Political Violence
West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.22

Amit Shah visit likely in Bogtui

Three of the BJP’s top central leaders are likely to visit Bengal later this month to draw a road map for the state unit on how to exploit the recent incidents of political violence to try an d ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 03.04.22

Civil society plea to Didi

A group of members of Bengal’s civil society have written to chief minister Mamata Banerjee urging her to put an end to political violence in Bengal. The letter, dated March 30, was written in ...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.03.22

Birbhum killings: 20 held, high court hearing today

At least 20 people have been arrested so far in connection with the violence in West Bengal's Birbhum district that claimed eight lives, a senior police officer said on Wednesday. Eleven people w...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Rampurhat

Opinion  /  Published 17.02.22

Iron hand

With the national focus on the five assembly elections — particularly in the all-important state of Uttar Pradesh — it is understandable that the recent round of elections to municipalitie...
By Swapan Dasgupta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.09.21

20 Trinamul workers hurt in Cooch Behar feud

At last 20 Trinamul supporters were injured in an alleged infighting at Krishnapur village under Tufanganj police station of Cooch Behar district on Sunday morning. Around 15 are under treatment at M...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar


West Bengal  /  Published 03.09.21

State names 10 cops for SIT to probe violence

The Bengal government on Thursday announced the names of 10 IPS officers, who will assist three senior state police officers in their probe into alleged political violence following publication of Ass...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 12.08.21

Didi: Delhi will feel Tripura effect

Asserting that the Trinamul Congress will overcome Opposition from the BJP and win the assembly elections in Tripura, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday warned of repercussions in Delhi...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 21.07.21

Case against Suvendu for ‘malicious’ picket

The inspector in charge of East Midnapore’s Tamluk police station on Tuesday evening filed a suo motu case against the BJP’s Nandigram MLA Suvendu Adhikari and 14 others, for a “mali...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 06.07.21

Suvendu meets victims of post-poll violence

Opposition leader Suvendu Adhikari on Monday met BJP supporters, who were the alleged victims of post-poll violence, at Bhupatinagar in East Midnapore district in the backdrop of accusations that his ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Bhagabanpur

West Bengal  /  Published 22.06.21

HC rejects govt’s plea on rights body visit

A special bench of Calcutta High Court on Monday declined to entertain a petition by the Bengal government, seeking a modification of its directive to the chairperson of the National Human Rights Comm...
By Tapas Ghosh in Calcutta


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