong fights for bastion

April 29, 2021 5:20 am

As the late leader's niece and Rajya Sabha MP Mausam Noor convalesces from Covid-19 in the sprawling house, Khan Chowdhury's legacy is caught in the political fight between her and his nephew Isha.

BJP Malda candidate shot at after meet; party worker found dead in Nadia village

April 19, 2021 5:12 am

BJP supporters blocked a road at Jhantu More area of Malda with inspector in-charge Hirak Biswas and a huge contingent of police force rushing to the spot to pacify protesters.

Bengal: Malda factory blast kills five, sets off politics

November 20, 2020 5:41 am

A huge police contingent and fire tenders have been sent to the spot and efforts are on to clear the debris. The police suspect there could be more people trapped under the debris.

Bedridden migrant worker wheeled by kin to Jalandhar rly station, only to be ‘chased away’

May 19, 2020 11:26 am

Since they live 40 km away and have no means of transport, they went to a bus stop near the station, hoping to stay there.

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.


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.