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3 Cong workers killed ahead of rural polls

Just 24 hours before the fourth phase panchayat election is scheduled to start, three Congress workers were killed in Murshidabad on Sunday.

Body of teen found, parents allege rape

A highly decomposed body of a teenaged school girl was found in a jute field on Saturday in a Murshidabad village prompting her family to allege that she was murdered after being gangraped.

Azad snubs Mamata on AIIMS

Throwing cold water on West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s plan, Union health minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Sunday made it clear that the All-India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS)-like ho

CPM worker shot dead in murshidabad

A CPI(M) worker’s murder put Nabagram on the boil, days before the Jangipur Lok Sabha bypoll in Murshidabad. Abdul Hamid Sheikh was shot dead by unidentified miscreants on Saturday evening.

Mamata all set to visit Murshidabad

Chief minister and Trinamul Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is all set to pay a visit to Murshidabad district which is considered as a stronghold of Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury.

Adhir Chowdhury for Cabinet post?

After Pranab Mukhe-rjee’s exit as Union finance minister, the West Bengal Congress unit expects one of the state MPs to be inducted in the Union Cabinet. Adhir Chowdhury is the frontrunner.

Man killed just before wedding

A man was shot dead hours before his marriage at Nowda in Berhmapore on Tuesday morning.
The would-be groom, Amrul Sheikh, 24, was allegedly killed by his ex-girl friend’s husband who was furious at him for maintaining an illicit relation with his wife.

3-year-old dies at hospital in West Bengal

A three-year-old girl on Monday died at a hospital in Murshidabad district after being treated for fever, with the parents alleging medical negligence.

Tanuja Khatun was treated at the Aamtala Hospit

Another debt-ridden farmer kills self

Farmer suicides continued to haunt West Bengal as one more death was reported in Murshidabad on Monday.

Congress allows minister to quit

The Congress high command on Friday gave permission to controversial Congress state minister Manoj Chakraborty who had raised the banner of revolt against chief minister Mamata Banerjee, to resign. The Congress party may or may not choose another party MLA to be given a ministerial berth in place of Mr Chakraborty.

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