Indian troops enter Lalgarh, a Maoist stronghold in West Bengal, claiming a partial victory.
Security forces enter Lalgarh region of West Bengal under rebel control.
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- Violent riots break out in Kaliachak, West Bengal, India, after political activist Kamlesh Tiwari allegedly insulted the Muslim prophet Muhammad.
- Six people are injured in a bomb explosion on a bus in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal.
- Toxic illegal alcohol kills 166 people in West Bengal, India.