Flagging left-wing extremism (LWE) as the government's top most agenda for intervention, the Centre on Wednesday said it will commit all resources at its disposal to eradicate the menace from the country.
Even as the opposition upped the ante over the violence-hit Makhra village in West Bengal's Birbhum, the ruling Trinamool Congress seemingly on the defensive, hit out at the media calling a journalist "small fry".
The ruling Trinamool Congress on Thursday accused BJP of trying to create unrest in West Bengal on the basis of religion, soon after some central leaders of the saffron outfit were arrested for trying to enter the violence- hit Makra village in Birbhum district.
Saradha Group chairman Sudipta Sen's driver and aide Arvind Singh Chouhan on Tuesday claimed that he had driven him to Nizam Palace on April, 5, 2013 for a meeting where Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy was present, before his boss fled.
Trinamool Congress leader Sudip Bandopadhyay would be the party`s leader in the Lok Sabha, while Rajya Sabha member Mukul Roy would be the chairman of TMC Parliamentary party in both the Houses, party supremo Mamata Banerjee announced on Saturday.
The state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rahul Sinha on Monday said there was no question of Narendra Modi apologising to the West Bengal Chief Minister over his questioning of Mamata Banerjee`s painting being sold for Rs 1.80 crore.
In a rebuff to Anna Hazare, who ruled out support to Mamata Banerjee in the Lok Sabha poll two days after the anti-graft activist skipped a joint rally in Delhi`s Ramlila maidan, the Trinamool Congress today said that it did not need anybody to boost Banerjee`s image.
Trinamool Congress on Saturday claimed that while CPI(M) will lose its relevance after the results of upcoming Lok Sabha elections, Mamata Banerjee-led party will play a decisive role at the national level.