Mamata Banerjee appeared before the court of Justice Kaushik Chanda through teleconference, as directed by him on June 18.
On Sunday, the state government had moved the court seeking the recall of an order passed last week in respect of a bunch of PILs that was filed alleging displacement of people, physical assault, destruction of property and ransacking of offices owing to post-poll violence.
Justice Indira Banerjee had on Friday rescued from hearing a plea filed by kin of two BJP workers, who died during the post-poll violence in West Bengal
On Friday, Justice Kausik Chanda of the Calcutta HC adjourned till June 24 Mamata Banerjee's petition for declaring election of BJP's Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram null and void.
'Post-poll violence in the State is alarmingly worrisome as it is premised to ‘discipline and punish those who ‘dared’ to vote against the ruling dispensation,' Jagdeep Dhankhar said
Mahua Moitra said that Sekhawat is the son of Dhankhar's brother-in-law, and Ruchi Dubey and Prasant Diksit are respectively wife and brother of his former aide-de-camp (ADC) Major Gorang Diksit.
With Mamata Banerjee it has always been about the allegorical – the fiery street fighter going up against a juggernaut and the Bengal elections highlighted this once more
West Bengal has informed the Centre of its reservations against the scheduled presence of BJP’s Suvendu Adhikari during the scheduled meeting between PM Modi and Mamata Banerjee.
One clear takeaway from the Bengal Assembly elections is that voters accord more importance to issues of development and livelihood than that of social identities.
Ignoring all federal principles, fresh moves are afoot to use central government agencies to embarrass the West Bengal government which was elected with a massive majority.
Jagdeep Dhankhar, whose visit to Cooch Behar was roundly criticised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, was shown black flags by some people at Golokganj.
West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar claimed that people, who cast their votes as per their choice, are being subjected to attacks in West Bengal.
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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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