Supreme Court refuses to postpone Tripura civic polls

The Supreme Court has dismissed the All India Trinamool Congress’s plea to postpone Thursday’s civic polls in Tripura but asked the state government to “act in a non-partisan manner” ahead of the polls. The court said that postponing elections should be done only as a last resort in a democracy. It will hear the matter … Read more

Parliamentary panel adopts draft report on data protection bill

Parliament’s Joint Committee on Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 adopted its draft report on the proposed legislation on Monday after several rounds of meetings, statements and red flags by opposition members amid growing concerns over privacy in the wake of the Pegasus disclosures. , with several MPs from Congress, All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) and … Read more

Bengal launches ‘Duare Ration’ scheme for doorstep delivery of ration

The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Tuesday launched the ‘Duare Ration’ scheme, which will benefit 10 crore people in Bengal. House-to-house ration-‘ due rationThe scheme was part of AITC’s manifesto in the recently concluded assembly elections. Based on the success of “Duare Sarkar”, a social welfare scheme launched by the state government, which yielded … Read more

Don’t take any coercive action against Sumit Roy for six weeks, HC tells ED

The Calcutta High Court on Friday directed the Enforcement Directorate (ED) not to take any coercive action for six weeks against Sumit Roy, secretary to AITC national general secretary Abhishek Banerjee, in a money laundering case related to an alleged coal scam in West Bengal. , The ED can approach the Division Bench in this … Read more

Supreme Court asks Tripura Police to ensure fair, free elections and peaceful campaign in upcoming municipal elections

The Supreme Court on Thursday said it is the responsibility of the Tripura Police authorities to ensure that no political party is prevented from exercising its powers in accordance with law for political propaganda in a peaceful manner. A bench of Justices DY Chandrachud, Surya Kant and Vikram Nath asked the Tripura authorities to “ensure … Read more