Praising West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, Kejriwal said she had been an “inspiration” during his days of political activism. He also cited the success of the odd-even scheme to counter the BJP’s claims that his government couldn’t govern.
Speaking at the inaugural session of the Bengal Global Business Summit in Kolkata, Mamata said, “Elections will continue and our government will continue. Don’t worry about that. There’s no time to waste.”
Confirming this, politburo member Mohammad Salim said, “For the first time in the party’s history, we will be opening the Plenum to the media. This will allow the masses to view what the Plenum is about.”
2015 was the year of migrants. To mark 2016, The Sunday Express tracks 16 people who moved home in 2015, some of them in public glare, some just a footnote in India’s internal migrants story, to begin new lives.
The draft review report — published in December in The Marxist, the party’s theoretical quarterly — added the CPM should also be open to “flexible tactics” with respect to the possibility of “swift changes in the political situation”.
While the district administration maintained it didn’t know the reason behind the decision, sources claimed inadequate facilities and issues related to the land they owned in Bangladesh made the residents change their mind.
Amartya Burman is one of the thousands who had decided to move to India’s Cooch Behar district from her former home at Rangpur in Bangladesh as part of the Land Boundary Agreement signed between the two nations.
Between April and August, Banerjee has written three letters to PM Modi, stressing on the manner in which alteration to the funding pattern of CSS had led to “financial and social development disaster”.
The old jungle saying in Arunachal Pradesh was: thou shalt not slay a Hoolock Gibbon. But the primates are now easy prey in low-lying areas of the state. A family of three gibbons finds itself in the cross hairs. Will they be able to make it to safety?