West Bengal chief secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay

Fresh trouble for ex- Bengal CS Alapan

The action has been proposed under Rule 8 of the All India Services (Discipline and Appeal) Rules 1989 and Rule 6 of the All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules 1958. Mr Bandopadhyay has been directed to submit a written statement of his defence and also state whether he desires to be heard in person.

Bengal govt report on Mamata attack sketchy: ECI

According to an official of the commission, the chief secretary has been asked to give information on how the incident took place and who were behind it. There was no video footage of the alleged attack, he said.