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Boy dies after teacher bangs head against wall

The incidents of corporal punishment continue in West Bengal as a Class 3 student succumbed to his injuries after being hit by a teacher for being mischievous inside the classroom.

Opp. calls for 3rd phase date change

With the West Bengal government declaring the dates for the panchayat election in consultation with the state election commission (SEC), the Opposition have demanded a revision of the date for the thi

Bengal rural polls on July 2, 6 & 10

After torturous negotiations and hard bargaining the Mamata Banerjee government and the state election commission have finally agreed to hold the panchayat election on July 2, 6 and 10.

Rural Ponzi scheme firm owner kills self

The chit fund meltdown in the state claimed another life on Thursday when owner of a rural Ponzi scheme company committed suicide in Hooghly district on Thursday taking death toll to 14.

Chidi takes EB to quarters

Nigerian striker Chidi Edeh struck a hat-trick and set up a couple more as East Bengal thrashed Yangon United of Myanmar 5-1 to enter the AFC Cup quarter-final here on Wednesday.

HC orders Bengal rural polls in 3 phases

The Calcutta high court on Tuesday ordered that panchayat polls must be completed in three phases by July 15.

Panchayat polls: HC refuses to stay order

A division of Calcutta high court on Monday rejected the Mamata Banerjee government’s prayer for an interim stay on a single bench order which called for a three-phase panchayat election under the sup

Agent hangs self, depositor takes poison

The tragic consequences of the chit fund groups’ massive fallout continue as an agent committed suicide, while a depositor attempted suicide after consuming pesticide.

Bengal minister rules out polls before Oct.

West Bengal panchayat minister Subrata Mukherjee on Sunday ruled out rural polls before the pujas but said it would be held within this year.

Court orders 3-phase election

In a huge setback to the Mamata Banerjee government, the Calcutta high court on Friday ordered a three-phase panchayat polls and asked the West Bengal government to arrange Central paramilitary forces

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