BJP a militant organisation, doling out money to win polls: Mamata

Kolkata, June 21 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dubbed the BJP a “militant organiation” and accused it of doling out cash to win elections, saying such practices by it will soon be the reason for its downfall. Addressing the extended core committee meeting of her Trinamool Congress, Banerjee alleged that the […]

BJP government insulted farmers: Congress on Mandsaur firing report

New Delhi, June 21 : Condemning the S.K. Jain report on the firing on farmers in Madhya Pradesh’s Mandsaur last year, Congress on Thursday said it has termed the killed farmers as “anti-social elements”. Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said that the government is “not only cheating the farmers but also humiliating and insulting them”. The […]

Opposition spreading lies against Modi regime: Shah

New Delhi, June 21 : BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at opposition parties, alleging that they were spreading lies and propaganda against the Narendra Modi government as it has attained many achievements in last four years. Addressing BJP leaders of Delhi unit, Shah also asked them to use social media platforms like […]

‘Government’s apathy behind Jharkhand hunger-deaths’

New Delhi, June 21 : Investigating the recent spate of hunger deaths in Jharkhand, a Right to Food Campaign report has blamed faulty Public Distribution System and “alarming level of food insecurity” in the state for keeping poor people in starvation and “forcing them to die”. In the last 10 months, at least 12 persons […]

Yoga Day celebrated in Bengal; CM, ministers stay away

Kolkata, June 21 : Hundreds of people — men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners — on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in West Bengal by practising yoga in rural and urban areas, even as the state’s Trinamool Congress government largely stayed away from the event. Neither Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, […]