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Rail services hit, several trains cancelled in West Bengal over violent anti-citizenship act protests

Rail services hit, several trains cancelled in West Bengal over violent anti-citizenship act protests

As many as 15 trains have been cancelled and 10 trains have been partially cancelled as violent protests continued to sizzle in West Bengal targeting different railway stations that fall in the

Dec 15, 2019, 14:02 PM IST
BJP leader warns of President's rule in West Bengal amid increasing violence over Citizenship Act

BJP leader warns of President's rule in West Bengal amid increasing violence over Citizenship Act

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rahul Sinha said that imposition of President's rule in West Bengal will be the only option left if violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act continued.

Dec 15, 2019, 13:00 PM IST
Tension escalates in West Bengal over Citizenship Act, internet blackout to continue in Assam till Monday

Tension escalates in West Bengal over Citizenship Act, internet blackout to continue in Assam till Monday

In the Noth Eastern state of Assam, the situation became better after the imposition of curfew. More than 100 protesting people were taken into custody by the Assam police and nearly 2,000 were

Dec 14, 2019, 23:49 PM IST
Rail services hit, several trains cancelled in West Bengal as anti-Citizenship Act protests turn violent

Rail services hit, several trains cancelled in West Bengal as anti-Citizenship Act protests turn violent

Trains were stopped at Jangipur, Mahipal and other railway stations nearby. Protestors also torched down a ticket counter at Sakrail railway station. Railway equipment kept at Eastern Railway's

Dec 14, 2019, 14:54 PM IST
Anti-Citizenship Act protests hit West Bengal, railway stations torched, buses vandalised by angry mob

Anti-Citizenship Act protests hit West Bengal, railway stations torched, buses vandalised by angry mob

The train services have primarily been hit across Murshidabad. Trains were stopped at Jangipur, Mahipal and other railway stations nearby. Trains services between Lalgola and Palasi has been

Dec 14, 2019, 13:48 PM IST
'No NRC, No CAA': Mamata Banerjee to lead statewide protests against Citizenship Act

'No NRC, No CAA': Mamata Banerjee to lead statewide protests against Citizenship Act

"We told them (BJP government at the Centre) not to play with fire. They say they will forcibly implement CAA and NRC (National Register of Citizens). I would like to state categorically again that

Dec 14, 2019, 06:44 AM IST
Exempt Hills, Terai and Dooars from purview of CAB: BGP urges Centre

Exempt Hills, Terai and Dooars from purview of CAB: BGP urges Centre

The Bharatiya Gorkha Parisangh (BGP) has urged the central government to exempt the Darjeeling hills, Terai and the Dooars from the purview of this Act.

Dec 13, 2019, 13:10 PM IST
Centre to give citizenship to refugees if Mamata Banerjee doesn't: BJP's challenge to West Bengal CM

Centre to give citizenship to refugees if Mamata Banerjee doesn't: BJP's challenge to West Bengal CM

BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said that the Central government would grant citizenship to the refugees from three neighbouring nations if the state government fails to do so.

Dec 13, 2019, 08:06 AM IST
BJP's booklet on NRC, CAB to teach party cadres to foil Mamata's plan in West Bengal

BJP's booklet on NRC, CAB to teach party cadres to foil Mamata's plan in West Bengal

On the NRC issue, the BJP has alleged that wherever Mamata Banerjee is visiting to address people she is trying to provoke them, while the reality is completely different from what she is explaining

Dec 10, 2019, 13:03 PM IST
BJP workers attacked with iron rods, bottles by miscreants in Kolkata

BJP workers attacked with iron rods, bottles by miscreants in Kolkata

A police complaint was lodged at the Kasba police station on Monday.

Dec 10, 2019, 08:23 AM IST
Man stabs daughter with sharp weapon for marrying without consent in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas

Man stabs daughter with sharp weapon for marrying without consent in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas

The victim was first admitted to Ashoknagar hospital from where she was transferred to Baasat hospital as her condition turned grim. She has had 18 stitches on her head.

Dec 10, 2019, 08:19 AM IST
ATM fraud: Romanian national held for duping several people in Kolkata

ATM fraud: Romanian national held for duping several people in Kolkata

A Romanian national was arrested by Kolkata Police on Monday for duping dozens of people of lakhs from Delhi.

Dec 09, 2019, 20:43 PM IST
AIMIM to launch in West Bengal soon, state chief flays CM Mamata Banerjee

AIMIM to launch in West Bengal soon, state chief flays CM Mamata Banerjee

AIMI West Bengal in-charge on Sunday said that his party will contest the upcoming Assembly election in the state and noted that he would move court against the intimidatory tactics.

Dec 08, 2019, 10:51 AM IST
Local Trinamool Congress leader shot dead in West Bengal's Burdwan

Local Trinamool Congress leader shot dead in West Bengal's Burdwan

Mallik was the working president of the Agriculture department at Kalna 1 Panchayat Samiti. He was was home from Trinamool party office on Friday night when two bike-borne miscreants opened fire on

Dec 07, 2019, 16:12 PM IST
TMC issues whip to its MPs, says Citizenship bill hurts very soul of India

TMC issues whip to its MPs, says Citizenship bill hurts very soul of India

Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Friday said that it has issued a whip to all its Members of Parliament (MPs) directing them to be present in both the Houses for four days, from Monday to Thursday, in

Dec 06, 2019, 17:45 PM IST
BJP office vandalised by TMC people in WB: MLA Pawan Singh

BJP office vandalised by TMC people in WB: MLA Pawan Singh

BJP's Bhatpara MLA alleged that he was attacked by Trinamool goons who hurled bombs on him on Thursday.

Dec 06, 2019, 09:59 AM IST
Bihar’s Maoist linkman nabbed in Kolkata

Bihar’s Maoist linkman nabbed in Kolkata

Bihar’s Maoist linkman Sunil Kumar was arrested from North Port police station limits on Thursday.

Dec 05, 2019, 21:19 PM IST
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar visits Assembly, Speaker stays away

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar visits Assembly, Speaker stays away

On arrival at the Assembly on Thursday morning, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar observed that Assembly gate designated for his entry – Gate 3 of South Portico was closed and had been locked up

Dec 05, 2019, 19:52 PM IST
Sea Harrier may join aircraft museum in Kolkata

Sea Harrier may join aircraft museum in Kolkata

The Indian Navy is setting up a permanent TU 142 aircraft in Kolkata in the second such museum in the country after Vizag Naval Museum.

Dec 04, 2019, 07:32 AM IST
ATM Fraud: Over 100 cases registered in Kolkata; money withdrawal from Delhi, NCR

ATM Fraud: Over 100 cases registered in Kolkata; money withdrawal from Delhi, NCR

Many people under the jurisdiction of Jadavpur PS lodged their complaint of unauthorized withdrawal of Rs 10,000/- to 30,000/-  after receiving text messages of withdrawal from banks including SBI,

Dec 02, 2019, 16:44 PM IST