Bengal Poll Violence

Bengal post-poll violence: SC to hear on September 20 plea against HC order directing CBI probe

Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the state government, pointed to the members of the committee that has been formed to investigate the incidents.

published on : 13th September 2021

Bengal post-poll violence: CBI files three more FIRs, total 31 cases registered

According to the sources, the cases were filed in Purba Medinipur's Nandigram and Cooch Behar's Sitalkuchi areas.

published on : 31st August 2021

CBI to conduct zone-wise investigation of post-poll violence cases in West Bengal

Following a report from an NHRC committee on July 13, a five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court had ordered a CBI probe into the allegations.

published on : 24th August 2021

No party can abdicate its constitutional responsibility: Citizens' group on Calcutta HC order

The judgment has made it clear that no political party can abdicate its responsibility in discharge of constitutional responsibility, the Call for Justice said in a statement.

published on : 21st August 2021

Allegation of bias against NHRC panel not material: Calcutta HC judge

Justice Mukerji of the Calcutta HC observed the committee constituted by the NHRC had only power under the order of the five-judge bench to report on facts as gathered by them on investigation.

published on : 20th August 2021

NHRC panel members probing post-poll violence share ties with BJP: Bengal govt in affidavit before HC

The matter is scheduled to be taken up for hearing on Wednesday by a five-judge bench of the high court, presided by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal.

published on : 27th July 2021

West Bengal govt moves Calcutta HC seeking recall of order on NHRC probe in post-poll violence

It claimed that the order had been passed without giving the state an opportunity to file its response in connection with the SLSA member secretary's report.

published on : 20th June 2021

Doing everything to protect Bengal cadre, BJP tells Delhi workers

The event was to ‘educate’ them about central leadership’s efforts being made for protection and rehabilitation of their counterparts in West Bengal.  

published on : 3rd June 2021

Over 600 academicians appeal to SC to set up SIT to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal

They claimed that a large section of the Bengali society is living under fear and alleged that those who "voted against the TMC in the recently held assembly elections are being victimised."

published on : 1st June 2021

Ministry of Home Affairs forms four-member team to probe post-poll violence in West Bengal

The four-member fact finding team to look into reasons for the post poll violence in West Bengal and also assess the ground situation in the state.

published on : 6th May 2021

Telangana BJP chief Bandi Sanjay Kumar terms West Bengal CM as 'Mamata Khan'

The Karimnagar MP alleged that Mamata won the election with the funds which she had received from Bangladesh and the support of Rohingyas.

published on : 6th May 2021

Bengal polls: Third phase of voting ends amid sporadic violence

While the TMC complained of the highhandedness of central forces, the BJP alleged atrocities by the ruling party.

published on : 6th April 2021