Sweety Kumari

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Two lynched in West Bengal over suspicion of cow theft

The accused have been arrested on charges of murder, and more charges are likely to be added, the officer said.

BJP state chief attacks Mamata for ‘silence’ on Ayodhya judgment, Trinamool cites cyclone work

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is yet to respond to the Ayodhya verdict.

Kulgam killings: West Bengal to bring home 131 workers from Kashmir

“A total of 131 workers who had gone to Kashmir are being brought back to West Bengal with the help of the state government. They are from Murshidabad, Dinajpur and Malda,” Banerjee told reporters.

J&K: Five workers from Bengal killed in south Kashmir terror attack

Tuesday’s attack is the sixth in a string of incidents targeting non-residents in south Kashmir, and the second in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 11.

Safe Drive, Save Life: How Kolkata made its roads less accident prone

A 2016 campaign by Kolkata Traffic Police has reduced the road accidents and fatalities by almost a third.

India-Bangladesh border — BGB action unprovoked, did not fire a single bullet: BSF

Thursday’s incident took place along the riverine India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district.

Family of 3 killed in Bengal: BJP hits out at govt, police say no political link

Opposition BJP hit out at the ruling Trinamool Congress government in the state, claiming that the 40-year-old teacher, Bandhuprakash Pal, was an RSS functionary.

Murshidabad murders take political turn as BJP targets TMC over law and order situation

However, police sources stated that preliminary investigation has ruled out the political angle behind the murder, adding that they are looking at various angles including a property dispute. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case.

Kolkata: In the festival of homecoming, a pandal talks of a refugee’s thikana

This year, the theme of Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja Committee is migration and refugee and is titled, “Thikana” or the “address”. Spread over 28,000 sqft, the puja pandal is decorated with 1.50 lakh badminton shuttlecocks and 30 gigantic shuttlecocks, depicting “refugees”.

Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta HC grants anticipatory bail to Rajeev Kumar

The agency has given multiple notices to Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID), to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore scam. 

Kolkata: Arsalan owner, 13 others arrested in poker raid

Akhtar Parvez, the restaurant chain owner, was one of the accused who was caught red-handed playing poker during a raid conducted at Friends Club in Camac Street and Leo Club at AJC Bose road. Huge amounts of cash were seized as board money.

Md Ali Park Pandal: Change in venue will not affect celebration, claim organisers

The iconic pandal, first set-up in 1969, had been shifted to a nearby fire station after the retaining wall of a British-era reservoir in the park collapsed. Lakhs of devotees visit the pandal every year.

Narada case: Mukul Roy fails to appear before CBI, summoned again today

According to sources, CBI officials wanted to speak to Roy before the five-day custody of IPS officer S M H Mirza, who was arrested on Thursday, ends on September 30.

Narada sting operation case: IPS officer held, CBI summons Mukul Roy

As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.

Students manhandle Supriyo at JU: 4 FIRs lodged over rioting, assault, unlawful assembly

The Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change had claimed that he was assaulted by some JU students, while the students alleged that they had been attacked by ABVP members who also vandalised university property.

Saradha scam: CBI conducts searches for Rajeev Kumar, seeks arrest warrant

As per sources, various teams including officials from Delhi have been carrying out search operations throughout Kolkata and adjoining areas since afternoon.

Saradha scam: Despite summons, Rajeev Kumar fails to appear before CBI

The 1989-batch IPS officer is accused of tampering with evidence and withholding vital evidence and documents, allegedly to shield influential people who had received cash from the Saradha Group.

Saradha chit fund scam: Calcutta HC withdraws interim protection to Rajeev Kumar

The High Court on Thursday was hearing a petition seeking the quashing of a CBI plea for custodial interrogation of the former top cop.

Kolkata metro services disrupted after man attempts suicide at Belgachia station

The victim was later rescued and admitted to R. G. Kar Hospital. Passengers were also evacuated from the affected train at the station. Services were disrupted between Girish Park and Kavi Subhash stations.

Chandrayaan-2 landing: ‘Feels like result day at school’

Madhusudan and Ashima, the parents of Chandrakanta Kumar, the Deputy Project Director responsible for the RF system of Chandrayaan-2, were ready to watch the live telecast on TV with their neighbours.