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 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

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

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

In Bengal, a triumph of force

Last week, I was invited to speak at a discussion meeting in Calcutta on the economic revival of West Bengal. Without wanting to be facetious, I quietly pointed out that the first occasion I had encou...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

West Bengal  /  Published 06.05.19

Arjun Singh faces one of ‘most difficult days’

“Singh has threatened to bomb our house,” Laltu told The Telegraph. “We don’t know what’s in store.” Around 11am, when Singh reached a booth at Monshatala Primary School in Kankinara, a se...
By Kinsuk Basu in Barrackpore

Opinion  /  Published 05.05.19

You can change, and you cannot

Ah. Now then. Tell me. KooHooo! Are you White, or are you really Black, I cannot quite tell in this light. KooHooo!Are you for real, or are you for real, I cannot quite tell in this light. But tell m...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

North East  /  Published 20.03.19

BJP leader shot dead in Cachar, 5 held

A large number of residents, along with BJP leaders, took out a rally on Wednesday with the body of panchayat president Sukhendu Das, who was killed by unidentified men at Japirbond under Borkhola con...
By Swapnaneel Bhattacharjee in Silchar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.02.19

Budge Budge TMC councillor shot at

A Trinamul Congress councillor was shot at from close range in front of a party office at Budge Budge in South 24-Parganas on Monday night.Mithun Tikadar, the councillor of Budge Budge municipality, w...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.12.18

Kashmir: Under a hobnailed boot

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