Bengal violence

Tension prevails in West Bengal's Bangaon after clash between TMC, BJP workers

Police personnel were deployed at the office of the 22-member civic body to avert any further clash.

published on : 17th July 2019

BJP, TMC clash in Bongaon over no-confidence motion in civic body

There were, however, no immediate reports of any injury or arrest in the incident

published on : 16th July 2019

Fresh violence in West Bengal's Bhatpara-Kankinara area

A TMC citadel for long, Bhatpara has been witnessing frequent post-poll violence between the rival parties.

published on : 15th July 2019

Over 100 bombs recovered from Bengal's Birbhum district

Of the 112 bombs, 40 were recovered from Labhpur, 32 from Nanoor, 20 from Panrui, nine each from Kankartala and Sadaipur and two from Rampurhat police station limits.

published on : 8th July 2019

BJP worker shot at from point-blank range in Bengal's Jhargram

The BJP blamed the TMC for the incident, a charge denied by the ruling party.

published on : 30th June 2019

TMC delegation will be welcomed with 'Jai Shri Ram' chants in Bhatpara: BJP's Arjun Singh

A delegation of the ruling Trinamool Congress party is scheduled to visit Bhatpara today to take stock of the situation after the violence which claimed the lives of two people.

published on : 28th June 2019

Bengal police seize 60 bombs in Bhatpara, arrest 8 people

Prohibitory orders under Section 144 CrPC were imposed in the affected areas to restore order. Both TMC and BJP have blamed each other for the violence.

published on : 24th June 2019

Bengal violence: 14-year-old shot during BJP-Trinamool clash

Expressing concern over the injury of the teenager, BJP state President Dilip Ghosh said it is unfortunate that people are being shot for shouting a slogan.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Violence-hit Bhatpara wakes up to uncanny silence

Kankinara market, which otherwise bustles with buyers on Sunday mornings, remained empty with very few people moving out of their houses.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Trinamool workers set fire on haystack in BJP activists' house in Bengal's Nadia

China Mondal, whose husband Sambhu is a BJP activist, lodged a complaint with the Taherpur police station saying some Trinamool Congress workers set the haystack afire in the wee hours of Saturday.

published on : 23rd June 2019

Mamata is trying to counter BJP with Bangla nationalism but are people buying it?

Mamata's new brand of parochial politics has not gone down well with both Bengali and non-Bengali community in the state. Why is she doing it and will she persist with it?

published on : 22nd June 2019

Bengal violence: Fresh clashes break out in trouble-hit Bhatpara soon after BJP panel's visit

As the delegation left, two groups, one led by the BJP and other by TMC, engaged in pitched battle as both sides hurled country-made bombs and stones at each other.

published on : 22nd June 2019

BJP delegation visits violence-hit Bhatpara in Bengal

A joint delegation of Congress and Left Front MLAs from the state, headed by Congress leader Abdul Mannan and CPM leader Sujan Chakraborty is also visiting the area later in the day.

published on : 22nd June 2019

Communalism, lackadaisical administration aiding rise of hooliganism in Kolkata

According to retired IPS officer Md Nizam Shamim, hooliganism is rising as the criminals are getting adequate backing from political outfits.

published on : 22nd June 2019

TMC to boycott all Centre-convened meetings till MHA stops sending advisory under Art 355

The Home Ministry earlier this month issued an advisory to the state government seeking to know the measures taken by it to maintain law and order.

published on : 21st June 2019
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