North 24 Parganas
West Bengal  /  Published 26.09.22

Dad held over bid to sell boys

Police on Sunday arrested a Bangladeshi national at Swarupnagar in North 24Parganas for allegedly attempting to sell his two minor sons to a trafficking racket in India. The additional chief judi¬...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.09.22

Teenager murder slur on rehab centre

A 16-year-old boy, who had been suffering mental instability since childhood and had been prescribed counselling by doctors for his psychiatric problems, was allegedly beaten to death by employees of ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.09.22

NIA arrests Maoist leader

The Guwahati wing of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Maoist leader Samrat Chakrabarty from Sodepur near Calcutta on Monday.  Sources in the NIA have said Samrat is a member of t...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.22

4 arrested in Titagarh school blast case

 Police on Sunday arrested four youths for allegedly conspiring to hurl a crude bomb on the terrace of Free India High School in Titagarh, North 24-Parganas, on Saturday. Police recovered 10 bom...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.09.22

Bengal's dengue war

The state health department has decided to increase the number of fever clinics at block-level hospitals and assign health workers on door-to-door visits of fever patients in six Bengal districts wher...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 17.09.22

Dengue cases go up

The number of dengue cases are rising in rural areas across Bengal and this has led the health department to blame unplanned urbanisation for creating breeding pockets for aedes aegypti mosquitoes, wh...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 12.09.22

Digha: Waves damage Marine Drive

A portion of the newly constructed Digha-Tajpur Marine Drive was largely damaged by huge sea waves on Sunday three days before its scheduled inauguration by chief minister Mamata Banerjee.  A we...
By Anshuman Phadikar and Subhasish Chaudhuri in Tamluk/Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.09.22

Brother of TMC leader, 2 aides held for rape

 Police on Saturday arrested the brother of a local Trinamul Congress councillor, along with two other youths, in connection with the alleged gang-rape of an 18-year-old girl at Titagarh in North...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.09.22

Concrete slab falls with kids, two die

Two boys were killed and three others injured when a concrete slab affixed to a pillar of an under-construction wall of an idgah collapsed on them at Baduria in North 24-Parganas on Thursday evening. ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.08.22

BSF cop arrested for wife ‘murder’

Police on Sunday arrested a BSF constable for allegedly killing his wife over conjugal differences in the Ghojadanga-Uttarpara area of Basirhat.Rupam Sarkar, 39, attached to 118 Battalion of the BSF a...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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