Topic: West bengal
In two separate incidents in West Bengal, three Muslim men were killed by mobs within a span of 72 hours. In both cases, the assailant mobs labelled the deceased of being cow or goat thieves.
The Bharatiya Janata Party is planning to get Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra expelled from the Lok Sabha, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Thursday.
Asma Tara Bibi, wife of 23-year-old Indian Secular Front (ISF) worker Razaul Gazi said her husband was killed by Trinamool Congress goons who came to polling station in police uniform and started firing ISF workers.
A significant number of Muslim casualties have been reported in the aftermath of the panchayat polls violence in West Bengal, with at least 42 people losing their lives, 28 of whom were identified as Muslims. Out of these violent killings, 20 occurred on the polling day itself, with 15 of the victims belonging to the Muslim community.
At least twelve people were killed in West Bengal as widespread violence roiled the polling process in Panchayat elections today. Polling booths were vandalised and ballot papers set on fire at places as people queued up to vote for the three-tier panchayat polls.
At least ten people were allegedly killed in West Bengal as widespread violence are reported during the polling process in the Panchayat elections on...