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Rights panel orders farmer arrest probe

The state human rights commission today directed an additional director-general of police posted with the panel to investigate the arrest of farmer Shiladitya Chowdhury....   | Read..
 

CPM opens, rival reopens

Trinamul minister Malay Ghatak “inaugurated” on Independence Day a park in Asansol that was opened four years ago by the CPM’s local MP and MLA. ...   | Read..
 

Hair cropped for ‘affair’

A divorcee in Birbhum last night alleged villagers had tied her to a tree and cropped her hair, saying she had an affair with a married man. ...   | Read..
 

Crown stolen from temple

A gold crown donated by a devotee who won a lottery 15 years ago, and other ornaments worth around Rs 2 lakh were stolen from a temple in Birbhum’s Rampurhat last n...   | Read..
 

Cong takes back 10 rebels, eye on polls

The Congress today took back 10 party rebels suspended for contesting against Trinamul nominees in the Assembly polls last year, the move aimed at rebuilding the o...   | Read..
 

Oxygen mask ‘removed’, wife dies

A 24-year-old woman admitted to a government hospital in Burdwan died after her husband allegedly removed her oxygen mask and saline channel early today....   | Read..
 

Rape and sell charge on minor guardian

A 16-year-old Haldia girl has accused her adoptive father of repeatedly raping her and forcing her into prostitution....   | Read..
 

Job demand halts rail plan

A rail bridge on the Bhagirathi that will reduce travel time to north Bengal is lying unused for two years because residents on one side have refused to give up land, req...   | Read..
 
Some low-lying areas in Asansol were flooded on Friday after the Garui overflowed following heavy rain on Thursday. ...  | Read