Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday summoned Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Seikh Supian, who was the election agent of Mamata Banerjee in Nandigram, in connection with its ongoing probe into the post-poll violence cases in the state, officials said.
Kolkata/IBNS: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested two persons from Domjur in Howrah district of West Bengal for their alleged involvement in a case related to violence against women that had been reported after the results of Bengal assembly polls were declared on May 2.
Kolkata/UNI: The Calcutta High Court Friday appointed its former Chief Justice Manjula Chellur as the head of the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which the court set up to probe into the allegations of post-poll violence in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: In a major setback for the West Bengal government, the Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the allegations of murders, rapes and unnatural deaths reported after the verdict of March-April state elections was declared on May 2.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government has slammed the report by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) submitted to the Calcutta High Court on post-poll violence in the state and called it "false, absurd, biased, and full of sweeping homilies".
Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Thursday rejected the West Bengal government's request to make the details of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC)'s report on post-poll rape allegations public.
New Delhi/IBNS: Accusing the West Bengal government of 'appalling apathy' towards victims of the post-poll violence, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has recommended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into "grievous offences like murder and rape".
New Delhi/IBNS: The Supreme Court on Thursday agreed to hear a petition which sought imposition of President's rule in Bengal in view of the continuing violence after the Assembly election results were declared on May 2, returning to power the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government with a thumping majority, said reports.
New Delhi/UNI: The Supreme Court on Thursday issued a notice to the Centre, state government, and Election Commission and sought their responses on a petition seeking a Special Investigation Team (SIT) probe into the post-poll violence in West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Amid a tussle between the West Bengal government and its governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over post-poll violence, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday found support from its arch rival-the Left Front.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday referred to the "strength" of her state's "unity" which she said would deal with the divisionary powers.
Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Tuesday slammed Governor Jagdeep Dhankar for posting a scathing letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Twitter.
Cooch Behar/West Bengal/IBNS: A group of locals reportedly showed black flags and shouted 'go back' slogans at West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar in Cooch Behar's Dinhata while the constitutional head of the state was visiting post-poll violence-hit areas on Thursday amid a war of words with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar once again indulged in a war of words on Wednesday over the latter's plans to visit Cooch Behar district to meet people affected by post-poll violence.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to "accept people's mandate" amid the post-poll violence that has kept the eastern state disturbed in some areas.