West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.19

Mamata team to visit CAA bereaved in UP

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday decided to send a team of Trinamul Congress leaders to Uttar Pradesh in the wake of the deaths of at least 16 protesters in alleged police action there since...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.12.19

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West Bengal  /  Published 14.11.19

Case filed over toy train death

The family of Hooghly tourist Pradip Saxena has filed a police complaint of negligence over his death during a toy train ride last month, reiterating their claim that he died after getting entangled i...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

World  /  Published 10.11.19

Marlboro Man, who never smoked, is no more

Robert C. Norris, a rancher known for his role as the Marlboro Man in television commercials for the cigarette brand, died on Sunday at Pikes Peak Hospice & Palliative Care in Colorado Springs, Co...
By Mariel Padilla/New York Times News Service in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.19

Youth dies as tree falls on him in Ballygunge

Even before Cyclone Bulbul made its landfall, six trees were uprooted in the city with one cedar tree killing a young Tangra resident, who worked as an assistant in a Ballygunge club’s kitchen, arou...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.19

Contractor beaten to death near Raipur

A labour contractor from Birbhum who had been working in Chhattisgarh for the past 17 years and lent money to locals was beaten to death by alleged miscreants on Monday.Banirul Islam, 42, was struck w...
By Alamgir Hossain

India  /  Published 06.12.18

SC glare on 15000 pothole deaths, ‘more than on border’

The Supreme Court on Thursday termed “unacceptable” the death of nearly 15,000 people in road accidents caused by potholes in the past five years and said the number was probably higher than those...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.11.19

Tehsildar burnt alive

A woman tehsildar in Telangana died on Monday after a man entered her chamber, poured petrol on her and then set her on fire in a gruesome attack that police and revenue officials said could be linked...
By PTI in Hyderabad

North East  /  Published 03.11.19

Two more Brus die as blockade continues

A two-year-old boy and a 65-year-old woman died at Naisingpara camp in Kanchanpur subdivision of North Tripura district on Sunday allegedly because of starvation amid the refugees’ agitation for res...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Doctor’s wife killed, driver detained

A 58-year-old woman died and her doctor husband was seriously injured after they were severely beaten up allegedly by their driver in Burdwan on Monday evening.Police said doctor Subrata Nag, 62, and ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Burdwan


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