Nandigram

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday at the age of 90.

Jul 28, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Mukul Roy prevented from entering Nandigram

 Sidelined Trinamool Congress MP and its former national general secretary Mukul Roy was on Saturday prevented from entering Nandigram by party workers as he sought to lead a separate march.

Mar 14, 2015, 19:34 PM IST

'Bad people' in party will be removed by people: TMC MP

Stating that a person can be only called guilty if he is proven guilty in the court of law, Trinamool Congress MP Debabrata Bandopadhaya on Friday said 'bad people' of the party will be removed by the people itself.

Jan 23, 2015, 22:29 PM IST

TMC demands Buddhadeb`s arrest

With expelled CPI(M) leader Lakshman Seth alleging that Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee was trying to make him a scapegoat for the firing in Nandigram in 2007, a Trinamool Congress leader today demanded that the former chief minister be arrested by CBI.

Mar 28, 2014, 19:50 PM IST

Mamata cold shoulders demand for CBI probe into chitfund scam

Virtually cold-shouldering Opposition CPI(M)`s demand for a CBI enquiry into the Saradha chitfund scam in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said similar probes into incidents in Singur and Nandigram had not yielded results.

Feb 17, 2014, 23:31 PM IST

Mamata cold shoulders demand for CBI probe into Saradha chitfund scam

Cold-shouldering CPI(M)`s demand for CBI enquiry into Saradha chitfund scam in West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee said similar probes into incidents in Singur and Nandigram had not yielded results.

Feb 17, 2014, 20:02 PM IST

WB to withdraw cases against Singur, Nandigram activists

Mamata Banerjee government decided to withdraw cases filed by the previous Left Front regime against activists there, including a present minister in Singur and Nandigram agitations case.

Jan 31, 2014, 21:50 PM IST

Nandigram protests: Govt sits on sanction to prosecute cops, CBI files charge sheet

The Trinamool Government, which cashed in on the Nandigram protests in state politics, has not yet given CBI the sanction to prosecute five police officers involved in the 2007 police firing which killed 14 villagers.

Dec 29, 2013, 17:04 PM IST

WB panchayat polls: 75% voting in 2nd phase, 3 dead in violence

Three persons, including husband of a CPI(M) candidate, were on Monday killed and several others injured in violence during the second phase of panchayat elections in West Bengal where 75 per cent polling was recorded.

Jul 15, 2013, 08:45 AM IST

Singur, Nandigram vote in Bengal panchayat polls Monday

Singur and Nandigram, known for the intense protests against farmland acquisition go to the hustings in the second phase of West Bengal panchayat polls on Monday.

Jul 14, 2013, 23:46 PM IST

Chit fund scam: TMC ridicules Buddhadeb`s call for CBI inquiry

Trinamool Congress ridiculed CPI(M)`s Buddhadeb Bhattacherjee`s call for CBI inquiry into Saradha scam saying he did not want probe by investigating agency into Nandigram and Netai killings.

May 06, 2013, 23:48 PM IST

Nandigram victims` families to protest at CBI office on April 8

Demanding action against police officers involved in the firing in Nandigram in 2007 that claimed 14 lives, the victims` families will hold a protest at the CBI`s office here on April 8.

Apr 02, 2013, 00:57 AM IST

Buddhadeb slams TMC govt`s industrial policy

Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee said it would have been better if incidents at Nandigram and Singur could have been avoided during the erstwhile LF regime.

Jan 27, 2013, 20:51 PM IST

Nandigram: WB govt withdraws CPM’s petition

The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the Mamata Banerji-led West Bengal government to withdraw the petition filed by the previous Left Front government

Feb 25, 2012, 00:50 AM IST

Skeleton recovered in Nandigram

Police recovered a human skeleton near Khejuri in East Midnapur district after villagers suspected that a mass grave had been dug in the area.

Jan 05, 2012, 19:14 PM IST

Nandigram: Ambulance driver held

The driver of an ambulance used
to dump bodies of victims of firing allegedly by CPI(M) cadre during recapture of Nandigram in 2007 has been arrested at Khejuri in East Midnapore district, CID officials said Friday.

Nov 18, 2011, 16:05 PM IST

CPM leader arrested, 6 bodies still missing

A local CPI(M) leader,
accused in the case of disappearance of 6 Trinamool
Congress-backed anti-land acquisition movement (BUPC)
activists following a firing incident was arrested from his residence in East
Midnapore.

Nov 04, 2011, 08:54 AM IST

CID ascertaining the role of Sushanta in Nandigram

The CID said that they are trying to ascertain whether CPI(M) leader and former West Bengal minister Sushanta Ghosh, arrested in connection with murder of several TMC supporters, had played any role in Nandigram incident in 2007.

Aug 12, 2011, 23:04 PM IST

WB govt to withdraw Singur, Nandigram cases

After deciding to release 52 political prisoners, WB government will now
withdraw cases filed by the Left Front regime against those who took part in Singur and Nandigram movements besides at
Netai, CM Mamata Banerjee announced.

Jul 21, 2011, 19:19 PM IST

Rahul Dholakia`s next film to have reference to Nandigram

Director Rahul Dholakia is known for socio-political thrillers like `Parzania` and `Lamhaa` is now set to write a courtroom drama `Kanoon`, which has a close reference to the 2007 Nandigram massacre.

May 26, 2011, 09:03 AM IST