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Post Poll Violence
Opinion  /  Published 06.05.21

Editorial: Mischief begins

Violence is antithetical to the spirit of democracy. Yet, even a cursory examination of Bengal’s political history would show that bloodshed has, unfortunately, been integral to its political cu...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

BJP, Congress gun for Trinamul

“This is BJP’s propaganda. Some sporadic incidents are there, but it happens in every state. I am not justifying violence. BJP is trying to create communal clashes, because of their shamef...
By Arnab Ganguly in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.21

Dhankhar: PM expressed grief over violence

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi called him and expressed anguish over the law and order situation in the state following reports of post-poll violence fro...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

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

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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

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


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