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Cong asks its candidate Mannan to withdraw from WB RS polls

Apparently under pressure from Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee, Congress on Thursday asked its candidate Abdul Mannan to withdraw from the Rajya Sabha elections in West Bengal.

"I have asked Mannan t

Tension brews over smoke at city hospital

Smoke billowing from the emergency ward of the state-run SSKM Hospital on Wednesday led to several patients being shifted outside for their safety, police said.

According to the police, the smoke was

Seven killed, 70 injured as bus overturns

Seven persons were killed and 70 others were injured when a bus overturned near Ausgram in Burdwan district in the early hours of Saturday.

The bus carrying members of a marriage party from Kolkol

Top woman Maoist Suchitra Mahato surrenders

Top woman Maoist Suchitra Mahato, who was suspected to have been with rebel leader Kishenji when he was killed last year, surrendered on Friday before West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.


Bengal government bans LCLs for night clubs

After the recent late night Park Street car-rape incident, the West Bengal government has decided to stop issuing late closure licences with immediate effect till March 31.

A senior excise departmen

Mamata Banerjee's nephew granted bail


Akash Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, and three of his associates who spent a day in judicial custody for assaulting a traffic sergeant were on Friday given bail by a c

Kolkata court send Mamata's nephew to jail for one day

A Kolkata court rejected the bail pleas of Akash Banerjee, nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and his three associates and sent all the four to judicial custody till March 2.


Mamata terms another rape incident fake


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday rejected reports of gangrape of a woman in Burdwan's Katwa and blamed the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) for orchestrating a malicious c

20 CISF jawans injured by EFR in Bengal

Twenty CISF personnel were injured when they were attacked by EFR jawans after their protest against alleged misbehaviour with some village women at the EFR headquarter at Salua in West Midnapore dist

Former CPI(M) MLA among two killed in attack in Burdwan town

Two senior CPI(M) leaders, including former party MLA Pradip Tah, were on Wednesday hacked to death by suspected Trinamool workers in Burdwan town during a procession to drum up support for the countr

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