Ten people were killed and 28 injured in the clash between supporters of village head Yagya Dutt and Gond tribals over a piece of land in Sonbhadra’s Ghorawal area on Wednesday. Dutt’s supporters allegedly opened fire on tribals.
Brien said there would be a "United India Common Minimum Agenda", decided by all alliance partners, to guide the government policies. Asked whether the Congress would be part of the anti-BJP front, he answered in the affirmative.
Emphasising the party's national approach for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, O'Brien said TMC's priority after coming to power would be to ensure Assembly elections in Kashmir and passing the Women's Reservation Bill.
Trinamool Congress Parliamentary Party leader (Rajya Sabha) Derek O’Brien calls CBI action against Kolkata Police Commissioner “political vendetta”, denies cracks in Opposition’s unity, asserts foundation of next govt will be laid down by states, and says the BJP is not a threat in Bengal
Hyderabad, Jan 20 (ANI): Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Derek O'Brien on Wednesday alleged that the NDA Government is following a 'Divisive India' policy by dividing students on the basis of caste.He added that on the one hand, Centre talks of 'Digital India' while on the other it plays politics of caste with students. He was addressing students protesting against the recent suicide of a Dalit scholar in the Hyderabad University.
Kolkata, Jan 17 (ANI): Trinamool Congress leader Derek O’Brien on Sunday targeted the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) over dirty communal politics and their attempt to polarise the electorate. He added that the BJP was trying to change the narrative of development in West Bengal, but he was sure that the people in the state would give them a befitting answer.