“There has not been a government at the Centre which has lied so much. The government has tried to subvert and corrupt constitutional institutions such as the CBI and the RBI...even the media. Defence has been neglected,” Shourie said.
A couple, Debu Das and Usharani Das, were burnt alive inside their house. Their crime? They were CPM workers. Their bodies were given to their only son after five days, that too after the son approached the courts.
West Bengal gram panchayat elections LIVE UPDATES: In North Dinajpur, three crude bombs were found near a polling booth at Galaisura, around three km from the district headquarters in Raiganj, police said.
"We demand that the Centre immediately intervene and impose President's rule in the state. The Centre should send a team of central observers to assess the worsening law and order situation in the state," President of BJP's Bengal unit Dilip Ghosh told reporters.
BJP workers alleged that Trinamool activists prevented them from filing their nomination, allegedly using arms and sticks to create an atmosphere of terror outside the co-operative society, to deter BJP workers from visiting it.