West Bengal Violence

Violence continues unabated over panchayat board formation in West Bengal

Violence continues unabated over panchayat board formation in West Bengal

Massive clashes were reported in Howrah and North Dinajpur district of West Bengal. Itahar and Daspara in North Dinajpur district also remained on the boil.

Aug 28, 2018, 17:55 PM IST
Mother, daughter beaten in West Bengal for allegedly supporting BJP

Mother, daughter beaten in West Bengal for allegedly supporting BJP

A local TMC leader and party workers reportedly barged into Mutri Singh's house and thrashed her and her daughter.

Aug 13, 2018, 16:37 PM IST
Watch: Miscreants escape with ballot box as chaos ensue during WB Panchayat repolling

Watch: Miscreants escape with ballot box as chaos ensue during WB Panchayat repolling

Reports of violence also emerged from some districts, with RAF and police baton charging the crowd.

May 16, 2018, 12:47 PM IST
West Bengal panchayat elections: Repolling in 568 booths hit by violence on Monday

West Bengal panchayat elections: Repolling in 568 booths hit by violence on Monday

The West Bengal government and the police have been asked to make elaborate security arrangements so that the repolling is held in a free and fair manner.

May 16, 2018, 10:00 AM IST
Democracy more important than election results: PM Modi condemns poll-related violence in West Bengal

Democracy more important than election results: PM Modi condemns poll-related violence in West Bengal

Highlighting that no election is as important as preserving democracy, PM Modi said that violence needs to be condemned and put an end to.

May 15, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
Case registered against BJP's Babul Supriyo on charges of disrupting public order

Case registered against BJP's Babul Supriyo on charges of disrupting public order

Babul Supriyo wanted to enter Railpar area in Paschim Bardhaman district but was stopped because the situation there was tense. He has been accused of clashing with cops but has countered saying public representatives cannot be stopped from doing their duties.

Mar 30, 2018, 09:28 AM IST
West Bengal: CPI-M's Mohammed Salim stopped from entering Basirhat, BJP's fact-finding team due to arrive

West Bengal: CPI-M's Mohammed Salim stopped from entering Basirhat, BJP's fact-finding team due to arrive

CPI (M) MP Mohammed Salim, who is leading a Left delegation to review situation in West Bengal's violence-hit Bashirhat over an objectionable Facebook post, was stopped by the authorities from entering the town.

Jul 07, 2017, 09:07 AM IST
West Bengal violence: Centre seeks report; internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in sensitive areas

West Bengal violence: Centre seeks report; internet services suspended, Section 144 imposed in sensitive areas

The Ministry of Home Affairs has sought a detailed report from the Mamata Banerjee government a day after communal clashes erupted in North 24 Paraganas district of West Bengal over an "objectionable" post on Facebook.

Jul 05, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

Trinamool blames CPI-M for civic poll violence

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday "blamed" the CPI(M) for violence during yesterday's election to Bidhannagar and Asansol municipalities in West Bengal in a counter to the opposition parties' demand for re-election to the two civic bodies alleging loot of votes by the ruling party.

Oct 04, 2015, 19:22 PM IST

TMC man killed, another injured in attack in WB

One Trinamool Congress supporter was killed and another injured in an attack at Jalangi in Murshidabad district on Wednesday.

Apr 09, 2014, 19:22 PM IST

Anti-land acquisition group claims police firing in Birbhum

Days after violence in state`s Birbhum district, an anti-land acquisition group claimed that the police had opened fire on the villagers.

Nov 09, 2012, 23:01 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee blames CPI-M for West Bengal violence

Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has blamed the ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) for the violence and killings in West Bengal.

Jan 23, 2011, 14:05 PM IST

WB violence: Governor to discuss situation with Buddhadeb

Asking the West Bengal
government once again to act, West Bengal Governor MK
Narayanan on Saturday said he would discuss the
situation with Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee.

Jan 08, 2011, 15:04 PM IST

Mamata writes to Chidambaram on Bengal violence

Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee has dashed off a letter to Home Minister P Chidambaram complaining about lawlessness and the growing number of political clashes in West Bengal.

Dec 12, 2009, 22:43 PM IST

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. You can find out more by clicking this link

Close