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Sporadic violence in Birbhum & Kolkata caps off final phase with 76% turnout

April 30, 2021 3:59 am

BJP and Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers carrying bamboo sticks and hockey sticks clashed in Rajballav Para in the Beliaghata Assembly constituency here, and allegedly pelted stones at each other.

A week after Murshidabad triple murder, no arrest yet; police admit ‘delay led to loss of evidence’

October 15, 2019 7:52 am

Bandhu Prakash Pal (40), his wife Beauty Pal (30) and their son Angan (5) were found murdered at their home in Lebu Bagan area of Jiaganj on Tuesday afternoon. 

Muslim man ‘beaten up’ for not chanting Jai Shri Ram in West Bengal, one arrested

July 23, 2019 3:53 am

Ismail Sheikh, who sells spices for a living, had lodged a complaint with police, alleging that he was beaten by one Gautam Mondal at Kushmor village on Sunday when he went to sell spice there. 

West Bengal assembly elections: Clash in Birbhum leaves eight injured

April 17, 2016 10:45 am

Tension also prevailed at Sian village under Nanoor constituency in Birbhum and at Kankartala village under Dubrajpur constituency.

Birbhum: The trigger behind Facebook post - India’s win over Pak in Asia Cup T20 match

March 03, 2016 11:19 am

The trigger behind the Facebook post that created violence in Birbhum has been traced to India's victory in the Asia Cup T20 match.

Violence over Facebook post: Video of man who died goes viral, cops on alert

March 03, 2016 10:42 am

The video shows 30-year-old Rejaul Islam’s body lying on the road with the mob running towards it and several people asking “is he dead?”.

Delay in repatriation: Welfare home fears Uganda woman case may turn ‘fatal’

August 20, 2015 12:30 am

The police, meanwhile, said some officials from the Ugandan embassy in Delhi had visited the woman recently and that her repatriation process is under way.

‘Those trying to create wedge between communities will be severely dealt with’

January 31, 2015 1:48 am

Mamata Banerjee was speaking at the ‘Loan Mela’ for minority students.

Birbhum ‘ghar wapsi’: Cops question 5 VHP leaders

January 31, 2015 1:29 am

Among these five, there are two tribal leaders of the organisation.

Congress delegation not allowed to visit trouble-torn Birbhum village

November 01, 2014 6:18 pm

Adhir Chowdhury led a team of 12 MLAs and other leaders to visit Makra village where three persons were killed recently.


West Bengal becoming safe haven for bomb-makers: BJP

January 22, 2016 7:45 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Siddharth Nath Singh on Friday said West Bengal is becoming a safe haven for bomb makers under Mamata Banerjee's leadership. Reacting to the Birbhum blast, another BJP leader Sambit Patra accused Banerjee of misgovernance and encouraging illegal activities.