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Head Of BJP Ruled Panchayat Arrested For Marrying Minor Girl

Bhimpur, Sept. 29: Police have arrested the head of a BJP ruled gram panchayat in Nadia’s Bhimpur allegedly for marrying a minor girl, aged 16, on the basis of a complaint lodged by the Nadia district administration. Adyanath Sarkar, 38, a prominent face of BJP’s youth wing, was arrested from…


Prime Suspect Arrested, Police Said Santu Killed In Accidental Firing

Chakdah, May 28: BJP’s youth wing activist Santu Ghosh was not killed due to any political reason, rather in an accidental firing, apparently while learning to operate an improvised firearm with the two accused, which was given to them allegedly by a local BJP activist. Police claimed that the fact…


Youth Arrested For Murder Of Nadia BJP Activist

Chakdaha, May 25: Police arrested one of the suspected killers for his alleged involvement into the murder of BJP activist Santu Ghosh who was shot dead in Nadia’s Chakdaha on Friday night. Police sources said, one of the prime suspects identified as Bharat Biswas alias Pochen was arrested from a…


CID Takes Up Trinamul MLA Murder Probe, Constitutes SIT

Ranaghat, Feb. 19: Abhijit Pundari, suspected killer of Krishnaganj’s Trinamul MLA Satyajit Biswas, on Tuesday claimed that he has been falsely implicated by police in the murder case due to political reasons. He said this inside additional chief judicial magistrate’s court in Ranaghat where he was produced by a CID…


Suspected Killer Of Nadia Trinamul MLA Arrested

Krishnanagar, Feb. 18: A joint team of Nadia Police and CID have arrested  Abhijit Pundari (26), prime accused in Trinamul MLA Satyajit Biswas’s murder case from South Eastern Railway’s Radhamohanpur station near Debra in West Midnapur district on Monday morning. A special team of eight cops, who were closely following…


Mother of MLA Murder Suspect Harassed, Hut Demolished by Trinamul Activists

Hanshkhali, Feb. 12: A group of suspected Trinamul Congress supporters went on rampage and demolished the hut of Sujit Mandal, one of the accused in MLA Satyajit Biswas’s murder, in Nadia’s Phulbari on Tuesday morning. The Trinamul supporters had allegedly dragged out Sujit’s septuagenarian mother from the hut and ransacked…


7 Arrested Wearing Fake Army Uniform With 26Kg Of Cannabis

Chakdah, Dec. 5: Police on Wednesday arrested seven members of an Uttar Pradesh based cannabis supply racket wearing army uniform apparently while they were waiting to deliver the consignment in Raninagar area of Chakdah town on Tuesday night. The cops have seized 26kg of cannabis; two sets walkie talkie often…



Ranaghat Youth Arrested For Enrolling Fake ‘Kanyashree’ Beneficiaries

Ranaghat, Oct. 27: An inquiry by state government has revealed that at least ten Kanyashree beneficiaries of Ranaghat College in Nadia during 2016-17 financial year were actually middle aged married women from South 24 Pargana’s Basanti who never been to schools in their life. Police have arrested Debajyoti Sarkar, a young…


Trinamul’s Internal Feud In Chakdaha Leads To Assault On Councillor

Chakdaha, Sept. 26: Over a dozen Trinamul Congress activists were injured in a clash between two factions of the party in Nadia’s Chakdah on Sunday night after a party councilor was allegedly threatened and beaten up at gun point by rival activists, bringing to the fore the violent internal bickering…