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BJP, TMC workers clash over truck transporting cows in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

BJP, TMC workers clash over truck transporting cows in West Bengal's Cooch Behar

Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers clashed over a truck allegedly transporting cows in Dinhata area of Cooch Behar district in West Bengal on Thursday night.

Jun 28, 2019, 14:53 PM IST
Prashant Kishor meets Mamata Banerjee again, may work with TMC for 2021 assembly polls

Prashant Kishor meets Mamata Banerjee again, may work with TMC for 2021 assembly polls

Prashant Kishor met Mamata at the State Secretariat 'Nabanna'. TMC MP and Mamata Banerjee's nephew  Abhishek was also present during the meeting. 

Jun 27, 2019, 19:42 PM IST
West Bengal: Child faints after being left behind by parents in locked car near Digha beach

West Bengal: Child faints after being left behind by parents in locked car near Digha beach

Incidentally, a police officer spotted the child gasping for breath inside the locked car with the window panes closed, nearly fainting.

Jun 26, 2019, 22:40 PM IST
Clashes between two factions of BJP in Coochbehar district, 12 injured

Clashes between two factions of BJP in Coochbehar district, 12 injured

The incident, a factional feud, took place in Mathabhanga town of the district injuring the people from both sides. 

Jun 26, 2019, 21:22 PM IST
Join fight against BJP, Mamata Banerjee urges CPI(M), Congress, rebuffed

Join fight against BJP, Mamata Banerjee urges CPI(M), Congress, rebuffed

Speaking in the state assembly, Mamata Banerjee urged the Congress and the CPI-M to united with her party in their fight against BJP.

Jun 26, 2019, 19:23 PM IST
Tension grips West Bengal's Bhatpara after Left-Congress peace rally

Tension grips West Bengal's Bhatpara after Left-Congress peace rally

West Bengal's Left and Congress leaders on Tuesday organised a peace rally in North 24 Parganas district`s Bhatpara area, but the police stopped the rally stating prohibitory orders were in place in

Jun 25, 2019, 23:20 PM IST
2014 Burdwan blast accused, Habibur Rahman, arrested by NIA in Bengaluru

2014 Burdwan blast accused, Habibur Rahman, arrested by NIA in Bengaluru

Burdwan blast took place on October 2, 2014 and the investigation of this blast helped the security forces in uncovering the sleeper cells of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh operating in West Bengal.

Jun 25, 2019, 19:15 PM IST
Respond to 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans with 'Ram Naam Satya Hai': TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

Respond to 'Jai Sri Ram' slogans with 'Ram Naam Satya Hai': TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

If anyone raises the slogan of ‘Jai Sri Ram’, feed him with sweets and say ‘Ram Naam Satya Hai’, says Abhishek Banerjee.

Jun 25, 2019, 13:55 PM IST
Four Neo-JMB/Islamic State operatives arrested in Kolkata

Four Neo-JMB/Islamic State operatives arrested in Kolkata

Three of the arrested are Bangladeshi nationals while the other is an Indian national who is believed to have been harbouring them.

Jun 25, 2019, 10:16 AM IST
Violence will end in Bengal if Mamata Banerjee follows Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's thinking: BJP

Violence will end in Bengal if Mamata Banerjee follows Shyama Prasad Mukherjee's thinking: BJP

Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee was born in Kolkata. He was the founder of Jan Sangh and also served as Minister of Commerce and Industries from 1951 to 1952.

Jun 23, 2019, 14:09 PM IST
14-year-old boy among three injured in police firing after BJP-Trinamool clash in Bengal

14-year-old boy among three injured in police firing after BJP-Trinamool clash in Bengal

Three persons, including a 14-year-old boy, sustained bullet injuries after a clash broke out between workers of the Trinamool Congress and the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) at Panchasayar in West

Jun 23, 2019, 06:59 AM IST
3-member BJP delegation visits violence-hit Bhatpara, to submit a report to central leadership

3-member BJP delegation visits violence-hit Bhatpara, to submit a report to central leadership

The fact-finding committee met family members of the two deceased and also interacted with locals.

Jun 22, 2019, 23:22 PM IST
Fresh clashes break out in violence-hit Bhatpara after 3-member BJP delegation leaves

Fresh clashes break out in violence-hit Bhatpara after 3-member BJP delegation leaves

Bhatpara, a tradition Trinmool bastion, has been witnessing frequent post-poll violence between the rival parties.

Jun 22, 2019, 16:20 PM IST
Kolkata school student's alleged suicide note shows she was depressed, under pressure

Kolkata school student's alleged suicide note shows she was depressed, under pressure

The student was found dead on Friday under mysterious circumstances on the school campus.

Jun 22, 2019, 12:06 PM IST
BJP delegation to visit violence-hit Bhatpara today, submit report to Home Minister Amit Shah

BJP delegation to visit violence-hit Bhatpara today, submit report to Home Minister Amit Shah

Internet services have been suspended and Section 144 has been imposed in the area after violence. 

Jun 22, 2019, 06:40 AM IST
Unruly mob pelts stones at police and RAF in West Bengal's Bhatpara, many security personnel injured

Unruly mob pelts stones at police and RAF in West Bengal's Bhatpara, many security personnel injured

Video footage showed unruly mob beating up RAF personnel and pushing cops. 

Jun 21, 2019, 18:59 PM IST
Two dead, four injured; police team attacked in clashes in West Bengal’s Bhatpara

Two dead, four injured; police team attacked in clashes in West Bengal’s Bhatpara

A police team which went on arrest miscreants has recovered arms and crude bombs from the site of violence. 

Jun 20, 2019, 16:16 PM IST
Hospital services in Bengal back to normal as junior doctors resume work

Hospital services in Bengal back to normal as junior doctors resume work

Patients heaved a sigh of relief on Tuesday after junior doctors resumed work at all state-run hospitals following their week-long stir that had disrupted healthcare services across West Bengal.

Jun 18, 2019, 22:44 PM IST
TMC MLA; 12 councillors join BJP, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says she will find new people

TMC MLA; 12 councillors join BJP, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says she will find new people

Earlier on Tuesday, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee had said that the councillors and MLAs who are quitting will not be accepted back in the party.

Jun 18, 2019, 19:46 PM IST
Kolkata magician Chanchal Lahiri dies after underwater stunt fails

Kolkata magician Chanchal Lahiri dies after underwater stunt fails

The police on Monday evening said a body resembling the magician was found near Ramkrishnapur ghat in Howrah.

Jun 18, 2019, 17:18 PM IST