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Coronavirus Outbreak: Man killed in West Bengal after villagers clash over setting up quarantine centre in Birbhum
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Man killed in West Bengal after villagers clash over setting up quarantine centre in Birbhum

A man was killed in a clash between two groups of villagers allegedly over setting up of a quarantine centre at a village school in Birbhum district on Saturday

Surveyors held hostage in Bihar, researcher's house set ablaze in Bengal: Violent incidents multiply across India amid panic over NRC, NPR, CAA
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Surveyors held hostage in Bihar, researcher's house set ablaze in Bengal: Violent incidents multiply across India amid panic over NRC, NPR, CAA

A team of Lucknow-based researchers were held hostage by locals in Bihar’s Darbhanga on Sunday after being mistaken for NRC surveyors. Similar incidents have been reported in West Bengal, Telangana and Karnataka

Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials
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Visva Bharati University willing to hold annual 'Basanta Utsav' on its usual schedule if West Bengal govt provides adequate security, says varsity officials

Earlier, Visva Bharati University officials had said the spring festival will be held on 19 February instead of 9 March, citing law and order issues

Protests over Citizenship Act reach West Bengal; agitators demanding revocation of law vandalise railway stations, block roads
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Protests over Citizenship Act reach West Bengal; agitators demanding revocation of law vandalise railway stations, block roads

Protests over the amended Citizenship Act reached the shores of West Bengal on Friday, with agitators resorting to violence and arson at railway stations and thoroughfares across the state, seeking immediate revocation of the law

West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meet
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West Bengal labourers, back from Kashmir after Kulgam attack, see little option but to return to Valley to make ends meet

Group hailing from West Bengal, Assam was brought back at initiative of West Bengal government after five labourers from state were gunned down in terror attack in Kulgam last month

Ahead of Independence Day, dress rehearsal held at Red Fort; Parliament decorated with dynamic lighting
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Ahead of Independence Day, dress rehearsal held at Red Fort; Parliament decorated with dynamic lighting

India is set to celebrate its 73rd Independence Day on 15 August. A full dress rehearsal of Independence Day was held at the Red Fort in New Delhi amid tight security on Tuesday.

CID recovers 50 kg of ammonium nitrate and 1,000 detonators from West Bengal's Birbhum district
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CID recovers 50 kg of ammonium nitrate and 1,000 detonators from West Bengal's Birbhum district

The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) seized 238 packets each containing 50 kg of ammonium nitrate from an unauthorized storeroom in Rampurhat.

West Bengal Police recovers 112 live bombs, arrests 399 people in simultaneous raids in Birbhum
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West Bengal Police recovers 112 live bombs, arrests 399 people in simultaneous raids in Birbhum

West Bengal police on Saturday conducted simultaneous raids and recovered 112 pieces of live bombs, six country-made weapons and arrested 399 people under specific and preventive sections

Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term
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Cut money row: West Bengal Police to book 'errant' officials, legislators for breach of trust; provision carries possible life term

Elected public representatives and government officials in West Bengal who accept "cut money" from beneficiaries of welfare schemes will now be charged under a tough law that provides for life imprisonment in the event of conviction

CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case
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CPM, Congress stage walkout from West Bengal Assembly over 'cut money scam', demand inquiry into case

The MLAs of Congress and CPM staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly protesting against the ongoing 'cut money scam' and demanded an inquiry into the incident.

'These opportunists will ruin our party's image,' BJP workers protest over TMC MLA's induction in party
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'These opportunists will ruin our party's image,' BJP workers protest over TMC MLA's induction in party

A day after TMC MLA Biswajit Das switched over to the BJP, saffron party workers of his assembly constituency protested and demanded his removal from the party claiming that he used to torture them. Das, two-time MLA of Bangaon Uttar, is the newest MLA of the TMC to switch sides. Local BJP MP Santanu Thakur said he will look into the matter.

TMC workers hurl bomb at BJP's victory rally in West Bengal's Birbhum, police orders inquiry
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TMC workers hurl bomb at BJP's victory rally in West Bengal's Birbhum, police orders inquiry

The rally was scheduled to go from Murudeshwar Assembly constituency till Lokpur College. When BJP's rally reached the TMC party office in the area, supporters of the latter allegedly threw a bomb at the procession.

Lok Sabha election 2019: Clashes disrupt polling in West Bengal; Babul Supriyo’s vehicle vandalised in Asansol
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Lok Sabha election 2019: Clashes disrupt polling in West Bengal; Babul Supriyo’s vehicle vandalised in Asansol

Violence marred the first few hours of polling in West Bengal, where the fourth phase of elections is underway in eight Lok Sabha constituencies

'Boomerang' that never came back: How the BJP rose to prominence in Bengal and pushed CPM to the fringes
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'Boomerang' that never came back: How the BJP rose to prominence in Bengal and pushed CPM to the fringes

The BJP, still in its nascent stage, had to cling on to the newcomers and give them the importance that these cadres never got in the CPM.

SC hits out at BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney who put bounty of Rs 11 lakh on Mamata Banerjee
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SC hits out at BJP youth wing leader Yogesh Varshney who put bounty of Rs 11 lakh on Mamata Banerjee

Varshney, a leader of the BJYM, courted controversy by announcing a bounty of Rs 11 lakh for West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's head after the State Police used batons to disperse a rally on 12 April, raising slogans in praise of Lord Rama on Hanuman Jayanti.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says party will 'strip police of their uniforms', alleges false cases being lodged against workers
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says party will 'strip police of their uniforms', alleges false cases being lodged against workers

Dilip Ghosh also accused the West Bengal police of lodging "fake" cases against the BJP workers. "Above all, you are insulting us. We are keeping a record of everything," said Ghosh.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says President's Rule 'necessary' in state after TMC govt denies nod for rath yatra
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh says President's Rule 'necessary' in state after TMC govt denies nod for rath yatra

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh also accused the Mamata Banerjee government of deliberately impeding the proposed rallies and called for President's rule in state.

Explosion at Trinamool Congress office in West Bengal's Birbhum district; police yet to ascertain cause
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Explosion at Trinamool Congress office in West Bengal's Birbhum district; police yet to ascertain cause

According to the police, Trinamool Congress party office was locked from outside when the explosion occurred which damaged a big portion of the office

BJP, TMC take path of hate speech in West Bengal ahead of 2019 polls, unveil 'us vs them' narrative
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BJP, TMC take path of hate speech in West Bengal ahead of 2019 polls, unveil 'us vs them' narrative

With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) trying to leave the Communist Party of India (CPM) and Congress in its dust and emerge as the main rival to the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC), a new political narrative of “us vs them” is being put forth before voters ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh threatens TMC leaders with 'jail or direct encounters', gets booked by police
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West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh threatens TMC leaders with 'jail or direct encounters', gets booked by police

West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh threatened Trinamool leaders with violence and said that leaders would soon be either jailed or killed in encounters