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2 TMC members arrested over alleged murder of BJP leader in West Bengal

2 TMC members arrested over alleged murder of BJP leader in West Bengal

Two booth presidents of TMC have been arrested in connection with the murder of Shaktipada Sardar, BJP's Mandal Committee Secretary.

Jul 28, 2018, 20:55 PM IST
Local BJP leader in West Bengal hacked to death by miscreants

Local BJP leader in West Bengal hacked to death by miscreants

Shaktipada Sardar, a member of BJP's Mandal Committee, was reportedly attacked and left bleeding on the road before being spotted by locals who rushed him to a hospital.

Jul 28, 2018, 09:48 AM IST
West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'; state Assembly passes bill to change name

West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'; state Assembly passes bill to change name

If things go right, West Bengal could soon be known as 'Bangla'. 

Jul 26, 2018, 13:46 PM IST
West Bengal: 4 women beaten up, disrobed by mob on suspicion of being child-lifters

West Bengal: 4 women beaten up, disrobed by mob on suspicion of being child-lifters

This is the fourth incident of mob attack in the district in a month, and the second one in the same block within a week.

Jul 24, 2018, 07:30 AM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits tent collapse victims at Midnapore hospital

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee visits tent collapse victims at Midnapore hospital

A portion of a makeshift tent collapsed during a rally which was being addressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 16.  

Jul 20, 2018, 00:45 AM IST
TMC prepares for Martyrs' Day, extra caution being taken after accident at PM Modi's rally

TMC prepares for Martyrs' Day, extra caution being taken after accident at PM Modi's rally

For the last 14 years, TMC has been using iron section to build the stage and this year about 400 iron sections are being used. 

Jul 18, 2018, 14:50 PM IST
Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Chandan Mitra quits BJP, set to join Trinamool on Saturday

Senior journalist and two-time Rajya Sabha MP Chandan Mitra has quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and will join the Trinamool Congress (TMC) Party on Saturday.

Jul 18, 2018, 13:11 PM IST
2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

2 killed, 4 injured in blast during bomb making in West Bengal

One died on the spot and the other on way to hospital, police said.

Jul 18, 2018, 00:48 AM IST
West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

West Bengal BJP forms 5-member committee to probe tent collapse; Amit Shah seeks report

Section 308 (attempt to commit culpable homicide) has been slapped against the decorators and organisers who had set up the tent.

Jul 17, 2018, 19:22 PM IST
Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Sand mafia, illegal immigrants make Mahananda river in West Bengal a hotbed of controversies

Zee News' Kamalika Sengupta reports on how encroachment on the riverbed is not just an environmental crisis but consequent influx of illegal immigrants could possibly become a threat to national

Jul 17, 2018, 12:39 PM IST
Tent collapse at Modi's rally injures 90, Centre seeks report from West Bengal

Tent collapse at Modi's rally injures 90, Centre seeks report from West Bengal

As many as 90 people including 50 women were injured after a portion of a makeshift tent collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rally in West Bengal's Paschim Midnapore.

Jul 16, 2018, 23:45 PM IST
Failed to reach venue on time, BJP workers attack volunteers at Modi's rally: Watch

Failed to reach venue on time, BJP workers attack volunteers at Modi's rally: Watch

The incident took place at Chowringhee crossing in Kharagpur.

Jul 16, 2018, 20:52 PM IST
20 injured in Modi's rally in West Bengal; PM meets victims, gets emotional

20 injured in Modi's rally in West Bengal; PM meets victims, gets emotional

PM Modi saw the tent collapsing while he was in the middle of his speech. He immediately instructed SPG personnel standing next to attend to the injured.

Jul 16, 2018, 14:39 PM IST
In Mamata's bastion, PM Modi attacks West Bengal's 'syndicate politics'

In Mamata's bastion, PM Modi attacks West Bengal's 'syndicate politics'

Asking people to take a cue from Tripura elections, PM Narendra Modi said West Bengal must come together to fight the political establishment here.

Jul 16, 2018, 13:29 PM IST
Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

Two BJP workers murdered in Purulia, party blames TMC for killings

The BJP in Bengal said that 27 BJP workers have been killed out of which 5 have been killed in Purulia alone.

Jul 12, 2018, 11:28 AM IST
Man arrested for flying drone close to Indo-Bangla border during Mamata's visit

Man arrested for flying drone close to Indo-Bangla border during Mamata's visit

The drone was reportedly spotted by locals and police officials immediately reached the spot and confiscated it.

Jul 10, 2018, 18:29 PM IST
Man masturbates at a railway station in Bengal, woman streams it live on Facebook

Man masturbates at a railway station in Bengal, woman streams it live on Facebook

The man started to masturbate right outside the women's compartment just before a Howrah-bound local train was about to leave the Bandel station. 

Jul 09, 2018, 10:31 AM IST
TMC-Congress grand-alliance possible: Mamata bats for united Opposition against BJP

TMC-Congress grand-alliance possible: Mamata bats for united Opposition against BJP

Amid growing calls for a united Opposition against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that she's not averse to working with Congress towards a common

Jul 07, 2018, 21:12 PM IST
Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee given bail after being arrested on charges of assault

Bengali actor Joy Mukherjee given bail after being arrested on charges of assault

It has been alleged that Joy Mukherjee abused fellow actor Sayantika Banerjee and assaulted her brother.

Jul 07, 2018, 18:53 PM IST
Two-year-old boy sexually abused in Kolkata's play school, FIR registered

Two-year-old boy sexually abused in Kolkata's play school, FIR registered

The assault was reportedly confirmed following a medical test, police said. The kid's family has, meanwhile, registered an FIR.

Jul 05, 2018, 15:13 PM IST

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