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Kolkata: Jump in petrol, diesel prices fuels anger among transporters; protest brews
Sat, Jul 06, 2019

The West Bengal Petroleum Dealers’ Association will meet CM Mamata Banerjee and share their grievances with her. West Bengal Truck Operators’ Association too criticised the Budget saying it will add extra burden on loss-making transporters.

‘Cut money’ fallout: CM Mamata Banerjee sacks Hooghly district unit chief Tapan Dasgupta
Fri, Jul 05, 2019

Dasgupta, who represents Saptagram Assembly constituency, has been accused of misappropriating funds meant for public schemes and taking kickbacks from people for adding them as beneficiaries in government schemes.

Bengal: TMC worker found dead in West Medinipur, party points finger at BJP
Tue, Jul 02, 2019

Last week, nearly 50 people were injured in a clash between two groups, allegedly supporters of BJP and TMC, in Keshpur area West Medinipur. Political violence continues to rock Bengal since the Lok Sabha polls result.

The colour of money
Sun, Jun 30, 2019

A stipend for priests, after one for imams. In divided West Bengal, all eyes on the other side of the coin.

West Bengal: Woman cop accuses BJP men of molesting her during protest
Thu, Jun 27, 2019

Bharati Ghosh has denied all allegations and accused the same woman of physically assaulting her.

Kolkata Police arrests four Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen militants
Tue, Jun 25, 2019

According to police, the four accused were propagating their agenda through social media and digital documents and audio files were also recovered from their possession.

Class X girl found dead in washroom of Kolkata school
Sat, Jun 22, 2019

According to the police, a group of students found her lying inside the washroom around 2 pm after which she was taken to a hospital in Jodhpur Park where she was declared dead on arrival.

Two killed in fresh Bengal violence, TMC and BJP blame each other
Fri, Jun 21, 2019

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.

West Bengal: Bhatpara on edge as fresh clashes leave two dead, three injured; section 144 imposed
Fri, Jun 21, 2019

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.

Kolkata: Doctors refuse to meet Mamata Banerjee as strike enters fifth day
Sat, Jun 15, 2019

Expressing concerns about the suffering of common people, the junior doctors sought an urgent solution to the crisis by ensuring proper security and safety at hospitals.

West Bengal: Doctor-patient, public-govt, lines drawn hard in the ward
Sat, Jun 15, 2019

This is the state’s showpiece hospital — it houses the Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), has a sanctioned bed strength of 1775, several departments, OPDs, special clinics, organ transplant facilities.

Mamata Banerjee calls for talks after Calcutta HC push, doctor protests go national
Sat, Jun 15, 2019

The standoff snowballed with doctors in several states starting protests in a show of solidarity and the Indian Medical Association calling a nationwide strike on June 17.

Bengal protests: Acted swiftly, 5 held so far for assaulting doctors, say cops
Sat, Jun 15, 2019

As the medical fraternity from across the country began to rally behind their Bengal colleagues, the agitating doctors Friday set six conditions, including documentary evidence and details of action taken against those who had attacked the junior medicos, to the administration for withdrawal of their strike.

Bengal protests: Doctors defy Mamata’s deadline, continue stir
Fri, Jun 14, 2019

11 senior doctors resign citing insecurity, delegation of junior medicos meets Governor

Resume work or face action: Mamata sets deadline for protesting doctors
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

"I saw people waiting for treatment outside the hospital today, some of them were really critical. This is shameful and I condemn the unlawful protest," Banerjee said.

West Bengal political pot simmers as hospital protests spread
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

On Wednesday, the “cease-work” agitation by junior doctors and interns snowballed from NRS hospital to all 13 medical college hospitals and at least six district hospitals.

Kolkata doctors’ strike hits patients: ‘Where will I go if something happens to my brother’
Thu, Jun 13, 2019

Like Haque, thousands of other patients across the state were left in the lurch following a strike called by junior doctors to protest the assault of two of their colleagues at the Nil Ratan Sircar Medical College and Hospital (NRS) on Tuesday.

Doctors at Kolkata hospitals on strike after colleague assaulted by patient’s relatives
Wed, Jun 12, 2019

Relatives of deceased Mohammad Syed, a resident of the city’s Tangra area, allegedly attacked the doctors, claiming negligence on their part.

Two killed in crude bomb attack in Bengal’s Kakinara
Tue, Jun 11, 2019

“Both who died were known in the area as TMC supporters," District President and senior TMC leader Jyotipriya Mullick told The Indian Express. Local TMC leaders are on the way to meet the deceased family.

Saradha scam: Former Kolkata top cop Rajeev Kumar reaches CBI office for questioning
Fri, Jun 07, 2019

The court had passed an interim order prohibiting the CBI from taking any coercive action against the former top cop.