TMC MLA threatens to chop off wrists of land-sharks

KOLKATA: A ruling Trinamool Congress MLA has threatened to chop off the wrists of alleged land-sharks attempting to grab a playground in his assembly constituency in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. Kamarhati MLA Madan Mitra, however,...

China objects to Vice-President Naidu’s Arunachal visit

India and China were involved in another verbal slugfest with the former slamming Beijing for opposing Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu’s recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh and underlining that the state is an integral and inalienable part of India.

West Bengal minister of state for youth services and sports and former Bengal skipper Laxmi Ratan Shukla quit all forms of politics, saying he wanted to concentrate more on sports, but did not resign as the Howrah (North) MLA. 

At least two people were killed and four others are said to be in critical condition after a stampede broke out during a musical event at Mela Ground in Kalimpong in West Bengal on Sunday evening



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