Bengal violence

Defeated Bengal BJP candidate dies months after being 'assaulted'; CBI probe demanded

Alleging that Dhurjati Saha suffered head injuries in an attack on May 2 in the Magrahat Paschim constituency, his wife and son demanded a CBI investigation into the incident.

published on : 22nd September 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

Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury writes to Mamata Banerjee alleging attacks

In his letter to Banerjee, Chowdhury said that atrocities were committed by the ruling party's cadres on Congress supporters in the Raninagar-II block in Murshidabad district.

published on : 4th September 2021

CBI registers 10 more FIRs over Bengal election violence

Taking a note of the report submitted by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Kolkata High Court had recently ordered a CBI probe into the violence.  

published on : 30th August 2021

CBI arrests two in a case of post-poll violence in West Bengal 

The two accused -- Bijoy Ghosh and Asima Ghosh -- were briefly detained before being arrested by the probe agency, they said.

published on : 28th August 2021

Post poll violence in West Bengal: PIL petitioner files caveat in SC

A five-judge bench of the High Court, headed by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal, on Thursday ordered a CBI investigation in all alleged cases of heinous crimes like rape and murder.

published on : 20th August 2021

CBI seeks from Bengal DGP details of cases reported during post-poll violence

The agency sought the details of such cases from the director general of police in line with a Calcutta High Court order that directed the CBI to take over cases.

published on : 20th August 2021

Calcutta HC allows WB govt to file supplementary affidavits on NHRC post-poll violence report 

The high court granted the state government time to file the supplementary affidavits following a prayer by it.

published on : 28th July 2021

NHRC panel member probing Bengal violence belongs to BJP: Mamata Banerjee

The TMC supremo said that the election results were declared on May 2 and till May 4, she was only heading a caretaker government and took full command after swearing-in on May 5.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Suvendu Adhikari launches fresh attack against TMC, says post-poll violence eclipsed 1946 Calcutta Killings

Incidentally, the TMC on Wednesday marked its annual 'Shahid Divas' with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee virtually addressing people during the day.

published on : 21st July 2021

Bengal post-poll violence more in places where BJP, TMC attempted to regain, retain

Of the nearly 2,000 complaints related to post-poll violence in West Bengal, around 69 per cent were reported from nine districts.

published on : 18th July 2021

Bengal violence: Only three per cent of accused now in jail, says NHRC report

Making a list of alleged notorious criminals in various districts, it noted the names of a state minister, a ruling party MLA and a former MLA among others.

published on : 16th July 2021

NHRC shouldn't have leaked report on WB post-poll violence to media: Mamata Banerjee

Banerjee also expressed surprise over the conclusion that the National Human Rights Commission arrived at in its report without taking into account views of the state government.

published on : 15th July 2021

'Manifestation of 'Law of Ruler', not 'Rule of Law': NHRC slams Mamata over post-poll violence

The report, submitted before the five-judge bench of Kolkata High Court two days ago, also recommended that grievous offenses like murder and rape should be handed over to the CBI.

published on : 15th July 2021

Bengal violence: Government seeks recall of Calcutta HC order for registering cases in all matters

The committee, which filed an initial report in a sealed cover before the court on June 30 as per its direction, sought more time for further investigation of complaints.

published on : 6th July 2021
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