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BJP leader prime suspect in TMC worker's murder, arrested

India, Nov. 5 -- A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and one of his associates were arrested in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Monday in connection with the murder of Trinamool Congress (T... Read More


Man trampled by elephant in Bengal; eighth death since October 26

India, Nov. 4 -- A 35-year-old man was trampled to death by an elephant from a wild herd in West Bengal's Jhargram district on Sunday afternoon, in the eighth such incident in the state in less than 1... Read More


Bengal police arrest man for obscene post against Mamata Banerjee

India, Oct. 30 -- The Bengal police arrested a government employee from Singur in the state's Hooghly district on Wednesday for an obscene post on social media against chief minister Mamata Banerjee, ... Read More


Youth dies in crossfire during alleged clash between TMC factions in Bengal village

India, Oct. 30 -- Sheikh Inshan (26), a resident of Kalyanpur village in the Sainthia area of Bengal's Birbhum district died of gunshots Tuesday morning after being caught in a crossfire between two f... Read More


Woman in Bengal allegedly burns pet dog for eating meat she was cooking

India, Oct. 24 -- A woman in Bengal's Midnapore town has sparked outrage after being accused of burning her pet dog in a fit of anger Monday night after it ate some meat that she had cooked for her fa... Read More


Shooters target Bengal BJP worker, kill mother instead, BJP sees TMC link

India, Oct. 22 -- A Bengal BJP worker's mother, Shankari Bagdi, was shot dead in Birbhum district by armed men who were attempting to kill her son on Monday afternoon. Two villagers from Hatselandi in... Read More


Bengal man kills local leader, chops body over suspected affair with wife

India, Oct. 21 -- A local leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) was murdered and chopped into pieces by a man over suspicion that he was having an affair with his wife, on Friday night in W... Read More


78-year-old man burnt alive in Bengal; son and his wife arrested

India, Oct. 20 -- Police on Sunday arrested a man and his wife for allegedly burning his 78-year-old father to death in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Saturday night over a property dispute,... Read More


Bodies of 3 men recovered from abandoned mine in Bengal

India, Oct. 18 -- Rescuers have pulled the bodies of three men trapped in an abandoned coal mine in Kulti area of West Bengal's West Burdwan district on Thursday night, more than four days after they ... Read More


Two BJP workers held for TMC panchayat leader's murder in Bengal

India, Oct. 16 -- The Bengal police on Tuesday arrested two villagers, Gopal Das Mandal and Khokan Khutia in connection with the murder of Basudeb Mandal, a Trinamool Congress leader in the Moyna area... Read More