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Break the vicious cycle of violence in every poll

West Bengal poll violence has raised an old debate. Until the political establishment breaks this cycle, elections will continue to be marred by violence.

The violence during West Bengal’s panchayat elections has reignited an old debate.(HT)
Published on Jul 16, 2023 09:49 PM IST

Campaign for West Bengal rural body election ends, toll at 18

Three more people were killed in West Bengal, taking the toll from political violence during the panchayat polls campaign to 18.

Security personnel conduct a route march ahead of the West Bengal panchayat elections, in Nadia, Thursday. (PTI)
Updated on Jul 07, 2023 04:35 AM IST

Trinamool worker dies in crude-bomb blast in Bengal's North 24 Parganas: Report

According to the victim's family, the deceased was returning to his home after attending a party meeting when he was allegedly hit on the head

Earlier, six people were injured in a clash between workers or two parties at Gosaba in South 24 Parganas. (Representational Image)(HT_PRINT)
Published on Jul 03, 2023 12:28 PM IST
Reported by Joydeep Thakur | Written by Shobhit Gupta

Calcutta high court: “Jobs are being sold like a commodity”

One year on, the probe into the West Bengal school recruitment scam remains mired in a political tussle. Will the victims find justice? An explainer

While cancelling the appointments of 32,000 primary school teachers recruited in 2016 by the West Bengal Board of Primary Education for allegedly violating recruitment norms, the Calcutta high court last week observed that “jobs were sold like a commodity.”(HT File Photo)
Published on May 22, 2023 03:36 PM IST

Political slugfest takes centre stage ahead of West Bengal panchayat polls

While the ruling TMC has cited recent arrests of its leaders to claim it does not tolerate corruption, the BJP called it an ‘eyewash’ to save ‘big fishes’

Trinamool Congress (TMC) national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee during the Bhumi Pujan for the new Trinamool Bhavan on the party's foundation day, in Kolkata on Sunday. (ANI)
Updated on Jan 02, 2023 08:41 AM IST
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