“Our duty is play it (the anthem) and shut the door when it is on. We can’t force people to stand."
'Many people who had money in those denominations paid a huge amount of the currency to madrasas overnight.'
The market is not likely to witness the same intensity as in Delhi and Mumbai, experts say.
“I do not study anymore but I want either be a nurse or a police officer and serve the country. My family cannot afford to pay for my education,” Astami Roy said.
The meet, organised by authorities of old age home Thikana Shimla and NGO HelpAge India, was intended to give senior citizens a fresh lease of life.
I-T officials said this was a precautionary measure.
On the Opposition stalling business in Parliament, he replied that when he was MP too there were frequent adjournments.
CPM state secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra tweeted that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was trying to decimate the Left and give free space to the BJP.
Khandker Mosharraf Hossain, who is minister of local government, rural development and cooperatives in Bangladesh, is on a two-day trip to India with his delegates.
The ED had in March 2015 launched an investigation to determine whether TMC had received laundered money through donations and loans from a little-known firm.
Member of AIMPLB's women wing also said: A misinformation is being spread about triple talaq by the government.
Adhir Chowdhury said that the TMC had not moral right to speak against black money because her entire party was sitting on sacks of black money.
A visibly overwhelmed Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the festival without the presence of the Bachchans, the festival would have remained incomplete.
“It is not that these notes have lost their values. As soon as the banks re-open, we will get these exchanged,” said Satyajit Roy, owner of Roy Brothers, a garment shop, at Gariahat Market in south Kolkata.
Md Kamruzzaman, general secretary of All Bengal Minority Youth Federation said the present BJP government was intervening with Muslim Personal Law.
Muslim leaders in the city have decided to hold the programme even if they do not get clearance from the government.
Shopowners at the ground said they had been incurring heavy losses.
Members of around 40 organisations of imams and moizzins are likely to participate in the meeting organised by the ABMYF at Rani Rashmoni Avenue.
he championship has been jointly organised by the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) and India STEM Foundation.
Farming set to resume after a decade, land handover deadline November 10
After a round of speeches from Mamata and other ministers, a cultural programme began with the recitation of ‘Mati’ — a poem penned by Mamata herself.
The boycott of Chinese products comes in wake of China’s support for Pakistan post the Uri terror attack which killed 19 soldiers.
Less than a week ago, West Bengal VHP leaders had said that they would protest against the release of the film.
State unit chief Adhir Chowdhury claimed that Bengal had always remained peaceful and blamed the two parties for the communal clashes being reported from different parts of the state.
Party insiders said the state BJP leadership was divided on Seth’s induction.