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BJP activist beaten for chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ in Bengal, dies

Kolkata:  A BJP activist died allegedly after being beaten up by a group of men for chanting “Jai Shree Ram” in West Bengal’s Nadia district, party sources said on Saturday. Krishna Debnath, the saffron party activist from Swarupnagar in Nadia district’s Nabadwip, was rushed to a local hospital after family members found him lying by […]

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Mamata meme: Show-cause notice to Bengal government over delay in BJP activist’s release

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Monday issued a show cause notice to the West Bengal government in connection with a contempt plea filed over the delay in release from jail, BJP youth leader Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested for allegedly posting on the social media a meme on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The state […]

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Trinamool leader found dead in Bengal, party blames BJP

Kolkata:  A Trinamool Congress leader from West Bengal’s West Midnapore district was found dead near his house on Monday morning, police said. The body of Ganesh Bhunia, a Trinamool block leader from Narayangarh, was recovered from a roadside bush and bore injury marks, police saud. The Trinamool Congress has accused “BJP-backed miscreants” for the murder. […]

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BJP delegation visits Bengal’s violence-hit Bhatpara, demands probe into killings

Kolkata:  A three-member BJP delegation on Saturday visited violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas district where two persons were shot dead during a clash on Thursday, and demanded a probe into the killings even as it accused the state police of opening fire on innocent people. The three-member delegation, comprising BJP MPs S.S. […]