South 24 Parganas

  • Bomb in auto-rickshaw passenger's bag explodes, one dead 14-09-2013 08:21 PM

    Canning: A passenger of an auto-rickshaw was killed and its driver injured when a bomb kept in a bag held by the passenger exploded in South 24 Parganas district Saturday, the police said. Three passengers alighted the auto-rickshaw from Suryapur under Baruipur police station. After hitting a bumper on the...
  • No tolerance for rioters: Mamata 11-09-2013 10:19 PM

    Sarisha: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Wednesday her government will deal strongly with any attempt to create communal disharmony in the state. We have never supported riots or communal disharmony and we will not spare anyone who tries to instigate communal discord in the state, warned Banerjee...
  • West Bengal: Moderate voting during the third phase of panchayat polls 19-07-2013 09:13 AM

    Kolkata: Sporadic violence on Friday marked the third phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal covering three districts of Howrah, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas where an average 25 per cent polling was recorded in the first four hours of voting. SEC secretary Tapas Ray said the voting process remained...
  • WB: Child rights panel seeks report on student's death 18-05-2013 10:21 AM

    Kolkata: The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has sought a report from West Bengal officials on the death of an eight-year-old student after he was allegedly assaulted by his teacher in class. The commission took up the matter after a report on CNN-IBN. The NCPCR has asked...
  • WB: Student dies after teacher bangs his head against the wall 17-05-2013 01:38 PM

    Kolkata: Alleged corporal punishment left an 8-year-old dead in South 24 Parganas in West Bengal. The student died after his head was allegedly banged against the wall by a teacher. The incident happened at the Nirdeshkhali school at Basanti in South 24 Parganas. The child was beaten up on May...
  • TMC workers' act has demeaned women: NCW chief 02-01-2013 02:24 PM

    Trinamool Congress workers were caught on video heckling and throwing money at hired women dancers at their founding day party on Tuesday. ...
  • Death toll in Bengal hooch tragedy reaches 115 15-12-2011 11:30 AM

    Kolkata: The death toll in the illicit liquor tragedy in West Bengal has touched 115. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now ordered a CID probe into the incident. According to the police, four people have been arrested. Another 263 people are still being treated at several hospitals battling...