West Bengal Rapes

  • West Bengal: Woman set on fire after gangrape December 19, 2012

    Siliguri: A 24year old woman was set on fire on Wednesday after being allegedly abducted and gangraped by a neighbour and his friends at a village near Siliguri, police sources said. According to an FIR lodged by the victim's father, Sunil Das of Ramajotha village, with the Bagdogra police, he found...
  • Mamata's rape compensation plan strange: Cong September 10, 2012

    Kolkata: The Congress on Monday rapped the Trinamool Congressled West Bengal government, in which it itself is a partner, for the "peculiar" and "strange" idea of compensating rape victims rather than ensuring proper law and order situation in the state. The Mamata BanerjeeCabinet last week ratified the proposal that victims of...
  • WB: Mamata blames Left for rapes, crib deaths February 28, 2012

    Kolkata: Less than a fortnight after drawing flak for her disparaging comments on the Park Street rape victim, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday squarely blamed the Left for the deteriorating law and order condition in West Bengal. She claimed that the 30yearold woman allegedly raped by a gang of...
  • Left Front fabricating rape attacks: Mamata February 28, 2012

    Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seems to have done it again. Less than a fortnight after drawing flak for her disparaging comments on the Park Street rape victim, she has now blamed the Left Front for fabricating rape attacks, deaths of infants in governmentrun hospitals, and of discouraging...