Tag: Junglemahal

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  • Revolt of the poor

    Revolt of the poor

    Having won the three seats in 2014, Trinamul has now lost by margins that are almost incredible ~ varying from 98,000 to 3.47 lakh.

    May 28, 2019
  • Trinamool Congress may find the going tough in Jhargram

    Trinamool Congress may find the going tough in Jhargram

    One local youth said, "We are not against Didi, but we are against her local leaders who are engaged in endless corruption activities.”

    May 12, 2019
  • Hunt for the hunter

    Hunt for the hunter

    Tribal sentiment and rituals are not relevant in the overall construct. Very pertinently has the Human and Environment Alliance League contended that “there is nothing tribal about these (hunting) festivals"

    April 25, 2019
  • Mamata Banerjee offers to mediate to solve Kashmir problem

    Mamata Banerjee offers to mediate to solve Kashmir problem

    If you have the political will, you can restore peace in the Valley, says the West Bengal CM

    March 28, 2019
  • Death of Sabars

    Death of Sabars

    The coincidence is cruelly ironic. While rumbustious scenes prevailed in the West Bengal Assembly over the reported starvation deaths of seven members of the Sabar community in West Midnapore, a food festival was inaugurated with matching fanfare in upmarket New Town, on the periphery of Kolkata. ‘Ahare Bengla’ was organised by the state government. From …

    November 28, 2018
  • Police arrest four suspected Maoists in West Midnapore

    Police arrest four suspected Maoists in West Midnapore

    The police seized some Maoists documents and literatures from them and they are being interrogated, said Alok Rajoria, Superintendent of Police of West Midnapore.

    November 15, 2018
  • Mamata irked over fresh Maoist infiltration

    Mamata irked over fresh Maoist infiltration

    Mamata hints that certain political parties are helping Maoists infiltrate into peaceful Junglemahal areas from Jharkhand.

    August 10, 2018
  • Bengal govt may free Chhatradhar Mahato for sustained peace in Junglemahal

    Bengal govt may free Chhatradhar Mahato for sustained peace in Junglemahal

    Chhatradhar Mahato may be released from jail soon. With an eye on the panchayat polls, the West Bengal government led by Trinamool Congress (TMC) is looking for sustained peace in restive Jangalmahal region of the state. It is learnt that Mahato may apply for bail soon.

    May 1, 2018
  • Mamata asks ex-Maoists not to listen to former cops

    Mamata asks ex-Maoists not to listen to former cops

    Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, for the first time, hit out at controversial IPS officer Bharati Ghosh asking surrendered Maoists of the Junglemahal districts against taking instructions from ‘former police officers’. Without naming Ms Ghosh, Miss Banerjee reportedly said: “Don’t listen to the police officers who were earlier deputed in these areas. Instead go to the …

    February 14, 2018
  • Quick-fix solutions

    Quick-fix solutions

    Rice at Rs 2 a kg in West Bengal’s Junglemahal belt hasn’t quite alleviated the privation of the people. Though the Chief Minister was riveted to the appalling conditions in the fledgling district of Jhargram ~ and not the overall basketcase of poverty in West Midnapore, Bankura, and Purulia ~ the subtext of her message …

    October 14, 2017