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43 detained in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore after clashes over a murder; properties set on fire

Cuddalore/IBNS: Police have detained 43 people in Tamil Nadu's Cuddalore district after violent clashes broke out over the alleged killing of a man, the brother of a local body chief, on Saturday, said a media report.

CAA clashes: Entry-Exit gates of 5 metro stations shut, Delhi police imposes sec 144 in affected areas

New Delhi/UNI: The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) on Monday closed entry and exit gates of five stations following violence in northeast Delhi’s Jaffrabad and Maujpur during clashes between pro-Citizenship (Amendment) Act agitators and those who are against the Act even as Delhi Police imposed section 144 of CrPc in affected areas.

CAA protests: Violence erupts in parts of Delhi, constable killed 

New Delhi/IBNS: A police constable was killed as violence once again erupted in northeast Delhi during protests for and against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act or CAA, media reports said.  

Delhi Police Crime Branch summons 10 Jamia University in connection with Dec 15 violence

New Delhi/IBNS: A total of 10 Jamia Milia Islamia University students have been summoned by the Crime Branch of Delhi Police for questioning in connection with Dec 15 violence in the university, media reports said.

Bharat Bandh: Violence erupts in West Bengal's Malda, police vehicles torched, cops attacked

Kolkata/ IBNS: The 24-hour Bharat Bandh (nationwide strike) called by ten Central Trade Unions (CTU) to protest against the Narendra Modi government's "anti-people policies" turned ugly in West Bengal's Malda town where two police vehicles were torched by a mob and the cops faced stone pelting.

Rajinikanth says pained by violence in various parts of country over CAA, draws criticisms

Chennai/UNI: Superstar Rajinikanth, who has confirmed his political entry but is yet to launch his own party, on Friday said he was pained over the violence in various parts of the country and said it would not help in finding a solution.

Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi holds four-party meeting at Raj Bhawan

Kolkata, Jun 13 (UNI/IBNS): West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi met representatives of four major political parties - ruling TMC and Opposition parties BJP, Congress and CPI(M) at the Raj Bhawan on Thursday in the backdrop of escalating violence across the state, particularly after May 19, the last day of Lok Sabha poll.

Mamata visits Naihati, vows to give reply to BJP's violence

Kolkata, May 30 (UNI/IBNS): West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday met the families of her supporters in Naihati, who were on a dharna, and said the Trinamool Congress will give a "proper reply to all the violence being brought on by the BJP." On the same day some videos went viral in which she was seen losing her cool when some alleged BJP supporters changed "Jai Shri Ram" at her motorcade. 

Curfew continues for second day in Bhadarwah, mobile Internet snapped

Jammu, May 17 (UNI): The curfew in violence-hit Bhadarwah town of Doda district in Jammu and Kashmir remained clamped for second consecutive day after a man was shot dead by assailants.

Amit Shah hired goons for vandalism here, alleges Mamata Banerjee after BJP rally turned violent

Kolkata, May 14 (IBNS): Hours after a grand roadshow of Amit Shah turned violent in North Kolkata on Tuesday evening when Trinamool Congress activists allegedly clashed with those of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a bid to show black flag to Shah, chief minister Mamata Banerjee accused the BJP president of hiring goons to create problems.

Clashes erupt at Amit Shah's roadshow in North Kolkata

Kolkata, May 14 (IBNS): The massive roadshow of Amit Shah turned violent in North Kolkata on Tuesday evening as Trinamool Congress activists allegedly clashed with those of Bharatiya Janata Party members, media reports said.

Situation in Bengal is currently like what prevailed in Bihar 10 years ago: EC special observer Ajay Nayak

Kolkata, Apr 20 (IBNS):  Describing the law and order condition of West Bengal, EC special observer Ajay V Nayak on Saturday said situation in Bengal is like what Bihar used to be 10 years ago and hence more central forces are deployed in the booths in the state during Lok Sabha polls this time.

West Bengal: Teenager shot in post-poll clashes at Chopra, CPI(M) and BJP seek re-polling

Chopra/Kolkata, Apr 19 (UNI) In a post-poll violence, a teenager was hit by a bullet, when bloody clashes broke out between the supporters of West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and opposition BJP at Chopra in Uttar Dinajpur district, early on Friday.

Karnataka Congress MLA in hospital, party denies brawl allegations

Bengaluru, Jan 20 (IBNS): The Congress on Sunday tried to establish all was well in the party here even as an MLA was admitted to a private hospital after allegedly being hit on the head by a colleague.

Trade unions' Bharat Bandh enters second day

Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): The two day Bharat Bandh called by 10 trade unions entered its second day on Wednesday.