The Civilian Welfare Foundation (CWF), a body working for the rights of disabled people and para-athletes, on Friday pleaded to the West Bengal government and the country's sports bodies to probe the "harsh treatment" meted out to paralympic athletes at the three-day national meet in Uttar Pradesh.
Former union minister and Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Monday defended fellow party member Kapil Sibal, after the latter came under flak for represent the West Bengal Government in the Supreme Court in connection to the CBI probe into the Saradha chit fund scam, stating that lawyers cannot work for people only from a particular party.
The Calcutta High Court on Tuesday asked the West Bengal government why action has not been taken in the murder case of an independent panchayat member in which the name of a district Trinamool Congress leader has cropped up.
With the Gorkhaland agitation going slow following strong measures taken by the administration, the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha on Friday held out an olive branch to the the West Bengal government, saying it wanted to clear `misunderstandings` with it.
With Mamata Banerjee government completing two years in office in West Bengal, the Congress on Saturday claimed that its former ally`s achievements were nil, and the state was hurtling towards devastation.