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
Anti-Citizenship Act protests: Toll rises to six in Assam; protesters block roads, railway tracks, torch vehicles in West Bengal
Protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act continued Saturday in various parts of the country, including in Assam, West Bengal, Delhi and Mumbai.
CAA protests in West Bengal: Protesters block NH 34 in Murshidabad, stage sit-ins at Shondaliya, Kakra Mirzapur stations to oppose amendments to citizenship laws
Incidents of violence were reported from Murshidabad and North 24 Paraganas districts, and rural Howrah, police said
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
Daily Bulletin: BJP core committee to meet over Maharashtra govt formation; Cylcone Bulbul makes landfall, Kolkata airport suspended till 6 am today; day's top stories
Here are today's top stories: Maharashtra govt formation: BJP core meeting to be held today after Governor asks party to prove majority; India, Bangladesh face off in the T20I series showdown at Nagpur; and more
Operations in Kolkata airport suspended, over 1.2 lakh evacuated as Bengal braces for Cyclone Bulbul landfall; heavy rain, flooding expected in coastal districts
Operations in Kolkata airport has been suspended till 6 am Sunday while the West Bengal government said that over 1.2 lakh people have been evacuated from coastal areas as the state braces for the severe cyclonic storm Bulbul to make landfall today evening.
Cyclone Bulbul: Storm likely to make landfall between West Bengal, Bangladesh coasts by late evening or night
The very severe cyclonic storm 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal is likely to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts by late Saturday evening or night, bringing in its wake very heavy rain and gale wind of up to 135 kilometres per hour along the coastline, the MeT department said
Cyclone Bulbul gathers intensity, likely to make landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts in early hours of 10 Nov
The storm might cause damage to kutcha houses, power and communication lines and roads in parts of the state, Regional Met Director GK Das said, advising people in vulnerable areas to stay indoors, it might also uproot trees, ruin crops and cause embankment erosion, he warned
Underground drilling for Kolkata’s east-west metro to be delayed; boring machine in Bowbazar area hits water table, stops functioning
New metro corridor passes through some of Kolkata's most-congested areas where there are many century-old buildings
As Zomato executives protest against pork, beef delivery in Howrah, doubts raised on charges against app
Zomato is courting yet another controversy, this time in West Bengal’s Howrah, where a group of striking executives have been protesting against delivering beef and pork, on grounds of hurt religious sentiments. But local users raise questions on the veracity of the allegations made, claiming that the app does not host any pork or beef serving/delivering restaurants in Howrah.