×
E-PAPER ▾

E-paper

Nation

MHA terms Mamata Govt's report ‘sketchy'

| | New Delhi

Terming the report on law and order from West Bengal Government as "sketchy", the Centre on Wednesday asked the Mamata Banerjee dispensation to submit another report providing full details of violence unleashed during the recent Panchayat polls by the ruling Trinamool Congress.

The communication sent by the Union Home Ministry told the State Government to provide specific details and action taken. The second communication was sent two days after a similar one following large-scale violence during the elections to the local bodies in the state on Monday. Over a dozen lives were lost in the violence. The Union Home Ministry has asked the West Bengal Government to provide a detailed report on the violence during the polls as the report the State Government had sent was "sketchy", the official said.

The State Government has been told to provide details on the circumstances leading to the violence and the steps taken to restore peace and punish those involved, the official said.

Despite massive security arrangements, widespread violence marred the panchayat polls. Clashes between the supporters of the ruling TMC and the Opposition occurred in many parts of the State, including North and South 24 Parganas, Nadia, Murshidabad and South Dinajpur districts.

 
 
 
 
 

TOP STORIES

Sunday Edition

View All

Court proceedings end in a lighter vein

20 May 2018 | PNS

New Delhi: “Now, let us enjoy our holidays,” this is how the Supreme Court concluded the hearing on the Karnataka power row on Saturday. The courtroom burst into a bout of laughter as Justice AK Sikri, who headed the three-judge Bench, made the jovial remark ...

Read More

STATE EDITIONS

View All

Pb Co-op Dept recovers `6.5 cr from big time defaulters

24 May 2018 | PNS | Gidderbaha (Sri Muktsar Sahib)

Punjab’s Cooperation Department has, so far, recovered Rs 6.5 crore from the big-time defaulters...

Read More

Page generated in 0.2133 seconds.