COLLEGE ELECTIONS VIOLENCE

  • CongTMC clashes: Mamata sacks Hakim as party spokesperson February 16, 2013

    Kolkata: A day after sacking the Kolkata Police Commissioner RK Pachnanda over the killing of a policeman during a TMCCongress clash, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cracked the whip against her own colleague, Urban Development Minister Firhad Hakim. Hakim has been stripped off his role as the party's...
  • Mamata transfers Kolkata police chief, WB Governor criticises the move February 15, 2013

    Kolkata: Three days after campus violence rocked Kolkata's Garden Reach area and left a police subinspector dead, the State Governor himself has stepped into what is turning to be West Bengal's latest political row after Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday transferred police commissioner Ranjit Kumar Pachnanda. Mamata has justified the...
  • Kolkata: Guv questions govt's decision to shift police chief February 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after a policeman was shot dead during a clash between student activists, the West Bengal government on Thursday shifted out Kolkata police chief Ranjit Kumar Pachnanda for failure to apprehend the criminals, replacing him with Surajit Kar Purakayastha. While Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who also holds...
  • Kolkata college elections violence: Police Commissioner removed February 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Police Commissioner RK Pachnanda was removed from his post on Thursday, after the death of a policeman during clashes between Congress and Trinamool party workers at a college election in the city two days ago. Sources said that Surajit Kar Purakayastha, ADG, Law and Order, is likely to...
  • Law will take its own course: Mamata on college elections violence February 14, 2013

    Kolkata: Two days after violence at Garden Reach claimed the life of a police officer, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said that the law would take its own course in the case. "Law will take its own course and my one line is enough," the chief minister,...