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'AI-generated': BJP leader claims after 'sting video' shows him claiming no rapes in Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: The political scenario in West Bengal has been thrown into major turmoil with a purported video showing a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader admitting that no rapes or sexual harassment had taken place in Sandeshkhali and women were convinced to file such complaints at the directions of Leader of Opposition Suvendu Adhikari.

Sandeshkhali BJP leader in viral video claims rape charges against Shahjahan and aides false, Mamata slams BJP

Kolkata/IBNS: A viral video showing a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader claiming the Sandeshkhali incident, where Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders in Sandeshkhali including strongman, Sheikh Shahjahan, were accused of land grabbing and sexual abuse, was orchestrated, triggering a fresh faceoff between the two largest parties of West Bengal.

'Hindus became second-class citizens in Bengal': Modi slams TMC as election season peaks

Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday slammed the Trinamool Congress (TMC) for allegedly making Hindus the "second-class citizens" in West Bengal.

Kolkata Raj Bhavan female staff alleges molestation by Governor CV Ananda Bose, files FIR

Kolkata/IBNS: A female staff working with Kolkata's Raj Bhavan has levelled serious allegations of molestation against West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Thursday, media reports said.

TMC moves Election Commission over Sandeshkhali raid, alleges BJP conspired with CBI, NSG

Kolkata/IBNS: The Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Saturday moved the Election Commission of India (ECI) against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the National Security Guard (NSG), alleging that the Central probe agency along with the security forces carried out "an unscrupulous raid at an empty location in Sandeshkhali on poll day to tarnish the image of the Mamata Banerjee-led party during the Lok Sabha elections."

CBI recovers arms, ammo from Sandeshkhali house, NSG use remote operated robot and sniffer dogs to search vacant house

The National Security Guard on Friday used remote operated robot and two sniffer dogs while searching a vacant house at Sarberia in Sandeshkhali when they apprehended explosives after the CBI unearthed foreign-made weapons during an intensive search operation this morning, media reports said.

Calcutta High Court orders CBI probe into Sandeshkhali sexual abuse and land grabbing allegations

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ordered a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the allegations of sexual abuse and land grabbing levelled against now arrested erstwhile Trinamool Congress (TMC) local leader Sheikh Shahjahan and his ades by local women in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, media reports said.

NIA team attacked in Bengal three months after Sandeshkhali incident

Kolkata/IBNS: A team of terror-probe agency, NIA, was attacked in West Bengal's East Midnapore district on Saturday morning, similar to an incident that occurred in Sandeshkhali three months ago, media reports said.

All Sandeshkhali perpetrators will be severely punished: PM Modi in Bengal

Cooch Behar/IBNS/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi kick-started his maiden election rally in Bengal on Thursday, assuring the people of the state that the perpetrators, especially of Sandeshkhali, will be punished severely and appealed to the electorate to vote without fear.

ED arrests suspended TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan in Sandeskhali land-grabbing case

Kolkata: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested suspended Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan in connection with a land grabbing case in West Bengal’s Sandeshkhali.  

PM Modi dials Sandeshkhali protest's face and BJP candidate Rekha Patra, calls her 'Shakti Swaroopa'

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: In quite a rare scenario, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday dialled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Lok Sabha poll candidate from West Bengal's Basirhat Rekha Patra, who was also the face of the Sandeshkhali protests, to encourage her, a couple of days after her name was announced by the party.

Rekha Patra, face of Sandeshkhali protests, is BJP's bet from Bengal's Basirhat for Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata/IBNS: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has fielded Rekha Patra, who led the protests against now suspended and arrested Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, from Basirhat constituency for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Sandeshkhali victims meet President Murmu; seek intervention in safeguarding their rights

New Delhi/IBNS/UNI: A social service organisation along with some victims of Sandeshkhali met President Droupadi Murmu on Friday and handed over a memorandum urging her intervention to safeguard the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe communities of the area.

ED begins fresh raid at Bengal's Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/UNI: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Thursday began a fresh raid on the properties of arrested suspended TMC leader Shahjahan Sheikh and his associates at Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas.

CBI arrests 3 aides of TMC strongman Shahjahan Sheikh in Sandeshkhali case

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), probing the alleged physical attacks on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials during a failed raid at Shahjahan Sheikh House, Sandeshkhali, on January 5, arrested three close lieutenants of the suspended TMC leader in connection with the assaults, official sources said on Tuesday.