Sfi Student Death

  • Scholars lash out at SFI leader's death in police custody April 7, 2013

    Kolkata: Academicians from across the country on Saturday expressed "horror" at the "brutal" police assault on students leading to the death of SFI leader Sudipta Gupta in police custody and demanded an "impartial" probe into the incident. In a statement, 45 educationists from leading institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Punjab...
  • Dead SFI leader's family 'disgusted' by Mamata's comments April 6, 2013

    Kolkata: Family members of Students Federation of India (SFI) leader Sudipto Gupta on Friday expressed disgust over West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dubbing his death in police custody as a "petty" and "small" matter, and alleged he was "murdered" by police. "This is murder. The bus driver has reportedly said...
  • SFI activist death: Family to meet WB Governor April 5, 2013

    Kolkata: The family of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta is expected to meet West Bengal Governor on Friday. Sudipto was killed after being allegedly beaten up by police during a crackdown on a SFI protest earlier this week. Citing dissatisfaction with police investigations, his family has demanded a CBI probe. The police,...
  • TMC, CPM wage political battles over SFI activist's death April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23yearold activist of the leftwing Students Federation of India (SFI) during a police crackdown on students' protest in Kolkata on April 2, 2013, has left the city and the country shellshocked. Sudipto Gupta, an MA student at Rabindra Bharati University, was admitted to hospital with...
  • Kolkata live: SFI activist's body taken to crematorium for last rites April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: 8.51 pm: The last rites of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta are expected to take place shortly. 7.57 pm: Body of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta has been taken to a crematorium. 7.32 pm: Postmortem report of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta is out. The report says that the 23yearold student suffered injuries in...