West Bengal post poll violence

West Bengal post-poll violence: CBI detains six persons in Howrah

The central agency has so far filed 34 FIRs, and made three arrests in connection with the post-poll violence cases – two in Nadia and one in North 24 Parganas.

published on : 6th September 2021

CBI makes third arrest in West Bengal's post-poll violence cases

Ratan Halder, an accused in the murder of a BJP worker's mother following the declaration of assembly election results on May 2, was apprehended from Jagaddal area, a source said.

published on : 3rd September 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence: CBI files first chargesheet, names two persons for murder of BJP worker

So far, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a total of 34 FIRs against those allegedly involved in murder or other heinous atrocities on BJP workers.

published on : 2nd September 2021

HC gives Bengal govt 'last opportunity' to file affidavit on NHRC post-poll violence report

In an indictment of the Mamata Banerjee government, the NHRC inquiry committee report had said the situation in the state is a manifestation of "Law of Ruler" instead of "Rule of Law".

published on : 22nd 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

Police threatening victims not to file a complaint, says NHRC member on post-poll violence in Bengal

The National Commission for Minorities vice-chairman who is in the state from July 6 to July 9, will visit the affected areas in Malda and Murshidabad.

published on : 8th July 2021

West Bengal post-poll violence: Calcutta HC orders police to register all cases

West Bengal Chief Secretary has been directed to preserve all documents related to the state's post-poll violence.

published on : 2nd July 2021

BJP MLA Surendra Singh calls AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi 'political terrorist'

MLA Surendra Singh said it is possible that President's rule may be imposed in West Bengal.

published on : 30th 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