As the remarks drew all-round condemnation, the BJP distanced itself with Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo saying Dilip Ghosh’s remarks were against the stand of the party and a “figment of his imagination”.
A police officials said "we cannot confirm rape till we get the postmortem report. However, a case of gangrape has been registered on the basis of her family's complaint and the accused have been arrested."
On the last page of the 23-page booklet, a question reads: “Will it be NRC after this? How much it is needed? And if there is NRC, will Hindus have to go to detention centres like in Assam?” The answer reads: “Yes, after this NRC will be implemented.
The government also plans to increase the number of charging stations in and around the city. If things go as per plan, the transport department would convert its entire bus fleet to electric models in a few years from now.
According to party insiders, most of the BJP state leaders felt that the TMC had highlighted the issue of National Register of Citizens (NRC) to create panic among people, and that affected the BJP adversely.
However, police sources stated that preliminary investigation has ruled out the political angle behind the murder, adding that they are looking at various angles including a property dispute. Two persons have been detained in connection with the case.
This year, the theme of Rajdanga Naba Uday Sangha Puja Committee is migration and refugee and is titled, “Thikana” or the “address”. Spread over 28,000 sqft, the puja pandal is decorated with 1.50 lakh badminton shuttlecocks and 30 gigantic shuttlecocks, depicting “refugees”.
The agency has given multiple notices to Kumar, who is currently the Additional Director General in the West Bengal Crime Investigation Department (CID), to appear before it for questioning as a witness in the multi-crore scam.
Akhtar Parvez, the restaurant chain owner, was one of the accused who was caught red-handed playing poker during a raid conducted at Friends Club in Camac Street and Leo Club at AJC Bose road. Huge amounts of cash were seized as board money.
The iconic pandal, first set-up in 1969, had been shifted to a nearby fire station after the retaining wall of a British-era reservoir in the park collapsed. Lakhs of devotees visit the pandal every year.
As per records, Mirza was taped accepting money from Narada news portal editor Mathew Samuel during a sting operation. During interrogation by the ED, which is probing the money trail into the case, Mirza accepted that he took cash from Samuel but as "donation" to an orphanage.