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At a rally here in South Dinajpur district, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief said around 12,000 farmers had committed suicide in the country for failing to repay their loans.
The state power minister also said the Bhangar project faced resistance not from the locals but from outsiders who had political backing either from the Congress, CPI(M) or the Naxalites.
West Bengal will take on Manipur on the opening day as the 72nd edition of the National Football Championship on March 19.
Tension spread in parts of North Bengal after a mentally-challenged 21-year-old tribal woman was allegedly gangraped and iron rods inserted inside her private parts at Dehabandh Hatpara village.
Losing his mother for want of a pouch of blood at Burdwan Medical College and Hospital in 1962, then eight-year-old Janardan Ghosh had promised not to let the same to happen again.
An 18-year-old intellectually disabled tribal woman was allegedly gang-raped in South Dinajpur's Kushmandi.
Sub-inspector Pradip Rath of Paschim Medinipur district was arrested by the CID in connection with a case relating to misappropriation of Rs 45 lakhs from one businessman in the district.
The West Bengal Assembly was adjourned today after obituary references were made to three politicians who passed away recently.
Prateek Bhattacharya is no less a maverick than Randall ‘Memphis’ Raines, the protagonist of Hollywood thriller Gone in 60 Seconds.
The accused Jhung Ho, in his mid-30s, has been detained with a valid North Korean passport but without any valid visa to enter India.
Assistant Sub-Inspector Debashis Das of Paschim Medinipur district was held by the CID sleuths, the investigating agency's official said.
The deceased, identified as Shilpa Agarwal, used to operate a 'sahayak kendra' of a nationalised bank from her house at Mejia in Bankura district.
The incident happened yesterday night when the victim's boyfriend called her at his uncle's house, the officer said.
The state government has earmarked Rs 500 crore to paint all government schools in the state in the official blue and white colours of the government.
Even as the West Bengal CPM has urged the party politburo to come out with a statement in the Binoy Kodiyeri row, the Kerala CPM has been downplaying the same.