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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......

Bengal flood situation grave, death toll rises to 17

Flood situation in West Bengal's six districts remain unchanged, even as the death toll rose to 17 with reports of eight more deaths from different districts on Friday. "There is no major change in......

Phailin aftermath in Bengal: Nine killed in floods

Nine persons have lost their lives in the recent floods in five districts of West Bengal, state disaster management department sources said on Thursday. Floods in West and East Midnapore, Howrah,......

Sporadic violence during third phase WB panchayat polls

Sporadic violence marked the third phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal on Friday covering three districts of Howrah, North 24-Parganas and South 24-Parganas where an average 25 per cent......

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......

Now, ponzi schemes resurface in Bengal in a new avatar

MSCS is a cooperative society which operates in more than one state and has a minimum of 50 members in one state. After having made themselves scarce for more than a year in West Bengal, Ponzi......

Bengal to set up Eco-Tourism Board

The West Bengal government has decided to set up an Eco-Tourism Board to project the state as a major tourist destination. State Tourism Minister Bratya Basu said that Chief Minister Mamata......

No forceful acquisition of land for industrialisation: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday once again made it clear that there would be no forceful acquisition of land for setting up industry. Speaking at a programme at Kolaghat in......

Mamata asks Jindals to pay Rs 5,000 to those who gave land

Irked over delay in the starting of work on the Rs 35,000 crore (Rs 350 billion) steel plant by the Jindals in Salboni in West Midnapore district, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said she......
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Another farmer commits suicide in Burdwan district

Burdwan (West Bengal): Another farmer allegedly committed suicide in Burdwan district, taking the total number of farmer suicides in the district... ...

http://m.firstpost.com/india/west-bengal-another-farmer-commits-suicide-in-burdwan-district-2211286.html
Rumble of thunder and a drizzle

Esplanade under dark clouds and streaks of lightning on Thursday evening. Picture by Sanjoy Chattopadhyaya A thunderstorm lashed Calcutta on... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150424/jsp/calcutta/story_16348.jsp
State plans permanent helipads for CM, VVIPs

KOLKATA: The Mamata Banerjee government has planned to set up 21 helipads across in the state for the chief minister or other VVIPs. A high-level... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/kolkata/State-plans-permanent-helipads-for-CM-VVIPs/articleshow/46995295.cms
Hemant elected party's executive president

and Mukti Morcha (JMM) central convention concluded on Saturday, electing former Chief Minister Hemant Soren as the executive president of the... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/ranchi/hemant-elected-partys-executive-president.html
Post-mortem conducted on dead elephant

nd Veterinary doctors today conducted postmortem of the dead elephant which was found at Banspahari in West Midnapore district today after the baby... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/post-mortem-conducted-on-dead-elephant-115041701052_1.html

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