Mamata Banerjee is slated to meet NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Tuesday at the latter’s residence; the duo earlier met in Kolkata when Pawar flew there.
Reacting to violence reported in Ram Navami rallies yesterday, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee directed the director general of police (DGP) to instruct all the superintendents of police (SPs) to take strong action against those who carried arms in the rallies
One person died and five policemen injured as the BJP and Sangh Parivar outfits, in defiance of the state government’s ban, organised armed rallies across West Bengal on the occasion of Ram Navami on Sunday.
Sabir Ahmed, a researcher involved in the study, says: “Apart from the obvious benefits… we were very surprised to find some unexpected effects. Because the scheme is one of universal coverage, it has created a feeling of inclusiveness and solidarity — irrespective of community.
Additional special forces will be deployed in areas where Ram Navami is celebrated on a large scale and in regions that have witnessed communal violence in the past — Chandannagar, Howrah-Dhulagrah, Birbhum, Hazinagar, Naihati and Basirhat-Baduria among others.
Mohammad Shami’s estranged wife Hasin Jahan on Friday met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the Assembly for 10 minutes on Friday.
“One fake news may trigger riots. Someone spreading fake news may himself benefit at personal level, but any such act will cause irreparable damage to the society, to the country,” Mamata Banerjee said
Dipali’s husband Samar Tikadar was kidnapped along with 38 other Indians in Iraq in 2014 by Islamic State. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced in Parliament on Tuesday that all 39 men were dead.
Hasin Jahan had earlier submitted a letter seeking an appointment with the Chief Minister so that she could inform her about the ordeal she has been going through.
Both Congress and BJP governments have been deliberately apathetic to recovery of black money stashed in “Germany and other countries”, Jethmalani said, speaking to reporters in Indore on Sunday.
According to the source, this is just the beginning of a massive political shift which will take its final shape before the 2019 polls.
On March 3, while floating the idea of a “third front”, Rao, also president of the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS), had said that he was in talks with other “like-minded” parties, including the Left, to bring about “qualitative changes” in governance.
“I appeal to all political parties in the Opposition to work closely together against atrocities, economic calamity and political instability,” Mamata Banerjee said
“It is clear from the by-poll results that voters are angry with BJP and they will vote for the non-BJP candidate who has strongest chance of winning. As far as, Congress is concerned,we are committed towards re-building the party in UP, and it does not happen overnight,” said Rahul Gandhi.
Personnel traveling in the vehicle were returning from leave to their camp in Palodi, considered an area where Maoists have almost complete control and is cut off from the rest of the state.