The pending by-elections in seven Assembly constituencies of West Bengal could be held before Durga Puja in October and the state administration is fully prepared to conduct it, officials of the state Chief Electoral Officer’s (CEO) office informed the poll body during a virtual meeting on Wednesday, sources said. The seven seats are lying vacant either due to the deaths… Continue reading "Pending by-election in Bengal to be held before Durga Puja?"
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More than 100 CBI officers crisscrossing Bengal to investigate post-poll violence on orders of the Calcutta High Court have filed 28 cases so far, seven of them on Sunday. Two persons arrested on Saturday in the Nadia district have been sent to judicial custody till 10th September. The CBI has been tasked by the court to probe the most heinous… Continue reading "CBI files 28 cases in Bengal post-poll violence issue"
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that she was “shocked and stunned” by the “unilateral order” asking Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay to report to the Centre. “The government of Bengal cannot release, and is not releasing, its Chief Secretary at this critical hour, on the basis of our understanding that the earlier… Continue reading "Mamata Banerjee refuses to release Chief Secretary"