West Bengal  /  Published 02.04.22

CBI night probe to match arson time

CBI investigators, led by DIG Akhilesh Singh, went to Bogtui on Friday night with the aim of recreating the sequence of events that led to the massacre on the night of March 21 when bikeborne goons ha...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bogtui (Rampurhat)

West Bengal  /  Published 30.03.22

Onions for export set ablaze

Three trucks loaded with onions which were supposed to be sent to Bangladesh through the Mahadipur land port in Malda district were set on fire by miscreants in the past 72 hours.   Police ...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

BJP slams TMC

BJP MPs from West Bengal urged the Centre on Wednesday to use constitutional provisions to intervene in the state, alleging in the Lok Sabha that the deaths of eight people after their houses were set...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Fire: Didi's appeal to Dhankhar

Hours after West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday described the death of eight people at Rampurhat as horrific and claimed that the state is in the grip of a culture of violence and lawless...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.03.22

Arson: Centre seeks report

The Union Home Ministry on Tuesday sought a report from the West Bengal government after eight people were found burnt to death in Birbhum district, officials said. The move came after a nine-member ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


West Bengal  /  Published 05.03.21

Pre-poll violence in north Bengal

Incidents of arson and attacks on political workers and leaders were reported from a number of locations of poll-bound north Bengal on Wednesday, prompting both the Trinamul Congress and the BJP to po...
By Our Bureau in Raiganj, Siliguri, Cooch Behar

North East  /  Published 11.02.21

Assam alert after road violence in Hailakandi

A row over the construction of a road at Kachurthal area in Assam’s Hailakandi district bordering Mizoram’s Kolasib district on Tuesday morning escalated into an arson by evening leaving t...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 26.12.20

Vijaynagar arson key accused arrested

Covid-19 induced restrictions failed to dampen the Christmas in Odisha though the celebrations were a low-key affair, reports our correspondent. The state government     made elab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.12.20

Shooting, arson at coal project site

The henchmen of jailed gangster Sujit Sinha in collusion with Peoples’ Liberation Front of India, a splinter group of the CPI(Maoist), opened fire and set four trucks on fire at Tetariakhar coal...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 18.11.20

Riot arson cuffs on councillor

A Congress leader and former mayor was on Tuesday arrested in connection with rioting that left a party MLA’s house gutted and four dead in August. The arrest of Sampath Raj, an influential cou...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


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