Nandigram Violence

  • Former CPI-M MP arrested in Nandigram case March 17, 2012

    Kolkata: Former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Lok Sabha member Laxman Seth and two of his associates were arrested in Mumbai Saturday in connection with the violent incidents in Nandigram of West Bengal's East Midnapore district in 2007, the police said. "Seth and two other CPI-M leaders Ashok Guriya and Amiya...
  • WB withdraws Nandigram firing probe petition February 24, 2012

    New Delhi: In a major setback to West Bengal's Nandigram violence victims, the state government on Friday withdrew its petition from the Supreme Court ordering an investigation into the 2007 firing incident. This, in effect, quashes any probe into those accused in the case, which included several high-ranking officers of...
  • Will Nandigram spell Buddha's end? June 16, 2007

    New Delhi: A day after 14 people were killed in police violence in the West Bengal's Nandigram, the situation in the area remained tense. As the political parties begin to gain mileage out of the situation, the one person facing the heat is West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee. The Left Front...
  • Left behind red in Nandigram? June 15, 2007

    Eleven people died in clashes between anti-special economic zone (SEZ) protestors and police in West Bengal’s Nandigram village on Wednesday. The Centre has asked for a report from the state government on the violence and the Trinamool Congress, Bengal’s main Opposition party, has called for a strike in the state...