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West Bengal: Youth electrocuted while taking selfie on train roof
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West Bengal: Youth electrocuted while taking selfie on train roof

The 19-year-old reportedly suffered 80 percent burns and is under treatment at a hospital in critical condition. The incident took place at Rajgram station in the Birbhum disrrict of West Bengal on the Bardhaman-Sahebganj loop line

Subhendu Adhikari seen with Birbhum TMC leaders, triggers speculation
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Subhendu Adhikari seen with Birbhum TMC leaders, triggers speculation

The meeting took place at Bamni Kali Temple at Suri in Birbhum district on Saturday which Adhikari visited ahead of Kali Puja celebrations

West Bengal: Tollywood star to be CBI witness against Trinamool Congress' Anubrata Mandal
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West Bengal: Tollywood star to be CBI witness against Trinamool Congress' Anubrata Mandal

The differences between Tollywood star Shatabdi Roy and the Trinamool Congress (TMC) faction led by Anubrata Mandal is well known in Birbhum

West Bengal: Violent protests in Shantiniketan after child's decapitated body found on roof
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West Bengal: Violent protests in Shantiniketan after child's decapitated body found on roof

The family members of the child have alleged that he was killed by the people from whose roof the body was recovered. According to local media, the dead body was recovered from that roof at noon on Tuesday

West Bengal Panchayat Polls: TMC may not give tickets to 'tainted' leaders in a bid to clean up image
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West Bengal Panchayat Polls: TMC may not give tickets to 'tainted' leaders in a bid to clean up image

The TMC has started a major rectification drive after two senior leaders former minister Partha Chatterjee and party's Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal were arrested in connection with schools jobs scam and a cattle smuggling case respectively

Cattle smuggling scam: CBI likely to question TMC leader Anubrata Mondal at Asansol jail
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Cattle smuggling scam: CBI likely to question TMC leader Anubrata Mondal at Asansol jail

The CBI has arrested the TMC Birbhum district president for not cooperating with the central agency in its probe into the alleged cattle smuggling scam

West Bengal: Nine dead as autorickshaw rams into bus in Birbum district
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West Bengal: Nine dead as autorickshaw rams into bus in Birbum district

Among the nine dead in the three-wheeler, eight were women and the ninth victim was its driver. The women were returning home from a paddy field

Birbhum massacre: Woman succumbs to burn injuries; toll rises to 10
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Birbhum massacre: Woman succumbs to burn injuries; toll rises to 10

Miscreants had thrown petrol bombs and set ablaze some 10 houses on fire in Bogtui village in the early hours of 20 March

Fact finding team from Trinamool Congress to visit Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh
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Fact finding team from Trinamool Congress to visit Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh

The decision to send the fact-finding team to Jahangirpuri and Prayagraj comes days after BJP sent similar teams to Bogtui in Birbhum where nine people were burnt alive, and to Hanshkhali in Nadia where a minor girl died after she was allegedly gang-raped

Deucha Panchami Coal Mine: Mamata Banerjee on wrong side of anti-land acquisition agitation as BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari corners her
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Deucha Panchami Coal Mine: Mamata Banerjee on wrong side of anti-land acquisition agitation as BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari corners her

Farmers of Deucha-Panchami coal mine region in West Bengal’s Birbhum –- a lot of them tribal families -– have alleged they are being forced by administration to part with their land as BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari supports demand to scrap the project

Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI
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Birbhum killings: Four arrested from Mumbai brought to Kolkata by CBI

These were the first arrests made by the central agency after taking over the probe

Birbhum killings: CBI makes first arrests in case, nabs four suspects from Mumbai
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Birbhum killings: CBI makes first arrests in case, nabs four suspects from Mumbai

Bappa SK, Sabu SK, Taj Mohammad and Serajul SK who had escaped to Mumbai from Bogtui after the violence were sheltered by people close to them, the agency said

Mamata Banerjee forgets West Bengal leads in political murders, ahead of UP, Gujarat, MP, Bihar
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Mamata Banerjee forgets West Bengal leads in political murders, ahead of UP, Gujarat, MP, Bihar

As per crime statistics maintained by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), West Bengal accounts for the maximum number of people killed under political murders

Birbhum killings and after: West Bengal’s cycle of violence churns ceaselessly
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Birbhum killings and after: West Bengal’s cycle of violence churns ceaselessly

The TMC under Mamata Banerjee not only co-opted the Left Front model of dealing with dissent under Jyoti Basu, but also co-opted many Left goons whose sole job was to terrorise people to get the job done

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

Bengal: Police recovers crude bombs from football ground in Birbhum, say officials
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Bengal: Police recovers crude bombs from football ground in Birbhum, say officials

The crude bombs were found inside a plastic bag near a football ground and a bomb squad team of CID was called to defuse the bombs

Birbhum violence: Central Bureau of Investigation team reaches Bogtui village, begins investigation
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Birbhum violence: Central Bureau of Investigation team reaches Bogtui village, begins investigation

The CBI team, consisting of around 20 members, went inside the house where charred bodies of seven people were found

Birbhum killings: CBI takes over probe, dispatches team to site of crime
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Birbhum killings: CBI takes over probe, dispatches team to site of crime

This comes after Calcutta High Court directed the CBI to take over the investigation and submit a report by the next date of hearing, which was set for 7 April

Birbhum violence: MP Roopa Ganguly breaks down in Rajya Sabha while targeting TMC government
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Birbhum violence: MP Roopa Ganguly breaks down in Rajya Sabha while targeting TMC government

The BJP leader's attack during Zero Hour drew retaliation from TMC members and sloganeering against the BJP government at the Centre

Birbhum violence: Prodded by Mamata Banerjee, police arrest local TMC Congress boss
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Birbhum violence: Prodded by Mamata Banerjee, police arrest local TMC Congress boss

The police on Thursday arrested local Trinamool Congress boss Anarul Hossain from near a hotel in the pilgrimage town of Tarapith.