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Victims of rights violations unite for fair polls in Bengal

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 21:58

Deploring Mamata Banerjee govt`s "attack on democracy" in West Bengal, several victims of human rights violations urged EC to create a conducive environment for fair Lok Sabha polls in state.

443 poll-related incidents in Bengal, 2 deaths

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 00:56

Two lives were lost and 443 persons left injured in 504 poll-related incidents in West Bengal since the election dates were announced, Election Commission sources said on Saturday.

Two held for putting up posters with Mamata`s cartoon

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 23:22

Two persons were on Saturday arrested for allegedly putting up posters with caricatures of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at Machlandapur in North 24 Parganas, police said.

79 nominations filed for fourth phase LS polls in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:42

Altogether 79 candidates have filed their nomination papers for the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal to be held on May 7, the OSD in CEO`s office Amit Roy Chowdhury said here today.

Left urges EC to take urgent action to curb violence in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 20:21

Concerned over "growing attacks" on its workers and party offices in West Bengal, CPI(M) today asked the Election Commission to take urgent steps to ensure free and fair polls.

CPI(M) activist allegedly killed by TMC workers after explosives found near Mamata`s rally venue

Last Updated: Sunday, April 20, 2014, 01:15

A day after some explosives were recovered few kilometers away from West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s election rally venue in Birbhum district, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers allegedly attacked a CPI(M) activist at Haraipur village here on Saturday, who was passing through the area at the time of the recovery of the explosives.

WWII bomb found near Kalaikunda airbase

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 13:41

A 450-kg bomb of World War II vintage was found three feet under the ground while digging for a lamp post near Kalaikunda air base in West Bengal, official sources said Saturday.

Indian Air Force unearths suspected World War II bomb

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 10:42

Air Force officials unearthed a suspect 1000 pound (lb) World War II bomb at a site while routine clearing of land in Midnapore district of West Bengal.

CPI(M) offices ransacked in West Bengal

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 04:35

Two offices of CPI(M) were allegedly ransacked after the tearing of poster with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee`s picture at Barrackpore in North 24 Parganas district today.

Subalpur gangrape case chargesheet filed

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 01:30

Police today submitted charge sheet of the horrific Subalpur gangrape case in which a tribal girl was brutalised by 13 men in January.