The death figures are likely to increase further, said local police sources, as the condition of some of those injured in the blast was extremely critical.
CPI-M activist Rintu Sheikh from Hariparapara area in Murshidabad district of West Bengal, who was severely beaten up allegedly by ruling Trinamool Congress activists on the polling day (July 8) died at a hospital here on Sunday afternoon.
Fresh reports of death came at a time when re-polling for 696 booths has been conducted since Monday morning under heavy deployment of central armed forces personnel.
Of the six fatalities, two were reported from Murshidabad and one each from Cooch Behar, East Burdwan, Malda and Nadia.
The Governor went to Canning in South 24 Parganas district on Saturday evening and interacted with the locals over the violence witnessed for the past few days. He also held a meeting with the administration and police officials of the district.
Police sources said that the trailer of the movie was released on YouTube recently, following which, there was a complaint on May 11, alleging that the movie seemed to have been made as a deliberate attempt to malign the image of West Bengal.
According to PETA-India's advocacy officer Farhat Ul Ain, pigs are intelligent animals and protective mothers who form bonds with their young piglets when unrestricted.
He was arrested from a private nursing home at Cuttack in Odisha, where he got admitted after himself getting injured in that explosion. His son, Prithvijit Bag and nephew Indrajit Bag, have also been arrested along with him.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has recently taken over the investigation into the violence that occurred during the Ram Navami procession in West Bengal.
While announcing the ban, she also took a dig at the Left government in Kerala for not taking a similar step.
Jagadartiha Das, a monk and the chief coordinator of the globally acclaimed International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) temple at Mayapur in West Bengal's Nadia district has gone missing after a security guard of the temple filed a complaint at a local police station against him.
The Calcutta High Court on Thursday ordered an NIA investigation into the violence in Shibpur in Howrah district during Ram Navami celebrations.
Sources said that the name of Niladri Das, a close confidant of the erstwhile convenor of WBSSC's screening committee S.P. Sinha came under the radar of CBI in this connection.
Adenovirus menace seems to be taking an alarming shape in West Bengal with the death of 36 children in the last nine days as per the records of the state health department.
Begunkodor is a small town in Purulia district of West Bengal. In 1960, a railway station was established here. It was possible because of the joint efforts by then queen of Santals, Lachan Kumari and Indian Railways.
A repeat of the ghastly incident in Delhi's Mehrauli where a youth killed his live-in partner, cut up her body into 35 pieces and stored them in a fridge was witnessed at West Bengal's Siliguri where a man was arrested on Thursday for killing his wife, and cutting her body into pieces before dumping them into a canal.
Srikanti Kumar Dutta from West Bengal is now a relieved soul. His surname was printed wrong on ration card twice despite his sincere complaints. Srikanti was hurt by sheer negligence and repetitive errors in his ration card.
Cyclonic storm Sitrang may have spared West Bengal coast but it battered parts of neighbouring Bangladesh killing at least seven people.As per reports, seven people including three members of a family lost their lives following the collapse of a brick railing and uprooting of trees.
The impact was also not much in the Sunderbans, which was perceived to be most vulnerable.
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