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Bengal

Maoist shiver holds up train

Maoist abductions of railway employees in Bihar had its echoes 142km away in Bengal as a Punjab-bound train was stalled for nearly three hours in Asansol, reviving memories of the Jnaneswari Express sabotage and sparking panic among passengers as rumours of a rebel attack and an accident spread...   | Read..
 

Help returns saris worth Rs 50000

A domestic help in Bolpur, who cannot afford a sari more expensive than Rs 300, found by the roadside a bag stuffed with kantha saris worth nearly Rs 50,000 and returned it t...   | Read..
 

Union shuts factory

Workers of a private cement factory in Asansol owing allegiance to the Trinamul-affiliated trade union have struck work since yesterday demanding the arrest of the owner&...   | Read..
 

14-year jail plan for hooch makers

The government will introduce a bill that proposes a maximum punishment of 14 years in jail for hooch makers in case of deaths. ...   | Read..
 

Forgery cuffs on ex-CPM leader

A former CPM gram panchayat member was arrested in Burdwan today on the charge of forging government documents and the signature of a land officer to transport sand more...   | Read..
 

Salon owner’s killers off death row

Calcutta High Court today commuted the death sentence of three persons convicted of murdering a beauty parlour owner to life. ...   | Read..
 

Beaten to death for liquor protest

A man was beaten to death last night in Nadia by his younger brother’s friends when he allegedly rebuked them for drinking and creating a scene on a field a few met...   | Read..
 
Help returns saris worth Rs 50000