burdwan district

  • 2 women killed as poisonous gas leaks in West Bengal

    Two women were killed and 50 others affected, 12 of them seriously, when gas leaked from a cyclinder in a welding workshop in West Bengal's Burdwan district today

  • Boy pushes girl off running train for spurning him

    A Class 11 girl was killed after she was pushed off a running train by her classmate whose advances she had rejected in West Bengal's Burdwan district, police said Sunday. The accused boy is on the run.

  • 10 held for gang-raping woman in Bengal

    Ten people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 32-year-old-woman and assaulting her husband in the industrial township of Durgapur in Burdwan district, police said Tuesday

  • Wary of fourth girl child, man poisons wife, daughters

    Afraid of having a fourth girl child, a man Friday allegedly poisoned his seven-month pregnant wife and three daughters to death in West Bengal's Burdwan district. Enraged locals beat him up so badly that he later died, police said