West Bengal's Asansol and Raniganj districts limping to normal after Ram Navami violence, prohibitory orders lifted

The route march by security forces has also been withdrawn in the area, a senior police official said, adding that pickets have also been pared in the region from today.

published on : 2nd April 2018

West Bengal violence: NHRC notice to government, DGP; asks internal team for on-spot probe

The Asansol-Raniganj belt had witnessed clashes between two groups over Ram Navami celebrations, resulting in the death of one person.

published on : 2nd April 2018

Asansol violence: Bengal to revamp intelligence mechanism

Caught off guard during the recent Asansol-Raniganj violence, the state is also planning to strengthen its ground-level intelligence gathering mechanism.

published on : 1st April 2018

Ram Navami violence: West Bengal governor visits riot-hit areas, appeals for peace

One person was killed and two police officers suffered serious injuries on Monday when clashes broke out between two groups over a Ram Navami procession in the Raniganj area of Bardhaman district.

published on : 31st March 2018

CM Mamata Banerjee blames coal mafia for Bengal Ram Navami communal stir

Firearms amassed in Raniganj, Asansol by coal mafia even before Ram Navami and were supplied to both sides.

published on : 31st March 2018

Bengal Ram Navami violence: Clash-hit Raniganj limps back to normalcy

Large number of security personnel were deployed on the streets of Raniganj while a section of shops opened their shutters after remaining closed for the last five days.

published on : 31st March 2018

Bengal’s Asansol town on lockdown; blame game in Bihar 

Internet services snapped, Union minister booked, 60 held in Trinamool Congress-ruled Bengal; two BJP leaders held for Samastipur clashes in neighbouring state

published on : 30th March 2018

Babul Supriyo barred from entering tense Asansol-Raniganj area

Supriyo tried to enter the Railpar area in Paschim Bardhaman district, where police stopped his car, citing security reasons.

published on : 29th March 2018

Ram Navami violence: Internet services suspended, Section 144 clamped in Bengal's Asansol-Raniganj

Internet services were suspended to check the spread of rumours and the prohibitory orders were clamped to maintain peace, Asansol sub-divisional officer Proloy Roychowdhury said.

published on : 28th March 2018

Ram Navami violence: Heavy police force deployed in West Bengal's Raniganj

Tension ran high in the region Monday after a Ram Navami procession organised by the BJP allegedly tried to enter an area where members of the minority community lived in large numbers, police said.

published on : 27th March 2018