Rural poll violence: Cops can act against Suvendu as per law

The high court’s order on Thursday said that an FIR can be lodged by the police if they have proper information.

21 Jul 2023

West Bengal Panchayat Elections: TMC candidate's husband kills his father, a BJP man, after she loses

The body of Buran Murmu (52) was found hanging from the ceiling in her room with multiple injury marks on the body and his son Biplab disappeared.

17 Jul 2023

Bengal youth suspected of killing BJP father after his TMC wife loses in rural polls

Buran had been living in the same house with his son Biplab and daughter-in-law Sharmila, who lost to a BJP candidate in the recently concluded gram-panchayat polls.

16 Jul 2023

Teacher in a cop's robe

The tuition session has brought back smiles on the faces of these little children. It is a precious gift to me,’’ said Chatterjee.

16 Jul 2023

Kolkata Diary: Civic body’s new plan to thwart touts in its office 

All employees will have to stop in front of a camera for a few seconds while entering and exiting the office in order to record the time of entry and exit.

15 Jul 2023

TMC sweeps rural polls as violence mars counting

The counting of votes was marred by reports of violence at several places and the opposition parties accused the TMC of not allowing their agents in the counting centres.

12 Jul 2023

Toll in Bengal violence hits 17, guv in Delhi

Toll in West Bengal violence rose to 17 with five more people succumbing to injuries on Sunday, even as state governor C V Ananda Bose flew to Delhi on an unscheduled visit. 

10 Jul 2023

12 killed in Bengal poll violence

Bombs hurled, bullets fired, people beaten up as clashes mar 3-tier panchayat elections

09 Jul 2023

Calcutta HC: Deploy Central forces, cops in all booths in equal ratio

The division bench of Chief Justice T. S. Shivagnanam and Justice Hiranmay Bhattacharya upheld Bhattacharya’s submission.

05 Jul 2023

SEC identifies sensitive booths as Bengal sees two more poll-related deaths 

The total death toll before the rural polls has gone up to 15 in past fortnight. “Out of 61,636 polling booths, we mapped 4,834 as sensitive ones, which is 7.8 per cent of the total capacity.

04 Jul 2023

Out in mangrove, Bengal woman fights off tiger to save husband

It was around 10 am on Friday, none of them realised when the tiger swam to their boat from the forest. It targeted Dinu sitting on the wooden edge of the boat.

03 Jul 2023

Kolkata Diary: TMC to woo voters passing through Howrah and Sealdah

The ruling Trinamool Congress decided to include the state capital in the process of party’s campaign for the upcoming rural polls.

02 Jul 2023

SEC to deploy Central forces on day of Bengal rural polls 

The BJP, the principal opposition of the TMC, alleged it was a state poll panel’s ploy to help the ruling party in those booths where saffron camp’s candidates are contesting.

02 Jul 2023

SEC trashes BJP’s claim on withdrawal of nominations in Bengal rural elections

In the affidavit, the SEC said 9.03 per cent of valid nominations were withdrawn in this year’s Panchayat elections while the figure was 17.65 per cent in the previous polls.

30 Jun 2023

Lost 56 lives in battle with security forces in a year: Maoists in Bengal

The intelligence wings are considering the Maoists’ call to observe the Martyrs’ Memorial Week with utmost priority as there are chances of attacks by the rebel outfit during the period.

26 Jun 2023

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