post poll violence

NHRC panel members probing post-poll violence share ties with BJP: Bengal govt in affidavit before HC

The matter is scheduled to be taken up for hearing on Wednesday by a five-judge bench of the high court, presided by Acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal.

published on : 27th July 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

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

Deeply hurt, will explore legal options: Bengal minister on being tagged as 'criminal' by NHRC panel

The report, which was submitted before the high court on July 13, also recommended a CBI probe into "grievous offences like murder and rape".

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 post-poll violence: NHRC submits final report to Calcutta High Court

The court asked the NHRC to give copies to the state government so that it may prepare its reply during the hearing on July 22.

published on : 13th 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

Bengal Governor forced to cut short address in Assembly amid ruckus by BJP legislators 

The Governor arrived at the Assembly and was received by Speaker Biman Bandopadhyay.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Mamata Banerjee government caught on wrong foot in denial of post-poll violence: HC

The five-judge bench castigated the government for its failure to create an atmosphere of trust to rehabilitate people displaced by the violence.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Bengal post-poll violence: HC orders second autopsy of BJP leader's body, cites NHRC report on sexual assault of victims

The court directed that steps be taken to get the statements of the victims recorded under Section 164 CrPC immediately, as per law.

published on : 2nd 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

Bengal Post-poll violence: SC seeks Centre's response for imposing President Rule in state

Besides, the PIL has sought setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for probing the causes and reasons of post-poll violence in West Bengal.

published on : 1st 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

15,000 incidents of West Bengal post-poll violence: Report

The report claimed the incidents of targeted destruction and vandalisation of properties, residential and commercial, have the sole purpose to deprive people of their livelihood.

published on : 30th June 2021
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