Monday, 14 October 2019

Tag Archives: West Bengal

8 dead in gun battle between rival Indian political parties

NEW DELHI: At least eight persons were allegedly killed and several others injured and missing following a gun battle between West Bengal’s ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP workers in West Bengal state, police and a local politician said on Sunday. At least 18 others were injured in the clashes ...

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Bengali actress Payal Chakraborty commits suicide

NEW DELHI: A Bengali television actress committed suicide by hanging herself in a hotel room in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri district, police said. Actress Payal Chakraborty (35), a resident of Kolkata, was found hanging from a ceiling fan of her room in a hotel in Siliguri. The body was recovered at ...

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You can protect cows, not women: Jaya Bachchan

NEW DELHI: The comments of Indian BJP youth leader in Bengal declaring “Rs. 11 lakh bounty” for Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, disowned by the party, provoked anger in parliament today. “You can protect cows, but what about women?” Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan said in the Rajya Sabha, where several ...

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Pregnant woman pushed off moving train, loses right hand

Malda: A 36-year-old pregnant woman was allegedly pushed off a moving train by her boyfriend in West Bengal’s Malda district, India. severing her right hand and placing her life in a critical condition. According to a report in Indian media, Asha (name changed) was found profusely bleeding along the tracks ...

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