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Eight killed in Bengal: 20 arrested for Birbhum violence, forensic team at site of incident
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Eight killed in Bengal: 20 arrested for Birbhum violence, forensic team at site of incident

The West Bengal government has constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT), headed by Additional Director General (CID) Gyanwant Singh, to probe the incident.

NCPCR writes to West Bengal Police seeking action in Birbhum incident within 3 days
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NCPCR writes to West Bengal Police seeking action in Birbhum incident within 3 days

As many as eight people were burnt to death in the Rampurhat area of West Bengal's Birbhum on Tuesday after a mob allegedly set houses on fire following the killing of Trinamool Congress leader Bahadur Shaikh.

Panchayat leader killed, eight charred to death: Understanding the unrest in West Bengal’s Birbhum district
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Panchayat leader killed, eight charred to death: Understanding the unrest in West Bengal’s Birbhum district

The BJP has slammed the West Bengal government for the violence in Rampurhat in Birbhum. While Suvendu Adhikari lamented the ‘freefall of law and order’ in the state, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar termed the incident as an ‘arson orgy’

Bengal guv, acting on a typo in state's recommendation, summons Assembly at 2 am
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Bengal guv, acting on a typo in state's recommendation, summons Assembly at 2 am

If the session is indeed called at 2 am, it will mean legislators will have to literally burn the midnight oil as well as Governor Dhankar who would have to give his opening speech at that odd hour

Bengal Governor asks Amit Mitra to bring white paper on investments received from business summits
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Bengal Governor asks Amit Mitra to bring white paper on investments received from business summits

Jagdeep Dhankhar has alleged that the former West Bengal finance minister's misplaced eloquent economic optical illusions have been a heavy drain on Bengal's development

Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze
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Post-poll violence in Bengal: MHA asks TMC govt for report after BJP claims Hooghly office was set ablaze

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee urged TMC supporters to maintain peace and asked them not to fall prey to provocations

Mamata Banerjee to be sworn in as CM on 5 May; alleges Nandigram RO did not order recount as he 'feared for life'
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Mamata Banerjee to be sworn in as CM on 5 May; alleges Nandigram RO did not order recount as he 'feared for life'

Hitting out at the Election Commission, Banerjee claimed that the BJP would not have crossed the 50 seat mark if the poll panel had not helped it

Impasse over West Bengal doctors' strike eases as protesting medicos agree for talks with Mamata Banerjee
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Impasse over West Bengal doctors' strike eases as protesting medicos agree for talks with Mamata Banerjee

The home ministry has sought reports from the Mamata Banerjee government on the doctors' strike in West Bengal as well as the political violence in the state over the past four years.

Governor threatened me, says Mamata after West Bengal's North 24 Parganas erupt over Facebook post
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Governor threatened me, says Mamata after West Bengal's North 24 Parganas erupt over Facebook post

The Raj Bhawan voiced surprise over Mamata's "attitude and language", and said, "the Hon'ble Governor cannot remain a mute spectator of the affairs in the state."

West Bengal State Election Commissioner bows to alleged political pressure, resigns
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West Bengal State Election Commissioner bows to alleged political pressure, resigns

Apparently under pressure from political parties in the wake of violence-marred civic polls, West Bengal State Election Commissioner SR Upadhyay resigned.