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BJP youth wing workers warn Mamata-led Bengal govt they'll chant Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays to oppose road blockage during Friday namaz
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BJP youth wing workers warn Mamata-led Bengal govt they'll chant Hanuman Chalisa on Tuesdays to oppose road blockage during Friday namaz

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has also criticised the BJP for chanting Jai Shri Ram slogan in a 'misconceived manner' and accused them of mixing religion with politics, an allegation the BJP has repeatedly denied.

BJP claims two party workers were injured in firing by West Bengal Police for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at TMC meeting in Bankura
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BJP claims two party workers were injured in firing by West Bengal Police for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram' at TMC meeting in Bankura

On 13 June, over five people had sustained injuries in Bengal after violence erupted between student wings of TMC and BJP at Arambagh Kalikapur Netaji Mahavidyalaya in Hooghly allegedly over chanting of Jai Shri Ram slogan.

Daily Bulletin: Clashes in Bengal's Bhatpara after BJP delegation's visit; autopsy of Kolkata student found dead in school confirms suicide; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: Clashes in Bengal's Bhatpara after BJP delegation's visit; autopsy of Kolkata student found dead in school confirms suicide; day's top stories

Bhatpara had witnessed clashes between groups suspected to be affiliated to the TMC and BJP on Thursday in which two persons were killed and 11 others injured.

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.

West Bengal violence: Lathicharge, teargas shells and water canons used on BJP protestors as they rally against political murders in state
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West Bengal violence: Lathicharge, teargas shells and water canons used on BJP protestors as they rally against political murders in state

The rally was organised in protest against the alleged killing of two BJP workers at Bashirhat on Saturday and the death of many other workers in clashes over the last few weeks in reported post-poll violence in the state.

TMC-BJP Basirhat violence: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Delhi, apprises them of situation in West Bengal
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TMC-BJP Basirhat violence: Governor KN Tripathi meets Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Delhi, apprises them of situation in West Bengal

Tripathi's meeting with the prime minister and Shah came a day after the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Sunday issued an advisory to the West Bengal government expressing "deep concern" over the death of people in a post-poll clash that ensued between BJP and TMC workers.

TMC leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Kolkata's Dum Dum area; police arrests two suspects
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TMC leader Nirmal Kundu shot dead by bike-borne assailants in Kolkata's Dum Dum area; police arrests two suspects

Nirmal Kundu was a TMC president of Ward 6 of North Dum Dum Municipality area under Nimta Police Station limits.

Bomb hurled outside Bengal's Kankinara railway station, no injuries reported; train services halted for second day as BJP-TMC clashes continue
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Bomb hurled outside Bengal's Kankinara railway station, no injuries reported; train services halted for second day as BJP-TMC clashes continue

Barrackpore in West Bengal, considered to be a stronghold of former TMC MLA Arjun Singh, turned into a battle zone on Sunday during the bypoll, with the BJP and the TMC activists allegedly clashing with each other at Kankinara in the constituency.

Lok Sabha Election 2019, phase 7: West Bengal records 63.57 percent voter turnout in 9 Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm
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Lok Sabha Election 2019, phase 7: West Bengal records 63.57 percent voter turnout in 9 Lok Sabha seats till 3 pm

In the Kolkata South constituency of West Bengal, TMC candidate Mala Roy alleged that she was stopped from entering polling booths.

Lok Sabha Election 2019: TMC alleges central forces 'intimidating' voters as Bengal sees EVM malfunctions, violence yet again
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Lok Sabha Election 2019: TMC alleges central forces 'intimidating' voters as Bengal sees EVM malfunctions, violence yet again

West Bengal voted across all the seven phases of national polls, Sunday being the last one. All the earlier phases have witnessed poll violence with TMC and BJP trading blame over the issue. The counting of votes would take place on 23 May.

West Bengal election: Protests at polling booths in Basirhat, Jadavpur; BJP, voters claim TMC workers not letting people vote
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West Bengal election: Protests at polling booths in Basirhat, Jadavpur; BJP, voters claim TMC workers not letting people vote

Voters in Basirhat and Jadavpur have alleged that TMC workers are disrupting the election process by not allowing them to vote.

BJP leaders Samik Bhattacharya, Mukul Roy's cars vandalised in Kolkata, TMC alleges politicians were distributing cash for votes
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BJP leaders Samik Bhattacharya, Mukul Roy's cars vandalised in Kolkata, TMC alleges politicians were distributing cash for votes

BJP has alleged that the mob comprised workers of Trinamool Congress. The TMC has in turn said that locals were agitated upon seeing Bhattacharya, the party's candidate for the Dumdum seat which goes to polls on Sunday, and Roy enter a guesthouse for what they believed was to seal a cash-for-votes deal.

'Might not have come back alive': Amit Shah blames TMC for Kolkata violence, accuses EC of being 'mute spectator' in West Bengal
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'Might not have come back alive': Amit Shah blames TMC for Kolkata violence, accuses EC of being 'mute spectator' in West Bengal

Accusing the poll panel of being a 'mute spectator' in West Bengal, Amit Shah alleged that history-sheeters were not arrested before polls. He also alleged that the poll watchdog has laid 'double standards' and it has been partial towards the TMC.

Clashes at Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow: BJP urges Election Commission to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning
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Clashes at Amit Shah's Kolkata roadshow: BJP urges Election Commission to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning

The BJP on Tuesday urged the Election Commission of India to bar West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the last and final phase of the ongoing Lok Sabha elections alleging a breakdown of constitutional machinery on the state.

Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point
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Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point

Going by the current trend in West Bengal politics, it appears violence is the only solution that parties, including the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP see to establish power.

Mamata Banerjee claims Central forces forced people to vote for BJP in Bengal, accuses Modi of running parallel govt in state
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Mamata Banerjee claims Central forces forced people to vote for BJP in Bengal, accuses Modi of running parallel govt in state

Mamata Banerjee has accused Central forces in West Bengal of coercing voters to cast their vote in favour of the BJP in several areas.

Political violence in West Bengal has historical roots: Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, more bloodshed likely
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Political violence in West Bengal has historical roots: Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, more bloodshed likely

West Bengal has a history of political violence dating back to the pre-Independence times. It was seen during the Congress rule, taken over by the Left and now, the Trinamool Congress appears to be using the same tactics.

Hindu group protests against West Bengal communal riots at Delhi's Jantar Mantar
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Hindu group protests against West Bengal communal riots at Delhi's Jantar Mantar

Members of a right-wing group protest against the West Bengal communal clash at Jantar Mantar on Saturday.

Three injured in crude bomb blast in West Bengal
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Three injured in crude bomb blast in West Bengal

Three people were injured in two incidents of crude bomb blasts in West Bengal on Thursday, police said.