Left hand punch
Calcutta, May 13: Food minister Jyotipriya Mullick today asked elected representatives of the Trinamul Congress to issue official certificates to CPM loyalists with their left hand.
At a party conference in North 24-Parganas, he repeated his comments that Trinamul members should not to share tea stalls with CPM workers and stay away from events attended by them.
Burdwan: A 32-year-old man in Burdwan shot and injured a college student who had spurned him and killed her father when he tried to save her, following which he was beaten to death by villagers on Sunday.
Ranaghat: A 27-year-old Nadia girl was allegedly driven out of the house on her wedding night by her husband and father-in-law after her father failed to pay the full dowry amount. The duo were arrested.
Malda: A police team trying to stop the marriage of a 16-year-old girl was allegedly beaten up by the residents of a Malda village on Saturday night.
Bankura: A truck cleaner from Tamil Nadu was beaten to death allegedly by devotees in Bankura after two of them were hit by the vehicle.
Midnapore: Five Congress workers in West Midnapore were injured in a clash between two factions, with one accusing the other of hobnobbing with Trinamul.