Bengal doctors on strike after patient’s kin attack colleagues

The death of an octogenarian patient in Kolkata’s NRS Hospital triggered clashes between the deceased kin and doctors in the hospital. This was followed by a chain shutdown of healthcare services in medical colleges across West Bengal. Read More
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Modi’s outreach to minorities: 5 crore students to get scholarship

In order to reach out to minority communities, the Narendra Modi government has set a new target – to give out scholarships to five crore students from those communities in the next five years. The scheme will have a big focus on girls. Read More
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In West Bengal, BJP, RSS workers found hanging from trees

Political violence continues in West Bengal despite there is no election going on in the state. In the latest round of killings of political activists, an RSS volunteer and a BJP worker were found hanging on trees. Read More
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Kathua rape-murder case: 6 convicted, 3 get life imprisonment

A Pathankot court sentenced three convicts to life imprisonment and gave three other convicts 5-year jail terms each for their involvement in the sensational gang rape and murder of an 8-year-old girl from the Muslim Bakarwal nomadic tribe in Jammu’s Kathua. Read More
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Mamata blames TMC for party’s Singur loss, says ‘it’s a shame’

After TMC’s defeat in West Bengal’s Singur in 2019 Lok Sabha election, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee said it is “a shame” for the party, at an internal meeting in Kolkata. Read More
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Bangladeshi actor Anju Ghosh joins BJP, evades posers on citizenship

Renowned Bangladeshi actor Anju Ghosh joined the BJP at a party event in Kolkata in the presence of the leader of BJP in West Bengal, Dilip Ghosh. During the event, Dilip Ghosh handed a BJP flag to Anju Ghosh. Read More
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After refusing ‘token’ seat in Modi govt, Nitish offers BJP 1 Bihar seat

Three days after BJP’s Bihar ally JD(U) refused to accept a “token” seat in the Narendra Modi-led Union Cabinet, Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar expanded his own cabinet in Bihar and offered the BJP just one seat. However, the BJP is yet to accept the offer. Read More
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In Bengal, 8 arrested for chanting ‘Jai Shri Ram’ at Mamata

Eight people have been reportedly arrested after some people shouted “Jai Shri Ram” at West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s motorcade in North 24 Parganas district when Banerjee’s motorcade was passing through troubled Bhatpara area of the district. Read More
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Didi won’t attend PM’s swearing in over invite to slain BJP workers’ kin

Mamata Banerjee decided to drop her plan to attend Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony because the BJP had invited the family members of around 50 of its workers in Bengal, who had been allegedly killed in political violence in her state. Read More
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Modi invites kin of slain Bengal BJP workers to his swearing in

The Bharatiya Janata Party has sent a special invitation to the family members of around 50 party workers killed in political violence in West Bengal for Narendra Modi’s swearing-in ceremony as the prime minister. Read More
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