Political Violence
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

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

By Sankarshan Thakur

North East  /  Published 24.11.18

Modi unaware of Northeast ground reality: AASU

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s claim in Mizoram on Friday that the Northeast has “moved” on from “guns, bandhs and blockades”, reflects how the Centre is removed from the ground reality, the...
By Avik Chakraborty in Dibrugarh


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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 25.02.19

3 Trinamul workers killed in Bengal districts

Three Trinamul workers have been shot dead since Sunday in Murshidabad’s Behrampore and South 24-Parganas in murders blamed on faction feuds.Nazimul Sheikh, 40, a local committee president of the ru...
By Our Bureau in Behrampore/Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 17.05.19

Erosion of faith in EC is a matter of concern

This electoral season has been unprecedented in terms of political acrimony in Bengal. The Election Commission’s decision — an equally unprecedented step — to snip the campaign time by 19 hours ...
By The Editorial Board


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