As Left ally NCP hurtling towards a vertical split over the Pala assembly seat, MLA Mani C Kappan has come up with a tricky proposal.
He said that 13 former DMK ministers are facing corruption charges against them. “Their government also has a history of being dissolved due to corruption.
The bustling industrial centres of Coimbatore and Tirupur took a pause on Saturday to welcome a guest from Delhi — Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.
All of us are equal citizens in this country, EPS tells Muslim Jamaat leaders in Coimbatore
Hours before, he was seen dancing with members of the Toda tribal community in Karumathampatti, Coimbatore.
The DMK on Saturday reserved Royapuram constituency for itself, with regard to the Assembly elections even before seat-sharing talks have begun among the alliance parties.
Disagreeing with every move of Centre goes against spirit of federalism: Dhankhar lashes out at Mamata government
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government celebrated the day as 'Deshnayak Diwas', slammed the Centre for its decision to observe January 23 as 'Parakram Diwas'.
Banerjee had earlier aired his grievances over loyal and hard-working leaders and workers allegedly not being given due respect in the party.
AASU staged sit-in demonstrations across the state with black clothes tied to their face during the prime minister's visit to Sivasagar to distribute land 'pattas'.
The prime minister said that Netaji is the biggest source of inspiration for the dream of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' (Self-reliant India) and 'Sonar Bangla' (Golden Bengal).
Counting of votes for the six municipal corporations will take place on February 23, and for the 81 municipalities, 31 district panchayats, and 231 taluka panchayats on March 2.
Banerjee had declined to speak at the event to celebrate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary where "Jai Shri Ram" slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Netaji's birth anniversary was celebrated on Saturday across West Bengal with several programmes held by the BJP-led central government and the TMC administration in the state.
CM Mamata Banerjee declined to speak at the event after the slogans were raised in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and said such "insult" was unacceptable.
Her demand came shortly before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s aircraft touched the runway of Kolkata airport.