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Entire country is sad and angry: PM Modi slams Mamata govt on Sandeshkhali

Kolkata/IBNS: In an unsparing attack on the Mamata Banerjee government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the entire country is "sad" and "angry" over the Sandeshkhali case where arrested and now suspended Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan is charged with land grabbing and sexual abuse of women.

Sandeshkhali: Sheikh Shahajahan's fiefdom grabs India's political spotlight ahead of Lok Sabha polls

Kolkata/IBNS: Just months ahead of the Lok Sabha Elections 2024, West Bengal's Sandeshkhali turned out to be a heated political battleground after the state's ruling party Trinamool Congress (TMC)'s now expelled leader Sheikh Shahjahan faced charges of land grabbing and sexual abuse from women of the area, which falls in North 24 Parganas.

43 cases will keep you busy for next 10 yrs: Calcutta HC tells Shahajan's lawyer as it refuses to hear bail plea in Sandeshkhali incident

Kolkata: The Calcutta High Court Thursday refused to hear the bail plea of TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who managed to evade arrest for 55 days for attacking ED officials and is also the key figure in multiple allegations of land grab and sexual assault in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali.

Hours after arrest, TMC suspends its Sandeshkhali strongman Sheikh Shahjahan for 6 yrs

Kolkata: Hours after the arrest of Trinamool Congress strongman SheikhShahjahan in the Sandeshkhali land-grab and sexual assault case, the party announced its decision to suspend him from its ranks for six years.

Sandeshkhali incident: Arrested TMC leader Sheikh Shahjahan sent to 10-day police custody

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who was arrested in connection with a mob attack on Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials in Sandeshkhali, was sent to 10-day police custody by the Basirhat court on Thursday.

Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi quits party

Kolkata/IBNS: Advocate and Bengal Congress leader Koustav Bagchi Wednesday resigned from the party with immediate effect and announced he would start a new political innings in two to three days.

Calcutta HC grants permission to Suvendu Adhikari to visit Sandeshkhali tomorrow

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court Wednesday granted permission to the Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Assembly Suvendu Adhikari to visit Sandeshkhali on Thursday.

Sandeshkhali incident prime accused TMC's Sheikh Shahjahan can be arrested by ED or CBI, rules Calcutta HC

Kolkata/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday ruled the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) are free to arrest Trinamool Congress strongman Sheikh Shahjahan, who is accused of land grabbing and sexual abuse of women in West Bengal's Sandeshkhali, media reports said.

ISF holds protest rally over arrest of party's lone MLA Naushad Siddique

Kolkata/IBNS/UNI: Indian Secular Front (ISF) supporters Tuesday took out a rally in the city and its outskirts to protest against the arrest of the party Chairman and lone legislator Pirzada Mohammad Naushad Siddique on his way to conflict-hit Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas, official sources said.

Sandeshkhali incident: Governor CV Ananda Bose writes to Mamata Banerjee seeking Sheikh Shahjahan's arrest

Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Governor CV Ananda Bose on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking the arrest of absconding Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sheikh Shahjahan, who has been accused of land grabbing and sexual abuse by local women from Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas, media reports said.

Bengal: ISF MLA Naushad Siddique, on way to Sandeshkhali, arrested

Kolkata/IBNS: Lone Indian Secular Front (ISF) MLA Naushad Siddique, who was on the way to West Bengal's Sandeshkhali where allegations of land grabbing and sexual abuse have been raised by the local women, was on Tuesday arrested as a preventive measure in Kolkata.

BJP's performance can be outstanding in West Bengal in Lok Sabha polls: Prashant Kishor amid Sandeshkhali protests

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the ongoing protests against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) in Sandeshkhali, former political strategist Prashant Kishor has claimed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) can deliver an outstanding performance in West Bengal in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

Sandeshkhali incident: Calcutta HC says Sheikh Shahjahan can be arrested, rejects TMC's claim

New Delhi/IBNS: The Calcutta High Court on Monday said police are not restrained from arresting absconding Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader in the Sandeshkhali incident, rejecting the ruling party's claim.

TMC MP Nusrat Jahan breaks silence on Sandeshkhali protests, says 'always followed party guidelines'

Kolkata/IBNS: Breaking silence on the massive Sandeshkhali protests, local Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan has said she always followed her party's guidelines and served the people.

Sandeshkhali protests: TMC leader Ajit Maity arrested a day after ouster from party post

Kolkata/IBNS: Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Ajit Maity was on Monday arrested after several women from West Bengal's Sandeshkhali accused him of land grabbing and extortion amid massive protests against the ruling party in the area, media reports said.