Condemning the bomb explosion at Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Jagannath Choudhury's residence in West Bengal's Murshidabad district, Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury said on Thursday that West Bengal has become a hub of terrorist activities as a result of deteriorating law and order situation.
Taking stock of military capability building along the China border, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday visited the Behrampore military station in Murshidabad which will part of the new Mountain Strike Corps being raised there.
As many as 26 candidates with criminal cases and 41 crorepatis (multimillionaires) including independent nominee Shamali Das who has assets worth over Rs.2,000 crore are in the fray for the fifth and last phase of Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal.
The Election Commission removed presiding officers of three booths in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district for allowing "illegal entry" to Trinamool Congress candidate from Jangipur Haji Nurul Islam, an official said.
Kolkata: A Trinamool Congress supporter was killed in West Bengal`s Murshidabad district Wednesday, following which the state`s ruling party held the Election Commission responsible for the incident that occurred "hours after the EC transferred the SP".