West Bengal Violence

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

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 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

BJP's Bharati Ghosh attacked twice in West Bengal, CEO seeks report

It was also alleged a Trinamool Congress worker was injured in firing by central forces who were with the BJP candidate who, however, denied the charge.

published on : 12th May 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Violence in West Bengal, Odisha mar 4th phase of polling, 64% turnout recorded

A Congress worker was stabbed to death in Balikuda-Erasama area of Jagatsinghpur seat in West Bengal while he was returning from a polling booth.

published on : 29th April 2019

Days before death, West Bengal BJP men had been threatened; victims’ kin suspect involvement of locals

Trilochan and Dulal were threatened by unknown persons a few days before their deaths as both were leaders of BJP’s Booth Raksha Committee.

published on : 3rd June 2018

Five dead, scores injured in West Bengal panchayat poll violence

Hours before polling even began, CPM workers Debu Das and Usha Das were allegedly burnt to death by TMC workers while they were asleep.

published on : 14th May 2018

West Bengal panchayat elections UPDATES | 14 dead in poll-related violence, Home Ministry seeks report

The five dead include a CPM worker and his wife who were burnt to death, hours before polling even began.

published on : 14th May 2018

West Bengal violence: NHRC notice to government, DGP; asks internal team for on-spot probe

The Asansol-Raniganj belt had witnessed clashes between two groups over Ram Navami celebrations, resulting in the death of one person.

published on : 2nd April 2018