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West Bengal: Clashes erupt between locals and police over power-grid installation at Bhangar, protesters shot

Kolkata, Jan 17 (IBNS): At least four protesters were allegedly shot by police during a skirmish between local villagers and security forces over installation of power grid at Bhangar in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Tuesday, local media reports said.

WB: TMC activists stage demonstration stopping Union Min Babul Supriyo's convoy, show him black flag

Kolkata, Jan 16 (IBNS): A large number of Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters allegedly attacked actor-turned-Union Minister Babul Supriyo's convoy at Andal in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Monday evening, reports said.

West Bengal: 6 killed, several hurt in Gangasagar fair stampede

Kolkata, Jan 15 (IBNS): At least six devotees were killed and several others were injured in a stampede at Gangasagar island, barely 120 kilometres from state capital Kolkata, on Sunday evening, officials said.

Stampede in Gangasagar fair, several people feared killed

Gangasagar, Jan 15 (IBNS): A stampede incident occured at the Gangasagar fair in West Bengal on Sunday, media reports said.

Kharagpur shooting: Police books 7, 4 more on loose

Kolkata/Kharagpur, Jan 13 (IBNS): Police on Friday arrested seven persons who are involved in Wednesday's Kharagpur shootout from several areas of West Medinipur and neighbouring state Jharkhand, officials said.

Death threat to Sourav Ganguly: 1 booked from Midnapore city

Kolkata, Jan 13 (IBNS): Police on Friday morning arrested one man from Midnapore city in West Bengal's West Medinipur district for sending letter with death threat to former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly, officials said.

West Bengal: 5 TMC activists shot in Kharagpur

Kolkata, Jan 11 (IBNS): At least five Trinamool Congress (TMC) activists, including local TMC leader Srinu Naidu, were shot when few unidentified miscreants fired bullets indiscriminately at a Trinamool party office in Kharagpur town in West Bengal's West Medinipur district on Wednesday, reports said.

West Bengal: Speeding bus hits level crossing barrier, 1 biker killed

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IBNS): An over-spending bus crashed into the barrier of a closed level crossing at Kulgachhia under Uluberia Police Station limits in West Bengal's Howrah district on Tuesday, killing a middle aged motorcyclist, reports said.

West Bengal: Police officer joins mob to attack thieves

Kolkata, Jan 10 (IBNS): An on duty police official on Tuesday participated in a mob assault in West Bengal's Hooghly district, local media reports said.

West Bengal: Toy train derails near Kurseong, 11 hurt

Kolkata/Darjeeling, Jan 10 (IBNS): At least 11 persons were injured when a Darjeeling to Siliguri bound toy train went off the track near Kurseong in north Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, reports said.

Payment of pension work taken over by Government of West Bengal

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): Government of West Bengal has decided to take over the work of payment of pension from the counter of the office of A.G. (A&E), WB with effect from March 1, 2017.

West Bengal: 5 killed, 6 in hospital after consuming hooch in South 24 Parganas

Kolkata, Jan 5 (IBNS): Five people were killed and at least six others fell ill after having hooch at Nodakhali village in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Thursday, reports said.

BJP govt never interferes in any investigation: Piyush Goyal

Kolkata, Jan 3 (IBNS): With Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders calling the arrests of party MPs- Sudip Bandyopadhyay and Tapas Pal- a vendetta politics of the BJP government, Union Minister Piyush Goyal said that BJP-ruled Central government never interfered into any probe of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

West Bengal Police calls Dhulagarh violence a local incident

Kolkata, Dec 30 (IBNS): Weeks after a massive violence hit West Bengal's Dhulagarh, the state police on Thursday claimed that the incident was an outcome of a dispute between two local groups over a local issue.

West Bengal: Gang-rape victim commits suicide after threatened by accused

Kolkata, Dec 26 (IBNS): A nearly 22-year-old rape survivor committed suicide on Sunday night after receiving continuous threats from an accused in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, reports said.