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Stalemate over Power Grid's Bhangar project resolved, 2 feeders to be erected instead of proposed 13

Power Grid would now execute two feeders instead of three while the State Electricity Power Transmission Company will erect only two feeders against 13 initially proposed.

published on : 11th August 2018

West Bengal: Nabbed Bhangar agitation leader Alik Chakraborty sent to 10-day police custody

Chakraborty is prime accused in 41 cases, including murder of TMC strongman Arabul Islam's aide Babushona in 2017 and co-accused in over 26 other cases.

published on : 2nd June 2018

Red alert: Bhangar locked down after arrest of Red Star leader Alik Chakraborty

Protesters of the Jomi Jibika Poribesh o Bastutantra Raksha Samiti (Committee for protection of land, livelihood, environment and ecology) blocked Haroa Road at several points near the power grid.

published on : 2nd June 2018

West Bengal's Bhangar locked down after arrest of CPI (ML) agitation leader Alik Chakraborty in Odisha

Despite the blockade, no fresh violence between the agitators and the pro-power grid Trinamool Congress supporters of local strongman Arabul Islam was reported till this report was filed.

published on : 1st June 2018

Bengal Mao leader Alik Chakraborty nabbed in Odisha

Odisha Police and its West Bengal counterpart on Thursday nabbed CPI (ML) Red Star leader Alik Chakraborty, who had been leading the anti-power grid agitation in Bhangar.

published on : 1st June 2018

Bhangar' anti-power grid agitation leader Alik Chakraborty arrested in Odisha

He was taken to a local police station in Bhubaneswar and would be brought back to West Bengal after seeking a transit remand on Friday.

published on : 31st May 2018

Kin of independent candidate shot dead in Bhangar, former TMC MLA Arabul Islam arrested on Mamata's directive

Arabul Islam, who was now being taken to Baruipur court for judicial production, was arrested from his North Gazipur's home garden at around 2230 hours.

published on : 12th May 2018

Centre urges West Bengal to resolve Bhangar power project issue 

The state power minister also said the Bhangar project faced resistance not from the locals but from outsiders who had political backing either from the Congress, CPI(M) or the Naxalites.

published on : 21st February 2018

82 detained on way to anti-power grid rally in West Bengal's Bhangar

Sources revealed that police were interrogating the Red Star activists about their role in a similar anti-power grid agitation in Assam and whether any cases were booked against them.

published on : 4th January 2018

Day before crucial agitators’ meet, Bengal's Bhangar bombed again

The violence comes after local TMC MLA Abdur Razzak Molla threatened to ‘cast net’ on the agitators and ‘weed them out’ to commence the power grid before the panchayat elections in May.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Violence back in Bengal's Bhangar, villagers attacked

Violence returned to West Bengal's Bhangar on Tuesday, only three days after a peace rally was organised by the Trinamool Congress.

published on : 2nd January 2018

West Bengal: Trinamool Congress rallies in Bhangar over anti-power grid protest violence demanding outsiders leave

Trinamool Congress held a 'peace rally' in West Bengal's Bhangar that has witnessed violence over the construction of a power grid substation.

published on : 30th December 2017

Open dialogue, let democracy prevail in Bhangar: Bengal agitators

They had accused the Mamata Banerjee government of trying to throttle their movement by "using bombs, bullets, terror and false cases".

published on : 30th December 2017