With the Asian Games less than 50 days away, Indian sports has been rocked by doping cases involving two Games-bound players -- a wushu player and a 14-year-old swimmer -- being caught by the National Anti-Doping Agency (NADA) and handed provisional suspension.
Former SFI leader K .Vidya, who was accused of forging documents for a teacher's job in a government college in Kerala, has been arrested, sources said on Thursday.
The company, however, was yet to be disbursed Rs 4cr against the jobs it has offered.
After 16 days of a sit-in protest demanding immediate Student Union elections, increase in fund allotment, examination in mother tongue and conduction of convocation, the SFI Presidency University Unit has got partial success.
The members of SFI raised slogans at University earlier this evening, following a power cut as they planned the screening of the banned BBC documentary PM Modi. However, the screening was resumed later and the first part was screened today.
The BU's administrative office is located at the royal palace of the former Bardhaman Raja, which also houses the offices of the VC, BU and his assistant.
Student leader Srijan Bhattacharya said they have deliberately borrowed their slogan from protests demanding arrest of the killers of Jessica Lal. He said the cases are similar in a way since in the Anis Khan murder, the police have also failed to nab the culprits even though more than a week has passed since the boy was murdered.
The CPIM MP and former Kolkata mayor, Bikasranjan Bhattacharya, took to his Facebook profile and wrote that it was condemnable how under Mamata Banerjee’s regime, the family of the deceased is being threatened to ditch their demand for a CBI probe. He said it was quite apparent who is afraid of a transparent and unbiased investigation. He alleged that Anish’s family is being tempted with lucrative and false promises and threats to step down from their demand for a fair probe.
SFI activist Dipshita Dhar questioned how is it that police randomly enters a house without any warrant? "If it wasn't police then how dare the police remain inactive despite being informed by the family that men in police uniform murdered their son? What is chief minister Mamata Banerjee doing? She ought to remember she is the police minister."