India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday January 20, 2015
Opposition parties in West Bengal took up the issue over the alleged torture of a woman by police in the presence of members of the ruling Trinamool Congress, because her nephew was affiliated with the BJP.
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 10, 2015
National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested an alleged operative of banned Jamaat-ul Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit Rezaul Karim, believed to be in charge of transporting explosives to various places in Burdwan in West Bengal.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday January 4, 2015
A court on Saturday sent three people nabbed from Assam to eight-day NIA custody in connection with the Burdwan blast.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Friday January 2, 2015
In four districts across West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress's student wing Trinamool Chhatra Parishad or TMCP and the BJP's student wing Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad or ABVP clashed today over the filing of nominations for college union electi...
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 2, 2015
Two persons have been injured in a bomb blast at Borogoria village in Burdwan district, a police officer said today.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 29, 2014
As many as 3,000 gelatin sticks, 200 each from 15 sacks, were seized by the police from a vehicle which was allegedly bound for Birbhum district during mandatory checking at a bridge at Mankar in the district today.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday December 22, 2014
10 crude bombs were recovered by the Assam Police in the state's Barpeta district on Sunday based allegedly on the confession of an accused in the Burdwan blast case.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday December 8, 2014
Two workers died today after inhaling gas which leaked from a blast furnace of Durgapur Steel Plant (DSP) in Burdwan district.
India | Written by Urmi Bhattacharjee and Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Sunday December 7, 2014
The most wanted man in the October 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan - Shahnoor Alam - was arrested from Assam on Friday.
India | Edited by Zoya Anna Thomas (with inputs from PTI) | Saturday December 6, 2014
Sahanur Alam, a key accused in the Burdwan blast case, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency late on Friday night.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday December 6, 2014
Sahanur Alam, a key accused in the Burdwan blast case, was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) late on Friday night. He was arrested in the Nalbari district of Assam in a joint operation by Assam Police and the NIA.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday December 4, 2014
The body of a middle-aged man was found hanging from a tree in a village in Burdwan district today with family members alleging that failure to receive timely payment under the MNREGA scheme had forced the victim to commit suicide.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Alleging pressure to recant FIR on her alleged rape, a 14-year-old has committed suicide in West Bengal's Burdwan District.
India | Press Trust of India | Monday December 1, 2014
Asserting that countdown has begun for the end of the "corrupt" Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday accused Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of creating hurdles for a proper NIA probe into the Burdwan blast t...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday December 1, 2014
BJP chief Amit Shah took another dig at West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee by stopping mid-speech when the azan sounded from a nearby mosque.
Opinion | Ashok Malik | Thursday November 27, 2014
Feckless remarks to woo Muslims, writes Ashok Malik
India | Reuters | Sunday November 23, 2014
Police said they arrested Fatema, the chief of the women's wing of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, whose husband Sajid was arrested by Indian police in connection with the blasts in West Bengal's Burdwan.
India | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Saturday November 22, 2014
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee launched a frontal attack on the Narendra Modi government, accusing it of stage-managing the October 2 Burdwan blast with the objective of triggering riots in the state.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 13, 2014
A team of National Investigation Agency (NIA) will be visiting Bangladesh on November 17 to brief the authorities in Dhaka and also seek cooperation of that country to unravel all plans of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit.
India | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday November 13, 2014
The Centre is contemplating a survey in states along the international border to check whether foreign nationals are employed in madrasas. The move comes after reports that Bangladeshi nationals were teaching students at a madrasa in Burdwan, where a...
India | Reported by Monideepa Banerjie, Edited by Sanchari Bhattacharya | Wednesday November 12, 2014
Over a month after the incident, the National Investigation Agency has identified the second person killed in the Burdwan blast of October 2 as Abdul Karim.
India | Written by Sudhi Ranjan Sen | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A soldier of the Sashastra Seema Bal, which guards India's border with Nepal and Bhutan, is believed to have sheltered a suspect arrested in connection with a terror network exposed by last month's blast in Bengal's Burdwan.
Cities | Written by Monideepa Banerjie | Tuesday November 11, 2014
A minor explosion took place on Monday evening near the boundary wall of the Central Reserve Police Force or CRPF complex in Kolkata, where the National Investigation Agency or NIA has set up a camp office to probe thecase.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 11, 2014
In yet another major breakthrough, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) today arrested Amjad Sheikh, alleged to be a key member of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror group, in connection with the Burdwan blast case.