Violence during BJP president’s roadshow in Kolkata; arson outside college hostel May 15, 2019 0 2086 12345 Agencies kolkattaStudents, learnt to be members of Trinamool Chhatra Parishad, were protesting near the front gate of Calcutta University and shouting “Amit Shah go back” slogans. Angered by the protest, BJP workers, including ABVP activists, threw water bottles, bricks, stones and sticks at the protesters. BJP national president Amit Shah’s massive roadshow in Kolkata turned violent after BJP workers clashed with Calcutta University students who were showing black flags to the saffron party leader. The incident took place when Shah’s convoy was passing by Calcutta University’s College Street campus.Students, learnt to be members of Trinamool Chhatra Parishad (TMCP) – the student wing of TMC, were protesting near the front gate of the University and shouting “Amit Shah go back” slogans. Angered by the protest, BJP workers, including ABVP activists, threw water bottles, bricks, stones and sticks at the protesters. As soon as Shah’s convoy came in front of Calcutta University, BJP workers charged towards the students and broke barricades put up by the police, who soon found that they were outnumbered. RELATED ARTICLES Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election May 15, 2019 0 1315 Don’t meddle in next US presidential vote: Pompeo tells Russia May 15, 2019 0 1856 Senior Conservatives tell May to ditch Brexit talks with Labour May 15, 2019 0 1789 Iran foreign minister in India for talks after US sanctions Reuters NEW DELHI Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif will hold talks with his counterpart in the Indian capital on Tuesday after New Delhi stopped purchases of Iranian oil this month in the wake of renewed US sanctions. .. China praises Pakistan for ‘swift action’ after terror attack at Hotel BEIJING: China has praised the Pakistan’s security forces for their “swift action” in neutralising the terrorists who attacked a luxury hotel in Gwadar and ensured the safety of the Chinese personnel and institutions .. 4 cops killed in Pakistan’s Quetta terror attack ARYNEWS ISLAMABAD Prime Minister Imran Khan while condemning the Quetta terrorists’ attack has sought a detailed report from the concerned authorities, ARY News reported on Tuesday. The terrorist attack in Quetta’s .. Bangladesh sets up new court to try opposition leader Dhaka: Bangladeshi authorities have set up a new makeshift court adjacent to a jail outside the capital Dhaka to try imprisoned opposition leader Khaleda Zia, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Zia, a two-time former prime .. Escalating anti-Muslim riots in Sri Lankan claim first life AFP Minuwangoda, Sri Lanka Sri Lanka announced Tuesday a curfew for a second straight night after a man was killed by sword-wielding rioters in an escalating anti-Muslim backlash following the Easter terror attacks. .. US warns EU over ‘poison pill’ defence plans Brussels: The United States has sent a stern warning to the European Union that its plans to boost defence cooperation within the bloc could unravel decades of transatlantic cooperation and damage NATO. A May 1 letter .. Putin meets Pompeo as US seeks ‘a way forward’ Sochi: Russian President Vladimir Putin’s meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, in the highest-level talks between the rival powers in nearly a year, dealt with a raft of disagreements from Venezuela to Iran to .. Democrats and Trump fight in court over his financial records WASHINGTON: A federal judge on Tuesday said financial records from US President Donald Trump’s long-time accounting firm would be part of a “proper subject of investigation” by Congress, appearing to side with ..