Mr. Deb recounting the BJP govt.'s transparent policy in Tripura also alleged, 'Every recruitment in West Bengal under the leadership of Mamata did turned to scam.'
Most of the impact of the shutdown was felt in parts of North Dinajpur district where two youths were allegedly killed during a clash last week between agitating students and the police over teacher recruitment at a state-run school.
Armed clashes took place between groups allegedly belonging to the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in North 24 Parganas district's Amdanga block late on Tuesday night.
Chatterjee was critical following the heart attack he suffered on Sunday. He was also suffering from a kidney-related ailment and was admitted to the clinic in a critical condition on August 7.
Although several Indian Coast Guard ships have been deployed to conduct rescue operations, apart from the help coming from the local police and the Fisheries Department, they were not able to trace the fishermen till late on Tuesday.
At least 20 persons were injured on Monday when a part of the canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, a BJP leader said.
Seenu Prasad, who hails from Kerala and posted at the Eastern Command headquarters Fort William, was admitted to the Command Hospital here on May 20 and passed away on May 25, the spokesman said.
The polling for Bengal panchayat polls took place on Monday amid reports of widespread violence and clashes between rival political groups that led to repolling in 573 booths in 19 of the 20 districts on Wednesday.
Incidents of violence took place in East Midnapore district's Panskura and West Midnapore district's Keshpur where gun totting miscreants gathered outside the polling stations and beat up the voters.
At least 10 persons, including five teenagers, were killed in lightning strikes as a Northwester accompanied by heavy rain lashed parts of the Gangetic West Bengal on Sunday afternoon, a state disaster management official said.
Numerous admirers and fans of Satyajit Ray gathered at his Bishop Lefroy Road residence here on Wednesday to pay tribute to the legendary filmmaker on occasion of his 97th birth anniversary.
Mitra, who was minister in the state's Left Front government, was hospitalised for almost a month with complaints of diarrhoea and later developed respiratory problems. He passed away at 9.15 a.m.
Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan however refused to grant relief to Gurung after hearing the state government, which submitted a list of 53 FIRs lodged against Gurung and told the bench that he was facing trial in another 24 cases.
A massive racket of fake online airline ticket booking came forward under the banner of ALLTIMEHELP (www.alltimehelp.com) with a customer complaining about his ticket cancellation when his family went to Airport for boarding a flight.
"CPI-M politburo member and Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar would be the key speaker at a public meeting to be held as part of the 'Solidarity Day'."
"The case indicates that the northeast continues to be the sensitive zone for production of cannabis, from where it is being transported to different parts of India by the drug syndicates," a statement said.
Hailing the expelled the Trinamool Congress leader as a "good organiser", West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh on Wednesday claimed any political party would be benefited by the inclusion of a leader like him.
"The BSF recovered a bundle of 260 fake Rs 2,000 notes from the border area and handed over the seized notes to Kaliachak police station for further action," RPS Jaswal, Deputy Inspector General of BSF's South Bengal frontier, said in a press release.
The explosion occurred less than 24 hours after a blast in the heart of Darjeeling hill town that damaged a few shops and triggered tension.
"I am supporting the Gorkhaland movement. I am returning these decorative awards as a mark of protest against the government of West Bengal," Moktan, also a former Inspector General of Police of the district, said.
"What have they found? Bow and arrow? That is a traditional weapon in the hills. Those were stored for the annual archery programme of the nearby schools," Giri claimed.
Every Monday there would be torchlight rallies in various wards and assembly constituencies of the hills from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. for the sake of 'Gorkhaland's revival, he said.
The Trinamool Congress supremo lashed out at the BJP, which claimed on Wednesday that tribal couple Raju and Geeta Mahali were abducted and forcibly made to join the Trinamool.
Karnan even asked the media to compare the "quality" of the orders passed by him and the Supreme Court bench.