Five killed in Assam-Mizoram border clashes

At least five Assam Police personnel were killed after the old boundary dispute between Assam and Mizoram exploded in violent clashes at a contested border point on Monday. In October last year, residents of Assam and Mizoram had clashed twice...

NHRC seeks CBI probe into Bengal post-poll violence

Kolkata: A National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) committee tasked with probing allegations of post-poll violence in West Bengal has recommended a CBI investigation into “grievous offences like murder and rape”, saying the situation in the...

The Calcutta high court issued a notice to leader of the opposition in Bengal assembly Suvendu Adhikari on an election petition filed by Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee challenging the Nandigram assembly poll result. Justice Shampa Sarkar admitted...

Veteran politician Mukul Roy, who recently rejoined the Trinamool Congress after winning the Assembly polls from Krishnanagar North on a BJP ticket, was made the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman on the last day of the Budget Session...

The Calcutta high court asked the West Bengal government to “register” all post-poll violence complaints lodged with it or the National Human Rights Commission, adding that the NHRC report had “established prima facie” that there had been post-poll...

The Supreme Court set aside the Calcutta high court’s order refusing to accept affidavits of West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and law minister Moloy Ghatak in the ongoing proceedings relating to grant of bail to four TMC leaders arrested in the...



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