The Trinamool Congress is seeking a court-monitored probe into the alleged large-scale violence in Tripura Municipal polls where even candidates weren't allowed to poll and media wasn't given unhindered access.
The four-hour-long protest in front of the MHA saw both TMC legislators, from both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, raising slogans against the home minister and the prime minister over their silence on the violence in the northeastern state.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Tripura government on a plea against its decision to invoke the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) against two lawyers, and a journalist.
After the Tripura police registered 102 cases against lawyers, journalists and civil society members under UAPA following Tripura violence, Supreme Court has directed it to not take coercive actions against 3.
"The Press Club of India strongly condemns the detention and harassment of two Delhi-based women reporters, Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by Tripura state police under charges of spreading communal hatred. The reporters were booked for creating hatred between communities for fabricating, concealing truth," the journalist's body said in a statement.
EGI and IWPC have issued strong condemnations on the detention of journalists Samriddhi Sakunia and Swarna Jha by the Tripura Police after they went on a reporting assignment on the Tripura violence.
Banerjee immediately left for the Khowai district of Tripura where 14 Trinamool leaders including three youth leaders of West Bengal have been arrested by police since last evening for violating Section 144 of the Disaster Management Act.
Police said that the three men drove a car through the security cordon of the chief minister when he was out on evening walk near his official residence at Shyamaprasad Mukherjee Lane on Thursday, they said.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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