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
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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