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BJP welcomes TMC decision to snap ties with Cong in Bengal


BJP on Saturday welcomed TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee's decision to go it alone in West Bengal and wanted her to withdraw support to the central government to ensure early Lok Sabha elections to rid the

We are least bothered, says Congress


Congress in West Bengal on Saturday said it accepted the challenge thrown by ally Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee that it would go it alone in the state henceforth but said it would remain in

Shantinekatan girl joins another school

Despite repeated requests from the Visva-Bharati university here to resume classes, the parents of the traumatised girl who was made to drink her own urine on Wednesday got her admitted to another sch

Six mentally challenged women killed in West Bengal


At least six mentally challenged women have been killed and buried secretly in West Bengal, the police said on Sunday.

Three men including the superintendent of the government-run home for the mental

2 girl students asked to disrobe in Bengal schools

The horror of school girls continue in West Bengal. In two separate incidents, two girls were asked to disrobe by their teachers in their respective schools.

The first incident took place at Gopalna

Teacher who strip-searched girl arrested

The teacher who allegedly stripped and searched a girl student of class VIII on the charge of stealing money from her classmate at a school in North 24 Parganas district was arrested on Saturday, p

Girl student stripped, searched by school teacher in WB

A girl student of class VIII was allegedly stripped and searched by a teacher on the charges of stealing money at a school in Gopalnagar in North 24 Parganas district.

The girl's father Pabitra Mond

Visva-Bharati, school authorities meet traumatized girl again

The registrar of the Visva-Bharati university and the principal of Patha Bhavan on Wednesday visited the house of the traumatized girl,who was forced to drink her own urine,and requested her parents

Mamata pitches Gopal Gandhi for VP, flags off three new trains in North Bengal


West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that she was not in favour of Vice-President Mohammad Hamid Ansari continuing in the same office for a second consecutive term, and pitched

SC seeks govt's reply on plea for probe into 'killings' by BSF

The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's response on a plea for probe into the alleged torture and extra-judicial killings by the Border Security Force personnel in the border area of West Beng

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