In a video uploaded by news agency ANI, the minister yells at the bank employee. He is seen arguing with the bank employee about the inconvenience the customers had been subjected to. The argument escalates and the MLA threatens to slap the staff.
Asking human rights organisations to report such political violence, Shah said development cannot take place in Bengal under such circumstances.
MP Abhishek Banerjee, in a recent Facebook post, accused the Centre of “stepmotherly treatment’’ towards the court by not appointing new judges.
West Bengal civic polls: The BJP remained second after it won four out of sixteen wards in Dhupguri Municipality and one ward each in Panskura and Buniadpur municipalities.
Sporadic incidents of violence were reported from seven municipal areas, which went to polls on Sunday. State BJP General Secretary Raju Banerjee said the state election commissioner has lost his credibility and therefore should resign from his post.
According to sources, as the noose of investigating agencies tightens over the senior leaders, they are hopeful of a breach in the rank and file of the party.
Participating in a debate on the performance of sports persons, Roy said women actors and sports persons do not get their dues like their male counterparts even though they perform well and sought due recognition to women in all fields. “In films, the hero gets more money than the heroine.
MC MLAs Sudip Roy Barman, Asish Saha, Pranjit Singha Roy, Diba Chandra Hrankhawal, Dilip Sarkar and Biswa Bandhu Sen marched from Astabal Ground in Agartala to Rabindra Shatabarshiki Bhavan to formally join the BJP.
Five of the six TMC legislators from Tripura, who had openly defied party chief Mamata Banerjee’s directives and voted for the NDA candidate in the Presidential election last month, on Saturday met BJP president Amit Shah and confirmed they would join BJP.
“The MLAs will meet BJP president Amit Shah in Delhi tomorrow. Their joining was finalized earlier following discussion with our central leaders,” said BJP spokesman Victor Shom.
O’Brien, Ray and Sen are sitting Rajya Sabha members; Pradip Bhattacharya is a sitting Congress Rajya Sabha MP. Bhunia, who had moved from the Congress to the Trinamool in September last year, and Chhetri will make their debut in the Upper House.
Local TMC (Trinamool Congress) leaders alleged Rahman was shot by activists of the Jami, Jibika, Bastutantra O Paribesh O Raksha Committee (committee to protect land, livelihood, ecosystem and environment), which had been leading protests in Bhangar.
Six sacked TMC MLAs and one Congress MLA supported Ram Nath Kovind against the opposition’s pick of Meira Kumar in the Presidential Election on Monday. The decision to choose Kovind over Meira stemmed from the fact that she was supported by CPI-M.
The Mamata Banerjee-led party, along with the Congress and the Left parties, had earlier boycotted the midnight event organised by the government in Parliament on June 30 for rollout of the GST.
The Opposition meeting will be chaired by Congress President Sonia Gandhi and will also witness the participation of 17 Opposition parties. According to reports, Janata Dal (United) Chief and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will not attend the meet.