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  • Bengal post-poll violence: CBI announces reward for info on 2 accused in murder case

    Bengal post-poll violence: CBI announces reward for info on 2 accused in murder case

    Though Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had claimed that there was no incident of post-poll violence in the state, an NHRC report has said that there were several cases of rape and murder after the announcement of Assembly election results in 2021.

    February 5, 2022
  • Post-poll violence in Bengal: CBI files fresh case

    Post-poll violence in Bengal: CBI files fresh case

    The CBI has so far registered 49 cases in connection with post-poll violence in West Bengal.

    December 18, 2021
  • Post-poll violence: CBI files 3 more cases

    Post-poll violence: CBI files 3 more cases

    The CBI filed the cases in compliance with the Calcutta High Court order passed in August 19 this year.

    October 22, 2021
  • Post-poll violence: CBI chargesheets 20 in Abhijit’s murder

    Post-poll violence: CBI chargesheets 20 in Abhijit’s murder

    Sarkar was brutally attacked by a mob on May 2 at his home in Kolkata, hours after curtains came down on the bitterly fought assembly elections with TMC recording astounding victory and the BJP emerging as the principal opposition in the state.

    October 1, 2021
  • Mamata made Bengal No.1 in post-poll violence: Patra

    Mamata made Bengal No.1 in post-poll violence: Patra

    “From the high court’s order nullifying a ban and allowing Durga puja procession on Dashami to the observations made in post-poll violence cases, the ruling camp has suffered many reverses."

    September 25, 2021
  • Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

    Bengal BJP candidate hurt in post-poll violence succumbs

    The family members of Saha claimed that he was brutally beaten up by Trinamool 'goons' on May 2, in which he had received severe head injuries

    September 23, 2021
  • CBI gets more complaints from victims of Bengal post poll violence

    CBI gets more complaints from victims of Bengal post poll violence

    The Central Agency has written to the National Human Rights Commission to send them the list of complaints that could not be probed because of circumstantial pressure. 

    September 9, 2021
  • Perils  of  a  connected  world

    Perils of a connected world

    SIR, The line ‘Air pollution is not confined to particular territory but is a trans-boundary phenomenon’ in the article, ‘As cities choke’ by Parthasarathi Chakraborty (The Statesman, 5 September) prompted me to quote Richard Fuller, President, Pure Earth, “When it comes to pollution, we are all connected. There is an invisible toxic thread that links...

    September 7, 2021
  • BJP, Trinamool spar over state approaching SC on post-poll violence

    BJP, Trinamool spar over state approaching SC on post-poll violence

    "The High Court has given the order and the CBI is investigating the matter. Why is the state government so scared? They are going to the Supreme Court to stop the investigation. They only say that the CBI is of no use and it cannot do anything. If this is true, then why are they scared of the CBI?"

    September 3, 2021
  • Post-poll violence: 10 IPS officers to aid SIT

    Post-poll violence: 10 IPS officers to aid SIT

    "The services of the IPS officers are hereby spared, in addition to their normal duties, to assist the SIT constituted by the Hon'ble High Court at Calcutta,”

    September 3, 2021
  • Post-poll violence: CBI files 3 more FIRs, total 31 cases registered

    Post-poll violence: CBI files 3 more FIRs, total 31 cases registered

    The CBI has applied for documents including post mortem and DNA reports relating to the death of BJP activist Avijit Sarkar from the Registrar-General of Calcutta High Court.

    September 1, 2021
  • Bengal BJP to form spl teams to help post poll violence victims

    Bengal BJP to form spl teams to help post poll violence victims

    The BJP will form committees in all the districts and these committees will comprise a professional advocate to ensure that the victims of violence or their family members are able to interact with CBI officials without hurdles and record their complaints.

    August 31, 2021
  • Post-poll violence: CBI visits slain BJP activist’s city home

    Post-poll violence: CBI visits slain BJP activist’s city home

    The central probe agency, which is likely to have teams in large proportions as per the members of each team, the agency was mulling to relocate its base from the CGO Complex and Nizam Palace to the KoPT guest house for the teams to function.

    August 24, 2021
  • CBI seeks details of post-poll violence cases from Bengal DGP

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

    A CBI source had said on Thursday night that the agency has formed four teams each comprising six officers to probe the matter." Four special investigation units have been constituted to probe the cases related to post-poll violence in West Bengal," the source said, adding that each team will be headed by a joint director-level officer.

    August 20, 2021
  • Post-poll fury: BJP hails HC verdict

    Post-poll fury: BJP hails HC verdict

    “Despite such massive killings the BJP had adopted the path of democracy and obeyed the constitution of India and sought justice for the victims’ family members. Even NHRC was able to report only a part of the entire violence as the extent of terror in Bengal was so vast,”

    August 20, 2021
  • Calcutta HC order gives message anarchy has no place in country: BJP

    Calcutta HC order gives message anarchy has no place in country: BJP

    Bhatia pointed out that the judiciary has shown that if a Chief Minister supports anarchy then it will step in to secure the people.

    August 19, 2021
  • Calcutta HC directs CBI probe into Bengal post-poll violence cases

    Calcutta HC directs CBI probe into Bengal post-poll violence cases

    Cases of relatively lesser magnitude will be investigated by the SIT; both the team and the CBI would submit its report within six weeks; the investigations would be monitored by the Calcutta High Court

    August 19, 2021