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Burdwan blast case accused and alleged JMB operative arrested from Kerala's Mallapuram

Burdwan blast case accused and alleged JMB operative arrested from Kerala's Mallapuram

An alleged operative of Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) was arrested in a joint operation by West Bengal Police Special Task Force and Kerala police arrested one terror suspect Abdul Matin

Feb 02, 2019, 13:36 PM IST
PM Modi kickstarts BJP poll campaign in Bengal, goes after Opposition

PM Modi kickstarts BJP poll campaign in Bengal, goes after Opposition

The Prime Minister had to cut short his speech after 14 minutes at the Thakurnagar rally amid stampede-like situation.

Feb 02, 2019, 13:16 PM IST
PM Modi to kickstart BJP's poll campaign in Bengal with rallies in North 24 Parganas, Durgapur

PM Modi to kickstart BJP's poll campaign in Bengal with rallies in North 24 Parganas, Durgapur

The BJP state unit is hopeful that Modi will speak on the Citizenship (Ammendment) Bill at the rallies.

Feb 02, 2019, 06:33 AM IST
Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation

Kolkata Police chief skips poll review meet, CEC seeks explanation

CEC has sought an explanation from the Kolkata Police chief.

Feb 01, 2019, 18:15 PM IST
West Bengal Police arrest 14 in connection with attacks on vehicles of BJP supporters

West Bengal Police arrest 14 in connection with attacks on vehicles of BJP supporters

On Tuesday, vehicles, belonging to BJP supporters, parked near Shah's rally venue at Kanthi in the district were vandalised and motorbikes were torched. 

Jan 31, 2019, 00:35 AM IST
Man arrested for breaching Tripura CM Biplab Deb's security convoy in West Bengal

Man arrested for breaching Tripura CM Biplab Deb's security convoy in West Bengal

On Tuesday, vehicles parked near BJP president Amit Shah's rally venue in East Midnapore were vandalised, triggering a slugfest between both the parties. 

Jan 30, 2019, 19:58 PM IST
Rajnath Singh calls up Mamata Banerjee, expresses serious concern over violence near Amit Shah's rally venue in West Bengal

Rajnath Singh calls up Mamata Banerjee, expresses serious concern over violence near Amit Shah's rally venue in West Bengal

Attacking the ruling Trinamool Congress government in the state, BJP leader Rahul Sinha alleged that it is the ruling party who is behind the attack.

Jan 29, 2019, 22:56 PM IST
TMC issues defamation notice to Amit Shah for remarks against Mamata Banerjee during rally in West Bengal

TMC issues defamation notice to Amit Shah for remarks against Mamata Banerjee during rally in West Bengal

Bhattacharya, who is also the minister of state for health in West Bengal government, accused Shah of trying to malign the TMC supremo's image by "uttering lies".

Jan 29, 2019, 21:50 PM IST
Election Commission full bench to visit West Bengal to check poll preparedness

Election Commission full bench to visit West Bengal to check poll preparedness

The bench, on a two-day visit, will arrive in Kolkata on January 30. The EC bench will hold meetings on January 31 and February 1.

Jan 29, 2019, 19:37 PM IST
Vehicles used in Amit Shah's rally vandalised in West Bengal, BJP alleges TMC behind attack

Vehicles used in Amit Shah's rally vandalised in West Bengal, BJP alleges TMC behind attack

The BJP had earlier alleged that the TMC government in West Bengal tried to obstruct Amit Shah's rally in Jhargram amid reports that Shah's chopper was not allowed to land in the district. 

Jan 29, 2019, 19:17 PM IST
Government run by a dynasty cannot serve the people: Amit Shah

Government run by a dynasty cannot serve the people: Amit Shah

He also criticised the Mamata Banerjee-led TMC government in West Bengal and said the upcoming Lok Sabha polls would be about restoring democracy in the state.

Jan 29, 2019, 18:47 PM IST
NIA arrests two suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen operatives in connection with Burdwan blast case

NIA arrests two suspected Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen operatives in connection with Burdwan blast case

One of the arrested is a close associate of blast mastermind Kausar and is suspected to be involved in Bodh Gaya blast.

Jan 29, 2019, 13:20 PM IST
Congress MP Mausam Noor joined joins TMC in West Bengal

Congress MP Mausam Noor joined joins TMC in West Bengal

The two time MP and niece of Congress stalwart ABA Ghani Khan Choudhury joined the party in presence of TMC supremo and West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee at Nabanna.

Jan 28, 2019, 20:23 PM IST
West Bengal: After tussle with Trinamool, BJP decides to change PM Narendra Modi's rally venue

West Bengal: After tussle with Trinamool, BJP decides to change PM Narendra Modi's rally venue

Ghosh told PTI that the venue where Modi was scheduled to address a public rally on February 2 has been booked by TMC for some religious programme.

Jan 28, 2019, 17:18 PM IST
Ponzi scam: ED seizes TMC MP KD Singh's assets worth Rs 238 crore

Ponzi scam: ED seizes TMC MP KD Singh's assets worth Rs 238 crore

The authorities have also frozen several bank accounts linked to Singh.

Jan 28, 2019, 11:50 AM IST
Kolkata: 3 held for sexually harassing woman in bus

Kolkata: 3 held for sexually harassing woman in bus

Three persons were arrested for allegedly sexually harassing a woman while she was travelling in a bus in the city's Pragati Maidan area late last night, police said Sunday.

Jan 27, 2019, 20:20 PM IST
Kolkata police busts illegal arms factory, 100 semi-finished fire-arms recovered

Kolkata police busts illegal arms factory, 100 semi-finished fire-arms recovered

A Special Task Force of Kolkata Police on Friday busted an illegal arms factory in West Bengal’s East Midnapore district. Several improvised machines, 100 semi-finished fire-arms and other materials

Jan 25, 2019, 23:36 PM IST
Pilot refuses to take off Smriti Irani's chopper for West Bengal rally, BJP cries conspiracy

Pilot refuses to take off Smriti Irani's chopper for West Bengal rally, BJP cries conspiracy

BJP leader Smriti Irani had to skip a rally in Birbhum on Wednesday as the pilot refused to take off the helicopter after permissible time limit.

Jan 23, 2019, 21:05 PM IST
West Bengal Police grants  BJP permission for helipad in Jhargram

West Bengal Police grants BJP permission for helipad in Jhargram

The state government had earlier denied permission for landing the helicopter of Shah, who addressed a rally in Malda district on Tuesday. 

Jan 23, 2019, 14:19 PM IST
DG GSTI busts a fraud of 500 crore bogus transaction

DG GSTI busts a fraud of 500 crore bogus transaction

The fraud was busted by the Kolkata unit of the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI).

Jan 22, 2019, 21:59 PM IST