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Jun 03, 2018
West Bengal not new to political murders; after Congress, CPM, the baton seems to have passed to TMCThe recent deaths of two BJP workers is a reinforcement of the fact that the state machinery in West Bengal has been historically compromised to perpetuate political violence.
May 01, 2018
West Bengal panchayat poll violence continues despite Calcutta High Court's intervention; parties play blame gameWest Bengal continues to witness violence ahead of the panchayat polls which were earlier slated to be held in three phases on 1, 3 and 5 May but were pushed back to 14 May after the Calcutta High Court stayed the polling process on petitions moved by the opposition parties.
Apr 23, 2018
Birbhum: BJP claims party supporter killed in clashes with TMC during filing of nominations for panchayat pollsFresh election-related violence was reported in West Bengal on Monday as workers of the Bharatiya Janata Party and Trinamool Congress clashed in Birbhum.
Apr 12, 2018
West Bengal Panchayat Election 2018: Calcutta High Court stays all poll process till 16 April after two die in violenceThe Calcutta High Court today stayed till further orders the ongoing panchayat election process in West Bengal, a day after two persons were killed in a fight during a victory procession in North 24 Parganas district.
Feb 22, 2018
Sitaram Yechury says political violence not CPM's culture, but party will defend cadres if they are attackedThe CPM on Thursday said political violence was not the culture of the party, but if there are aberrations, necessary corrections will be made.
May 16, 2017
West Bengal BJP mulls legal action over alleged poll violence by TMCBJP state president Dilip Ghosh on Monday said that the party is considering legal options after elections to seven municipal bodies in West Bengal witnessed violence and booth-capturing, allegedly by TMC workers.
Jun 03, 2016
LF, Congress 'disappointed' with Mamata's meetingThe Congress and the Left Front on Friday expressed disappointment over the first state level administrative meeting of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee
May 18, 2016
Kerala polls: Will victims of CPM violence ever get justice from an LDF govt?Although voting in Kerala on Tuesday went without violent incidents, the alleged attack on the widow of a slain rebel Communist leader on the last day of the campaign stood out as a grim reminder of the reality of political violence in the state.
May 08, 2016
Eight killed, several injured in poll-related violence in BangladeshAt least eight persons have been killed and several others injured in the past 24 hours in clashes during local council elections in Bangladesh amidst reports of irregularities and rigging in the polls held for the first time on party lines.
Apr 27, 2016
Bengal: Kid tears TMC posters to make kite, gets gagged and beaten upEnraged over his act of tearing posters of a Trinamool Congress candidate, a 10 year-old-boy was beaten up in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district.