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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, May 6 (IBNS): Alleging violence and intimidation in all seven seats where polling for the Lok Sabha polls was held on Monday in West Bengal, BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said his party is appealing to the Election Commission to conduct re-polling in 150 to 200 booths in the state.
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.
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.
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.
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IBNS): The two day Bharat Bandh called by 10 trade unions entered its second day on Wednesday.