Sudipto Gupta

  • Bengal rights panel asks Mamata govt to pay dead SFI leader's family Rs 10 lakh 26-08-2013 07:08 PM

    In a major embarrassment for West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee regime, the state right panel on Monday recommended Rs.10 lakh compensation for the custodial death of SFI leader Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata in April. A full bench of the West Bengal Human Rights Commission, which met during the day, pointed at...
  • WB: SFI activist's father seeks CBI probe into his death 30-04-2013 07:21 PM

    Kolkata: The father of SFI leader Sudipto Gupta on Tuesday moved the Calcutta High Court seeking a CBI probe into the death of his son, saying that a fair investigation was not possible by any state agency. The petition by Pranab Kumar Gupta also appealed that the investigation into the...
  • Move to downplay attack on Mamata Banerjee, says TMC 13-04-2013 06:51 PM

    Kolkata: Efforts were being made to downplay the 'attack' on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and finance minister Amit Mitra by projecting the Presidency incident, the Trinamool Congress claimed on Saturday and reiterated the demand for an impartial inquiry into the vandalism. Stating that the party had condemned both the April...
  • TMC plans protests across WB over Mamata's heckling 10-04-2013 08:07 AM

    Kolkata: West Bengal's politics of violence reached the national capital on Tuesday as Students Federation of India activists manhandled State Finance Minster Amit Mitra outside the Planning Commission. While West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was angered by the incident, Trinamool Congress workers went on a rampage in Kolkata and...
  • Creating violence is not TMC's ideology: WB Minister 09-04-2013 11:45 PM

    In retaliation against SFI protest against Mamata in Delhi, Trinamool Congress workers ransack CPM office in various places in West Bengal. ...
  • WB: TMC workers attack CPM offices after SFI activists heckle Mamata 09-04-2013 09:00 PM

    New Delhi: The battle between West Bengal's warring political parties, the Trinamool Congress and the CPM, reached New Delhi on Tuesday as suspected SFI activists heckled a TMC minister outside the Planning Commission building and an angry Mamata Banerjee blamed it on CPM's "dirty politics". As the protesters chanted "Mamata...
  • SFI protest outside Planning Commission was mere hooliganism: Mamata 09-04-2013 06:24 PM

    West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra was heckled by activists of Students Federation of India (SFI) in Delhi on Tuesday as he tried to enter the Yojna Bhawan. ...
  • SFI activist death: Bus driver arrested for rash driving denies charge 05-04-2013 05:32 PM

    Kolkata: The bus driver who was accused of rash and negligent driving leading to the death of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta on Friday denied the allegations against him. He claimed that he was being framed by the Kolkata Police. The police had arrested Raja Das alleging that negligence on his...
  • Mamata terms Sudipto's death as 'small and petty' incident 04-04-2013 10:39 PM

    Kolkata/Bangalore: With SFI supporters holding protests in West Bengal over the death of SFI leader Sudipto Gupta, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday stoked further controversy by terming the death as a 'small and petty' incident. "It is a small and petty matter. It was an accident, there was no...
  • Protests over student's death cut across party lines: Priyanka Gupta 04-04-2013 07:06 PM

    Student activist Sudipto Gupta died in a police crackdown on a students' protest in Kolkata. The incident has seen thousands of people pour into the streets of Kolkata. The West Bengal government has been, till now, non-committal about a proper probe into the incident. To what extent will this incident...
  • SFI activist died after hitting a stationary object: Kolkata Police 04-04-2013 04:35 PM

    Kolkata: The Kolkata Police on Thursday stated that the final post-mortem report of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta was yet to come out and that the initial report had shown that the 23-year-old student died due to a head injury inflicted by hitting a stationary object and then hitting a rough...
  • SFI activist's death: Partial shutdown in Kolkata 04-04-2013 01:57 PM

    Kolkata: Kolkata is mourning the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta due to alleged police brutality. There was a partial shutdown in the city on Thursday after the bandh called by the SFI. Since Thursday morning, there were roadblocks in various places across the city. A Congress...
  • Kolkata: SFI calls for a bandh to protest against activist's death 04-04-2013 08:13 AM

    Kolkata: Kolkata is bracing for roadblocks and traffic jams after a bandh call by the Left-wing Students Federation of India (SFI) in protest against the death of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta. The students will be carrying out protests out at Hazra Modh, which is close to Chief Minister's house. A...
  • Sister of SFI activist calls for ban on college politics 04-04-2013 01:55 AM

    Kolkata: The bereaved elder sister of a Students Federation of India (SFI) activist, whose death in police custody led to noisy protests, on Wednesday called for a ban on politics at educational institutions and urged students not to join politics. She alleged that party leaders use innocent students for their...
  • Mamata vs left: Is West Bengal caught in a cycle of endless political violence? 03-04-2013 11:59 PM

    There have been massive protests over the death of 23-year-old Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. Not just in Kolkata, protests are also being staged in Chennai by SFI activists. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come under attack from the protesters as well...
  • SFI activist death: An accident or a case of police brutality? 03-04-2013 11:37 PM

    SFI activist Sudipto Gupta was killed in alleged police crackdown on a protest by the students organisation in Kolkata on Tuesday. ...
  • News 360: Kolkata unites in grief over SFI activist's death 03-04-2013 11:17 PM

    Apart from the SFI, prominent Left leaders, including former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, paid homage to Sudipto Gupta, who died allegedly in police crackdown. ...
  • SFI activist death: Don't politicise a tragedy, says O'Brien 03-04-2013 04:46 PM

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had termed the episode as "unfortunate". ...