Post Poll Violence
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

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

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Trinamul-BJP turf war draws blood in Bengal

Four people were feared killed on Saturday evening as Trinamul and BJP supporters allegedly clashed with guns in Sandeshkhali, around 60km from Calcutta, in North 24-Parganas.Although police didn’t ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Sandeshkhali

India  /  Published 25.08.19

Burnt in poll hate: a teen’s schoolbooks

Hena Parvin, a 14-year-old Class IX student at the Shams Urdu High School in Kankinara, has nowhere to go on a Friday morning. Sitting under a banyan tree outside a mosque near her modest one-storey h...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kankinara


West Bengal  /  Published 21.06.19

‘No one knows who’s next’

Suresh Shaw doesn’t know how to put it across. Among the two to fall to bullets on Thursday in Bhatpara was Dharamveer Shaw, the youngest of Suresh’s four brothers.“Kya boley, Sir. Thak chukey h...
By Kinsuk Basu in Bhatpara

West Bengal  /  Published 14.06.19

Never seen emergency ward shut down, says physician

A senior SSKM doctor, who tried to negotiate with agitating junior doctors, spoke to Metro on Thursday about how he feels about the ongoing strike.The doctor didn’t want to be named because he said ...
By As told to Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.06.19

Once at beck and call, cops blamed by Trinamul leaders

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee and senior ministers of her cabinet have expressed dissatisfaction at the “activities” of a section of civil and police administration.“Some of the officers in the...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 11.06.19

Wounded tiger versus cat-and-mouse Delhi

Mamata Banerjee on Monday said “a wounded tiger is more lethal than a dead tiger”, warning the BJP against toppling her government on a day New Delhi played a cat-and-mouse game that suggested it ...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

Governor Tripathi in Delhi, appeals for peace after post-poll violence

Bengal governor Keshari Nath Tripathi has appealed to all concerned to ensure that violence does not recur and peace prevails in the state.“Governor Tripathi is very sad at the unfortunate loss of l...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta


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