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West Bengal: Soldier open fire in Howrah, kills colleague, injures 2 others

May 02, 2019 3:38 pm

“One person died, two have been injured and are admitted in a hospital. An FIR has been lodged and the accused jawan has been arrested”, ADG (law and order) Siddhi Nath Gupta told Indian Express.

Row over Malda incident: Son of woman who won Bengal local polls shot at

August 31, 2018 5:07 am

“BJP attacked my house and shot my innocent child since I supported TMC during formation of the board,” Putul told a TV channel. BJP claimed the Trinamool Congress was responsible, which the ruling party denied.

West Bengal: Hindu Jagran Manch protests move to rename state as Bangla

July 29, 2018 5:22 am

The Hindu Jagran Manch on Saturday protested against the decision to rename West Bengal as ‘Bangla’. This move comes after the Assembly passed a resolution to rename the state as ‘Bangla’ in three languages — Bengali, English and Hindi.

Tiger killed in Lalgarh forest: Two booked

April 15, 2018 5:09 am

“We have registered a complaint against two people who are suspected to have been present when the incident took place,” said Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha.

West Bengal: Tiger dead, officials suspect it was hunted

April 14, 2018 5:39 am

“The cause of death can only be ascertained after an autopsy. Two wounds have been found on its body, it seems a sharp object has been used to attack the tiger. We will lodge an FIR in Lalgarh police station and file a complaint at Midnapore court,” said a senior forest official.

West Bengal: Officer-in-charge shifted over clash that killed two

January 26, 2018 2:27 am

Basanti had recently witnessed clashes in which two people, including a 10-year-old, were killed. The fight was between followers of Trinamool Canning East MLA Saokat Molla and Gosaba legislator Jayanta Naskar.

West Bengal: Padmaavat screened peacefully amid tight security measures across state

January 26, 2018 2:23 am

An inspector on duty in central Kolkata said, “We were a bit apprehensive, but things went smoothly. We had orders to act against anyone who tries to create a problem. This is the first time I am on duty outside a movie hall to ensure the smooth screening of a Bollywood film.”

Youth receives online message for help in killing West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

October 18, 2017 11:47 pm

The West Bengal CID, which has initiated an investigation into the matter, has traced the phone number used by the person to communicate with the youth in Murshidabad's Behrampore town to Florida in the US.

CM Mamata Banerjee to inaugurate Biswa Bangla centre today, venue to host ‘landmark’ business summit

October 13, 2017 9:58 am

“It will have huge exhibition space. This is first single indoor auditorium with 3,200 seating capacity. The centre will have multi-level underground parking. The campus has four banquet halls”, said Debasis Sen, West Bengal Additional Chief Secretary

Inhuman to deport kids: Child rights body to Supreme Court

October 13, 2017 9:54 am

WBCPCR officials said at present, while 24 Rohingya children are residing in shelter homes, 20 live in correctional facilities across the state, along with their mothers.