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  1. Subsidised foodgrain beneficiaries to be doubled in BengalRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

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  2. One more swine flu death in Bengal, toll now 25Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

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  3. Nun Rape Case: Centre Rejects WB Govt's Petition For CBI ProbeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Outlook

    The Centre today rejected West Bengal government's request for a CBI probe into the gangrape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school in Nadia district, a day after the CID achieved a breakthrough in arresting two suspects 12 days after the heinous crime took place. Senior officials in the Home Ministry said that a recommendation of the West Bengal government had been received for a CBI probe into nun gang rape case and it had "expressed regret", officials said.

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  4. The state CID have arrested two persons, both Bangladeshi nationals, in connection with the case.Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The Centre on Friday rejected West Bengal government's request for a CBI probe into the gang rape of a 71-year-old nun at a convent school in Nadia district that caused a nation-wide outrage. Senior officials in the Home Ministry said that a recommendation of the West Bengal government had been received for a CBI probe into nun gang rape case and it had "expressed regret", officials said and added that the decision had been communicated to the state government.

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  5. Delhi to Bengal: Sorry, no CBI help for Ranaghat nun gang-rape caseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Mar 27 The Union government has declined West Bengal's request to send the Central Bureau of Investigation to probe the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun during a dacoity at a convent school in Nadia district on March 14. Senior officials in the home ministry said a request for CBI help had been received from the West Bengal government, but it had "expressed regret". The decision has been communicated to the state government.

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  6. BJP admits mistakeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, March 26: The BJP today admitted it might have overlooked certain "genuine" claims while short-listing candidates for the Bengal municipal elections. A long meeting, called by central minister Nirmala Sitharaman at her residence today, went into the issues confronting the BJP after dissensions and open rebellion erupted in places.

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  7. Phone torch leads to Ranaghat duoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 26: A cellphone the gang had used as a torch inside the dark rooms of the Ranaghat school has shown light on the investigation that finally led police to the two suspects who were arrested today. When the police saw CCTV footage of one of the gang members using a cellphone torch, they got in touch with cellular service providers for details of the nearest cellphone tower's call dump - a digital compilation of calls that originate or terminate through a particular tower.

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  8. Burdwan blast case: NIA to submit the chargesheet in todayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The National Investigative Agency will submit the chargesheet in the Burdwan blast case on Friday at the City Civil Court in Kolkata. Apart from links between the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen of Bangladesh and the bomb makers of Khagragarh in Burdwan, one of the new findings of the chargesheet is said to be the connection established in course of the investigation between the Burdwan bomb makers and insurgent groups in the North East, particularly Bodo underground extremists in Assam.

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  9. Church attack: Relation between conversions and discrimination against Hindu DalitsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Merinews

    The other day as one opened the newspapers one found that one essential difference between India and Pakistan had been obliterated by events in the two countries. While two of the Lahore churches were subjected to suicide bombing, killing as many as 70 church-goers and injuring a like number , an up and coming church in Hissar district of Haryana was demolished.

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  10. Bar Association in Ranaghat not to stand for convent rape accusedRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Krishnanagar: The local bar association in Ranaghat today decided against defending the accused in the alleged robbery and rape of nun at Ranaghat in Nadia district. "We have decided not to plead for the accused of convent robbery and rape case as it is a heinous crime," Milan Sarkar, Secretary of Ranaghat Bar Association said.

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  11. Indian police arrest 2 suspects in gang rape of elderly nunRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    A girl walks with others in a silent procession protesting the gang rape of a nun at a convent at Ranaghat, in Kolkata, India, recently. Police disclosed that they have arrested two suspects in the gang rape of an elderly nun in a missionary school in eastern India nearly two weeks ago.

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  12. Worrying tales of the world's worst copsRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | Big News Network.com

    ... was that during the arrests, murderer Baiju Yadav slipped away into the nearby township (this happened in West Bengal, India). The really really really bad thing was that the murderer voluntarily returned to the prison that night and told police ...

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  13. Man held for gang rape of Bengal nun is informer for Mumbai policeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    The 42-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant was the first person to be arrested for the March 14 incident; he was picked up from Nagpada by a Bengal police team, with the help of the city Crime Branch Nearly two weeks after the gang rape of a 71-year-old nun in West Bengal's Nadia district sent shockwaves throughout the nation, the first arrest in the case was made from Mumbai yesterday. According to sources, the accused, a Bangladeshi immigrant, was an informer of the Mumbai Police and had helped them solve several cases.

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  14. Indian police arrest suspects in gang rape of elderly nunRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Globe and Mail

    A closed-circuit television image captured at the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Ranaghat, some 70 kilometres north of Kolkata, and released by West Bengal Police shows three suspects in the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent. A closed-circuit television image captured at the Convent of Jesus and Mary in Ranaghat, some 70 kilometres north of Kolkata, and released by West Bengal Police shows three suspects in the gang-rape of a 71-year-old nun at the convent.

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  15. Jaitley sir, thank you for early HoliRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Students of ISM click a group selfie for their celebration album on Dhanbad campus on Saturday. Picture by Gautam Dey Dhanbad, Feb. 28: ISM-Dhanbad campus on Saturday looked like it was celebrating Holi and World Cup all at once.

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  16. HowrahRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Roopchand Porel, a potato grower of Udaynarayanpur, is spending sleepless nights. He has cultivated the crop on his seven bighas of land taking loan from a moneylender.

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  17. BengalRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Bibhash Lodh, a photojournalist of The Telegraph, sustained injuries in an attack on journalists unleashed by a mob comprising alleged Rose Valley employees, agents and depositors outside the... The might of Calcutta police, usually on display when accused in the Saradha case are produced in Bankshall court, was missing today when hundreds of Rose Valley agents... A cellphone the gang had used as a torch inside the dark rooms of the Ranaghat school has shown light on the investigation that finally led police to the two suspects who... The government today said it had "no objection" to the deployment of central forces during the civic polls next month, which, sources said, was prompted by the... The nominations of four Forward Bloc candidates who were to contest the Barasat municipality elections were cancelled today by the state election commission for their...

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  18. Switch HitRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta: The Black Caps have booked their place in the World Cup final at the MCG on Sunday, but will they struggle on such a massive ground? The Twitter world has decided to help the New Zealanders prepare with tweets about the MCG, hashtagged 'MCGsobig'. One of the tweets read: "The #MCGsobig that it would be quicker to walk out from the middle of the Sahara Desert than from the middle of the 'G."

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  19. Fire check at state bus depots for safe rideRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    A team of experts will probe the fire preparedness of state bus depots, detect mechanical and electrical glitches in the fleet and draw up a disaster management plan to avert incidents such as the dawn blaze at the Belgachhia depot that gutted six buses on Monday. The survey will be conducted by a team from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management comprising fire, transport and automobile experts.

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  20. First arrests in nun caseRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Calcutta, March 26: The state CID today arrested two persons in connection with the rape of a nun and the robbery at a Ranaghat school 12 days ago. "On the basis of information gathered so far, looting appears to have been the only objective of the gang.

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