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CBI summons Mamata Banerjee's Nandigram election agent Sk Supian in post-poll violence case

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.

Bengal post-poll violence: CBI arrests two from Howrah's Domjur

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.

Bengal post-poll violence probe: Former Calcutta HC Chief Justice Manjula Chellur to head SIT

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.

Calcutta HC transfers Bengal 'post-poll violence' probe to CBI

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.

'Biased, absurd and false; disregard it': Bengal govt tells court on NHRC post-poll violence report

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".

Calcutta HC rejects Bengal govt's request to make NHRC report on post-poll rape allegations public

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.

'Appalling apathy': NHRC recommends CBI probe in West Bengal's post-poll violence

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".

Supreme Court agrees to hear plea seeking President's rule in West Bengal over post-poll violence

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.

SC issues notice to Centre, Bengal govt, EC over plea on post-poll violence

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.

In her tussle with Jagdeep Dhankhar, Mamata Banerjee gets support from Left

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.

People trying to divide Bengal will see strength of our unity: Mamata Banerjee

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.

'Public release of letter addressed to CM shocking, contents fabricated': Bengal govt slams Jagdeep Dhankar

Kolkata/IBNS: The West Bengal government on Tuesday slammed Governor Jagdeep Dhankar for posting a scathing letter to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Twitter.

Bengal Guv Jagdeep Dhankhar shown 'black flags' during his visit to post-poll violence-hit Cooch Behar

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. 

Mamata Banerjee, Jagdeep Dhankar lock horns again over latter's Cooch Behar visit

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.

Accept people's mandate: Mamata Banerjee to BJP amid 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.