The accused had allegedly beaten up the 36-year-old cop, Asim Dam, after he thwarted a molestation bid on his 19-year-old niece.
The workshop, which is an initiative of the Film Heritage Foundation (FHF) and International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF), will be held at ICCR in Kolkata from November 15 to 22.
State BJP president Dilip Ghosh had hit out at Mondal, saying, “There is this TMC leader Anubrata Mondal who is famous for saying big things. Apne ghar mein toh kutta bhi sher hota hai. Once outside his home ground, he will run away,” Ghosh told party workers at a meeting in Birbhum.
Mamata made the announcement while attending a function to observe the birth centenary of Binapani Thakur, popularly known as Boro Ma, at Thakurnagar in North 24 Parganas — the traditional seat of the Matua community.
Superintendent of Police Alok Rajoria said, “We are trying to find out who is behind these posters. It seems a lot of people are involved. There is no reason to panic. Prima facie, this incident has no connection with the arrests of suspected Maoists.”
Following this, members of the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR) and Jadavpur University students organised a protest over the arrests in Kolkata.
Sources said around 700 inmates, 200 convicts and 500 undertrials will be shifted in the first phase. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to inaugurate the Tangtala-based correctional home, with modern facilities, from Nabanna via remote control.
Total 26 films from Australia are being screened at KIFF, including an eight-film retrospective on Philip Noyce and a Contemporary Australian Cinema section.
Meanwhile, another exhibition on 100 years of Australian cinema was also being held at 24th Kolkata International Film Festival. Australia is the focus country of this edition of the film festival.
The first rath yatra will be taken out on December 5 by BJP national president Amit Shah, from Tatapith, Birbhum. The second one will be taken out from Cooch Behar district on December 7, while the third one will be taken out from Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas on December 9.
“Even today there were Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh on polling day. They are in power there for 15 years and yet they could not address the naxal problem. In Bengal, we have solved the issue in two years after coming to power,” said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
The two youths had died on the grounds of the Daribhit high school in Islampur following a clash between police and locals over the appointment of Urdu and Sanskrit teachers on September 20.
Majid Majidi said that films in Bollywood are mostly about catering to box office collection while those in Iran are about realities and deal with social subjects.
Sources said a three-member team has been formed to look into the matter, which will submit a report to railway authorities within seven days.
Nandita Das said the #MeToo movement was against “patriarchy” and even men needed to support it.
The comments have met with sharp criticism with the TMC seeking action against her for making provocative statements to vitiate the peaceful atmosphere of the state.
The organisation, which works for protection of cows and promotion of its products, will organise an event in the city to award the winners after November 20.
Speaking at the inaugural ceremony of 24th Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF), Bhatt spoke about the Chinese mystical bird which has one eye and one wing and is incomplete till it meets the other half to complete it.
The patron manager of the trustee board said that the board has received several complaints from couples who had been married by Barkati while he was the imam.
While the first phase of the programme will target government schools, according to a recent notification of the health department, the drive will cover all private schools affiliated to various central boards in January, besides state government-aided educational institutions in subsequent phases.