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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
Rape or extramarital affairs? Housewife's nude body found by lakeside

Rape or extramarital affairs? Housewife's nude body found by lakeside

The victim was sexually abused and physically tortured before death, preliminary investigations revealed.

Aug 28, 2018, 14:58 PM IST
BJP will be wiped out in 2019; won't allow NRC in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

BJP will be wiped out in 2019; won't allow NRC in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

Referring to the recent panchayat polls in WB, she alleged that BJP is resorting to politics of killing in the state.

Aug 28, 2018, 14:12 PM IST
TMC lauds SC panchayat verdict, calls it win for 'ma mati manush'

TMC lauds SC panchayat verdict, calls it win for 'ma mati manush'

TMC Secretary General of Partha Chatterjee said, "This is a win for ma mati manush. The opposition is trying to play games and it is now proved that nothing can surpass the law." 

Aug 24, 2018, 22:55 PM IST
West Bengal: Two killed, six injured in TMC party office blast

West Bengal: Two killed, six injured in TMC party office blast

Police said the explosion took place at a house used as the Trinamool`s party office in West Midnapore district`s Narayangarh area on Thursday morning when over a dozen party workers were present

Aug 24, 2018, 18:46 PM IST
SC verdict on panchayat poll victory of democracy, people: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

SC verdict on panchayat poll victory of democracy, people: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

"I think it is a victory of democracy and victory of the people. I want to dedicate it to the people of the country," Banerjee told reporters at the state secretariat.

Aug 24, 2018, 18:35 PM IST
SC rules out re-elections in local body seats won uncontested by Trinamool, rejects BJP- CPI(M) plea

SC rules out re-elections in local body seats won uncontested by Trinamool, rejects BJP- CPI(M) plea

Out of a total 58,692 posts for gram panchayat village, zilla parishad and panchayat samiti, 20,159 had remained uncontested in the violence-marred local polls in the state held in May this year.

Aug 24, 2018, 11:08 AM IST
2 dead, 3 injured in blast inside Trinamool office in West Midnapore

2 dead, 3 injured in blast inside Trinamool office in West Midnapore

An investigation is underway.

Aug 23, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
19-year-old climbs 80 feet-high tower to hoist Tricolour on Independence Day, falls to death

19-year-old climbs 80 feet-high tower to hoist Tricolour on Independence Day, falls to death

The teenager was rushed to a local hospital where he was declared dead.

Aug 16, 2018, 08:37 AM IST
Mohun Bagan's green-maroon and not red flag covered Somnath Chatterjee's mortal remains

Mohun Bagan's green-maroon and not red flag covered Somnath Chatterjee's mortal remains

89-year-old Somnath was undergoing dialysis and was admitted to the ICCU. He had suffered a haemorrhagic stroke last month.

Aug 14, 2018, 08:50 AM 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
Somnath Chatterjee dead: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi express grief

Somnath Chatterjee dead: PM Modi, President Kovind, Rahul Gandhi express grief

Political leaders including PM Modi, President Kovind, VP Naidu and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi expressed grief about the saddening incident.

Aug 13, 2018, 10:39 AM IST
Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

89-year-old Chatterjee was suffering from a kidney-related ailment. He was moved to the hospital on Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2018, 09:10 AM IST
Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support, but stable: Hospital

Former LS Speaker Somnath Chatterjee on ventilator support, but stable: Hospital

Eighty-nine-year-old Chatterjee, who is suffering from a kidney-related ailment, was admitted to the hospital on Tuesday.

Aug 13, 2018, 06:39 AM IST
Amit Shah must apologise within 72 hours, else we'll take legal action: TMC

Amit Shah must apologise within 72 hours, else we'll take legal action: TMC

"Ami Shah must apologise within 72 hours. We are giving him till Sunday, else we will take legal action against him,” said Derek O’Brien, TMC Spokesperson.

Aug 11, 2018, 17:43 PM IST
Amit Shah launches scathing attack on Mamata Banerjee government over NRC issue

Amit Shah launches scathing attack on Mamata Banerjee government over NRC issue

Amit Shah tore into the West Bengal Chief Minister for protesting against Assam's National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Aug 11, 2018, 15:56 PM IST
Black flags, 'anti-Bengal BJP go back' posters welcome Amit Shah in Kolkata

Black flags, 'anti-Bengal BJP go back' posters welcome Amit Shah in Kolkata

Amit Shah was shown black flags and anti-BJP posters were put up in Kolkata.

Aug 11, 2018, 13:51 PM IST
Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

Cafe Positive: 10 HIV+ve Kolkata teens open up eating-joint

From Cappuccino to grilled sandwich, everything is available at Cafe Positive. The dishes are prepared by the teens themselves and at an affordable price.

Aug 09, 2018, 17:28 PM IST
NRC exercise not to be allowed in Bengal: Congress leader Abdul Mannan

NRC exercise not to be allowed in Bengal: Congress leader Abdul Mannan

"What is happening to Bengalis and other linguistic minorities in Assam will happen to others also in future, if we can't resist this dangerous trend to divide people along communal and linguistic

Aug 08, 2018, 19:48 PM IST
Abandoned bag found at Kolkata airport ahead of Mamata Banerjee's arrival triggers bomb scare

Abandoned bag found at Kolkata airport ahead of Mamata Banerjee's arrival triggers bomb scare

The bag was found ahead of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's arrival at the airport. 

Aug 08, 2018, 16:48 PM IST

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