My phone is being tapped, will order CID probe: Mamata Banerjee

A day after a purported audio tape -in which she is heard proposing a rally with the bodies of Cooch Behar firing victims- surfaced, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday alleged that her phone is being tapped and said she will order a CID probe into it. Addressing an election rally here, she … Read more My phone is being tapped, will order CID probe: Mamata Banerjee

CID Takes Over Probe in Cooch Behar CISF Firing That Killed 4

File pic of the Injured being treated after the Cooch Behar clashes. (PTI) A Special Investigation Team of the Criminal Investigation Department has been constituted to conduct the probe in the incident which happened during the fourth phase of polling at Sitalkuchi. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:April 16, 2021, 14:00 IST FOLLOW US ON: West Bengal … Read more CID Takes Over Probe in Cooch Behar CISF Firing That Killed 4

CID takes over probe in Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed 4

West Bengal CID Friday took over the case of killing of four people in firing by the CISF during polling in Cooch Behar district on April 10, a senior government official said. A Special Investigation Team (SIT) of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has been constituted to conduct the probe in the incident which happened … Read more CID takes over probe in Cooch Behar CISF firing that killed 4

WB Assembly Polls: EC Bars BJP Leader Rahul Sinha from Campaigning for 48 Hours

The Election Commission on Tuesday barred BJP leader Rahul Sinha from campaigning for 48 hours for his alleged remarks that central forces should have killed eight rather than four people in Sitalkuchi in West Bengal’s Cooch Behar district during the ongoing assembly polls. The ban begins at 12 noon on Tuesday and will remain in … Read more WB Assembly Polls: EC Bars BJP Leader Rahul Sinha from Campaigning for 48 Hours

TMC Writes to EC, Seeks Strict Action Against BJP Leaders for 'Inflammatory' Remarks

TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee addresses a poll campaign rally in Bengal. (PTI) TMC said several BJP leaders, including party state Dilip Ghosh, were ”instigating” violence with their warnings of more Cooch Behar-like episodes. PTI Kolkata Last Updated:April 13, 2021, 07:01 IST FOLLOW US ON: The TMC on Monday urged the Election Commission to take strict … Read more TMC Writes to EC, Seeks Strict Action Against BJP Leaders for 'Inflammatory' Remarks

Mamata Banerjee instigated Cooch Behar violence, should be ready to resign on May 2, says Amit Shah

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday (April 12) alleged that it was West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who instigated people to snatch away the guns from the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), which led to firing in Cooch Behar on Saturday (April 10) that resulted in the death of four people. … Read more Mamata Banerjee instigated Cooch Behar violence, should be ready to resign on May 2, says Amit Shah

Bengal Political Cauldron on Boil Over Cooch Behar Killings; PM, Mamata Spar

The killing of four people in CISF firing in Cooch Behar’s Sitalkuchi on April 10 further heated West Bengal’s political cauldron on Monday, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claiming the incident was plotted by Union Home Minister Amit Shah with “full knowledge” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Modi, on the campaign trail in the state, … Read more Bengal Political Cauldron on Boil Over Cooch Behar Killings; PM, Mamata Spar

Central Forces Could Have Shot Dead More Than 4 in Cooch Behar to Stop Vote Rigging: BJP Leader

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh. Dilip Ghosh had on Sunday said more Cooch Behar-like killings may happen in the next phase of assembly elections. PTI Last Updated:April 12, 2021, 19:35 IST FOLLOW US ON: A day after Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh courted a controversy as he warned of more Cooch Behar-like killings, another senior … Read more Central Forces Could Have Shot Dead More Than 4 in Cooch Behar to Stop Vote Rigging: BJP Leader

West Bengal Elections: Amit Shah Playing Divisive Politics Over Cooch Behar Incident: TMC

The Trinamool Congress on Sunday accused Union Home Minister Amit Shah of engaging in divisive politics over the death of five people in Cooch Behar district during the fourth phase of polling. Senior party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sukhendu Sekhar Roy told reporters here that Shah was knowingly ”suppressing facts” and giving a communal … Read more West Bengal Elections: Amit Shah Playing Divisive Politics Over Cooch Behar Incident: TMC

West Bengal registered 79.90% polling in fourth phase

West Bengal registered 79.90 per cent polling during the fourth phase of assembly elections held in 44 constituencies spread across five districts, state chief electoral officer Ariz Aftab said on Sunday. The highest turnout of 84.76 per cent was registered in Cooch Behar district while it was 82.54 per cent in Alipurduar during the polling … Read more West Bengal registered 79.90% polling in fourth phase