Sudipto Gupta

  • Bengal rights panel asks Mamata govt to pay dead SFI leader's family Rs 10 lakh August 26, 2013

    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 the...
  • WB: SFI activist's father seeks CBI probe into his death April 30, 2013

    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 death...
  • Move to downplay attack on Mamata Banerjee, says TMC April 13, 2013

    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 April 10, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    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 April 9, 2013

    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 April 5, 2013

    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 April 5, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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 April 4, 2013

    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 political...
  • Mamata vs left: Is West Bengal caught in a cycle of endless political violence? April 3, 2013

    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? April 3, 2013

    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 April 3, 2013

    Apart from the SFI, prominent Left leaders, including former CM Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee, paid homage to Sudipto Gupta, who died allegedly in police crackdown. ...
  • TMC, CPM wage political battles over SFI activist's death April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23-year-old 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 shell-shocked. Sudipto Gupta, an MA student at Rabindra Bharati University, was admitted to hospital with...
  • SFI activist suffered injury to forehead: Post-mortem April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The post-mortem report of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta on Wednesday said that the 23-year-old student suffered injuries in the middle of his forehead and at the back of his head, apart from a broken jaw. The report added that there were injury marks in other parts of his body...
  • Era of police killing students back: Congress April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: After the death of a student activist allegedly due to a police baton charge, the Congress on Wednesday said the era of students getting killed by police was back to haunt West Bengal. "With the new government taking over, we had thought that the state will witness change. What I...
  • 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: Post-mortem report of SFI activist Sudipto Gupta is out. The report says that the 23-year-old student suffered injuries in...
  • SFI activist death: Protests break out in Chennai, Delhi April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Protesters took to the streets in New Delhi and Chennai after a Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta was killed in Kolkata allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Wednesday. The police tried to stop the demonstrators as they chanted slogans and marched...
  • SFI activist death: Don't politicise a tragedy, says O'Brien April 3, 2013

    Under pressure from opposition after the death of a Students federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee termed the episode as "unfortunate". "We should not politicise a tragedy. Chief Minister visited the family of the deceased and offered her condolences. It shows what she is...
  • Mamata calls SFI activist's death unfortunate April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: Under pressure from opposition after the death of a Students Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday termed the episode as "unfortunate", but evaded a question on whether a judicial probe would be ordered as demanded by the CPI-M. "Any death is...
  • SFI activist's death in Kolkata: Left targets Mamata April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: 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, following which 20 protesters were arrested. The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has also come...
  • SFI activist's death in Kolkata: One person arrested April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: One person has been arrested in connection with the death of Students Federation of India activist Sudipto Gupta in Kolkata. The person arrested is Raju Das, the driver of the bus which was used to take the demonstrators to the prison by the police. Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister...
  • Kolkata: 'Dead SFI activist was hit hard on his head by policeman' April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23-year-old Student Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, has sparked a row in Kolkata. Sudipto was fatally injured allegedly by the police during a crackdown in the city on Tuesday. Eyewitnesses say the police bundled protesters on to a bus following a mass arrest and...
  • WB: Death of SFI activist in police crackdown sparks protests April 3, 2013

    Kolkata: The death of a 23-year-old Student Federation of India activist, Sudipto Gupta, allegedly injured in a police crackdown in Kolkata, has triggered protests. The death has also yet again raised several questions over violence and law and order issues in Mamata Banerjee's West Bengal. It was a police crackdown...