At least Three people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in various degrees when a pick-up van, in which they were returning home from a crematorium, was hit by a goods laden tractor in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Saturday night, official sources said on Sunday.
Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday visited the Woodlands Hospital in the city to see the ailing Marxist leader and her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, who is undergoing treatment for his respiratory tract infections.
Kolkata: A major fire that broke out at a plastic factory at Baruipur in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Saturday night was still razing as the fire brigade personnel with the help of locals were fighting the blaze, official sources said on Sunday.
Kolkata: Newly elected Trinamool Congress panchayat member Moimur Gharami, alias Moyna, was lynched to death after a gunshot from the miscreants missed the target, which hit his companion, in front of his house at Magrahat in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Saturday.
Kolkata: Violence rocked West Bengal during the single phase three-tier Panchayat polling as 12 people, who were owing allegiance to both the ruling Trinamool Congress and Opposition, lost their lives in different parts of the state on Saturday.
New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled the probe agencies, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), can go on with their quizzing of Trinamool Congress MP and national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam, media reports said.
Kolkata/UNI: The CBI on Saturday grilled Trinamool Congress National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee for a marathon of more than nine and a half hours at its office at Nizam Place in regard to the alleged teachers' recruitment scam in the state government-aided schools.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on May 12, Friday, the plea filed by the makers of the movie, The Kerala Story, challenging the decision of the West Bengal government to ban the screening of the movie in the State.
Kolkata: Violence engulfed West Bengal’s Kaliaganj on Saturday after a tribal girl was allegedly raped and murdered, media reports said.
Kolkata/UNI: Within four days of the Calcutta High Court order for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry, a team of the probe agency Friday raided the house of Trinamool Congress legislator Tapas Saha in connection with the cash-for-jobs scandal in the education sector in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress Wednesday threatened to initiate legal proceedings against Bengal's Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari if he didn't immediately withdraw his "false" statement against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Kolkata/IBNS: A day after a clash over Ram Navami procession, violence broke out at Rishra in West Bengal's Hooghly district late last night, media reports said.
Kolkata/UNI: President Droupadi Murmu on Monday arrived in the city on her maiden visit to West Bengal after taking oath.
Kolkata: In a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its legislator from Alipurduar in northern West Bengal Suman Kanjilal crossed over to West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress on Sunday.
Barrackpore: Panic gripped a part of the Bhatpara municipal area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Sunday following a series of explosions a little after four people were wounded as a crude bomb went off, official sources said.