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Cyclone Komen: Bengal, Odisha brace for impact

People wade through a flooded locality in West Midnapore district, West Bengal. Photograph: PTI Photo The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday predicted "heavy to very heavy" rainfall......

Inside West Bengal's murky world of child marriages

Fairs are commonplace in the festive season but in tribal West Midnapore, which falls in the erstwhile Maoist-hit Jangalmahal area, it is child marriage fairs which are drawing large crowds. Such......

Panchayat polls begins in Bengal with clashes among party workers

Eleven persons were injured in a clash between the Trinamool Congress and Congress party workers at Sabong in West Midnapore district as the first phase of panchayat polls began on Thursday in West......

WB: Failed students lock teachers inside school

Class XI students of a school in West Midnapore district who had failed in the annual examination, on Thursday locked up the all the 50-odd staff and secretary after their meeting failed to yield......

The slain Maoist is Kishenji, 99 per cent: Centre

The Centre on Thursday said the person killed in an encounter in West Midnapore was most probably top Maoist leader Kishenji and it was awaiting a final confirmation from the West Bengal police......

It's time for smart villages

  To allow our cities to thrive, we must look after our villages, notes Barun Roy How long shall we be fooling ourselves? It's fashionable to talk about smart cities. But what about smart......

Mamata woos investors, says Bengal favourable for industries

Mamata Banerjee said availability of land won't be a problem in Bengal as the state government has a land bank. Ahead of assembly polls in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday......

The story of West Bengal's dismal industrial performance

A policy-related problem that urgently needs to be redressed is the ‘miniaturisation’ of projects, notes Ashok K Lahiri. Image: Miniaturisation will not work for industry and......

How Sachin Tendulkar helped a tribal village school in Bengal

To his die-hard cricket fans, Sachin Tendulkar is 'God', something a tribal village in West Bengal swears by after the Rajya Sabha MP intervened to fund the reconstruction of a 51-year-old......
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Child swept away in flood, DVC water inundates 4 dists in WB

A child was swept away in the flood waters of the Ganga in West Bengal's Malda district today where the situation continued to be grim, while some... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/child-swept-away-in-flood-dvc-water-inundates-4-dists-in-wb-116082501251_1.html
Manas Bhunia's brother joins TMC

West Midnapore district Congress chief Bikas Bhunia, brother of party veteran Manas Bhunia, today joined Trinamool Congress along with several... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/manas-bhunia-s-brother-joins-tmc-116082501199_1.html
Parents cremate, girl returns

A 16-year-old girl who had run away from her home in a West Midnapore village returned early today to find that her parents had cremated the body... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160825/jsp/bengal/story_104338.jsp
Eight killed in Bihar flood, toll rises to 127

Eight people were killed and lakhs affected due to floods in Bihar and West Bengal, where major rivers are flowing above the danger mark. Two boys... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/566754/eight-killed-bihar-flood-toll.html
Floods claim seven in three districts

At least seven persons have died of flood-related causes in three districts since yesterday as new areas in West Midnapore and Hooghly were... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160825/jsp/siliguri/story_104253.jsp

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