The discussion on drought in the state legislature witnessed member from the ruling parties as as well as opposition slamming administrative lapses and corruption in implementation of relief and rehabilitation schemes.
Challenged by the leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha to explain the current economic crisis,PM Manmohan Singh broke his vow of silence to say there was no need to panic. Similar words were uttered by the captain of the Titanic. For those who are economically challenged,a list of economic phrases to explain the present circumstances:
The two main opposition parties in West Bengal are at loggerheads after the Congress demanded that party leader Mohammad Sohrab be named the Leader of the Opposition,a post currently held by CPIMs Suryakanta Mishra