On being asked the route taken by smugglers for transportation of currency, a resident of Malda town
, Sushanto Das, said, "Malda has the best connectivity as far as Railway is concerned.
Six persons were killed on Wednesday after nine coaches and the engine of an express train heading to New Delhi from Malda town
in West Bengal derailed in Rae Bareli, in the north Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.
The Railway Board has decided to cancel all incoming trains from various parts of the country towards northeast region, which were to reach either Katihar or Malda town
till 10 am on Tuesday, North Eastern Frontier Railway Chief Public Relations Officer Pranav Jyoti Sharma said.
While M AIL T ODAY was the first to report that BJP bigwigs were all set to address highpowered rallies at four places, including the disturbed Malda town
, BJP sources said the state government had denied permission for the public gathering.
Kolkata: A group of hawkers lynched a constable of the Railway Protection Force (RPF), following a pitched battle inside the Malda Town
station in West Bengal.
"The border guard, posted near the state's Malda town
, opened fire on his colleagues over a small argument.
* Malda Town
- Anand Vihar Express (Weekly) via Amethi & Rae Bareli;
Digha-New Jalpaiguri Paharia Express, which was supposed to reach Malda on Sunday, was short terminated at Malda Town
On Tuesday, most residents of the locality, located about 23 km south- west of Malda town
, chose to stay indoors and business establishments also remained shut.
Kolkata: Amidst cries for justice for women in India, for the first time a court to deal exclusively with atrocities against women was inaugurated yesterday at Malda town
in West Bengal.
We recovered a rifle and 112 bullets of this rifle from his possession," he said in Malda town