Hours after the BJP's state leadership decided to act tough against dissent, dissidents and loyal workers fought outside the party office on Tuesday while efforts were being made to free state unit president Rahul Sinha who was gheraoed since morning.
Amid the raging controversy over alleged conversion by Hindu outfits in Birbhum district in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday threatened to take "strong action" against those promoting forcible conversion and launched a veiled attack on the BJP, challenging it to amend the secular Indian Constitution.
Police complaints were on Thursday filed against VHP international president Pravin Togadia and its national secretary Jugal Kishore for making hate speeches at two different programmes in Rampurhat and Kharmadanga areas of Birbhum district, a police official said.
A National Commission for Women (NCW) team led by Chairperson Lalitha Kumaramangalam Saturday recorded the statement of the woman who was allegedly tortured by policemen in West Bengal`s Birbhum district.
Strongly condemning the alleged torture of a housewife by police in West Bengal`s Birbhum district, the BJP, Congress and the CPI-M Monday slammed the Mamata Banerjee government and demanded action against the police officials.
A woman, stated to be a relative of a BJP activist wanted in connection with a bomb attack case, on Sunday filed charges of forcibly being taken to police station by cops following a raid at her Ilambazar residence in Birbhum district.
Kolkata: The Birbhum district in West Bengal once again witnessed a turf war between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition BJP in which one person was killed and two women were seriously injured, reports said on Friday.
An FIR was today lodged against BJP's Birbhum district president Dudhkumar Mondal for threatening to cut off hands of Trinamool workers, sparking outrage in the ruling party following which he expressed regret for his remarks.