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West Bengal communal clashes


West Bengal communal clashes: BJP MLA Raja Singh asks Hindus to respond like they did in Gujarat

July 09, 2017 1:08 pm

In a video message posted on Twitter, the MLA from Hyderabad can be seen saying, "Today, Hindus are not safe in the West Bengal state. Hindus in Bengal should respond to people involved in communal violence as Hindus in Gujarat did. Otherwise, soon Bengal will turn into Bangladesh." He also asks 'Bengal Tigers' to awake and unite in order to protect themselves.

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

July 09, 2017 4:50 am

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.

West Bengal government trying to malign Governor's office to divert attention: BJP

July 06, 2017 6:15 pm

Kailash Vijayvergiya said, "The Trinamool Congress is verbally attacking the governor and trying to malign his office in order to divert attention from the communal violence and its failure to control the situation. In doing so, it has stopped to a new low."

West Bengal communal clashes: Mamata appeals for peace, BJP demands President's rule

July 05, 2017 10:33 pm

An objectionable Facebook post allegedly put by a class X student on Monday is what is said to be the trigger of communal clashes in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district. While the police arrested the accused on the same day and remanded him to the police custody for four days, dozens of shops and houses were vandalised by a mob.

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi hits back at Mamata Banerjee, says allegation amounts to humiliation

July 05, 2017 6:27 pm

Keshari Nath Tripathi also said that it will be better if Mamata Banerjee and her colleagues work for better law and order instead of accusing the governor. Allegations by her amount to insulting and humiliating the governor and his office

West Bengal communal clashes: Section 144 imposed in Basirhat, MHA seeks report from Mamata govt

July 05, 2017 4:43 pm

Baduria communal clashes: The clash began after a Class X student allegedly put up a derogatory post on Facebook on Monday, police said. Police nabbed the boy the same day. buy several shops and homes were vandalised and major roads were blocked by the mobs.