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Death toll in trawler tragedy rises to 30

Kolkata: The death count in the West Bengal trawler tragedy in Muriganga river has shot up to 30 after seven more bodies were found on Monday. Over 100 people are still missing.

"We have confirmed r

Survivor's account: West Bengal boat tragedy

Kakdwip: A huge tide, and then within a fraction of a second the whole world became dark for Ajmal Sheikh, 23, one of the survivors of the trawler tragedy in West Bengal on Saturday.

The vessel caps

Bengal trawler tragedy: Search operations resume

Kakdwip: Divers resumed search operations on Sunday morning to look for survivors and victims of the trawler tragedy in West Bengal that has claimed 18 lives so far. Over 100 people are still missing.

Fake notes worth Rs 3 lakh seized, two held

Malda, West Bengal: Fake currency notes with a face value of Rs 3.03 lakh were seized from two persons here, police said today.

Acting on a tip-off, the police raided a locality in Englishbazar area

Man killed for stealing hens in Bengal

Kolkata: A man died on Friday after he was severely beaten by a group of villagers in West Bengal's East Midnapore district for allegedly stealing hens from a poultry farm, police said.

Sukdeb Das, a

Bomb scare disrupts train services in West Bengal

Train services in the Kharagpur-Adra section in West Bengal were disrupted for over four hours on Monday after a tiffin box fitted with wires was found on the railway tracks in West Midnapore district

Rahul arrives on three-day visit to West Bengal

AICC General Secretary, Mr Rahul Gandhi, arrived here on Tuesday on a three-day visit to West Bengal in order to rejuvenate the state Congress ahead of next year's assembly elections.

Mr Gandhi left

Suspected Maoists kill 2 in West Bengal

Suspected Maoists on Thursday shot dead two people in West Bengal's West Midnapore district, police said.

"Two bodies were found at Ektal village near Aguiboni area of Jhargram sub-division in the di

Threat of drought looming over 8 West Bengal districts

With the monsoon playing truant and unusual rise in day temperature, the threat of drought is looming large over eight south Bengal districts which have recorded 31 per cent deficient rainfall till th

Bengal rules out hike in bus, minibus, taxi fares

Kolkata, July 28: The West Bengal Government today ruled out a hike in bus, minibus and taxi fares following recent increase in fuel prices, saying the present situation did not merit it and warned of

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