Birbhum District

  • West Bengal: Villagers shun rape survivor January 25, 2014

    As police call in a forensic team to probe alleged gangrape of a tribal girl in Birbhum district, the local villagers have warned the 20-year-old against returning. Her family has fled the village, even as she remains in hospital. ...
  • WB: Tribal woman gangraped in Birbhum February 27, 2012

    Suri (WB): A tribal woman was gangraped allegedly by five men at Shalkhela in Birbhum district, police said on Monday. The incident occurred when the 33-year-old married construction worker was returning home at Indragacha from Suri along with a male colleague. According to the FIR lodged by her, five men accosted them...
  • Death toll in Bengal train mishap touches 66 July 20, 2010

    Sainthia: The toll in the train collision at Sainthia in Birbhum district rose to 66 on Tuesday with three injured passengers of the Vananchal Express succumbing to injuries at the Burdwan Medical College Hospital. Thirty-six injured persons had been referred to the Burdwan Medical College Hospital from the Suri Sadar Hospital...
  • Five killed in clash at West Bengal village February 7, 2009

    Kolkata: At least five people were killed in a clash in a West Bengal village on Saturday, a police official said. While some reports said it was a clash between supporters of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and rival Trinamool Congress, others said one or two "criminal gangs"...
  • Woman chops off husband's head December 24, 2008

    Kolkata: A woman allegedly chopped off her husband's head in a West Bengal village as part of tantra rituals, but police Wednesday said a love affair with another man was behind the murder. The incident took place at Nalhati village in Birbhum district. According to district sources, Ranga Mondal, 22, along with...