Government and the Trinamool Congress got into a spat over missed calls and messages with Home Minister P Chidambaram insisting that efforts were made four days back by the Prime Minister to contact Mamata Banerjee.
Criticising the Congress-led UPA
government for hiking the price of petrol, BSP chief Mayawati
on Wednesday said the party would observe a day-long bandh in Uttar
Pradesh on May 31 to protest the steep hike.
UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake on Tuesday called on Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at his official residence here and assured him of the agency`s commitment to work for the well being of women and children in the state.
In the backdrop of allegations by Trinamool Congress and Congress about political violence in the state, West Bengal Governor MK Narayanan on Tuesday expressed apprehension that it could mar the pujas and called for a halt to it.
Ahead of the SAARC summit in Bhutan next week, foreign secretaries of the regional grouping`s eight member-states met Sunday with India pitching for a "visionary and future-oriented" summit declaration.