Tag: Westbengal

Soldier dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata

  Kolkata: After Kerala, a suspected case of Nipah virus infection has been reported in Kolkata where a soldier has died. Seenu Prasad, who hails from Kerala and posted at the Eastern Command headquarters Fort William, was admitted to the Command Hospital here on May 20 and passed away on May 25, a Defence spokesperson […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Police arrest 6 highway robbers in Odisha

  Balasore: Balasore Sadar police today arrested 6 highway robbers and seized 2 four-wheelers, 2 two-wheelers, 5 mobile phones and sharp weapons from their possession. While two persons were arrested in connection with a robbery executed on May 12 near National Highway 60, others were arrested in two different incidents near Soro. According to sources, […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
18-year-old dies while playing football in West Bengal

Kalna (West Bengal): A pall of gloom descended on Kalna as 18-year-old goalkeeper Ripon Mali died after collapsing on the field during a football match at Nischintapur village in East Burdwan district, locals said. Ripon Mali was trying to snatch the ball from the opposing team’s forward in the air when he collapsed on Sunday. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Youth shot dead after altercation in West Bengal

West Bengal: A youth was allegedly shot dead following an altercation between two groups in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district on Sunday, police said. According to police, the altercation first started in Kamarhati area over a missing bike during Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations on Saturday evening and resumed on Sunday morning. “A youth, Inteaz Ali, was […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Sealdah express derails in Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: The engine of the Sealdah Express derailed on Thursday in Uttar Pradesh between Jafarganj and Akbarpur stations, disrupting rail traffic on the route, an official said. The train was going from Jammu to Howrah in West Bengal. While no one was injured in the incident, the Lucknow-Varanasi-Faizabad route was temporarily closed for trains. Due […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Man arrested for molesting French woman in Kolkata

Kolkata: A man from Jharkhand was arrested from West Bengal’s Burdwan railway station for molesting a French woman in a train, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on the Jamalpur-Howrah Express late on Sunday. “Arshad Hussain, a resident of Jharkhand, was arrested on Monday for molesting a French national on the Jamalpur-Howrah Express. […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
West Bengal: Congress to extend support to CPI(M) candidate in upcoming bypoll

  Kolkata: The Congress has decided to extend support to CPI(M) candidate for the May 28 bypoll to Maheshtala Assembly seat in West Bengal, sparking speculation that the two parties might be coming closer to each other. The two parties had forged an coalition in Bengal for the 2016 assembly elections, but parted ways after […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Here's why West Bengal sought additional forces from Odisha, Punjab, Telangana & AP

  Kolkata: The West Bengal government has written to Odisha, Punjab, Telengana and Andhra Pradesh seeking forces for the May 14 single-phase panchayat election in the the state, a senior government official said today. Four companies of security personnel were sought from each state for “full back up” to the existing force in the state, […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021