The BJP alleged that a party member was shot at, while some were beaten with rods and sticks. Crude bombs were also allegedly hurled during the street fight, triggering panic in the area.
According to the police, they took the suo moto congnisance of the slogans raised in the BJP rally after verifying videos allegedly showing some workers instigating people.
Adhikari had made “vile, uncouth, false, malicious, and defamatory” statements against the Diamond Harbour MP during a BJP meeting at Khejuri on Tuesday, read the notice.
Addressing mediapersons at state secretariat, Banerjee said that her government would hand over pattas (land certificates) to all such refugees.
Open to form alliance with Left & Cong; planning to contest all 294 seats, says Pirzada Abbas Siddiqui, the 34-year-old cleric of Furfura Sharif.
Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora and Commissioners Rajiv Kumar and Sushil Chandra will arrive in Kolkata on Wednesday after meeting political parties in Assam around 10 am.
In a letter to VBU Vice-Chancellor Bidyut Chakraborty, Sen wrote, “You have heard from my lawyer...asking you to withdraw immediately your false allegation made to the news agencies that a plot of land owned by Visva-Bharati is unlawfully occupied by me."
As many as 14,110 people were inoculated against a total of 20,700 at 207 centres due to, in what officials said, glitches in the Central government's CoWIN application. Total 15,707 people were administered the vaccine on Saturday.
“What will happen if I fight (the election) from Nandigram,” Mamata Banerjee asked the crowd at a rally in Nandigram. After a pause, she declared, “I will contest from Nandigram. My soul said to me, 'Nandigram is your lucky place, Nandigram is your holy place. You should fight from Nandigram.'
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According to sources, the complaint is related to an image shared from Saayoni Ghosh's Twitter handle in 2015, showing a Shivling used for an AIDS awareness advertisement.
Former state transport minister Suvendu Adhikari, who joined the saffron party last month, labelled the TMC a party of “Tika chor [vaccine thieves]”.
Tiwari, the former administrator of Asansol Municipal Corporation, had recently voiced discontent over the running of the civic board and had resigned from the party only to rejoin days later.
“Our discussions will continue in the days to come. We want to finalise the seat sharing by the end of this month. It is a continuous process, and it takes time," said Congress president Adhir Chowdhury.
Expressing her happiness over her appointment, Roy, a three-time MP, said she would work as a dedicated worker of the party.
According to the revised list, there are 3,73,66,306 male voters while the number of women eligible to vote is 3,59,27,084. There are 1,590 members of the third gender on the list.
According to sources, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has instructed her party leaders to keep an eye on the vaccination drive in their respective areas.
Following a meeting with Diamond Harbour MP Abhishek Banerjee, who is CM Mamata Banerjee’s nephew, Satabdi Roy said, “I am with Trinamool. I am staying with the party because of Mamata Banerjee. This is the time to stay together and put up a united fight.
Some documents of the accounting department and the first edition of the Udbodhan magazine got damaged in the fire.
Rahul, a student of Bagbazar High School in Kolkata, lost his home in Wednesday night fire that engulfed the entire slum, leaving over 100 families homeless in few hours.
Banerjee, who spent half an hour in the area, directed State Minister Sashi Panja to arrange clothes. She also promised 5 kg of rice, lentils, vegetables, milk and biscuits for each of the affected families.
Sources in the state Health Department said that in Kolkata, SSKM Hospital, Calcutta Medical College and RG Kar and National Medical College have been supplied with the first batch of vaccines.
Addressing his first news conference as a BJP leader, Chatterjee said, "A lot of people say that they cannot get in touch with me over the phone. Later, I noticed that my phone was under surveillance. I was forced to change my phone number."
Some local residents alleged that there was a delay in fire tenders reaching the spot. They blocked the road and also allegedly attacked some police vehicles, sources said.
Paying tributes to Vivekananda, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, “His message of peace and universal brotherhood is of utmost relevance today and inspires all of us to strive hard in safeguarding these ideals in our beloved nation." TMC MP Abhishek Banerjee also visited the ancestral house of Swamiji.
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