Murshidabad

  • Bengal women are worst sufferers, says Rahul Gandhi 19-04-2014 05:59 PM

    Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) government in the state saying that the women in Bengal were the worst sufferers despite having a lady chief minister. "Women in Bengal are the worst sufferers in the whole country though the state...
  • FIR filed against Congress' Bengal chief in murder case 10-04-2014 07:23 PM

    A first information report (FIR) has been filed against West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury in connection with the murder of a Trinamool Congress supporter in the state's Murshidabad district, police said on Thursday. "The FIR was filed late Wednesday night in connection with the murder of Badal Sheikh....
  • West Bengal: SP unit merges with Trinamool, MLA too switches side 06-12-2013 10:10 PM

    Kolkata: Chand Mohammad, the lone legislator of Samajwadi Party, a constituent of West Bengal's opposition Left Front, on Friday joined Trinamool Congress after merging the state unit with TMC. "Chand Mohammad who belongs to the original SP unit in the state, joined TMC and merged the party with TMC along...
  • Woman exorcist arrested in Bengal for student's death 01-12-2013 09:12 PM

    Kolkata: A woman was arrested on Sunday after her practice of "exorcism" led to death of a college student in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, police said. The incident happened in Hariharpara in the district, some 220 km from Kolkata. "We have arrested Munawara Bibi for the death of Sunny Sheikh...
  • WB: Woman files case against addl SP for sending her lewd SMSes 19-08-2013 04:35 AM

    Murshidabad: A woman has accused an additional superintendent of police in Murshidabad district of harassing her by sending her objectionable text messages. The woman, a divorcee, has filed a police complaint against ASP Mrinal Majumdar, alleging that he had been sending her objectionable SMSes, police said. ASP Mrinal Majumdar, however,...
  • West Bengal: Congress worker hacked to death by unidentified men 20-07-2013 10:10 PM

    Behrampore: Two days before panchayat polls in the district, a Congress worker was allegedly hacked to death today by unidentified men behind an illegal liquor shop at Jiaganj in Murshidabad district, police said. Subhas Sarkar (32) was hacked to death by the miscreants at Bidhan Colony this noon when he...
  • WB: Decomposed body of a girl found, family alleges gangrape 15-06-2013 03:36 PM

    Murshidabad: The decomposed body of a 16-year-old girl was recovered from a paddy field in Murshidabad in West Bengal on Saturday morning. The Class 9 student had gone missing from her home on June 11. The family members of the girl have alleged that she was raped and murdered by...
  • West Bengal: Man allegedly kills his 10-year-old daughter 28-04-2013 06:10 PM

    Berhampore: A man and his aide were arrested on Sunday for allegedly killing his 10-year-old daughter when she protested his attempts to sell her at Jalangi in Murshidabad district. "Bablu Ghosh and his aide were arrested for strangulating his daughter Rinki Ghosh. Rinki was a student of class-III. Local villagers...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey 08-02-2013 11:51 PM

    My opponents using Suryanelli rape survivor; I'm clean, won't quit, says Kurien. The Congress Union Minister said he did not instigate the Murshidabad mob, but was trying to calm the tempers, and After UK, European Union woos Narendra Modi. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary 08-02-2013 11:41 PM

    The Congress Union Minister said he did not instigate the Murshidabad mob, but was trying to calm the tempers. ...
  • WB: Mamata in denial mode as infants die 02-11-2011 09:22 PM

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blamed the Left for ruining the state's healthcare following death of a newborn baby at a hospital in Murshidabad after doctors used acid instead of Dettol as a disinfectant. Recounting her horror at the hospital, 28-year-old Shikha said, "I was unconscious....
  • WB: Mamata blames CPI (M) for infant's death 02-11-2011 02:42 PM

    New Delhi: Reacting to the news of an infant's death during delivery after carbolic acid was used instead of dettol, West Bengal Chief Minister on Wednesday blamed the previous government of CPI (M) for the poor medical system in the state. "CPI (M) haven't created proper system. District hospitals don't...
  • WB: Infant dies after acid used for delivery 02-11-2011 12:29 PM

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident of medical negligence, it was found that an infant was declared dead after birth because carbolic acid was used instead of dettol to disinfect during delivery. The incident happened in Murshidabad in West Bengal. The bottle of acid apparently kept in the place of...
  • West Bengal begins culling of poultry in fresh flu fight 10-03-2008 01:18 PM

    Dhaka; Marlon Samuels and Lendl Simmons cracked half-centuries to help the West Indies clinch the one-day series with an easy eight-wicket win over Bangladesh in the second match on Saturday. Samuels scored a brisk 88 not out and opener Simmons an impressive 80 as the West Indies achieved a 221-run...
  • Human samples test negative for bird flu 22-01-2008 02:55 PM

    Hyderabad: Delhi Daredevils skipper Virender Sehwag never felt that a target of 176 was impossible to achieve even when three of the top-batsmen wer back in the hut within first six overs. Sehwag whose Herculean 119 off only 56 balls saw Daredevils beat Deccan Chargers by four wickets in an...
  • Health Ministry sends Tamiflu, protective gear to WB 16-01-2008 06:49 PM

    New Delhi: Deccan Chargers have lost a few close matches in their last three outings in the Indian Premier League (IPL) and allrounder Daniel Christian feels the team needs to be more consistent. The Kumar Sangakkara-led side was defeated in their first two matches against Rajasthan Royals and Kolkata Knight...
  • 26 skulls found in Bengal town 31-01-2007 07:27 PM

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