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West Bengal Assembly Elections 2021

Kolkata Lawyer Files Complaint With Cops, Women Rights Panel To Probe Into Tathagata's "Women And Money" Remark

Nov 23, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Tathagata Roy, who has apparently decided to bid "farewell” to the state unit of the BJP for the time being, has repeatedly poured scorn on its leaders since the party's defeat in the assembly elections, often using the "money and women" swipe.

Mamata Contesting Bypoll Won’t Be Cancelled: Calcutta HC

Sep 28, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

By-elections on the Bhabanipur assembly seat in West Bengal was challenged in the Calcutta High Court but it was dismissed on Tuesday. TMC's Mamata Banerjee is set to go against BJP's Priyanka Tibrewal in the elections there.

Calcutta HC Allows EC To File Notification Contents In Bhabanipur Bypolls Case

The Calcutta High Court was hearing PIL before it over Election Commission’s notification contents on Bhabanipur bypoll.

With No Heavyweights In Fray, Mamata Likely To Triumph In Bhowanipur

Sep 13, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Mamata Banerjee, as per electoral pundits, will likely roar back to victory in Bhowaniopur constituency.

CBI Arrests 7 People In Murder Case During Post Poll West Bengal Violence

The CBI has taken over the cases of alleged murder and rape incidents, reported during post-poll violence in West Bengal.

06 September, 2021

West Bengal Post-Poll Violence: CBI Detains Six People In Howrah

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A team of CBI officials visited Howrah district in the morning and detained all six of them from Domjur area

26 August, 2021

West Bengal: CBI Registers Nine Cases Related To Post-Poll Violence

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A five-judge bench of the Calcutta High Court has entrusted the CBI with the investigation into alleged rapes and murders after the assembly polls in West Bengal earlier this year.

19 August, 2021

Bengal Post-Poll Violence: Calcutta HC Orders CBI Probe Into Allegations Of Murder, Rape

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The High Court also directed a Special Investigation Team to look into all other cases related to the violence.

24 July, 2021

YouTube Pulls Down Bengal Post-Poll Violence Videos Shared By BJP Leader Dilip Ghosh

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YouTube pulls down content for violating its policies regarding hate speech and harassment, spam and deceptive practices, violent or graphic content policy and violations of its terms of service.

23 July, 2021

NHRC Panel Member Probing Bengal Violence Belongs To BJP: Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Banerjee said that some sporadic incidents of violence had taken place in the state after the assembly polls but at that time, the Election Commission was in control of law and order.

21 July, 2021

Bengal Post-Poll Violence Eclipsed 1946 Calcutta Killings: Suvendu Adhikari

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‘We expect the judiciary to take action after taking into consideration the NHRC report, which has just exposed the tip of the iceberg,’ Suvendu Adhikari said


20 July, 2021

Why Pegasus Report Revelations Spell Good News For TMC's Abhishek Banerjee

Outlook Correspondent

The recent Pegasus report identified West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew Abhishek, his personal secretary Sumit Roy and her political advisor Prashant Kishor as snooping targets.

19 July, 2021

Suvendu Adhikari Blames 'Overconfidence' Of BJP Leaders For Losing Bengal Polls

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Adhikari said that leaders claiming BJP would win 170 seats led to the downfall of the party in the polls as the smugness and overconfident attitude led to a lack of understanding of the emerging ground situation.

19 July, 2021

Tripura Congress Upbeat Ahead Of Mamata Banerjee's Virtual Address

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TMC State president Ashish Lal Singh said preparations were underway and party workers were enthusiastic about the “big day.”

15 July, 2021

Mamata Banerjee Hits Out At NHRC Report, Calls It 'Political Vendetta'

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On Thursday, the Trinamool Congress chief accused NHRC of "disrespecting the court" and pursuing BJP's "political vendetta" by leaking its report to the media.

15 July, 2021

NHRC Slams Mamata Govt Over Bengal Post-Poll Violence, Recommends CBI Probe

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“Thousands… subjected to murder, rape, displacement and intimidation,” NHRC wrote in its report to Calcutta high court on post-poll violence in West Bengal.

07 July, 2021

Nandigram Case: Mamata Banerjee Faces Rs 5 Lakh Fine For Seeking Recusal Of Calcutta HC Judge

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The application of Mamata Banerjee was rejected by Justice Kaushik Chanda himself.


30 June, 2021

Bengal Post-Poll Violence: NHRC Committee Submits Report To Calcutta HC

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On June 18, the Calcutta HC had directed NHRC to constitute a committee to look into complaints of alleged human rights violation during the post-poll violence that occurred in Bengal in May

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Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.

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Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.

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MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.

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Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.

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Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.

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