TMC Secretary General Partha Chatterjee told reporters, ”He has been given a showcause notice and has been asked to give us a reply within next week.”
“We are monitoring several schools (run by trusts) and are checking whether these were set up adhering to state government norms. We want to see schools imparting constructive education for the benefit of the state and the country,” Partha Chatterjee added.
Trinamool leaders and MPs targeted the Governor for writing to the divisional commissioner of Malda district, expressing his wish to hold an administrative meeting to oversee development work and law and order situation.
TMC leader in Rajya Sabha Derek O’Brien discusses the standoff with The Indian Express
Trinamool’s opposition is unlikely to make any difference to the outcome of the Salary Bill, which has been a long-pending demand of MPs and was also recommended by a committee headed by UP CM Yogi Adityanath.
According to political analysts, the results have set the stage for the upcoming panchayat polls and Lok Sabha elections next year.
The TMC on Tuesday reeled out a set of criteria for leading the opposition block in 2019, in which none of the ‘national’ leaders qualify.
Rajasthan, West Bengal bye-elections: Voting is underway in three Lok Sabha seats and two assembly seats. BJP candidates had earlier won the two Lok Sabha seats and one assembly seat in Rajasthan. The party hopes to retain all three despite facing anger from the Rajputs and Gujjars.
Protesters allegedly belonging to fringe Rajput group Karni Sena pelted stones at a school bus carrying children shattering its windows. However, no injury was reported on the January 24 incident at Gurugram.
The Election Commission on Friday reportedly recommended to the President the disqualification of 20 of its MLAs for holding office of profit.
When asked, West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh said “These are baseless complaints. I have never made any such comments. These are cheap tricks of TMC to stop BJP as they are frightened by our growth.”
On Monday, state BJYM workers will assemble in front of Swami Vivekananda’s ancestral house in north Kolkata and take out the motorbike rally, which will conclude in Cooch Behar on January 20.
Following the clashes, the Calcutta High Court had directed that BJYM’s rally be stopped and rescheduled from January 15. It will now culminate at Cooch Behar on January 20 — two days behind schedule.
With the state government cancelling nod for the rally, BJP had initially moved the court on Wednesday.
“Our workers were all set to take out our proposed bike rally after getting the Calcutta High Court order on Thursday. But TMC workers foiled our attempts by attacking our workers at several places,” said state BJP president Dilip Ghosh.