Bengal Violence

Poll violence: Three arrested so far for killing of two BJP workers, Mamata government tells SC

The state government told a vacation bench of Justices Vineet Saran and B R Gavai that investigation is going on.

published on : 25th May 2021

Post-poll violence against women in Bengal: NCW asks state DGP to appear before it

The NCW had set up an inquiry committee while taking suo motu cognisance of several incidents of violence against women in West Bengal.

published on : 25th May 2021

Post-poll violence in Bengal: Retired judges, diplomats, women lawyers others write to President Kovind, CJI Ramana

Citing media reports, they said over a dozen persons, including women, have been killed in post-poll violence in the state in over 15,000 incidents of alleged violence.

published on : 24th May 2021

'Never heard of such post-poll violence': Bengal Governor breaks into tears while visiting Nandigram

"Where have I come? I can’t believe what I have experienced. Democracy never allows such violence. I never heard of such violence after elections," said Dhankhar at Nandigram’s Kendamari.

published on : 15th May 2021

Dhankhar vs Trinamool: Bengal Governor visits Assam camp sheltering people affected by post-poll violence

Accompanied by Nisith Pramanik, the BJP MP from Cooch Behar in north Bengal, Dhankhar went to the camp in Assam's Dhubri district and interacted with the people, including women and children.

published on : 14th May 2021

Mamata-Governor faceoff intensifies as Dhankhar visits violence-hit areas

Mamata also accused the governor of dictating the state officials in excess of his power and by bypassing the CM and council of ministers.

published on : 13th May 2021

Bengal CM, Governor in war or words over Dhankhar's planned visit to post-poll hit areas

The governor is scheduled to visit areas affected by post-poll violence in Cooch Behar district on Thursday.

published on : 12th May 2021

'People paying with lives for exercising voting rights, will visit violence-hit areas': Bengal Governor

The governor further said that the state administration was yet to respond to his request for necessary arrangements prior to his visit to the affected areas.

published on : 10th May 2021

Post poll violence: HC asks Mamata government to file affidavit on law and order situation

The bench directed advocate general for the state, Kishore Dutta, to specify in the affidavit the names of areas where violence broke out, and the steps taken to prevent or control the same.

published on : 7th May 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

Centre asks West Bengal government to send report on post-poll violence 'at once'

Around 14 deaths of political workers have been reported from West Bengal since May 2 when the assembly results were announced.

published on : 5th May 2021

14 dead in turf fight after Bengal verdict

While the BJP claimed seven of the victims were its supporters, the Trinamool counted six of the diseased as its workers.

published on : 5th May 2021

Bengal burning due to state-sponsored violence: BJP hits out at Mamata government

Comparing the TMC with Nazis, the BJP dubbed the government is Bengal as fascist.

published on : 4th May 2021

BJP claims targeted killing of workers in West Bengal, plans national dharna

BJP announced a nationwide dharna on May 5 against the violence, and said these protests will be held following all COVID-19 protocols.

published on : 4th May 2021
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