“The Tatas are present here with Tata Metaliks, Tata Hitachi and TCS. No other company in the state has such large presence in terms of manpower,” said Mitra.
There’s more to Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s Diwali message to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, specially at a time when the Congress is courting the Left.
The minister reportedly refused to come over to the fast venue and tell those on fast that the state government would consider their demands.
Lauding the Mamata government, Chhibber said because of the huge support received from the Bengal government, plans have seen timely implementation.
The RSS says its membership is growing. RSS Joint General Secretary Dattatreya Hosabale predicted the number of RSS branches in West Bengal would rise to 1,200 next year from 650 in 2013.
Polling had taken place in Bidhannagar, Asansol municipal corporations amid violence. The votes are being counted right now.
Why is there so much of hatred in Indian politics right inside and outside of Parliament not leaving even the TV studios? Alas! There is no Gandhi around.
Journalists Esha Roy and Arshad Ali and photojournalist Partha Paul of The Indian Express were beaten up, abused and pushed out of a booth.
The West Bengal government has requested the Kolkata Police to recruit transgenders in the Civic Police Volunteer Force (CPVC) to end the “stigma” and “discrimination” against the community.
Sources said the EC had mandated a number of check lists and multiple visits to sensitive areas for the three observers. They will also act as training observers to block-level officers.
“In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, there was rampant rigging by the TMC. We have control over the Election Commission now and there will be military assistance, ” Joy Banerjee said.
“In some of these places, they use balls of wheat dough to determine if someone is a ‘witch’. If the dough floats, the woman is branded a witch”.
State govt blames postal department; Opp tags it as scam.
The Science and Technology department of the state government has started the process to approach its central counterpart for GI authentication of Rasogolla so that it is identified with Bengal.
Chowdhury was booked under non-bailable sections (307, 333) and other bailable charges of allegedly vandalising govt property, damaging public transport and beating up police personnel.