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Political killing

Supreme Court Quashes WB Govt Plea Against Granting Of Protection To Suvendu Adhikari

Jan 03, 2022 Outlook Web Desk

On September 6 last year, a single bench of the Calcutta High Court had extended interim relief to Adhikari against the summons issued by the state police's Crime Investigation Department (CID) in connection with a probe into the death of his bodyguard.

Is Normalcy In Valley A Fake Narrative? Politicians Ask After Spate Of Civilian Killings

Oct 06, 2021 Naseer Ganai

The BJP says at least 23 BJP workers have been killed in different militant attacks in Jammu and Kashmir in the past two years and in Kulgam district alone nine workers of the BJP have been killed.

Haitian Authorities Arrest Florida-Based Doctor In Connection With Ex-President Moïse’s Murder

So far, 18 of the 26 Colombians suspected in the killing of former Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, have been arrested

BJP Supporter's Wife Killed In West Bengal Hours Before Polling Began

Apr 06, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Madhabi Adak was injured as she tried to save her husband when a few men barged into their home and attacked him.

West Bengal Governor To Meet Amit Shah In Delhi

Following this meeting, the WB governor will be on a month-long visit to Darjeeling

17 June, 2019

Violence In West Bengal Due To Desperation For Power: RSS Chief Targets Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat criticised the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal administration for the violence that erupted in the state during the Lok Sabha elections and has continued since then.

13 June, 2019

West Bengal Governor's All-Party Meeting Over Political Violence Inconclusive

Outlook Web Bureau

After the meeting, BJP state vice president Jay Prakash Majumdar said the governor gave some suggestions, but the TMC's representative said he needs to consult the party.

10 June, 2019

West Bengal: Will BJP Do To Mamata Banerjee What She Did To The Left?

Probir Pramanik

Having replaced the Left and Congress as the main challengers to Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the BJP is gearing up for the next Assembly polls in the state which are scheduled for 2021.

09 June, 2019

Centre Expresses "Deep Concern" Over Continuing Violence In Bengal, Writes To Mamata Banerjee

Outlook Web Bureau

While the BJP leadership on Sunday claimed that five of its supporters were killed in the clash, the TMC said that six of its workers were missing.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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