West Bengal  /  Published 07.08.20

TMC-BJP clash at Bhatpara

At least 10 persons were injured in a clash between the supporters of the Trinamul Congress and the BJP at Ramnagar here on Thursday night. Local sources said several bombs had been hurled and bullet...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 09.12.19

Houses teeter on brink of collapse

The erosion of the bank of a two-acre pond owned by a cooperative body at Abantiour Mondalpara in Bhatpara has depleted a 12-foot-wide road and begun to claim as many as 11 adjacent homes. The fast-de...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 29.09.19

Dropout spectre in BJP-Trinamul clash belt

The two-month-long Kankinara-Bhatpara political violence — which began in late May when the BJP won the Barrackpore Lok Sabha seat — claimed at least eight lives and dented the local economy but g...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.09.19

Arjun Singh attacked, blames cops

BJP MP Arjun Singh suffered head injuries on Sunday when he was hit by a brick during a clash between BJP and Trinamul supporters in Bhatpara, part of his Barrackpore constituency in the North 24-Parg...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 20.06.19

Spotlight on BJP-TMC turf war in Bhatpara

The death of two persons here on Thursday was the fallout of a turf war between the BJP and the Trinamul Congress since the Lok Sabha poll results, senior police officers said. On June 11, a clash had...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.20

TMC wins in Bhatpara, but loses in HC

The Trinamul Congress got a no-trust motion passed against the BJP-run board at the Bhatpara municipality on Thursday, but the ruling party’s hurrah was short-lived as Calcutta High Court set aside ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.19

Bypoll stage for Madan Mitra comeback

Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced Madan Mitra, former aide and minister in her first cabinet, as Trinamul’s candidate for an Assembly bypoll next month.Mitra had been relegated to the sidelines ...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.19

Mamata cites Bhatpara violence to warn of BJP 'perils'

Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday cited the violence in Bhatpara to warn the people of the state about the “perils” of voting the BJP to power. “Ekta Bhatpara diye dekhe nin BJP...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

Bhatpara on edge as TMC-BJP turf war simmers

Bhatpara remained on the edge on Friday with police struggling to restore peace in the pocket at the centre of escalating violence for nearly a month now.On Thursday, two persons were killed and five ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

2 die in clash in Bengal's Bhatpara

Two persons were killed and at least five seriously injured as bullets flew and bombs were hurled in Bhatpara, 34km north of Calcutta, on Thursday morning. The dead were identified as residents Rambab...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bhatpara


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