Bengal poll violence

Bengal Governor unable to address assembly as BJP MLAs stage protest over civic poll violence

As the governor was about to leave the House, ruling party MLAs including Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee requested him to stay, following which Dhankhar again urged the BJP lawmakers to calm down.

published on : 7th March 2022

Civic poll violence should have been avoided, sends out wrong message: Trinamool Congress MP Sougata Roy

On Sunday cases of violence and malpractices marred the election to 107 municipalities across West Bengal.

published on : 1st March 2022

West Bengal post-poll violence: Seven held by CBI in BJP worker's death case

Sources said that the accused were produced before a district court, which sent them to judicial custody till February 11.

published on : 28th January 2022

CBI denies case closure in post-poll violence in Bengal

Mentioning a clarification, the CBI said it received 29 numbers of complaints of sexual assault from NHRC related to sexual offences till December 22 in 2021.

published on : 5th January 2022

CBI submits status report to Calcutta HC on alleged post-Assembly poll violence in West Bengal

The CBI, which submitted the status report, said that out of 64 cases referred to it by the state police, 39 alleged offences were taken over by the central agency.

published on : 4th January 2022

Calcutta High Court quashes case against Mithun Chakraborty linking him with poll violence

Observing that the petitioner is a popular matinee idol, Justice Chanda said the involvement of film stars in politics in the country is nothing new.

published on : 9th December 2021

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