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Fire crackers accidentally explode in Purulia house, tenants absconding

Purulia Superintendent of Police Roopesh Kumar said while no one has been injured in the incident, a police team has rushed to the spot and cordoned off the house.

A degree college: Singing Bajirao Mastani in Junglemahal

Belonging to the Santhal tribe, which is the most prominent in the area, Shitabali is the first in her family to go to college.

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Purulia zila parishad chief compares journalists with ‘sex workers’

Srishtidhar Mahato, sabhadipati of the zila parishad said the present day journalists have sold themselves to the influential and were like “sex workers, dancing to the tune of those ready to pay”.

Lightning kills 10 in Bengal

Five persons were killed in Murshidabad district, three in Purulia and two others died in Burdwan district.

Candidate casts other’s vote

Can a candidate help a voter cast his vote if he is not physically fit enough to do that?

Minister,CM contradict each other on HC order

State Panchayat Minister Subrata Mukherjee today reiterated that the Calcutta High Court’s verdict on panchayat polls cannot be implemented by any government.

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12-year-old ‘beaten’ by teacher,dies

A STUDENT of Class V in Purulia,who was allegedly beaten by his teacher for not being able to reply,died on Thursday.

Cannot hold panchayat polls by June 10: Poll panel

WHILE Advocate General Bimal Chatterjee said the state government intended to hold the panchayat polls by June 10,2013,failing which the three-tier panchayat system will go defunct leading to a constitutional crisis,the state election commission (SEC) officials stated that the elections cannot be held by the given date.

Another investor commits suicide

An investor in the schemes of Saradha Group,Tapan Biswas,allegedly committed suicide on Friday night.

Why no separate election date for Junglemahal? SEC may ask govt today

WHEN the state election commission will take its call on the state government’s notification of the panchayat elections at a review meeting on Monday,it is most likely to question the Trinamool Congress government for the rationale behind choosing a separate poll date for the three districts of Malda,Murshidabad and North Dinajpur where law and order is not an issue as compared to the other three districts in Maoist-affected Junglemahal — West Midnapore,Purulia and Bankura.

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