CPM slams police attack on cadres in East Midnapore

He said now Trinamul Congress government which is cornered by people in rural areas over corruption on Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) let loose the police to prevent movements against deprivation of legitimate benefits of the people

CM pulls up Midnapore SP for lax action

"Are you feeling jittery to act? Does the Governor call you over the phone? And ask you what to do or not? You won’t tell me that but bear in mind that you are doing duty for the state government. Are you under any political pressure? Then tell me clearly. Don’t give ears to anybody while doing duties. You had been posted there because I have trust on you that you will do a good job.”

Man held in Bengal for beating up four children

According to the police, Rabiyal Khan, a local businessman, tied the children's legs and kicked and beat them with a thick bamboo stick. The children were forced to lie down on an open field. Khan later told the police that the children had stolen parts from his tractor.

Rains wreak havoc in Midnapore; claim seven lives, trigger flood

As water levels of most of the rivers rose due to heavy rainfall that pounded the twin districts for the last 36 hours, the state government has asked the district magistrates to evacuate people from low-lying areas. In West Midnapore’s Keshiari and Kharagpur, five people died as their homes collapsed on Tuesday night.

Major fire breaks out at Haldia Petrochemicals plant

Though the plant's internal firefighting system has been pressed into action and help has been sought from the other factories in the nearby locality, senior officials of the plant are of the opinion that the fire will not douse until the Naptha inside the pipeline is completely burned.