Elections23, Apr 2019, 6:37 PM IST
Bengal: Lynch mobs rule the roost in third phase of Lok Sabha election
Unlike the first two phases, the clash was not between the BJP and TMC. This time it was the Congress versus TMC, as Jangipur, Malda and Murshidabad are small and only pockets where the Congress, as an organisation, survives
Elections23, Apr 2019, 1:49 PM IST
Bomb blast injures 3 Trinamool workers in Murshidabad amid election hustle
Voting for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections is underway in Murshidabad, Balurghat, Maldaha Uttar, Maldaha Dakshin and Jangipur constituencies of Bengal.
Elections22, Apr 2019, 2:49 PM IST
Election Commission wakes up to farce of democracy in Bengal; cops transferred en masse
In a letter dated April 22, the EC has transferred the officer-in-charge of Raghunathganj and Farakka police station officer-in-charge Uday Shankar Ghosh and Bidhan Haldar who is the assistant sub-inspector of Shamsherganj police station, all of which falls under Murshidabad district that goes to polls on Tuesday.
India8, Jan 2019, 4:55 PM IST
Muslim-majority Bengal district Murshidabad must be renamed as 'original' Brahmapur, says VHP
Since Murshidabad is a district with 70% Muslim population, the demand for name-change has attained a communal overtone. Earlier, the VHP had called for a change in the name of Islmapur to Ishwarpur.
News14, Jul 2018, 1:41 PM IST
Saying ‘Jai Sri Ram’ lands Bengal student in hospital
A headmaster of a school in Bengal's sensitive Murshidabad district allegedly thrashed four students violently for uttering 'Jai Shri Ram' and sporting sacred wrist gears