After Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal,a party MLA has sparked controversy with his "insensitive" remark that "as long as the world exists, rape will be there", inviting strong condemnation from women's rights groups and parties with BJP demanding police action against the legislator.
A division bench of the Calcutta High Court on Thursday extended till Monday the stay on the execution of a single bench order directing registration of FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his hate speech after hearing both parties.
The West Bengal government Wednesday moved an appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it.
West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to appeal before a division bench of Calcutta High Court challenging a single bench order that directed registration of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and a CID probe into it.
Ruling Trinamool Congress in West Bengal on Monday declined to comment on the Calcutta High Court order of filing an FIR against party MP Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and its direction that the CID probe the matter.
The Calcutta High Court on Monday ordered filing of an FIR against Trinamool Congress MP-cum-actor Tapas Pal for his controversial comments against women and directed that the CID investigate the matter.
The Calcutta High Court sought West Bengal government`s views on Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal`s derogatory comments against women and opposition party supporters in connection with a petition seeking action against him.
The condition of Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal - embroiled in a controversy over his rape and violence remarks - has improved slightly, an official of a nursing home where he is admitted, said Tuesday.
The Centre has sent a reminder to West Bengal government seeking a report over controversial comments allegedly made by Trinamool Congress-actor MP Tapas Pal where he was shown threatening to kill CPI(M) workers and have their women raped.
Under fire for making controversial `shoot and rape` comments, Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Pal might not show up in the ongoing Parliament budget session as he has been hospitalised following `high blood pressure`.
Sharply condemning Trinamool MP Tapas Paul`s rape-and-violence speech, BJP leader Syed Shahnawaz Hussain Sunday said West Bengal`s people are terror-stricken after listening to the language used by the Lok Sabha member as also other leaders of the ruling Trinamool Congress.
Giving a bizarre solution to solve the acute sex ratio in the state, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader OP Dhankar stoked a big controversy by reportedly saying that the party would get girls from Bihar to ensure that men in Haryana can get married.
Bengal Congress president Adhir Chowdhury on Friday disapproved of Congress MP Abhijit Mukherjee`s comment that since TMC MP Tapas Pal had apologised for his controversial speech, the matter should end there, and said he had asked for a clarification.