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Mamata slams Centre over police action on protesting farmers

Mamata slams Centre over police action on protesting farmers

West Bengal Chief Minister and the Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the Centre over the use of tear gas shells to disperse protesting farmers and preventing them from entering Delhi at the Punjab-Haryana Shambhu border.

Farmers protest: Delhi govt rejects Centre's request to convert Bawana stadium into temporary jail

Farmers protest: Delhi govt rejects Centre's request to convert Bawana stadium into temporary jail

The Delhi Government has denied Centre's request to convert Bawana stadium into temporary prison in the national capital, saying the farmers demands are genuine. Turning down the request, Delhi Minister Kailash Gahlot said: "The demands of the farmers are genuine. Secondly, it is the Constitutional right of every citizen to make a peaceful protest. It is therefore, incorrect to arrest the farmers."

Farmers left for Delhi with tractor trolleys, left with six months' ration

Farmers left for Delhi with tractor trolleys, left with six months' ration

After the farmers' organizations announced to march to Delhi on 13th, all the farmers from different parts of Punjab are leaving for Delhi with their tractor trolleys. According to the same programme, the farmers of Samrala Bharatiya Kisan Union Sidhupur left for Delhi with many tractor trolleys. Some farmers' organizations have reached the Shambhu border

Change criterion in 16th Finance Commission to divide taxes among states: K’taka CM

Change criterion in 16th Finance Commission to divide taxes among states: K’taka CM

Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah urged the central government on Wednesday to change the criterion for the 16th Finance Commission concerning the allotment of tax money to states. He made this plea while addressing a protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi organised by the Karnataka Congress Government, highlighting alleged injustice to Karnataka in the Interim Budget.

ECI full bench to be in Bengal next month to review poll preparedness

ECI full bench to be in Bengal next month to review poll preparedness

The full bench of the Election Commission of India (ECI) is scheduled to visit West Bengal in the beginning of March to review the poll preparedness in the wake of the forthcoming Lok Sabha election, insiders from the office of the Chief Electoral officer (CEO) said on Wednesday. According to them, the purpose of the visit of the full bench is to review the law and order situation in the state. “During the visit the full- bench members will hold meetings with the administrative and police officials of the state and will take stock of the situation,” sources said.

ED raids over dozen locations associated with AAP; political vendetta, alleges Atishi

ED raids over dozen locations associated with AAP; political vendetta, alleges Atishi

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday conducted raids on around a dozen locations in Delhi associated with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP N D Gupta, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's personal secretary Bibhav Kumar, former Delhi Jal Board (DJB) member Shalabh Kumar and several others.

SC reserves order on quashing defamation case against Tejashwi Yadav over remarks on Gujaratis

SC reserves order on quashing defamation case against Tejashwi Yadav over remarks on Gujaratis

The Supreme Court on Monday reserved its order on quashing criminal defamation proceedings pending against former Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav for his "only Gujaratis can be thugs" remark. A bench presided over by Justice Abhay S Oka took note of the submission advanced by senior advocate Kapil Sibal, appearing for the RJD leader, that a "specific" affidavit has been filed by Yadav unconditionally withdrawing his remarks.

'CM office received Delhi Police notice'

'CM office received Delhi Police notice'

The Chief Minister's Office (CMO) received summons from Delhi Police and an official receiving was also given to cops, a CMO source told. Meanwhile, a police source said that the Crime Branch has sought reply to the notice in three days. A team of Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Saturday morning again had reached the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to serve him a notice in connection with a probe over his allegations that the BJP was trying to "buy" AAP MLAs.

Delhi Police team again at Kejriwal's residence to serve notice, CMO dubs it defamation tactic

Delhi Police team again at Kejriwal's residence to serve notice, CMO dubs it defamation tactic

A team of Delhi Police's Crime Branch on Saturday morning again reached the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to serve him a notice in connection with a probe over his allegations that the BJP was trying to "buy" AAP MLAs. Meanwhile, Delhi Chief Minister's office said that they are ready to receive notice but police are not giving it, when we even told them that a "receiving" will be given.

Delhi Police team again at Kejriwal's residence to serve notice

Delhi Police team again at Kejriwal's residence to serve notice

A team of Delhi Police’s Crime Branch on Saturday morning again reached the residence of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to serve him a notice in connection with the allegations that BJP was trying to "buy" AAP MLAs. Sources said that the team had asked Kejriwal to provide evidence in the matter.

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