West Bengal civic elections: Repoll in 36 booths of 5 districts on Monday

Civic repolling will be held tomorrow in 36 booths spread over five districts of West Bengal, the State Election Commission said on Sunday.

FIR lodged against TMC Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal

An FIR was on Saturday registered against Trinamool Congress Birbhum president Anubrata Mondal for allegedly threatening a BJP civic poll candidate, police said.

Fight outside BJP Bengal office as state chief is gheraoed

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.

250 crude bombs found in West Bengal village

In a large haul, over 250 crude bombs were found on Friday from Nanoor area in Birbhum district here.

Mamata challenges BJP to amend secular Indian Constitution

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 against Togadia, Jugal Kishore

Police complaints, several of them under non-bailable sections, were filed today against VHP leaders Pravin Togadia and Jugal Kishore for allegedly making hate speeches in Birbhum district.

Police complaints filed against Togadia, Jugal Kishore

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.

Forced conversion in Bengal, claims Trinamool; VHP denies

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress Wednesday claimed that over 100 Christians were converted by the VHP in Rampurhat in Birbhum district. The Hindu organisation denied the charge.

150 tribal Christians embrace Hinduism in Birbhum

At least 150 tribal Christians on Wednesday "pledged to follow Hinduism" at a programme organised by VHP in Rampurhat area of Birbhum district.

Passenger dies after being beaten up by autorickshaw driver in Bengal

A passenger Saturday died after being allegedly beaten up by an autorickshaw driver following an argument in Birbhum district, a senior police officer said.

NCW records statement of Bengal woman tortured by police

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.

Opposition slams Mamata Banerjee over woman's torture by Bengal police

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.

Woman complains of police harassment in Birbhum

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.

Trinamool, BJP workers clash in Bengal's Birbhum district

The Birbhum district in West Bengal once again witnessed a turf war between the workers of ruling Trinamool Congress and the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday.

About 140 crude bombs recovered in WB's Birbhum district, 2 held

Kolkata: The West Bengal police have recovered about 140 crude bombs in the Birbhum district of the state on Tuesday morning.

Policeman injured in clash between TMC, BJP supporters

A police constable was injured and around 8 houses ransacked in a clash between TMC and BJP supporters at Parui area of Birbhum district here, police said on Saturday.

BJP-TMC workers clash in Birbhum, 1 killed, two injured

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.

BJP, TMC supporters held for killing during clash

A BJP and a Trinamool Congress supporter were on Wednesday arrested in connection with the killing of three people in a turf war at Makra village in Birbhum district, police said.

FIR lodged against Birbhum BJP president Dudhkumar Mondal

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.

One killed in TMC-BJP clash in Birbhum

 One person was killed and another injured today in a clash between supporters of ruling Trinamool Congress and BJP at Parui in Birbhum district, the police said.