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Basirhat violence over Facebook post: Charges framed against two minors

When the post went viral, a furious mob had set fire to the home of the first accused, triggering tension in Baduria, which eventually spread across the Basirhat sub-division.

Basirhat violence: Internet services resume in Basirhat

There was constant pressure from local residents to resume Internet services.


Competing communalisms

Whenever Muslim localities and properties were attacked as revenge against some objectionable posts by some Muslims, or Muslims were targeted for allegedly carrying beef, public opinion generally decried such engineered violence.

TMC to boycott govt's all-party meet on July 16

The Mamata Banerjee-led party, along with the Congress and the Left parties, had earlier boycotted the midnight event organised by the government in Parliament on June 30 for rollout of the GST.

In riot-hit Basirhat, Muslims pool money to help Hindu neighbours

Muslims in this patch of North 24-Parganas on the Bangladesh border, where tensions erupted at the beginning of the week after a teen’s objectionable post on social media, are pooling money to help Hindu neighbours rebuild their gutted shops and businesses.

Basirhat violence: Three BJP MPs stopped from visiting riot-hit area; All that has happened so far

Basirhat-Baduria violence: The state witnessed fresh bout of violence as clashes broke out between members of two communities at Baduria region earlier this week over an "objectionable" Facebook post by a young man.


Basirhat violence: Delegation of BJP MPs stopped by police from visiting riot-hit areas

Basirhat violence: The BJP delegation included Meenakshi Lekhi, Om Mathur and Satyapal Singh. The MPs were barred from visiting the disturbed areas in Bengal where riots erupted over a Facebook post. Mamata Banerjee has requested for peace in the region.