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Five more bodies fished out, Bankura accident toll now 7


September 7th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) Five more bodies were fished out of the Bhairabanki River Friday, raising the death toll in the bus accident in West Bengal's Bankura district to seven, ... Read more...

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Two dead, six missing as bus falls in river in Bengal (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) Two people died and at least six were missing after a bus fell into a river in West Bengal's Bankura district Thursday."So far, we have ... Read more...

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Two guerrillas gunned down in Chhattisgarh


August 25th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 25 (IANS) In an overnight fierce gun-battle, security forces gunned down two Maoist ultras and arrested four woman insurgents in Narayanpur district, police said Saturday.Narayanpur district is located ... Read more...

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Cop suspended for not cooperating in Assam youth’s death-probe


July 26th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 26 (IANS) A railway police official was suspended in Bihar's Bhagalpur district for failing to cooperate in a probe into the killing of a youth from Assam, police ... Read more...

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36 Indian pilgrims die in Nepal bus crash (Second Lead)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu/New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) At least 36 Indians were among 40 people killed Sunday when an overcrowded bus carrying Hindu pilgrims from India to a temple in Nepal veered ... Read more...

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35 killed in bus accident in Nepal


July 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 15 (IANS) At least 35 people, most of them Indians, were killed in a road accident in western Nepal Sunday afternoon after the bus they were travelling by ... Read more...

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Three held for murder of mentally-ill woman in Bengal


July 12th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 12 (IANS) Three people have been arrested for murder after the body of a mentally-ill woman was exhumed from a mental asylum's backyard in Dhaniakhali in West Bengal's ... Read more...

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German journalist barred from visiting Odisha tribal area


June 28th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 28 (IANS) A German woman journalist has been disallowed to visit Lanjigarh tribal area of Kalahandi district as the Maoists are observing a protest week from Friday against ... Read more...

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Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Second lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into ... Read more...

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CPI-M ex-MP says supporters, driver attacked in Bengal


June 8th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) CPI-M leader and former MP Sujan Chakroborty Friday alleged his driver and supporters were attacked by Trinamool Congress supporters, in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district earlier ... Read more...

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Woman accuses Bengal cop of misbehaving with her


May 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) A woman in South 24 Parganas district near here has lodged a complaint against a police station chief for allegedly misbehaving with her, police said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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UP removes police officer for backing honour killing


May 11th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has removed Saharanpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Satish Kumar Mathur for his "uncharitable remarks" to a man whose daughter ... Read more...

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14-year-old girl foils marriage attempt in Bengal


May 1st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) She is 14 years old and a school dropout, but West Bengal resident Seema still mustered up the courage to stand up to her family and ... Read more...

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5 killed in Uttar Pradesh cracker blasts


April 23rd, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Five people, including three women and two children, were killed Monday in explosions of stockpiled crackers at two places in Uttar Pradesh, police said.Two women and ... Read more...

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Top Karbi militant, cadres killed in Assam


April 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 20 (IANS) Five cadres of the Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT) militant group, including a top leader, were killed and two arrested in an early morning operation by ... Read more...

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Bengal tourism minister’s car attacked


March 25th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) West Bengal Tourism Minister Rachpal Singh's vehicle was attacked while he was going for a programme Sunday in Hooghly's Haripal, about 50 km from here. Singh ... Read more...

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Noida police irresponsible, broke law: Women actvists


February 27th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Women rights activists Monday slammed the Noida police for their superintendent of police (SP) naming a gangrape victim at a press conference, and said ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Mamata terms it infighting (Second Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal Wednesday which the Left Front blamed ... Read more...

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Two Bengal CPI-M leaders killed, Left blames Trinamool (Lead)


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) Two Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leaders, including a former legislator, were killed in a clash in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday in an incident ... Read more...

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Nine booked for a Noida family’s deaths


December 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, Dec 28 (IANS) The Noida police have registered a criminal case against nine persons for abetting a man in killing his wife and a child, and himself.On the ... Read more...

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Second tragedy for West Bengal, moonshine kills 143


December 15th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Diamond Harbour (West Bengal), Dec 15 (IANS) In one of India's worst liquor tragedies, at least 143 people died and over 100 were hospitalised in rural West Bengal after ... Read more...

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Police made a mistake by firing: Mamata


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 2 (IANS) A day after two people were killed in police firing in South 24 Parganas district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday said the officials ... Read more...

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Mamata hints at unleashing joint forces against Maoists


November 4th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) After a Trinamool Congress supporter was killed in Purulia, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday hinted at unleashing joint security forces against Maoist guerrillas.Banerjee ... Read more...

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Coast Guard detains Bangladeshi vessel


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indian Coast Guard Saturday detained a Bangladeshi vessel with 16 people on board after they fired at local marine police in Bay of Bengal in ... Read more...

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Mamata begins tour to Maoist-hit West Midnapore


October 14th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 14 (IANS) Over 500 security personnel comprising crack commandos and anti-terrorist personnel were at hand as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee began a two-day visit to ... Read more...

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Guns give way to Puja revelry in Maoist belt


October 4th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), Oct 4 (IANS) The festivities of Durga Puja, in celebration of the goddess and her 'children' descending on earth, have begun across West Bengal -- including in ... Read more...

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CPI-M office attacked in Bengal


September 27th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) A zonal office of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in West Bengal was attacked Tuesday, police said, with the party claiming that several workers ... Read more...

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60 children fall ill after mid-day meal


September 14th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Around 60 students of a South 24 Parganas district school in West Bengal fell ill after consuming the mid-day meal, police said Wednesday."Around 50 to 60 ... Read more...

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Skeleton found in Bengal’s West Midnapore


July 30th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) A skeleton was exhumed in a jungle under Salboni police station of West Bengal's West Midnapore district Saturday, police said.The ruling Trinamool Congress claimed it ... Read more...

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Indian woman kills herself in Nepal


July 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 27 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman from India's Kolkata city killed herself in Nepal after prolonged domestic disturbance, police said.Married four years ago, Sunita Chakraborty came to Mechi town ... Read more...

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Indian trader under probe for ’sex exploitation’


July 19th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 19 (IANS) Police said they were investigating allegations against the vice-president of an Indian business group in Nepal after complaints by a former employee that she was sexually ... Read more...

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Nepal becoming dangerous destination for Indian businessmen


July 14th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) As Nepal police Thursday produced a gang of kidnappers in Kathmandu's district court, investigations showed the Himalayan republic was fast becoming a dangerous destination for Indian ... Read more...

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Three die in Bengal road accident


July 7th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 40 injured in West Bengal's Howrah district Thursday when a bus collided with a rickshaw on a highway and ... Read more...

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Maoists regrouping in Bengal: Police


July 5th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Maoists in three western districts of West Bengal, on the back foot after killing and arrests of many of their leading members over the past two ... Read more...

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Mobile phones seized in Bihar jail


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 23 (IANS) Three mobile phones were seized from inmates of a Bihar jail during a raid early Thursday, police said.A police team led by city police superintendent Sandip ... Read more...

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