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Twenty-five BJP supporters injured during clash with TMC workers in West Bengal's Barrackpore
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Twenty-five BJP supporters injured during clash with TMC workers in West Bengal's Barrackpore

At least 25 BJP supporters on Monday suffered injuries during a clash with TMC workers in Barrackpore city of North 24 Parganas district in West Bengal

BJP MP Arjun Singh suffers head injuries after police 'baton charge' protesters in West Bengal's Kankinara; authorities deny charge
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BJP MP Arjun Singh suffers head injuries after police 'baton charge' protesters in West Bengal's Kankinara; authorities deny charge

Several areas, including Bhatpara and Kankinara, in the Barrackpore constituency of West Bengal have been in the grip of violence since Arjun Singh won the election on a BJP ticket

Man critically injured after being shot in West Bengal's Jhargram; BJP blames TMC, regional party denies responsibility
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Man critically injured after being shot in West Bengal's Jhargram; BJP blames TMC, regional party denies responsibility

The BJP blamed the TMC for the incident in which a villager was shot at point blank range and critically injured, a charge denied by the ruling party.

West Bengal violence: Huge police deployment in Bhatpara as clashes between TMC, BJP 'supporters' leave two dead, 11 injured
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West Bengal violence: Huge police deployment in Bhatpara as clashes between TMC, BJP 'supporters' leave two dead, 11 injured

A TMC citadel for long, Bhatpara has been witnessing frequent violence between the rival parties in the recent past. The fight has intensified ever since Lok Sabha member from Barrackpore, Arjun Singh, crossed over to the BJP from the TMC.

West Bengal violence: Section 144 imposed in Bhatpara after clash leaves two dead, 11 injured; 11 IPS officers transferred
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West Bengal violence: Section 144 imposed in Bhatpara after clash leaves two dead, 11 injured; 11 IPS officers transferred

The West Bengal government ordered the transfer of 11 IPS officers on Thursday, reported CNN-News18. These orders come in the background of prevailing violence in the state

Section 144 imposed in West Bengal's Bhatpara following clashes that left one dead, three injured
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Section 144 imposed in West Bengal's Bhatpara following clashes that left one dead, three injured

Authorities on Thursday imposed Section 144 in Bhatpara and Jagatdal areas of North 24 Parganas district, following clashes between two groups that left one dead and three injured

Delhi doctors on strike for a day to express solidarity with protesting medicos in West Bengal; emergency services to stay open
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Delhi doctors on strike for a day to express solidarity with protesting medicos in West Bengal; emergency services to stay open

Healthcare services at private and government hospitals in Delhi are likely to be affected on Friday with scores of doctors deciding to boycott work for a day to express solidarity with their protesting colleagues in Kolkata.

West Bengal governor calls for all-party meet on Thursday after post-poll violence, TMC says it didn't get invitation
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West Bengal governor calls for all-party meet on Thursday after post-poll violence, TMC says it didn't get invitation

West Bengal Governor K N Tripathi has sent a letter to all major political parties urging them to attend an all-party meet at 4 pm on Thursday at Raj Bhavan.

Babul Supriyo accuses Mamata Banerjee of 'provoking violence' in West Bengal
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Babul Supriyo accuses Mamata Banerjee of 'provoking violence' in West Bengal

BJP leader Babul Supriyo accused West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee of employing party workers and police for provoking violence in the state.

BJP leader Mukul Roy claims Mamata Banerjee's speeches fuelled clashes in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, blames her for police inaction
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BJP leader Mukul Roy claims Mamata Banerjee's speeches fuelled clashes in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, blames her for police inaction

BJP leader Mukul Roy Tuesday blamed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the violence in Sandeshkhali that claimed three lives, saying her speeches "fuelled" the attacks on supporters of the saffron party.

Post-poll violence in West Bengal: BJP worker believed to be murdered for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'; two killed in bomb blast in Kankinara
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Post-poll violence in West Bengal: BJP worker believed to be murdered for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'; two killed in bomb blast in Kankinara

BJP's Howrah rural president Anupam Mullick claimed that Doloi was a party supporter and was killed by Trinamool Congress workers for chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'

Prohibitory orders in place in West Bengal's Bhatpara after bypoll violence; Central forces to keep vigil over state till 27 May
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Prohibitory orders in place in West Bengal's Bhatpara after bypoll violence; Central forces to keep vigil over state till 27 May

The Election Commission clamped prohibitory orders in Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district, following violence in the area during the assembly by-election on Sunday

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee's politics of grievance, economic slowdown, Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee's politics of grievance, economic slowdown, Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Mamata Banerjee's politics of grievance in West Bengal, economic slowdown, Cersei Lannister's character in Game of Thrones Season 8; today's must-read stories

Narendra Modi vows to install grand statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in Kolkata, blames ‘TMC goondas’ for vandalism
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Narendra Modi vows to install grand statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in Kolkata, blames ‘TMC goondas’ for vandalism

Narendra Modi said his government was committed towards Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar's vision and promised to install his grand statue at the same spot in Kolkata where it was vandalised

EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move
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EC curtails campaigning in Bengal: Mamata slams 'unethical, unfair' decision; Jaitley says 'breakdown of constitutional machinery' behind move

In an unprecedented first, the Election Commission (EC) invoked Article 324 of the Indian Constitution and announced that campaigning will end at 10 pm on Thursday in West Bengal

EC invokes Article 324 to curtail Bengal campaigning after violence; Mamata says 'unconstitutional gift' to Modi
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EC invokes Article 324 to curtail Bengal campaigning after violence; Mamata says 'unconstitutional gift' to Modi

In a first, the Election Commission ordered campaigning in nine West Bengal constituencies to end at 10 pm on Thursday, a day before its scheduled deadline, in the wake of violence between BJP and TMC workers in Kolkata

BJP urges EC to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning, says constitutional machinery has collapsed in West Bengal
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BJP urges EC to bar Mamata Banerjee from campaigning, says constitutional machinery has collapsed in West Bengal

The BJP urged the Election Commission to bar West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee from campaigning in the state and alleged that 'constitutional machinery' has collapsed there

Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point
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Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point

Going by the current trend in West Bengal politics, it appears violence is the only solution that parties, including the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP see to establish power.

Political violence in West Bengal has historical roots: Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, more bloodshed likely
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Political violence in West Bengal has historical roots: Ahead of Lok Sabha elections, more bloodshed likely

West Bengal has a history of political violence dating back to the pre-Independence times. It was seen during the Congress rule, taken over by the Left and now, the Trinamool Congress appears to be using the same tactics.

West Bengal panchayat polls: After polling on Monday, bombs hurled at 20 houses in clash between TMC workers, BJP activists
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West Bengal panchayat polls: After polling on Monday, bombs hurled at 20 houses in clash between TMC workers, BJP activists

After 12 persons were killed in widespread violence during the West Bengal panchayat election on Monday, post-poll clashes continued to rock parts of the state on Tuesday.