KOLKATA, India Indian police fired tear gas in Kolkata on Wednesday to disperse thousands of members of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party protesting over rising political violence, party leaders and witnesses said.
KOLKATA/NEW DELHI A bomb killed two people in West Bengal on Monday, taking the death toll in post-election violence to 15, police said, as workers of India's ruling party clashed with a regional rival in the populous eastern state.
KOLKATA Violent clashes broke out in West Bengal again on Sunday in the final phase of the staggered election that will decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns for a second term.
KOLKATA, May 19 Indians lined up to vote amid
unprecedented security in the eastern state of West Bengal on
Sunday as the final phase of a massive, staggered election got
underway to decide whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi returns
for a second term.
MUMBAI/KOLKATA West Bengal state, crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's hopes of retaining power, took center stage in India's staggered general election on Monday after clashes broke out between supporters of his party and a regional bloc.
MUMBAI/KOLKATA India's Reliance Industries will invest 100 billion rupees ($1.4 billion) in the eastern state of West Bengal, a part of which would fund the company's new e-commerce venture, its chairman Mukesh Ambani said on Thursday.
SAHIBGANJ, India An elephant blamed for killing more than a dozen people in the eastern Indian states of Jharkhand and Bihar was shot dead on Friday, after an elaborate hunt that involved dozens of forest officials and a sharpshooter.