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Court orders Rajeev Kumar’s anticipatory bail plea not maintainable

Kolkata: Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar’s efforts to get judicial relief suffered a setback as the district judge, Barasat, ordered that the anticipatory bail plea filed by the former city police commissioner was “not maintainable” in his court. The judge, after hearing arguments and counter-arguments from the lawyers representing Kumar and CBI, said the case […]

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BJP activist beaten for chanting ‘Jai Shree Ram’ in Bengal, dies

Kolkata:  A BJP activist died allegedly after being beaten up by a group of men for chanting “Jai Shree Ram” in West Bengal’s Nadia district, party sources said on Saturday. Krishna Debnath, the saffron party activist from Swarupnagar in Nadia district’s Nabadwip, was rushed to a local hospital after family members found him lying by […]

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Mamata meme: Show-cause notice to Bengal government over delay in BJP activist’s release

New Delhi:  The Supreme Court on Monday issued a show cause notice to the West Bengal government in connection with a contempt plea filed over the delay in release from jail, BJP youth leader Priyanka Sharma, who was arrested for allegedly posting on the social media a meme on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. The state […]