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The case involved allegations of rape of women and land grabbing by individuals associated with local leader Shahjahan Sheikh in Sandeshkhali, a village in 24 North Parganas District of West Bengal.

CBI probe Mahua Moitra in cash-for-query
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Mahua Moitra, who was elected from the Krishnanagar seat in West Bengal, was expelled on 08-12-2023 from Lok Sabha over cash-for-query charges.

Sandeshkhali ED attack
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Shahjahan Sheikh was described by the court as a ‘strongman’ with significant political influence, was elected as a Karmadhaksya of Zilla Parishad, North 24 Parganas, and had ties to the ruling party. He is a prime accused in almost 42 criminal cases arising out of Sandeshkhali, eventually leading to his arrest by the State Police after a prolonged period of being absconded.

Mahua Moitra defamation suit
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A defamation suit was filed by Mahua Moitra, a leader of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Nishikant Dubey and Advocate Jai Anant Dehadrai seeking to restrain them from making defamatory statements against her regarding accepting bribes in exchange for raising questions in Parliament and sharing her parliamentary account login credentials.

west bengal coal scam
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Abhishek Banerjee and his wife Rujira Banerjee were stopped at the airport on 05-06-2023 from travelling abroad because of the Look Out Circular

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On April 28, the Supreme Court sat to pass a stay order on Calcutta High Court’s Justice Abhijit Gangopadhyay’s order directing SC’s Secretary General to produce the transcript of his “controversial” interview, wherein he had made remarks against Abhishek Banerjee in relation to the Teachers Recruitment Scam case, which was pending before him