Post Poll Violence
West Bengal  /  Published 26.08.19

Help reaches Hena for study

Succour has started pouring in for Hena Parvin, a Class IX student who lost her textbooks and school uniforms when her house was attacked by arsonist after Lok Sabha election results were announced on...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara

Opinion  /  Published 20.06.19

The Centre is a little too concerned about Bengal

Disagreements and contrary positions are inevitable in a vibrant democracy. Non-violent approaches to the resolution or containment of such conflict is the mark of a democracy’s maturity; so far Ind...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi airs ‘sadness’

Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi on Saturday expressed dissatisfaction with chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s “non-responsiveness” to his attempts to speak to her over the doctors’ agitati...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.06.19

Delhi fishes in doctor waters

The Union home ministry has sent an advisory to the Bengal government “urgently” seeking a report on the strike by doctors, mentioning that concerns had been raised across the country on the safet...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The battle for Bengal may get murkier

Mamata Banerjee began the 2019 general election in the grand hope that with a clutch of nearly 40 Lok Sabha seats, she would be ideally placed to become the first Bengali prime minister of India — a...
By Swapan Dasgupta in

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Home ministry blames Bengal government

The Union home ministry has accused the Bengal law-enforcement machinery of “failure to maintain the rule of law” and sought action against “delinquent” officials, sources in New Delhi said.Bu...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta/New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Bengal to Delhi: Law & order under control

Stating that there were a few “stray post-poll clashes” in Bengal, the Mamata Banerjee government Sunday claimed that situation in the state was “under control” in a letter to the Centre which...
By PTI and Our Bureau in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 29.05.19

Mom’s justice cry for breadwinner son

 Swarna Das, 65, who lost her 20-year-old elder son Shibu in post-poll violence, on Tuesday alleged that he was killed by some BJP workers in connivance with CPM supporters.“My son had been sup...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty in Agartala

Opinion  /  Published 13.06.19

The government must ensure doctors' security

Violence never has happy consequences. Two junior doctors were injured when, after the death of a patient in hospital, his relatives and a very large number of their friends and supporters attacked th...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

BJP march to Lalbazar on June 12

The BJP has announced that it will organise a march to the Calcutta police headquarters on Wednesday to protest against the post-Lok Sabha poll violence in Bengal as the party seeks to further build o...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta


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