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West Bengal violence


In Bengal, ‘TMC vs BJP’ again: 50 hurt as two groups clash

June 30, 2019 3:26 am

The police claimed to have arrested more than ten people from both sides in connection with the clash. BJP supporters later staged a protest at Keshpur police station.

West Bengal: In wake of violence, Bhatpara still tense

June 24, 2019 1:48 am

Kankinara bazar, where Thursday’s violence took place, remained deserted with very few people stepping out of homes.

West Bengal: Several injured as fresh clashes break out in Bhatpara after BJP team's visit

June 22, 2019 6:52 pm

Bhatpara has witnessed a series of clashes between BJP and TMC workers since last month, in the run-up to the polls.

Two killed in fresh Bengal violence, TMC and BJP blame each other

June 21, 2019 4:40 am

The violence broke out hours before DGP Virendra Kumar was scheduled to inaugurate a new police station in the area, which was set up in view of the prevailing law and order situation.

Two killed in fresh Bengal Violence: ‘Why were cops targeting the innocent? They could have fired in air’

June 21, 2019 3:45 am

In the slums along Kachari Road, which are dominated by Hindi-speaking people, the atmosphere was equally charged.

West Bengal: Bhatpara on edge as fresh clashes leave two dead, three injured; section 144 imposed

June 21, 2019 3:45 am

Section 144 has been imposed in the area and senior police officials have rushed to the spot, with shops, market places and business establishments seen downing shutters following the unrest.

Intellectuals raise voice against post-poll violence: Elections were held across country, why violence only in Bengal

June 17, 2019 10:41 am

Poet Shankha Ghosh, veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee, writer Nabaneeta Deb Sen, theatre personalities Rudraprasad Sengupta, Bibhas Chakrabarty, Koushik Sen, Debshankar Haldar, professor Sukanta Choudhuri and others have decided to organise a convention on Tuesday at Rabindra Sadan

Bengal doctors’ strike: Docs beat us too, let guilty be punished, say kin of deceased

June 16, 2019 3:10 pm

Following Sayeed’s death, clashes broke out between the junior doctors and the relatives of the patient, leaving one doctor critically injured. Soon after the violence, junior doctors at the hospital initiated cease-work which got support from doctors in 13 state-run hospitals across the state.

West Bengal violence: Bombs hurled at TMC worker's house in Murshidabad, three dead

June 15, 2019 5:06 pm

While TMC blamed Congress and BJP for the attack, both the parties denied the charge. On Saturday, a large contingent of police was deployed at Kuchiyamira village. 

Kailash Vijayvargiya: 'Political atmosphere in Bengal is tumultuous'

May 25, 2019 9:56 am

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya said, "The BJP is not threatening the TMC government. Her dictatorship is the threat. She has been ignoring her senior leaders to promote her nephew."