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Tapas Paul's death sets off political slugfest in Bengal

Tapas Paul's death sets off political slugfest in Bengal

Actor-politician Tapas Paul's death has kicked up a political storm in West Bengal, with chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday blaming the Centre's "vendetta politics" for it and the Bharatiya Janata Party hitting back insisting "neglect and mistreatment" by the Trinamool Congress caused his demise. IMAGE: West Bengal chief minister Mamata consoles the family members of veteran Bengali actor and former Trinamool Congress MP Tapas Paul after paying him the last respects. Photograph: ..., 1 week ago
Bengali actor, ex-TMC MP Tapas Paul dead, 1 week ago

J-K Panchayat polls postponed due to security reasons

The bypolls to panchayats scheduled from March 5 in Jammu and Kashmir has been postponed due to security reasons, J-K Chief Electoral Officer Shailendra Kumar said on Tuesday. By-election to over 12,500 panchayat seats in Jammu and Kashmir was scheduled to be held in eight phases from March 5. "The bypolls to panchayats has been postponed for three weeks due to security reasons," Kumar said. He said this step was taken after inputs given to him by the home department over security issues. The ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

SEE: New video shows cops using force in Jamia library

Two months after the alleged police brutality at the Jamia Millia Islamia, a new video has emerged purportedly showing paramilitary and police personnel beating up students in the library on December 15, drawing sharp reactions from several political leaders, including Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra. The university, however, clarified that the video was not released by it even as the police said they will examine the footage. The 48-second video, which appears to be a CCTV ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

'India will never forget': Tribute to Pulwama martyrs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday led the nation in paying tribute to the 40 Central Reserve Police Force personnel killed in a terror attack in Pulwama a year ago and said India will never forget their martyrdom. Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, ministers Rajnath Singh, Smriti Irani and Hardeep Puri as well as Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal were among those who remembered those killed when a convoy of vehicles carrying security personnel was attacked on February 14 last year. Modi ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Govt says committed to quota as SC ruling rocks Parliament

The government on Monday asserted in Parliament that it is 'committed' to reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Castes and promised 'appropriate steps', after the Opposition raised the Supreme Court ruling in the Uttarakhand case and accused the Centre of 'failing' to defend the quota system. IMAGE: Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi speaks in the Lok Sabha during the Budget Session of Parliament, in New Delhi, on Monday.
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

CAA used to divert attention from economic issues: Oppn in Rajya Sabha

The Opposition in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday tore into the government, accusing it of hiding the real picture of economy and creating 'destructive' issues like the Citizenship Amendment Act and the National Register of Citizens to polarise the society and divert attention from key challenges like economic slowdown, farm distress and unemployment.   As the House took up the debate on Motion of Thanks on the President's Address, the Bharatiya Janata Party launched a frontal attack on opposition ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Colonisers' strategy being used today: Kerala CM on CAA

Hitting out at the Centre over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday said the "communal elements" today were using the British colonisers' strategy of disrupting people's unity by dividing them on communal lines. He also said that the CAA must be rejected as it was "against the Constitution", "divisive" and "seeks to impose the philosophy of Hindutva", due to which the country's secular fabric was facing a "profound crisis". According to him, the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago Bengal becomes 4th state to pass anti-CAA resolution  Rediff.com1 month ago Bengal passes anti-CAA resolution, seeks its repeal  Rediff.com1 month ago Kerala CM meets Aishe Ghosh in Delhi  Rediff.com1 month ago

Budget: Oppn slams govt for 'all talk, nothing concrete'

Describing the Union Budget as 'insipid' and one that is 'all talk and nothing concrete', Opposition parties on Saturday said it does not address the key issue of unemployment or suggest ways to fuel investment to spur economic growth. IMAGE: A man watches the live telecast of Union Budget 2020-21 presentation at a television showroom in Kolkata. Photograph: PTI Photo While the Congress alleged that the reduction in tax rates did not help the salaried class who have to pay more under the new ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Oppn leaders wear black arm bands during Prez address

Leaders of 14 opposition parties, including the Congress on Friday wore black arm bands during the President's address to both houses of Parliament to protest against the amended citizenship act, National Population Register and National Register of Citizens. IMAGE: Congress President Sonia Gandhi and leader Rahul Gandhi wearing black arm bands arrive at Parliament. Photograph: Kamal Singh/PTI Photo Leaders of these parties also sat together in one block in the Central hall of the Parliament ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Massive protests in Jamia after gunman injures student during anti-CAA march

Thousands of people and police personnel faced off against each other near the Jamia Millia Islamia University on Thursday after a man fired a pistol at a group of anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protesters, injuring a student before walking away while waving the firearm over his head shouting 'Yeh lo Aazadi’. IMAGE: An unidentified man brandishes a gun during a protest against a new citizenship law outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi. Photograph: Danish ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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