Bengal poll violence
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TMC, BJP cross swords over imposition of Article 355 in West Bengal over rural poll violence 

"Free and fair polls will be possible only if Article 355 is imposed in the state. The law and order situation has completely failed in the state," BJP state president Sukanta Majumdar said.

published on : 13th July 2023
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Lodge FIRs in all deaths on day of rural polls: Calcutta High Court

The court also directed the state government to provide assistance to the relatives for the cremation of those who died in alleged poll violence and to healthcare facilities for the injured.

published on : 10th July 2023
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Smriti Irani targets TMC and Congress on ‘Maut ka Khela’ in West Bengal panchayat polls

The union minister informed that the central govt has dedicated Rs 74 cr for the care, well-being, education and skill development of rape and other sexual offence victims under POCSO Act.

published on : 9th July 2023
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Bengal poll: Death toll rises to 17, Governor Bose leaves for unscheduled Delhi visit

Asked whether he would submit a report to the Centre, Bose, after his visit on Saturday said, “I will do whatever a governor is expected.”

published on : 9th July 2023
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Bengal poll violence: State under TMC known for crimes, anti-national activities, says BJP

BJP spokesperson said that the state once known be a centre of art, culture and science is now known for "crimes, anti-national activities and dangerous appeasement."

published on : 8th July 2023
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Bengal poll violence: Congress leader seeks urgent hearing of HC to declare polls null and void

Six people were killed till noon since the panchayat polls started at 7 am and another three died in alleged poll-related violence since midnight in the state.

published on : 8th July 2023
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Panchayat polls in Bengal turns violent; 12 people killed, ballot boxes set ablaze

A TMC worker was killed in Murshidabad district's Kapasdanga area overnight in poll-related violence. The ruling TMC said that two of its workers were killed in Rejinagar and Khargram.

published on : 8th July 2023
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Bengal poll violence claims life of 17-year-old student, death toll reaches 15

Leader of Opposition and BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari held chief minister Mamata Banerjee and State Election Commissioner Tajeeva Sinha responsible for the student’s death.

published on : 5th July 2023