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BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol; saffron party blames TMC, says they are trying to terrorise people
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BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol; saffron party blames TMC, says they are trying to terrorise people

Party office of the BJP at Salanpur area in Asansol was reduced to ashes in a blaze on Sunday night

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

Bust of former West Bengal CM BC Roy vandalised in East Burdwan; TMC, BJP engage in slugfest over ‘petty act’
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Bust of former West Bengal CM BC Roy vandalised in East Burdwan; TMC, BJP engage in slugfest over ‘petty act’

A bust of former West Bengal chief minister Bidhan Chandra Roy was found vandalised in West Bengal's East Burdwan district on Sunday, leading to a slugfest between the ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP

TMC beats Centre in inaugurating India's second-largest railway overbridge in Burdwan; Union govt to hold separate event tomorrow
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TMC beats Centre in inaugurating India's second-largest railway overbridge in Burdwan; Union govt to hold separate event tomorrow

The Centre and West Bengal couldn't bridge differences over a new railway overpass in Burdwan with the local administration inaugurating it despite an announcement that Piyush Goyal would be doing the honours.

NIA recovers IED materials from Bengaluru module of Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh
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NIA recovers IED materials from Bengaluru module of Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh

The National Investigation Agency said recovered Improvised Explosive Device materials from the Bengaluru module of Jamat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh.

Khagragarh blast case: NIA court awards jail terms to 19, including four Bangladeshi nationals; trial of 12 other accused to continue
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Khagragarh blast case: NIA court awards jail terms to 19, including four Bangladeshi nationals; trial of 12 other accused to continue

A special NIA court on Friday awarded varying jail terms to 19 people, including four Bangladeshi nationals, in the Khagragarh blast case, in which links of terror group Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) were found

Mamata Banerjee visits school in West Bengal’s Burdwan, announces Rs 10 lakh for its development
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Mamata Banerjee visits school in West Bengal’s Burdwan, announces Rs 10 lakh for its development

Children of a school in West Bengal were taken by surprise when Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid them an unannounced visit on Monday.

Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of placing misleading reports in Parliament on madrasas in West Bengal being used for radicalisation
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Mamata Banerjee accuses Centre of placing misleading reports in Parliament on madrasas in West Bengal being used for radicalisation

The Centre had conveyed its concern to the West Bengal government over the recent political violence in the state, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday.

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.

Met department forecasts cold spell in West Bengal as temperatures drop below 10 degrees Celsius
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Met department forecasts cold spell in West Bengal as temperatures drop below 10 degrees Celsius

Icy winds walloped most areas in West Bengal intensifying the prevailing cold conditions even as the MeT office on Monday forecast similar conditions for the next few days

2004 Burdwan blast: Kolkata police visit Bangladesh to get information on arrested militant Sohel Mahfuz
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2004 Burdwan blast: Kolkata police visit Bangladesh to get information on arrested militant Sohel Mahfuz

Kolkata Police has held a meeting with Bangladeshi security officials for information on arrested militant Sohel Mahfuz, wanted in the 2014 Burdwan blast case.

Air India is 'India's pride' and we do not support Centre's decision to sell it, says Mamata Banerjee
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Air India is 'India's pride' and we do not support Centre's decision to sell it, says Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday criticised the Modi government for trying to 'privatise' the national carrier Air India and introduce GST in a "hurried" manner, saying "we do not support this".

Darjeeling unrest: Mamata Banerjee says 'will not allow division of West Bengal'
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Darjeeling unrest: Mamata Banerjee says 'will not allow division of West Bengal'

Amid the ongoing stir in the Darjeeling hills for carving out a separate 'Gorkhaland' out of West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday firmly ruled out the further division of the state.

Four killed in West Bengal's Burdwan dist after son of ex-CPM leader runs over bike, tractor
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Four killed in West Bengal's Burdwan dist after son of ex-CPM leader runs over bike, tractor

Four persons were killed and six others injured when a car driven by an allegedly drunk son of former CPM lawmaker ran over people in Burdwan district of West Bengal.

West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in Burdwan
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West Bengal: Toxic country liquor kills six, 30 criticial in Burdwan

Six people have died and thirty others were critically injured after consuming toxic alcohol in Burdwan district of West Bengal, reports said.

Bengal: Farmer's body found hanging in Burdwan; family, TMC call it suicide over demonetisation
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Bengal: Farmer's body found hanging in Burdwan; family, TMC call it suicide over demonetisation

A farmer's body was found hanging near his residence in Burdwan, Bengal. The farmer's family and TMC called the death a suicide over demonetisation.

NIA takes custody of five accused in 2014 Burdwan blast case
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NIA takes custody of five accused in 2014 Burdwan blast case

NIA on Thursday took over the custody of five alleged members of the banned Jamiat-ul-Muajhideen Bangladesh (JMB) terror outfit in connection with 2014 Burdwan blast.

Burdwan: Police seize 653 crude bombs, arrest over 1,000
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Burdwan: Police seize 653 crude bombs, arrest over 1,000

In a major crackdown, 653 crude bombs were seized from West Bengal's Burdwan district and as many as 1,117 people have been arrested in the drive launched by the police.

West Bengal court sends suspected Islamic State operative to 14-day police custody
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West Bengal court sends suspected Islamic State operative to 14-day police custody

A West Bengal court on Wednesday remanded Mohammad Masiuddin, arrested on suspicion of having links with the Islamic State (IS), in 14-day police custody.

Terror suspect nabbed in Burdwan has links to Islamic State, says Bengal CID
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Terror suspect nabbed in Burdwan has links to Islamic State, says Bengal CID

The suspected terrorist arrested from Viswabharati Fast Passenger train at Burdwan station has links to terror groups Islamic State (ISIS) and JMB.