Malda District

  • Trafficking: 59 children from West Bengal to be sent home June 10, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram/Palakkad: More than 100 children from Jharkhand, brought for orphanages in Kerala without proper documents recently, were sent back home while 59 boys from West Bengal would be returned to their home state in the next two days, state government said on Tuesday. A total of 119 children from Jharkhand were...
  • BSF seizes fake Indian currency worth Rs 9 lakh August 25, 2013

    The Border Security Force (BSF) on Sunday said it has seized fake Indian currency notes of the face value of Rs.9 lakh from a border outpost in West Bengal's Malda district. "The fake notes in plastic bags were being thrown in from the Bangladesh side of the border into the Indian...
  • WB: Around 100 women dumped in open field after sterilisation February 10, 2013

    Malda: In a shocking case, most of the 100 women in a semi-conscious state, who underwent ligation procedure at a sterilisation camp at a rural health centre in Malda district, were abandoned in an open field adjacent to the facility. The ligation procedure was carried out in the Manickchak Rural Health...
  • Child rights panel questions Bengal on infant deaths February 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Taking cognizance of deaths of new-born babies in various hospitals of West Bengal, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday said it has asked the state government to spell out, in detail, the steps taken to tackle the situation. "We have sought the details from...
  • WB: 6 infants die at Malda in the last 24 hours November 10, 2011

    Kolkata: Reports on Thursday said that six infants died at the Malda District Hopsital in West Bengal within the last twenty-four hours. All the infants were allegedly malnourished and underweight and died after being critically ill, sources claimed. So far there have been no allegations of negligence or other complaints against...
  • Trinamool worker's hand chopped off in Bengal May 24, 2011

    Kolkata: In fresh post-poll violence, a Trinamool Congress worker's hand was on Tuesday chopped off allegedly by a CPI-M activist in Malda district, even as more illegal firearms were seized from the office of the Left party and other places. The attack on Biswajit Mondal took place close on the...
  • Lookaheads: What's making news in India May 20, 2008

    New Delhi: Repolling will be held in twelve booths of the Panchayat bodies in Malda district of West Bengal. Results of the Class X ICSE Board and Class XII ISC Board will be declared on Wednesday. Former Kerala PWD minister, P J Joseph to be chargesheeted for molesting a TV...