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Bengal post poll violence


Bengal post-poll violence: Registered 51 cases, charges filed in 20, says CBI

January 05, 2022 4:04 am

In a statement issued Tuesday, the agency said that as on January 1, “CBI has registered 51 cases (and) filed charge sheets in 20 cases in about 4 months”. More than 100 people have been chargesheeted, it added.

West Bengal's power to withhold consent to CBI investigation not absolute: Centre to SC

October 22, 2021 5:51 pm

The Centre stated that the CBI does not need prior consent from the respective State Government before proceeding to investigate its employee, irrespective of the fact whether the concerned employee is within the territorial jurisdiction of the agency to investigate upon or not.

This Puja, BJP thinking of slain workers: Dilip Ghosh

October 11, 2021 4:34 am

BJP national vice-president Dilip Ghosh on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress had killed at least 53 BJP workers since the results of the West Bengal Assembly polls were declared on May 2.

Post-poll violence cases: SC notice to Centre on Bengal plea over HC order for CBI probe

September 29, 2021 4:12 am

“On the face of it, we find out that you have made out a case for issuance of notice. Let us see what they have to say. We will hear it in one go when the other side is also there,” a bench of Justices Vineet Saran and Aniruddha Bose told senior advocate Kapil Sibal.

Post-poll violence: File supplementary affidavits on NHRC report by July 31, Calcutta HC to govt

July 29, 2021 8:45 am

A five-judge bench headed by acting Chief Justice Rajesh Bindal said that the matter would be taken up at its next hearing on August 2.

Post-poll violence: NHRC team ‘fraught with bias’, TMC government tells Calcutta HC

July 28, 2021 7:45 am

The government submitted the affidavit on Monday. It alleged that the members of the NHRC probe team share close ties with BJP leaders.

Post-election violence: House to house, eight times in two months, 40 families say on the run

July 20, 2021 12:52 pm

TMC supporters Manda Shikari and Tuktuki Nayia deny that any of them chased the NHRC team when it came to the area. “It were Shanu and others with the NHRC team who taunted, abused us. When we protested, Central forces beat us up,” says Naiya.