According to police, the club had organised a fair in Duttapukur where Islam had put up a stall. He was allegedly beaten up by members of the club after he had a fight with a woman buyer Tuesday. The woman had alleged that Islam assaulted her.
For over four months the Chief Minister failed in her constitutional obligation to brief me. Her only letter to me is virtually an effort now to gag the constitutional head. I am appalled, said Jagdeep Dhankhar.
The West Bengal (Prevention of Lynching) Bill was passed by the Assembly on August 30, just over a month after Dhankhar took over as Governor. The Bill contained provision for death penalty, unlike the draft that had life term as the severest punishment.
From across two 35-ft statues of Bose and Gandhi near Phoolbagan in East Kolkata, inaugurated in September, stand those of Tagore and Sister Nivedita. Over 20 new statues have come up in North Kolkata alone, while more are planned for the southern part of the city.
“We have a presence in all the villages of West Bengal. We will contest the Assembly polls in 2021. This is the first time that we will contest polls in Bengal, and we plan to contest in all the seats,” said AIMIM spokesperson Asim Waqar.
For the families of those who lost their lives in the violence that followed the Babri Masjid demolition on December 6, 1992 — a turning point in the Ayodhya dispute — the Supreme Court verdict on Saturday has meant a surge of mixed emotions.
On Saturday, four teams of CID, including a forensic team, arrived at the house and worked for over five hours to lift fingerprints and other clues, besides reconstructing the crime scene. They went around the neighbourhood and took statements from local residents.
Residents of Lebu Bagan area told The Indian Express that nearly one-and-half year ago, Pal and his family moved here and started living in the under-construction house. Recently, he built a small portico in front of the house.