Sitalkuchi Firing
West Bengal  /  Published 10.04.22

A year on, Sitalkuchi awaits justice for slain four

Family members of the four youths who died in a CISF firing at a polling booth at Jorpatki village of Cooch Behar district during last year’s Assembly polls are still waiting for the punishment ...
By Main Uddin Chisti in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 21.12.21

CID report on Sitalkuchi soon

The Bengal government will file the investigation report of the Criminal Investigation Department (CID), which is probing the Sitalkuchi firing case at the Jalpaiguri circuit bench of Calcutta High Co...
By Our Correspondent in Jalpaiguri

West Bengal  /  Published 12.11.21

CID interim report on Sitalkuchi firing

The state CID on Thursday placed its interim  report before Calcutta High Court on the firing on April 10 poll day allegedly by central forces that claimed the lives of four villagers at Sitalkuc...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.21

CID ballistics team at Sitalkuchi

A three-member team of ballistic experts from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday visited the school in Cooch Behar’s Sitalkuchi that was a polling booth on April 10 during the...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 18.05.21

CID team visits spot of CISF firing

A four-member team of the Criminal Investigation Department reached Jorpatki village in the Sitalkuchi Assembly segment of Cooch Behar district on Monday to probe into the firing that had claimed four...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar


West Bengal  /  Published 14.05.21

Governor greeted with black flags

Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar faced protests in multiple locations of Cooch Behar district on Thursday when he visited some areas that saw post-poll clashes. His convoy faced black flags, “go back&...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.21

Dhankhar visits Sitalkuchi, shown black flags

Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar was on Thursday shown black flags at Sitalkuchi, where five persons died on election day, when he went there to visit people allegedly affected in post poll violence. ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.05.21

Governor’s plan raises brows

Assam’s new chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma recently claimed hundreds of Bengal BJP workers and their families had to seek refuge in Assam amid post-poll violence. His Bengal counterpart Mama...
By Kinsuk Basu, Meghdeep Bhattacharyya in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Hail and hearty, but dead in BJP video

The video was first shown at a BJP press conference at The Westin hotel, New Town, on Wednesday in the presence of senior BJP leaders and media personnel. A senior BJP leader before showing the video ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.05.21

Sitalkuchi: CID call for probe officer

The government on Thursday sent the chiefs of three police districts — Alipurduar, Burdwan East and Howrah Rural — on compulsory waiting. Rajesh Kumar, additional director general of polic...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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