#Jhargram

Jhargram (WB), Apr 15 (PTI) A 28-year-old man was killed in an elephant attack in West Bengal's Jhargram district on Thursday, police said.

Kolkata, Apr 4 (PTI) Kolkata experienced the first nor'wester of the season on Sunday, providing relief to the people from the sweltering heat, a Met department official said.

(Eds: With updated figure) Kolkata, Mar 28 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Electoral Officer Aariz Aftab on Sunday said that 84.63 per cent of 73.80 lakh voters in 30 constituencies exercised their ...

28 March.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
NIA has arrested TMC leader Chhatradhar Mahato on Saturday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Chhatradhar Mahato was arrested in connection with the killing of CPI(M) leader Prabir Mahato
  • TMC leader was arrested soon after he cast his vote on Saturday during the first phase of polling in West Bengal
  • He has been booked under the UAPA

(Eds: Updating with latest inputs) Midnapore/Kolkata/Kanthi, Mar 27 (PTI) Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from some areas that are voting in the first phase of the assembly ...

26 March.Jhargram, West Bengal, India
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrived in a wheelchair at a rally in Purulia few days after she got injured in Nandigram. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Jangalmahal is a local term used in West Bengal for the tribal dominated areas 
  • Purulia, West Midnapore, Jhargram, parts of Bankura and Birbhum are districts under the Jangalmahal area
  • 35 out of 294 assembly seats are from these districts

26 March.Jhargram, West Bengal, India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Jhargram. (PTI File Photo)

  • Jhargram, a TMC stronghold, has witnessed a saffron surge since the 2018 state panchayat polls
  • The ruling Trinamool although had won the Jhargram Assembly seat in 2016
  • But the BJP has significantly reduced the margin between the winner and the runner up

15 March.Jhargram, West Bengal, India
A TMC activist writes on a wall for the speedy recovery of party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee in Kolkata. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • Jhargram Vidhan Sabha constituency is in Jhargram district
  • Sukumar Hansda of TMC is the sitting MLA of Jhargram
  • The constituency will go to polls on March 27