“This organisation (Narendra Modi Vichar Manch) is not affiliated to the BJP. There are some organisations which have mushroomed in the state and we have got reports that they are taking money from the people in the name of the BJP", the secretary said.
“It (CBFC) asked me to bleep out the word ‘Gujarat’ as Sen was speaking on the Gujarat riots in the documentary. Then it asked me to bleep out the word ‘cow’, which, in my opinion, was very funny. We were also asked to bleep out words like Hindu and Hindutva. We objected to this,” said Ghosh.
Taking a stance against the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), filmmaker Suman Ghosh will not release his documentary 'Argumentative Indian' in Kolkata this weekend as scheduled. The film documents the life of Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
In December 2015, the student filed a complaint with the Internal Complaints Committee for Sexual Harassment (ICC-SH). “Besides me, there were six other girls who had complained against professors and students of sexual harassment. Three professors and four students were suspended soon after. After the incident, the whole campus turned against us.
BJP national president Amit Shah had sought a report on Vistarak Yojna from the state BJP unit, and a three-member team comprising BJP leaders Subrata Chatterjee, Dipanjan Guha and Subhas Sarkar had gone to Delhi on June 19 to submit it.
The Singur agitation added by State government in Class VIII history textbooks has a timeline at the end showing how Mamata and her party leaders initiated the movement in 2006 and emerged victorious in 2016 following the verdict of Supreme Court.
"We have asked people from Hindu and Buddhist temples to participate in our programme as it is their counterparts in Bangladesh who have been subjected to violence perpetuated by the majority community,” said Sourish Mukherjee.
Violent agitations by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) over the demand for a separate Gorkhaland had paralysed tourism in the Darjeeling hills. Tourists were forced to either cut their trip short or cancel bookings in Darjeeling and Kalimpong.
Maintaining that just like in Kashmir, the problems of Darjeeling hills will not be solved with the use of Army or force, the CPM asked the state government to solve the sensitive issue with a cautious approach.
The assessment will be held in four subjects — English, maths, science (including physics, chemistry and biology) and social studies (history, civics and geography). Answer papers of students of one school will be assessed by teachers of another.