'No Indian will be left out, it is our commitment. We are dedicated towards protecting the rights of all the citizens of the country,' Irani told the media here on the occasion of the Modi government completing 100 days in office in its second term.
A city court has issued an arrest warrant against BJP leader Mukul Roy in connection with a case of seizure of uncounted cash of Rs 80 lakh from a person last year.
On Thursday, another popular Bengali actor, Rituparna Sengupta, was quizzed by ED officials for close to seven hours regarding the transactions between Rose Valley and her firm.
The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday.
Kolkata has witnessed a string of hooliganism related incidents in recent months, with its long time denizens putting the blame on rising communalism, strained socio-political conditions and a lackadaisical attitude of the administration in catching or punishing the ruffians.
The meeting, slated to originally at 3 p.m., would be delayed for some time as the government conceded the young medicos' demand for live media coverage of the meeting at the last moment.
The Trinamool Congress chief's remark came after media reports said at least 70 family members of slain Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activists in West Bengal had been invited to the ceremony as "special guests".
Banerjee said that she had expressed her desire to quit the Chief Minister's post at an emergent meeting of the Trinamool Congres, but her decision was not endorsed by those present at the meeting.
The Bharatiya Janata Party is giving a tough fight to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress as both are leading in two seats each, while the Congress is ahead in only one of the 42 constituencies as per early trends.
Over 16 per cent people voted across eight Lok Sabha constituencies in West Bengal on Sunday where polling for the sixth phase of the Lok Sabha election was underway amid reports of violence that left a BJP activist dead.
The programme was inaugurated by Smt Madhabi Mukhopadhyay and the inaugural lamp was lit by Indrani Sen, Manas Chakraborty and Rupak Saha, Director, Shyam Sundar Co Jewellers.
The prospects of any seat adjustment between the two forces seems almost nil, unless Congress president Rahul Ganhi during his visit to the state on Saturday forces a miraculous rethink among his party's state leadership.
The 28-year-old actor said the young generation now had the capability to manage life with great efficiency. The way she managed her house and film career, her new stint will make no difference, she said.
Chakraborty on Tuesday became Trinamool's surprise choice for Jadavpur constituency, replacing Harvard University professor and eminent historian Sugato Bose.
Kumar had headed the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by Banerjee to probe the multi-billion-rupee financial scandal before the CBI took over the investigation following a Supreme Court order.
Hearing a case filed by the CBI, the Supreme Court directed Kumar to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation in the Saradha cheat fund case in Shillong "on such date(s) as may be fixed and to "fruitfully cooperate with the investigating agency at all times".
A senior Kolkata Police officer told reporters, 'They told us that they were CBI officers and when asked to produce documents, they failed to submit these. They could not give us any satisfactory response,' he said.
Mr. Deb recounting the BJP govt.'s transparent policy in Tripura also alleged, 'Every recruitment in West Bengal under the leadership of Mamata did turned to scam.'
Most of the impact of the shutdown was felt in parts of North Dinajpur district where two youths were allegedly killed during a clash last week between agitating students and the police over teacher recruitment at a state-run school.
Armed clashes took place between groups allegedly belonging to the ruling Trinamool Congress and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) in North 24 Parganas district's Amdanga block late on Tuesday night.
Chatterjee was critical following the heart attack he suffered on Sunday. He was also suffering from a kidney-related ailment and was admitted to the clinic in a critical condition on August 7.
Although several Indian Coast Guard ships have been deployed to conduct rescue operations, apart from the help coming from the local police and the Fisheries Department, they were not able to trace the fishermen till late on Tuesday.
At least 20 persons were injured on Monday when a part of the canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, a BJP leader said.
Seenu Prasad, who hails from Kerala and posted at the Eastern Command headquarters Fort William, was admitted to the Command Hospital here on May 20 and passed away on May 25, the spokesman said.