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516 fishermen who strayed into Bangladesh waters return home

Meanwhile, out the 61 fishermen, who had gone missing into the Bay of Bengal on July 7, 24 are yet to be rescued. The search for those missing Indian fishermen is in progress with the help of the Bangladesh Coast Guard, naval ships and aircraft on Bangladesh waters.

In Bengal’s Bhatpara, three injured as fresh violence breaks out

Last weekend, clashes took place in Bhatpara and Kankinara areas of the district with bombs being hurled at a hospital, which has been closed since then.

Was duped into joining BJP-backed film outfit, says actor Madhabi Mukhopadhyay

The critically acclaimed actress who has acted in films directed by Satyajit Ray, Ritwik Ghatak, Mrinal Sen and others, said that she was duped by the members of the organisation.

Triple talaq petitioner says threat to life for attending Hindu religious ceremony

In her complaint to the police, Jahan said that on Tuesday evening she had attended a ‘Hanuman Chalisa Paath’ in front of Howrah’s AC market on Dobson Road, which was organised by BJP supporters.

Bengali actor Swarup Dutta passes away, ‘his unparalled performance in Apanjan left an indelible mark’

Bengali actor Swarup Dutta, best known for movies like Sagina Mahato, Harmonium, Pita Putra and Maa o Meye, passed away on Wednesday morning. He was 78.

Kolkata: Family of brain-dead man donate his organs to 3 patients

The donor, Chinmoy Ghosh from Memari in Burdwan, met with an accident on Wednesday and was admitted to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, before being shifted to Park Clinic.

New induction only in Kolkata: Mukul Roy after defectors return to TMC

A large number of leaders, who were inducted into the BJP by Roy, have returned to the TMC, leaving the saffron party red-faced.

West Bengal: Bhatpara on edge, three arrested for latest round of violence

Three persons have been arrested in connection with the fresh wave of violence in the area. Shops and markets remained shut in Bhatpara and Jagaddal areas on Tuesday.

BJP leader Hazra detained after scuffle with police in Kolkata

Demanding jobs for trained teachers who had qualified in 2005-06, members of the West Bengal Primary Trained Teachers’ Association organised the rally from Central Avenue to Esplanade.

Railway team examines Kolkata metro rake, suggests convex mirrors for better view after death of senior citizen

The inspecting team asked Metro officials to install convex mirrors so that the motorman gets the full view of the platform, said Indrani Bandopadhyay, chief public relations officer of Kolkata metro.

Legal notice to BMC mayor over ‘graft’ claim against TMC councillor, wife

TMC Councillor Subhas Basu and his wife Sharmistha Basu have sent the notice asking Dutta to tender his apology within three days or face a defamation suit. Dutta has allegedly hurled corruption charges against the TMC councillor in several WhatsApp groups.

Fresh wave of violence in West Bengal: Low intensity blasts rock Kankinara, two arrested

Section 144 of the CrPC, which prohibits assembly of more than four persons, has been imposed in the area following the fresh wave of violence that began since the Lok Sabha elections in May.