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  • NIA finds bottles containing explosives near Burdwan site

    NIA officials, probing the Burdwan blast, Tuesday found bottles containing explosives used to make improvised explosive devices for the blast from a pond near the site in Burdwan district

  • NIA searches house of Burdwan blast accused in Assam

    NIA sleuths have searched the house of Sahanur Alom alias Doctor, an absconding accused in the Burdwan blast case, at Chatala in Barpeta district of Assam, an investigating agency official said today

  • NSA Ajit Doval visits Burdwan blast site

    National Security Advisor Ajit Doval Monday visited West Bengal's Burdwan district where two suspected Bangladeshi militants were killed in a blast Oct 2

  • BJP steps up heat for NIA probe in Bengal blast

    Stepping up the heat on the Mamata Banerjee government over the Oct 2 blast in West Bengal's Burdwan district, the BJP Tuesday said the ruling Trinamool Congress was intentionally preventing NIA probe to cover up its alleged terror links

  • 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