In the past 15 days, Ram Navami and Hanuman Jayanti processions have descended into violence and chaos across states in the country. There are concerns that India is becoming more polarised than ever before
The inclement weather in Kolkata, Purba Medinipur, South 24 Parganas, Howrah and Hoogly has been caused by a low pressure system and strong southeasterly wind from Bay of Bengal
The rainfall led to waterlogging in several areas across Kolkata while crop damage was reported from Chanchal, Gajole, Habibpur and Bamangola areas of Malda district
West Bengal polls: High-voltage campaign for fourth phase ends; polling to be held on 10 April across 44 seats
The polling will be held between 7 am to 6.30 pm in 15,940 polling stations. At stake are nine assembly constituencies in Howrah, eleven in South 24 Parganas, five in Alipurduar, nine in Coochbehar and ten in Hooghly
The ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday accused the BJP workers of attacking party leader Sujata Mondal near a polling booth and urged the Election Commission to take action against the "goons"
West Bengal Election 2021 Updates: Sporadic violence marks third phase; TMC, BJP allege attacks on candidates
West Bengal Election 2021 updates: Four EVMs and a similar number of VVPAT machines were found at the house of the TMC leader in Uluberia following which an election official was suspended by the poll body
A senior officer said the incident took place in Tulsiberia village in the Uluberia Uttar constituency and the four machines seized will not be used in today's polling
Reiterating his statement that Mamata "will be left alone" by the time the Assembly election is held, Shah contended, "Mamata should think why so many TMC leaders are joining the BJP. It is because she has failed the people of the state."
BJP alleged that a party member was shot at, while some were beaten with rods. However, local TMC leaders denied the charges and claimed BJP workers were roughed up by angry locals for trying to extort money
While the BJP claimed it was political violence, the ruling party in the state said the incident was a fallout of a land dispute between two neighbours
Sikh man's turban pulled in scuffle with police at BJP rally in Bengal; Amarinder Singh seeks action against official
The West Bengal police, however, said that the person was carrying a firearm and that his headgear 'had fallen off automatically in the scuffle that ensued'
Bengal BJP workers clash with police during 'march to Nabanna'; party condemns 'barbaric treatment' of cadre
Protesters stormed barricades, hurled stones and set tyres ablaze during the march called by the party's youth wing BYJM. Police claimed that it recovered a loaded pistol from one of the agitators.
'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
After protests in several cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged people to have patience as the administration was working tirelessly to restore water and power supply
The Indian Railways will gradually resume passenger train services from 12 May and will ask passengers to arrive at the station at least an hour before departure, the national transporter said on Sunday.
BJP slams Mamata Banerjee over stone-pelting on policemen in Howrah, says TMC's 'loyal voters' attacked security forces
The BJP on Tuesday slammed the West Bengal government after an incident of stone pelting on policemen enforcing the coronavirus lockdown in the state's Howrah district. Reports said that on Tuesday morning, a mob attacked several policemen at Tikiapara in the district.
Eastern Railway claims it suffered loss of Rs 84 crore in violence related to anti-CAA, NRC protests in West Bengal
Eastern Railway said it suffered brunt of the protests with losses amounting to Rs 72.2 crore, with the maximum being in the Sealdah division
Anti-CAA protests in Kolkata: Mamata Banerjee to conduct rally in Esplanade, Left parties to march from Ramlila Maidan to Lady Brabourne College
Mamata Banerjee on Thursday is to conduct a protest rally in Esplanade area in the heart of Kolkata and Left parties are also scheduled to hold a protest march against the new citizenship law from Ramlila Maidan to Lady Brabourne College in the city
Anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests: Toll in Guwahati police firing rises to four; internet suspended in parts of West Bengal
Even as the situation in the Northeastern states, which saw violent protests against the recently amended Citizenship Act until Saturday, improved, West Bengal remained on the boil for the third consecutive day
As anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests rock Bengal, BJP goes all out to woo Matuas miffed by Assam NRC
As West Bengal is rocked by anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act protests, battle lines have been drawn between the Trinamool Congress and the BJP.
Anti-Citizenship Act protests in West Bengal: Protesters block roads, railway tracks in Nadia, North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Birbhum districts
Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from Nadia, North 24 Parganas and Howrah districts of West Bengal which is witnessing protests against the amended Citizenship Act