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Political Violence
West Bengal  /  Published 14.10.19

Trinamul leader lynched in East Midnapore’s Moyna

A former Trinamul gram panchayat member was beaten to death in broad daylight on Monday in East Midnapore’s Moyna, with the party blaming BJP workers for the murder.Basudeb Mandal’s killing was th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 13.10.19

Political rivals rush to Jiaganj

All political roads continue to lead to Jiaganj despite investigations suggesting the October 8 triple murder was not political and the family appealing against the politicisation of a “personal tra...
By Alamgir Hossain and Snehamoy Chakraborty in Rampurhat

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 08.09.19

Study aid in Bengal clash zone

Books, schoolbags and stationery were donated on Sunday to over 300 students who lost study material and have not been attending school because of the political violence in the Kankinara-Bhatpara area...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara

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 23.06.19

Ex gratia plan for political clashes in Bengal

The Mamata Banerjee government has decided to frame a policy to provide compensation to the next of kin of people killed in political violence in Bengal, the move coming at a time turf wars between th...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Mother asks: ‘Why was my son fired at?

Manju Bauri has been crying inconsolably since Saturday evening. The mother of 14-year-old Soumen Barui, who was hit by a bullet on Saturday evening when workers of the BJP and Trinamul clashed at Pat...
By Abhijeet Chatterjee in Bankura

India  /  Published 16.06.19

TMC workers killed in clash

Three Trinamul workers were killed and another was injured in a bomb-and-bullets clash between two alleged factions in Murshidabad’s Domkal on Saturday. Trinamul, however, alleged that the party wor...
By Alamgir Hossain in Behrampore

India  /  Published 16.06.19

4 arrested for Bengal murders

Four persons have been arrested in connection with the murder of two BJP workers and a Trinamul activist at Sandeshkhali in North 24-Parganas.Local Trinamul leaders said the arrested persons — ident...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sandeshkhali

India  /  Published 02.06.19

BJP using Ram chant to spread hate: Mamata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee has said she respects religious chants associated with Lord Ram but is opposed to the BJP’s attempt to use “Jai Sri Ram” as a party slogan by mixing religion with ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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