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West Bengal: Several injured as bombs hurled during fight over loud music at wedding
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West Bengal: Several injured as bombs hurled during fight over loud music at wedding

A political row erupted after the incident as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) accused the Trinamool Congress (TMC) - the ruling party in West Bengal - for the incident at the Jagaddal area in North 24 Parganas district

West Bengal: Public beats up Congress leader in Malda over alleged fraud
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West Bengal: Public beats up Congress leader in Malda over alleged fraud

A Congress leader was beaten up by local villagers at a roadside tea shop at Harishchandrapur in the Malda district of West Bengal for allegedly defrauding a poor family. The Trinamool Congress (TMC) has also reacted over this incident

West Bengal: Students clash over wearing hijab, Hindu 'Namabali' in Howrah school
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West Bengal: Students clash over wearing hijab, Hindu 'Namabali' in Howrah school

The incident took place at the Dhulagori Adarsha Vidyalaya at Sankrail in the Howrah district of West Bengal. Trouble started on Monday when a group of students wore 'Namabali' to school in protest against the wearing of hijabs by several female Muslim students

West Bengal: 7 policemen injured as protesting students go on rampage in Malda
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West Bengal: 7 policemen injured as protesting students go on rampage in Malda

The wall of an abandoned toilet in Bangitola High School in Kaliachak II block in West Bengal’s Malda district collapsed when the institute was closed, leading to the death of Zeeshan Sheikh, and injuries to his friend Zeeshan Momin

West Bengal: Acid attack on youth after his goat strayed into neighbour's land
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West Bengal: Acid attack on youth after his goat strayed into neighbour's land

The face of the victim was burnt in the acid attack. He was referred from Malda Medical College Hospital to Kolkata for treatment. The family of the victim has filed a complaint with the police

West Bengal: BJP leader wields trishul, warns Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress
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West Bengal: BJP leader wields trishul, warns Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress

Referring to Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers as 'servants' of Mamata Banerjee, the BJP leader recalled his victory against the West Bengal chief minister in the Nandigram constituency during the assembly polls last year

West Bengal: Youth stabbed for protesting against loud music at Kali Puja pandal
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West Bengal: Youth stabbed for protesting against loud music at Kali Puja pandal

Amit Karmakar (32) is a resident of the Fatehpur area of ​​Panjul village panchayat of Hilli police station in the South Dinajpur district of West Bengal. He was stabbed during a brawl inside a Kali Puja pandal in Fatehpur

Birbhum killings: Don't defame police force for fault of few, says Mamata Banerjee
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Birbhum killings: Don't defame police force for fault of few, says Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal chief minister asserted that the state is the most peaceful one in the country and a huge hue and cry has been started over one incident to malign her state

Birbhum killings: Mamata Banerjee to visit violence-hit district where 8 were burnt to death today
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Birbhum killings: Mamata Banerjee to visit violence-hit district where 8 were burnt to death today

Banerjee said she would visit Bogtui village, where houses were set on fire shortly after a village panchayat deputy chief was murdered, to take stock of the situation

Bengal post-poll violence: SC grants anticipatory bail to Mamata's poll agent in murder case
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Bengal post-poll violence: SC grants anticipatory bail to Mamata's poll agent in murder case

The top court on 4 February had reserved its order when the CBI had said that Supiyan has been running away from the investigation in the murder case of a BJP worker being probed by it

Bengal violence to farm protests: How liberal privilege shapes the way we think about what matters
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Bengal violence to farm protests: How liberal privilege shapes the way we think about what matters

For decades, Indian liberals have controlled the levers of power. They have conditioned everyone to think in a certain way about who is important and who is not. While they have had to yield the levers of power, the mental conditioning is harder to get out of our heads

West Bengal post-poll violence: SC issues notice to Centre, state over plea seeking SIT probe
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West Bengal post-poll violence: SC issues notice to Centre, state over plea seeking SIT probe

The bench led by Justice Vineet Saran was hearing advocate Hari Shankar Jain’s plea seeking directions for an SIT probe into the causes and reasons of post-poll violence in West Bengal

NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee
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NHRC orders inquiry into complaints of West Bengal post poll violence: Meet the seven-member committee

The committee under ex-IB chief Rajiv Jain comprises Atif Rasheed, Rajuben L Desai, Santosh Mehra, Pradip Kumar Panja, Raju Mukherjee and Manzil Saini

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

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.