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West Bengal: CID serves notice to 6 CISF officials, summons on Tuesday over Sitalkuchi firing-dnmWest Bengal: CID serves notice to 6 CISF officials, summons on Tuesday over Sitalkuchi firing-dnm

West Bengal: CID serves notice to 6 CISF officials, summons on Tuesday over Sitalkuchi firing

 The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the West Bengal Police has issued a notice to four constables and one inspector of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), and a deputy commandant of the force in connection with the April 10 firing incident in Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district.
 

Top Stories May 10, 2021, 3:43 PM IST

Cooch Behar killing: CID takes over probe in CISF firing; EC announces compensation for kin of 4 deceased-dnmCooch Behar killing: CID takes over probe in CISF firing; EC announces compensation for kin of 4 deceased-dnm

Cooch Behar killing: CID takes over probe in CISF firing; EC announces compensation for kin of 4 deceased

 West Bengal Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Friday took over the case and will be conducting the probe in the incident which happened during the fourth phase of polling at Sitalkuchi.
 

Top Stories Apr 16, 2021, 2:04 PM IST

Those responsible for killings will be brought to book': Mamata Banerjee after meeting families of deceased-dnmThose responsible for killings will be brought to book': Mamata Banerjee after meeting families of deceased-dnm

'Those responsible for killings will be brought to book': Mamata Banerjee after meeting families of deceased

Banerjee lamented that she could not meet the next of kin of the deceased earlier owing to a 72-hour ban on entry of political leaders in Cooch Behar, where four people were gunned down by CISF personnel, who fired in "self defence", on April 10.

Top Stories Apr 14, 2021, 12:54 PM IST

Amit Shah blames Mamata for instigating Cooch Behar violenceAmit Shah blames Mamata for instigating Cooch Behar violence

Amit Shah blames Mamata for instigating Cooch Behar violence

Addressing a public gathering in Basirhat Dakshin, Amit Shah said: "Earlier, Didi (Mamata) encouraged youngsters and women in Sitalkuchi to come forward and gherao Central Armed Police Forces. You said and left on your wheelchair. But because of you, 4 people died there. On the same morning, a BJP worker also died in the constituency."

Elections Apr 11, 2021, 6:12 PM IST

Mamata targets EC over Cooch Behar firing, rename MCC Modi Code of Conduct-VPNMamata targets EC over Cooch Behar firing, rename MCC Modi Code of Conduct-VPN

Mamata targets EC over Cooch Behar firing; says rename MCC as 'Modi Code of Conduct'

"BJP can use all its might, but nothing in this world can stop me from being with my people and sharing their pain. They can restrict me from visiting my brothers and sisters in Cooch Behar for three days, but I will be there on the fourth day," Mamata Banerjee said.

Elections Apr 11, 2021, 9:43 AM IST

Mamata Banerjee holds Amit Shah responsible for Cooch Behar firing, demands his resignation-dnmMamata Banerjee holds Amit Shah responsible for Cooch Behar firing, demands his resignation-dnm

Mamata Banerjee holds Amit Shah responsible for Cooch Behar firing, demands his resignation

Appealing to people to remain calm, Banerjee alleged that central policemen shot dead people standing in a queue to vote and demanded "Shah should resign" owing responsibility for the incident "which is dastardly, cold-blooded and unprecedented".

Elections Apr 10, 2021, 6:28 PM IST

EC orders adjourning voting in PS 125 of Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency after violence in Cooch Behar-dnmEC orders adjourning voting in PS 125 of Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency after violence in Cooch Behar-dnm

EC orders adjourning voting in PS 125 of Sitalkurchi Assembly constituency after violence in Cooch Behar

While a first-time voter was shot dead by miscreants in Sitalkuchi in the morning, four people were killed just before noon, allegedly when central forces were forced to open fire after they were attacked.

Elections Apr 10, 2021, 3:03 PM IST

BJP leader found hanging in Dinhata, party blames TMC-dbrBJP leader found hanging in Dinhata, party blames TMC-dbr

BJP leader found hanging in Dinhata, party blames TMC

A BJP Mandal President was found hanging in Dinhata, Cooch Behar district in West Bengal. The BJP has accused TMC of killing their party workers. The local BJP leaders alleged that Amit Sarkar was picked up from his residence by TMC cadres, and later, he was found dead mysteriously. However, the TMC has denied all the allegations.
 

West Bengal Elections 2021 Mar 24, 2021, 3:33 PM IST

Mamata Banerjee to visit North Bengal today-dbrMamata Banerjee to visit North Bengal today-dbr

Mamata Banerjee to visit North Bengal today

 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is going to visit North Bengal today (December 14). She will hold a meeting on December 15 at the ABPC Ground in Jalpaiguri and another meeting on December 16 at Ras Mela Maidan in Cooch Behar.
 

India News Dec 14, 2020, 1:04 PM IST

Saumitra Khan calls Abhishek Banerjee thief TMC files police complaint-dbrSaumitra Khan calls Abhishek Banerjee thief TMC files police complaint-dbr

Saumitra Khan calls Abhishek Banerjee ‘thief’; TMC files police complaint

BJP MP Saumitra Khan while addressing a rally in Cooch Behar on Tuesday (December 1), referred to TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee as “thief and robber”. However, TMC leaders within the district have filed a police complaint against Khan for his “derogatory” remarks.

India News Dec 2, 2020, 3:33 PM IST

Forest department rescues pangolin from North Bengal-dbrForest department rescues pangolin from North Bengal-dbr

Forest department rescues pangolin from North Bengal

The forest department rescued a pangolin from Cooch Behar in North Bengal. According to sources from the Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, the state port office and the armed border force launched a joint operation after receiving information from secret sources. Police have arrested one person in the incident.

India News Nov 21, 2020, 10:42 AM IST

Rajbanshis demand for Narayani Sena regiment in BJP meeting at Siliguri-dbrRajbanshis demand for Narayani Sena regiment in BJP meeting at Siliguri-dbr

Rajbanshis demand for Narayani Sena regiment in BJP meeting at Siliguri

The Rajbanshi population has for long been demanding Narayani Sena regiment on the lines of the one that existed in the Cooch Behar kingdom. Hearing the demand, BJP national president JP Nadda assured the formation of Narayani Sena regiment in the Indian Army.

India Oct 21, 2020, 10:10 AM IST

West Bengal: Panchayat gets letter requesting for new wife if missing spouse is not found-dbrWest Bengal: Panchayat gets letter requesting for new wife if missing spouse is not found-dbr

West Bengal: Panchayat gets letter requesting for new wife if missing spouse is not found

A bizarre incident took place in Cooch Behar. A man has lodged a complaint with the gram panchayat office stating his wife is missing. He wrote in the letter that if his wife is not found, then the gram panchayat must find a new wife for him. However, the authenticity of this viral letter has not been confirmed.

 

India Sep 30, 2020, 2:14 PM IST