Bengal Post Poll Violence

'Constrained to observe your continued silence': Bengal Governor to CM Mamata on post-poll violence

Hours before his departure to Delhi on a four-day visit, governor Jagdeep Dhankhar wrote seeking interaction with the chief minister at the earliest on the issues flagged by him.

published on : 15th June 2021

Post-poll violence in Bengal: Pleas in SC seek SIT probe in alleged rape cases

Two separate applications have been filed by the woman and a 17-year-old girl seeking impleadment in the pending petition related to alleged killing of two BJP workers in poll-related violence.

published on : 14th June 2021

Gauhati High Court seeks information on West Bengal's post-poll refugees

On May 14, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar visited one of the two camps and met the inmates.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Gauhati HC seeks status report on refugees who fled to Assam after Bengal post-poll violence

When the people, including women, from West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district crossed over to Dhubri over a period of three days, the Assam administration had sheltered them in two makeshift camps.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Bengal post-poll violence: Nearly 600 academics call for SC-monitored SIT probe

The letter signed by academicians, including former vice-chancellors of varsities, Prakash Singh, Govardhan Das and J S P Pande, comes in the wake of Governor’s visit to the affected areas.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Post-poll violence: Calcutta HC forms 3-member committee for rehabilitation of victims

The Committee may coordinate with police and arrange for rehabilitation of people to the places they have a right to. If there is any dispute, that will have to be seen.

published on : 31st May 2021

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar breaks down before media during Nandigram visit 

Dhankhar visited the areas where the BJP says the TMC workers unleashed violence. “We can’t sleep over such a great challenge to our state."

published on : 16th May 2021

Bengal Guv visits Cooch Behar, says state facing twin challenges of pandemic and post-poll violence

The governor said he was shocked by incidents of attack following the West Bengal assembly elections, and decided to visit various places affected by the post-poll violence in the interest of people.

published on : 13th May 2021

West Bengal violence: NCW says women receiving rape threats, want daughters to leave state

The victims complained that they are not being provided with any medical facilities, healthy food or even clean drinking water, it added.

published on : 7th May 2021

Violence taking place in those areas where BJP won in elections, claims CM Mamata Banerjee

Speaking to reporters at state secretariat Nabanna, CM Mamata Banerjee said that most of the videos of violence being shared on social media were either fake or old.

published on : 5th May 2021

NCPCR writes to West Bengal chief secy, demands probe into post-poll violence affecting children

The commission said that it had come across several media reports regarding the death of some people in the post-poll violence in West Bengal on May 3.

published on : 4th May 2021

Around 300-400 BJP workers entered Assam from Bengal amid post-poll violence: Himanta Biswa Sarma

Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma also urged West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to put a stop to 'this ugly dance of demonocracy'.

published on : 4th May 2021

Three TMC workers, one BJP supporter killed in post-poll clashes in Bengal's Purba Bardhaman

The Trinamool Congress claimed three of its supporters were killed by the BJP, which rejected the allegations, saying the incidents were the result of 'people's resistance'.

published on : 3rd May 2021