East India Politics Session Court

BJP goes to court against Kanhaiya Kumar for his remarks on Modi

A complaint was lodged at a court in Bihar on Wednesday against former JNU students’ union president Kanhaiya Kumar over his alleged objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi.   The petition was registered at the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) minorities’ cell state vice president Titu Badwal.   In his Read More…

East India Kashmir Politics Voice

Post Pulwama terror strike Kashmir doctor living in 22 years in WB received threat

A Kashmiri doctor, who has been living in Kolkata for 22 years, has claimed that he has been asked to leave the city or face “dire consequences” following the Pulwama terror strike that claimed the lives of 40 CRPF men.   The doctor, however, has decided to stay put after the West Bengal government came Read More…

East India Parliament Politics Social Women

Modi govt set to lapse Citizenship (Amendment) Bill , Triple Talaq bill

This Budget session was the last Parliament session of the present government ended today   The 17th Lok Sabha has to be constituted before June 3. Lok Sabha polls are due this summer.   The contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the one on banning Triple Talaq are set to lapse on June 3 when the Read More…

East India Politics

Assam BJP government enforced 245 sedition case inclusive Akhil RTI activist in 2 years

The Assam government on Monday, February 4, said as many as 245 sedition cases were registered across 17 districts since the BJP-led alliance came to power in the state in 2016.   In a written reply in the assam assembly, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary said 245 sedition cases were filed against various individuals Read More…

East India Opinion Politics

Meghalaya CM warns BJP “Snapping ties” over Citizenship (Amendment) Bill

The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, which was already passed by the Lok Sabha on January 8, seeks to remove hurdles for eligible migrants from six minority groups from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan from getting  Indian citizenship.   “We have met several leaders cutting across party lines in the national capital and had sought their support not Read More…

East India National Politics

“Save Constitution” rally in NewDelhi on Feb 13 14 by Opposition : Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called off her 3 day protest in Kolkata against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)’s attempt to question the city’s police chief in connection with ponzi scheme cases, but warned of a larger stir in the national capital next week.   Banerjee’s “Save Constitution” rally in New Read More…

East India Supreme Court

“Your act destroying progress made in NRC revision ” SC raps Union Govt

The Centre’s decision to suspend the ongoing revision of National Register of Citizens (NRC) for two weeks during the general election upset the Supreme Court   Supreme Court observed against the government and accused it of trying to “destroy” the progress made so far.   The SC comment came after Attorney General KK Venugopal informed Read More…

East India Legal Politics

CBI Jt.Director Pankaj Shrivatsav served 45 lakhs Cheating notice by WB Police

In a dramatic turn of evens according to confirmed reports, Bhawanipore Police Station has sent notice to CBI Joint Director. It is in connection with a case of cheating amounting to Rs 45 lakh.   Bhawanipore PS has sent notice asking for CBI Joint Director to come for answering questions regarding the probe.   Admitting Read More…

East India Opinion Politics

BJP Assam Minister Sarma name is in the Saradha chit fund scam says Mamata

Mamata Banerjee’s allegation that Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma’s name figured in the Saradha chit fund scam provided ammunition to the state Congress on Monday to reiterate charges that the CBI was being misused by the ruling BJP.   “Everybody knows that his (Sarma) residence was searched by the CBI in connection with the Saradha Read More…