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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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Heat wave forces Kolkata's yellow taxis to take five-hour break

As heat wave continues to grip a large part of south Bengal districts, drivers of quintessential yellow taxis in Kolkata have decided to stay off... ...

http://indiatoday.intoday.in/story/kolkata-yellow-taxi-to-stay-off-the-roads-for-five-hour-summers/1/440219.html
Bandh partially hits life in Purulia, Jhargram

s partially affected in parts of Purulia and Jhargram sub-division area of West Midnapore district today in response to a 12-hr 'Jangalmahal' bandh... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/bandh-partially-hits-life-in-purulia-jhargram-115052501360_1.html
Hot, humid conditions prevail in West Bengal

Kolkata, May 24 (PTI) Hot and humid conditions continued to affect life across West Bengal today with several places recording over 40 degrees... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/6067552_Hot--humid-conditions-prevail-in-West-Bengal.html
Heat wave leaves 12 dead in West Bengal

The Met department has sounded an alert that the temperature is likely to rise over the next 48 hours and districts might experience heat wave.... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-heat-wave-leaves-12-dead-in-west-bengal-2088521
Brutal Police Lathicharge on Workers

TRADE Union workers were lathicharged by the state police in districts even when they were protesting against central government policies. There... ...

http://peoplesdemocracy.in/2015/0524_pd/brutal-police-lathicharge-workers

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