In West Bengal’s Bhatpara, clashes leave two dead, three injured

Clashes broke out between two unidentified groups, in West Bengal’s violence-hit Bhatpara, two people were killed and three others were injured in the clashes. Read More
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BJP-TMC tension intensifies in Kolkata, cops teargas protesters

Police used water cannons and teargas to disperse BJP workers, who were marching towards Lalbazar in Kolkata to protest against the Trinamool Congress government. Read More
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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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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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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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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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After poll results, TMC’s two MLAs and over 50 councillors join BJP

Days after the Modi wave hit Bengal and the BJP made deep inroads into the Trinamool Congress bastion in 2019 Lok Sabha election, two TMC MLAs and at least 50 TMC councillors, on Tuesday, along with a CPM MLA joined the saffron party. Read More
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Exit polls predict BJP-led NDA govt, opposition rejects figures

The exit polls of the Lok Sabha election 2019 have been released by various agencies, right after the seventh and the last phase of the election got over. The figures reflect that the BJP-led NDA is heading for a landslide win. Read More
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TMC’s Abhishek Banerjee sends defamation notice to Modi

Trinamool Congress leader and Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek Banerjee sent a defamation notice to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for making “wildly fabricated allegations” against him at a rally in West Bengal’s Diamond Harbour. Read More
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