BENGAL STUDENTS

  • Student killed in Bengal for protesting against crimes July 5, 2014

    Kolkata: The body of a college student, chopped to pieces, was found beside the railway track between Duttapukur and Bamongachi stations in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Saturday, police said. The victim's family and locals alleged that Sourav Chowdhury, missing since Friday night, was killed by miscreants for protesting...
  • West Bengal: Girls hold teachers hostage for 21 hours December 18, 2012

    Kolkata: A group of girl students, who had failed their Class 12 preboard examinations held their teachers hostage at the school in Sontoshpur for 21 hours seeking reversal of the decision, but freed them on Tuesday after assurance of a review by the West Bengal Higher Secondary Council (WBHSC). This sparked...