Election Commission on Saturday asked the Punjab Chief Minister and his ministers to refrain from making political speeches during the Independence Day celebrations in view of the by-polls in the state.
Former West Bengal Chief Minister
Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee termed the arrest of CPI(M) leader and former minister Sushanta Ghosh in a murder case as
"political revenge" by Trinamool Congress after coming to power in the state.
Rejecting Assam Government`s peace
process with ULFA, Leader of Opposition Prafulla Mahanta on Thursday
said the exercise will be futile without the presence of the
outfit`s elusive chief Paresh Baruah.
No solution to the protracted Naga political conflict is possible, unless all the sections irrespective of their political affiliations reconcile and unite, the `commander-in-chief` of NSCN(K) armed wing Khole Konyak has said.
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.