Gulf Times - West-Bengal
Fear grips Kashmiri village where Indian migrant workers killed

Fear grips Kashmiri village where Indian migrant workers killed

Locals in the Kashmiri village where five Indian migrant labourers were killed by gunmen last week say they are living in fear of militant groups as well as the subsequent crackdown by security forces.

Indian state leader to move migrant workers from Kashmir after violence

Indian state leader to move migrant workers from Kashmir after violence

More than 100 migrant workers from India's Kashmir will be moved after a spate of killings by suspected separatist militants underlined the threat to outsiders in the restive region.

'Sweet news' for Indian state over 'rosogolla' rights

'Sweet news' for Indian state over 'rosogolla' rights

Luscious rosogolla, or sweet cheese balls dripping with sugar syrup, have long been a favourite dessert across the Indian subcontinent and among the diaspora.

Indian protesters end Darjeeling strike after 104 days

Indian protesters end Darjeeling strike after 104 days

The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), a movement demanding the formation of a separate Indian state for ethnic Gorkhas in West Bengal, said it would enter into talks with the government.

Former Indian judge arrested after 40 days on the run

Former Indian judge arrested after 40 days on the run

A former judge who led police on a 40-day manhunt across India has been arrested and jailed on contempt charges after a lengthy battle with the courts, an official said on Wednesday.

Child trafficking: Indian police arrest 11 people

Child trafficking: Indian police arrest 11 people

Eleven people have been arrested in India on suspicion of duping single women into selling their newborn babies and trafficking the infants inside biscuit containers to an adoption centre to be sold on to childless couples, police said on Wednesday.

Mentally disabled found naked, filthy in Indian hospital

Mentally disabled found naked, filthy in Indian hospital

Scores of fly-infested mentally disabled patients have been found naked and filthy at a government-run hospital in India, prompting an outcry, a charity worker said Thursday.

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Bongo? Name change mooted for Indian state

Fed up with having to speak last, or not at all, at meetings of Indian regional leaders, the chief minister of West Bengal wants to ditch the state's first name so that she can get her say.

Indian PM blames 'act of fraud' for deadly bridge collapse

Indian PM blames 'act of fraud' for deadly bridge collapse

Indian leader Narendra Modi said a fatal flyover collapse in Kolkata was "an act of fraud" and accused West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of corruption at a state election rally.

Indian police detain five over deadly flyover collapse

Indian police detain five over deadly flyover collapse

Indian police said on Friday they have detained five staff at the company building a flyover that collapsed, killing at least 25 people, as hopes of finding more survivors faded.