The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused BJP of trying to create unrest in West Bengal on the basis of religion, soon after some central leaders of the saffron outfit were arrested for trying to enter the violence- hit Makra village in Birbhum district.
With the violence hit area in Birbhum made out of bounds, BJP today stepped up its attack on Trinamool Congress government saying instead of stopping Opposition, it should use its energy for "curbing anti-national forces" working in West Bengal.
In the wake of increasing incidents of violence and surfacing of terror modules in West Bengal, state BJP unit on Wednesday submitted a memorandum to EC requesting it to declare TMC a 'terrorist party'.
Firing a fresh salvo at the Mamata Banerjee government, opposition BJP today charged that West Bengal was fast becoming a safe haven for terrorists and anarchists under the ruling TMC, which was raising concerns about national security.
Investigating agencies on Monday began probing the role of three non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who are suspected to have funded the Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operatives in the case.
In a stern message to a section of party workers and leaders, Trinamool Congress secretary general Partha Chatterjee today said party would not spare those who are involved in violent incidents in West Bengal.
Two Trinamool workers have reportedly died in an alleged clash between rival TMC groups on Saturday in Beonta village of South 24 Parganas District in West Bengal, over issues related to the gram panchayat head.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval will visit Burdwan on Monday along with top officials will visit the Burdwan on Monday after serious views of the revelations of a terror network in West Bengal which carried out the October 2 blast.
Faced with mounting criticism by BJP over Burdwan blast and other issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the saffron party of "persistent character assassination, where even women are not spared".
Terming terrorism as the "biggest threat" to democracy, India on Monday said it was the worst sufferer of the scourge and the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly here should highlight the challenges posed by it.
Asking why Mamata Banerjee was keeping silent on the Burdwan blast, state BJP president Rahul Sinha on Thursday the Centre would order an NIA probe soon, while a state minister reposed the government's full confidence in the CID investigation.
The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday defended the ongoing CID probe into the Burdwan blast against the BJP's charge that the government was trying to cover up the October 2 grenade explosion, saying the investigation was progressing "satisfactorily".
West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose on Sunday alleged of a nexus between the Trinamool Congress and suspected militants killed in the October 2 explosion in Burdwan district, a charge denied by the TMC leadership.