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Bengal: Stones thrown at Dilip Ghosh's car in Burdwan as sporadic incidents of violence mark 4th phase of LS polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Multiple incidents of violence were reported in West Bengal, where people in eight constituencies voted on Monday in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha polls.

TMC leader Kunal Ghosh quits party posts, says 'I am a misfit in the system'

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) spokesperson Kunal Ghosh, who was at the forefront in defending the West Bengal ruling party over Sandeshkhali case, quit two party posts on Friday.

BJP removes Bengal leader Anupam Hazra as national secretary over controversial remarks

Kolkata: The BJP on Tuesday removed Anupam Hazra, party MP from Bengal's Bolpur, from the post of national secretary over statements that were not in line with the party’s policy.

West Bengal: 3 killed in car accident in Murshidabad

At least Three people were killed and at least 30 others wounded in various degrees when a pick-up van, in which they were returning home from a crematorium, was hit by a goods laden tractor in West Bengal's Murshidabad district on Saturday night, official sources said on Sunday.

Mamata Banerjee visits hospital to see critically ill ex-WB CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday visited the Woodlands Hospital in the city to see the ailing Marxist leader and her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, who is undergoing treatment for his respiratory tract infections.

West Bengal: Fire destroys plastic factory in Baruipur, no casualty

Kolkata: A major fire that broke out at a plastic factory at Baruipur in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district on Saturday night was still razing as the fire brigade personnel with the help of locals were fighting the blaze, official sources said on Sunday.

West Bengal: Newly elected TMC Panchayat member lynched to death in South 24 Parganas

Kolkata: Newly elected Trinamool Congress panchayat member Moimur Gharami, alias Moyna, was lynched to death after a gunshot from the miscreants missed the target, which hit his companion, in front of his house at Magrahat in West Bengal's South 24 Parganas district, police said on Saturday.

Violence hits Panchayat polls in West Bengal, 12 die

Kolkata: Violence rocked West Bengal during the single phase three-tier Panchayat polling as 12 people, who were owing allegiance to both the ruling Trinamool Congress and Opposition, lost their lives in different parts of the state on Saturday.

Bengal jobs scam: TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee can be quizzed by probe agencies, rules SC

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Friday ruled the probe agencies, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and Enforcement Directorate (ED), can go on with their quizzing of Trinamool Congress MP and national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee in the West Bengal teacher recruitment scam, media reports said.

CBI quizzes Abhishek Banerjee in teacher recruitment scam for hours, TMC MP says 'waste of time'

Kolkata/UNI: The CBI on Saturday grilled Trinamool Congress National General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee for a marathon of more than nine and a half hours at its office at Nizam Place in regard to the alleged teachers' recruitment scam in the state government-aided schools.

The Kerala Story: SC to hear plea challenging Bengal ban on May 12

New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to hear on May 12, Friday, the plea filed by the makers of the movie, The Kerala Story, challenging the decision of the West Bengal government to ban the screening of the movie in the State.

Violence rocks West Bengal's Kaliaganj after alleged rape, murder of minor girl

Kolkata: Violence engulfed West Bengal’s Kaliaganj on Saturday after a tribal girl was allegedly raped and murdered, media reports said.

CBI raids Bengal Trinamool MLA Tapas Saha's house in cash-for-jobs scam

Kolkata/UNI: Within four days of the Calcutta High Court order for a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) inquiry, a team of the probe agency Friday raided the house of Trinamool Congress legislator Tapas Saha in connection with the cash-for-jobs scandal in the education sector in West Bengal.

'Appalled at false statements': Mamata Banerjee on Suvendu's Amit Shah call remark, TMC threatens legal action

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress Wednesday threatened to initiate legal proceedings against Bengal's Leader of Opposition and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Suvendu Adhikari if he didn't immediately withdraw his "false" statement against Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Bengal: Fresh violence in Hooghly's Rishra post Ram Navami clashes, railway properties targeted

Kolkata/IBNS: A day after a clash over Ram Navami procession, violence broke out at Rishra in West Bengal's Hooghly district late last night, media reports said.