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14-year-old girl foils marriage attempt in Bengal

May 1, 2012 at 3:22 PM

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 foiled an attempt to get her married by calling a helpline.

Bengal proposes 11.6 percent rise in plan outlay

March 23, 2012 at 8:02 PM

Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Giving emphasis on infrastructure, education, health and tourism, West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra Friday proposed an 11.56 percent hike in plan expenditure for the financial year 2012-13 for the state, which currently has a debt burden of around Rs.2 lakh crore.

Maoist chief Kishenji's close aide Suchitra Mahato surrenders before Mamata Banerjee

March 9, 2012 at 9:25 PM

Kolkata, Mar.9 (ANI): Suchitra Mahato, a close aide of former Maoist topgun Koteshwara Rao alias Kishenji, surrendered before the West Bengal Government on Friday.

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Maoist victim's kin in West Bengal await full compensation

March 2, 2012 at 10:04 PM

Ghatbera, Mar 2 (ANI): The kin of a victim killed by the Maoists last year in Purulia are yet to get the complete monetary compensation promised by the West Bengal government.

Maoist victim's kin in West Bengal await full compensation

March 2, 2012 at 3:24 PM

Ghatbera, Mar 2 (ANI): The kin of a victim killed by the Maoists last year in Purulia are yet to get the complete monetary compensation promised by the West Bengal government.

Villagers demand access to portable drinking water in Maoist-affected Purulia

February 13, 2012 at 2:29 PM

Purulia, Feb 13 (ANI): Villagers in the Maoist-hot bed of West Bengal's Purulia District have complained against the lack of portable drinking water, as hazardous wastes from a variety of sources have contaminated the ground water resources.

Public grievance redressal sets up in Maoist-hit Purulia

January 23, 2012 at 8:26 PM

Purulia, Jan 23 (ANI): With an aim to swiftly resolve the problems of the villagers, West Bengal administration recently set up a system called 'Samadhan' for redressal of public grievances in Maoist-hit Purulia District.

Maoists surrender in West Bengal

January 18, 2012 at 8:18 PM

West Midnapore/Gumla, Jan 18 (ANI): Four Maoists, who had earlier laid down their arms in front of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, officially surrendered in front of the West Midnapore Police on Tuesday.

Maoists surrender in West Bengal

January 18, 2012 at 2:39 PM

West Midnapore/Gumla, Jan 18 (ANI): Four Maoists, who had earlier laid down their arms in front of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, officially surrendered in front of the West Midnapore Police on Tuesday.

WB Govt. offers ex-gratia to families affected by Maoist violence

January 15, 2012 at 8:13 PM

Purulia, Jan 15 (ANI): West Bengal Government on Sunday offered ex-gratia compensation to all families affected by Maoist violence in the state.

WB Govt. offers ex-gratia to families affected by Maoist violence

January 15, 2012 at 3:56 PM

Purulia, Jan 15 (ANI): West Bengal Government on Sunday offered ex-gratia compensation to all families affected by Maoist violence in the state.

Mamata Banerjee defends Maoist leader Kishenji's killing

November 28, 2011 at 12:02 PM

Kolkata, Nov 28 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has defended her government's move to kill top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias Kishenji.

Security forces recover landmine in West Bengal

November 27, 2011 at 3:51 PM

West Midnapore, Nov. 27 (ANI): Security forces recovered a landmine kept in a tiffin box in West Bengal's West Midnapore District on Sunday.

Top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao allegedly killed in W. Bengal forest gun battle

November 24, 2011 at 6:47 PM

Kolkata, Nov. 24 (ANI): Top Maoist leader Koteswar Rao alias Kishenji has reportedly been killed in a gun battle in the Burishol Forests of West Bengal's Purulia District.

West Bengal CM Mamata terms Maoists to be criminals

November 16, 2011 at 9:30 PM

Kolkata, Nov. 16 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday issued a stern warning to the Maoists and termed the ultras to be criminals

Cricket Association of Bengal opens coaching camp in Maoist-hit Jhargram

September 12, 2011 at 7:59 PM

Jhargram (West Bengal), Sep.12 (ANI): Kolkata Knight Riders coach Dav Whatmore and National Cricket Academy Director Sandeep Patil, opened a residential coaching camp in West Bengal's Maoist-affected Jhargram district on Sunday.

Maoists hoist black flag in a West Bengal government school on Independence Day

August 16, 2011 at 1:30 PM

Baghmundi, Aug 16 (ANI): Amid Independence Day celebrations across the country, Maoists hoisted black flags at a government owned primary education school at Baghmundi in West Bengal.

Maoist shutdown paralyses normal life in West Bengal

July 2, 2011 at 2:00 PM

Jhargram (West Bengal), July 2 (ANI): Normal life was severely hit during a Maoist shutdown in West Bengal's Jhargram town on Saturday.

Mamata announces subsidised food for poor W. Bengal households

June 2, 2011 at 11:49 AM

Kolkata, June 2 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has proposed highly subsidised rates for basic food items consumed by the poorest of the poor in certain regions of the state.

85 percent votes cast in last phase of West Bengal polls

May 10, 2011 at 6:50 PM

Kolkata, May 10 (ANI): Around 85 percent polling was recorded in the sixth and last phase of West Bengal assembly polls in 14 constituencies on Tuesday.

West Bengal polls: 50 percent votes cast in first five hours (update)

May 10, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Kolkata, May 10 (ANI): Around fifty per cent polling was recorded in the first five hours of voting in 14 Maoist-hit constituencies spread over West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia districts.

West Bengal polls: 25 percent votes cast in first two hours

May 10, 2011 at 12:20 PM

Kolkata, May 10 (ANI): Twenty-five per cent polling was recorded in the first two hours of voting in 14 Maoist-hit constituencies spread over West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia districts.

Polling underway for last phase of West Bengal elections

May 10, 2011 at 10:04 AM

Kolkata, May 10 (ANI): Polling for the sixth and last phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal for 14 constituencies is going on today.

Last phase of West Bengal polls tomorrow

May 9, 2011 at 4:12 PM

Kolkata, May 9 (ANI): The sixth and last phase of West Bengal Assembly elections will be held on Tuesday in Maoist-hit parts of West Midnapore, Bankura and Purulia districts.

Campaigning ends for final phase of West Bengal assembly polls

May 8, 2011 at 7:32 PM

Kolkata, May 8 (ANI): Campaigning for the sixth and final phase of assembly polls in West Bengal has come to an end this evening.

81 percent turnout in fifth phase of West Bengal polls

May 7, 2011 at 8:36 PM

Kolkata, May 3 (ANI): Eighty-one percent polling was recorded in the fifth phase of West Bengal assembly polls in 38 constituencies on Saturday.

Polling underway for fifth phase of West Bengal elections

May 7, 2011 at 10:44 AM

Kolkata, May 7 (ANI): Polling for the fifth phase of Assembly elections in West Bengal for 38 constituencies is going on today.

Fifth phase of Bengal polls tomorrow, security tightened

May 6, 2011 at 1:00 PM

Kolkata, May 6 (ANI): Security arrangements have been stepped up in the Maoist-hit districts of West Midnapore, Bankura, Purulia and parts of Burdwan district for the fifth phase of West Bengal polls, which is scheduled to be held tomorrow.

Congress workers protest over CPI-M allegations in Purulia case

May 5, 2011 at 5:40 PM

Kolkata, May 5 (ANI): Congress Party activists burnt the effigy of West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee here on Thursday to protest allegations by the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Government that the former government in West Bengal was involved in the 1995 Purulia arms drop case.

Pranab Mukherjee rubbishes demand for judicial probe in Purulia case

April 30, 2011 at 5:34 PM

Kolkata, Apr 30 (ANI): Union Finance Minister and Congress veteran Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday set aside the demands for a judicial probe into the 1995 Purulia arms drop case.

Frequent Maoist shutdowns have West Bengal transport industry in a spin

March 14, 2011 at 11:33 AM

Midnapore, Mar 14 (ANI): Frequent shutdowns called by the Maoists is severely affecting the transport business in West Bengal's Midnapore region.

Top Maoist leader killed in West Midnapore encounter

March 11, 2011 at 11:03 AM

Midnapur, Mar 11 (AN): A top ranking Maoist leader Sasadhar Mahato was killed in an encounter with joint forces near the Jamboni Forest in West Midnapur District last night.

West Bengal CM says Trinamool Congress has Maoist links

February 14, 2011 at 1:17 PM

Kolkata, Feb 14 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said the Trinamool Congress party (TMC) is working hand in glove with Maoists in the region.

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January 31, 2011 at 10:52 AM

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Lalgarh killings: Governor Narayanan to visit Netai village on Jan. 19

January 14, 2011 at 2:52 PM

Kolkata, Jan 14 (ANI): West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan is scheduled to visit Lalgarh's Netai village on January 19 to assess the impact on residents from the recent spate of violence in the area.

Three Maoists arrested in Midnapore

January 4, 2011 at 1:08 PM

Midnapore, Jan 4 (ANI): Three Maoists were arrested from West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Monday.

West Bengal failed to meet social security target, says Buddhadeb

January 2, 2011 at 12:10 PM

Kolkata, Jan 2 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has said the state government has failed to achieve its target to include the maximum number of unorganized workers in the social security schemes.

West Bengal police arrest two Maoists in West Midnapore

December 25, 2010 at 1:59 PM

West Midnapore, Dec 25 (ANI): West Bengal Police took into its custody two Maoist leaders in West Midnapore district on Friday, and recovered a huge cache of directional landmines as well as uniforms of Central paramilitary forces from them.

Maoists kill seven 'Forward Bloc' workers in West Bengal

December 17, 2010 at 9:58 PM

Purulia (West Bengal), Dec 17 (ANI): Suspected Maoists shot dead seven 'Forward Bloc' workers in West Bengal's Purulia District on Friday suspecting them to be police informers.

Huge cache of arms, explosives seized in West Bengal

December 12, 2010 at 12:40 PM

West Midnapore/ Purulia (West Bengal), Dec 12 (ANI): The paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and West Bengal police have seized a huge cache of arms and explosives from Maoist infested Jhargram area in West Midnapore District.

Injured 12-foot long python retrieved in Purulia

November 22, 2010 at 5:33 PM

Purulia (West Bengal), Nov.22 (ANI): A 12 foot-long python has been retrieved from Barundih village in West Bengal's Purulia District.

Trinamool accuses CPI (M), police of harassing and arresting party workers

October 14, 2010 at 3:35 PM

Midnapore (West Bengal), Oct.14 (ANI): Trinamool MP Subhendu Adhikari said that the Communist Party of India (Marxist) CPI (M) and police personnel have a strong hold over the forests in the region and are harassing his party workers and arresting them illegally.

Buddhadeb slams Trinamool Congress over nexus with Maoists

October 11, 2010 at 11:41 AM

Burdwan (WB), Oct 11 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has slammed the Trinamool Congress for creating unrest in the state and having a nexus with Maoists.

Maoists kill three Forward Bloc activists in West Bengal

October 4, 2010 at 1:01 PM

Purulia (WB), Oct 4 (ANI): Three Forward Bloc activists were shot dead by armed Maoists in West Bengal's Purulia district last night.

Four Maoists arrested in West Bengal

August 12, 2010 at 9:55 PM

Purlia (West Bengal), Aug.12 (ANI): A joint team of police and paramilitary forces has arrested four Maoists in West Bengal.

West Bengal villagers complain of torture by security forces

June 27, 2010 at 12:10 PM

Jhargram (West Bengal), June 27 (ANI): Residents of various villages in West Bengal's Jhargram District accused the security forces of torturing innocent people.

Take stern measures against Maoists: Chidambaram

April 4, 2010 at 11:07 AM

Lalgarh (West Bengal), Apr 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram, who is on a two-day visit to Maoist-hit Lalgarh in West Midnapore district asked the West Bengal Government to take stern measures against the Maoists.

Chidambaram in Maoist-hit Lalgarh

April 4, 2010 at 9:58 AM

Lalgarh (West Bengal), Apr 4 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram reached Maoist-hit Lalgarh in West Midnapore district on Sunday morning on his two-day visit to assess the ongoing joint operations against the Maoists.

IG Chakraborty suspended for lashing out at West Bengal Government

February 21, 2010 at 12:22 PM

Kolkata, Feb 21 (ANI): Inspector General of Police Benoy Chakraborty, who was on deputation to Eastern Frontier Rifles (EFR) was suspended on Sunday for putting the blame on the West Bengal Government for the misuse of the paramilitary forces.

Buddhadeb asks Kolkata residents to be watchful

December 5, 2009 at 3:11 PM

Kolkata, Dec 5 (ANI): At a function to present medals to the deserving police officers of the state, West Bengal Chief Minister (CM) Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee warned Kolkata residents of a possible terrorist attack, asserting that they are hiding in the city.

Maoists unleash violence in West Bengal

December 5, 2009 at 12:31 PM

Jhargram/Simlipal (West Bengal), Dec 5 (ANI): Suspected Maoists set two trucks and a car afire on the national highway near Jhargram's Lodhasuli forest in West Bengal's Midnapore district on Friday.

Maoists behead school teacher in Bengal

December 2, 2009 at 1:06 PM

Midnapore (WB), Dec 2 (ANI): In a barbaric incident here on Tuesday, the Maoists beheaded a school teacher. The body of Satya Kinkar Hansda, the school teacher was found in the jungles of west Midnapore.

Communists say Trinamool Congress hampering W. Bengal industrialization

November 19, 2009 at 12:45 PM

Kolkata, Nov 19 (ANI): West Bengal Industries and Commerce Minister Nirupam Sen has accused the Trinamool Congress of creating problems in the state government's land acquisition plans, thus delaying industrialisation in the state.

Maoists are the biggest problem in West Bengal, says Buddhadeb

October 31, 2009 at 9:55 PM

Kolkata, Oct.31 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Saturday said the Maoist problem was emerging as a major problem in the State and it was now the biggest challenge before his Government.

Maoist-sponsored shutdown hits normal life in Midnapore

October 27, 2009 at 4:36 PM

Jhargram (West Bengal), Oct 27 (ANI): An indefinite shutdown called by a pro-Maoist organisation disturbed normal life in Jhargram region of Midnapore district in West Bengal on Tuesday.

Security forces gun down four Maoists, arrest three in an encounter in Jharkhand

October 25, 2009 at 8:45 PM

Angara (Jharkhand), Oct.25 (ANI): Four Maoists have been killed and three arrested in an encounter at Jonha, about 40 kilometres from State capital Ranchi by the Jharkhand Police and Central paramilitary forced in a joint operation, police said on Sunday.

One dies, 21 hurt in Bihar train mishap

October 8, 2009 at 12:53 PM

Khagaria (Bihar), Oct 8 (ANI): One person died and 21 others were injured when the Amritsar-Katihar-AmrapaIi Express derailed in Bihar's Khagaria district on Wednesday.

Maoists blow up railway track in West Bengal

October 3, 2009 at 12:36 PM

Purulia (WB), Oct 3 (ANI): Maoists blew up a railway track on Saturday, causing suspension of train services in West Bengal's Purulia district.

Maoist bandh call disrupts normal life in West Bengal

September 30, 2009 at 9:45 PM

Kolkata, Sep. 30 (ANI): A Maoist sponsored 48-hour shutdown disrupted normal life in West Bengal on Wednesday.

Python rescued from fishing net in West Bengal

September 24, 2009 at 5:31 PM

Purulia (WB), Sep 24 (ANI): A 13-feet long python was found trapped in the fishing net in the pond of Panbazar village in Purulia district of West Bengal.

An elephant calf drowns in Purulia

September 19, 2009 at 1:56 PM

Purulia (West Bengal), Sep 19 (ANI): An 18-month old elephant calf was found drowned in a pond inside Panchet forest in west Bengal's Purulia district.

Lalgarh scene of violence again by Maoists

August 21, 2009 at 12:53 PM

Lalgarh, Aug 21 (ANI): A landmine blast and road blockades marked third day of shutdown call by Maoists in West Bengal.

Combined forces begin combing in Purulia's Maoist-dominated areas

July 25, 2009 at 5:28 PM

Purulia (West Bengal), July 25 (ANI): The combined security forces commenced the anti-naxal operation on Saturday in West Bengal's Purulia district from Kerua Ghatbera.

Combined forces begin combing in Purulia's Maoist-dominated areas

July 25, 2009 at 4:24 PM

Purulia (West Bengal), July 25 (ANI): The combined security forces commenced the anti-naxal operation on Saturday in West Bengal's Purulia district from Kerua Ghatbera.

Shutdown in three West Bengal districts

July 19, 2009 at 3:52 PM

Kolkata, July 19 (ANI): As the three-day shut-down called by People's Committee against Police Atrocities began on Sunday, normal life was severely affected in three districts of West Bengal, officials said.

UAPA will not be misused in West Bengal: Bhattacharjee

July 9, 2009 at 7:30 PM

Kolkata, July 9 (ANI): West Bengal Chief Minister Budhadeb Bhattacharjee announced today in the West Bengal state assembly that his government would see to it that the Unlawful Activity Prevention Act (UAPA) is not be misused.

Security forces reclaim two more Maoist-infested areas in West Midnapore

July 4, 2009 at 5:56 PM

Lalgarh (West Bengal), July 4 (ANI): Security forces and police reclaimed two more areas from Maoists in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday.

Task Force to visit Lalgarh today

June 30, 2009 at 1:27 PM

Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 30 (ANI): A task force will visit Lalgarh and adjoining areas today to study the ground situation a day after security forces captured Kantapahari, the hub of the rebel agitation.

Security forces launch final assault against Maoists in West Bengal

June 29, 2009 at 1:06 PM

Lalgarh (West Bengal), June 29 (ANI): Paramilitary forces have commenced their final assault on Maoist strongholds in West Bengal on Monday.

Suspected militants torch CPI (M) offices

June 23, 2009 at 8:43 PM

Jhargram (West Bengal), June 23 (ANI): As Central paramilitary forces along with local police continue action against Maoists in Lalgarh area of West Bengal's Medinipur district, ultras and some anti-social elements elsewhere in the region attacked and set afire the office premises of the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday.

Operation Lalgarh: Forces face tough resistance

June 19, 2009 at 1:05 PM

Lalgarh (West Bengal) June 19(ANI): The West Bengal Police supported by Central Paramilitary forces launched "operation Lalgarh" to clear the areas in and around Lalgarh from Maoist captivity in West Midnapore district.

Left will join a secular, non-BJP, non-Congress government at the Centre: Bhattacharya

May 11, 2009 at 4:37 PM

Kolkata, May 11 (ANI): The Left will join a secular, non-BJP, non-Congress government at the centre if its based on the right economic and foreign policies, has the interests of the poor, the working class and wherein, the Left can play a meaningful role, according to West Bengal Chief Minister, Buddhadeb Bhattacharya.

Maoist leader Kishanjee in Lalgarh: Left Front

November 22, 2008 at 6:42 PM

Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Koteshwar Rao alias Kishanjee, a senior Maoist leader from Andra Pradesh, has set up a base in Lalgarh, the hotspot of the tribal agitation in West Bengal's Midnapore (West) district, the state's ruling Left Front (LF) said Saturday.

Gorkhaland agitation a conspiracy to divide West Bengal: CPI-M

October 24, 2008 at 12:15 AM

Kolkata, Oct 32 (IANS) Terming the ongoing Gorkhaland agitation as an attempt to split West Bengal into small parts, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Thursday urged the people to unitedly protest against the 'unscrupulous elements' who were trying to disturb the state's integrity.

Three killed, 50 injured in West Bengal accident

October 12, 2008 at 6:12 PM

Kolkata, Oct 12 (IANS) Three people were killed and at least 50 injured Sunday afternoon after a private bus collided with a van in a West Bengal town, the police said.

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