Is the Trinamool Congress changing or is a rebellion brewing. Dampened by a host of scams and also the Burdwan blasts, the party’s image has taken a beating and many have started to question the party’s agenda and whether it is even serious about ruling the state.
The recent protest organized in support of Madan Mitra was called off suddenly. The protest was called off after Mamta Banerjee returned to West Bengal from New Delhi. Sources say that a senior leader had a lot to say to her and also the handling of the various cases against her party men.
Why was Sanjay Dutt granted furlough? This was to enable him to retain his family ties and avoid the ill-effects of prison life. Furlough is treated as a remission of sentence which enables to stay out of jail for however much time the authorities have permitted to do so.
Since the day he went to prison he has been out on parole several times and this time he is out of furlough. The fact of the matter however remains that he has already spent 118 days out of jail and this in the backdrop of statistics showing that 80 percent of the undertrial prisoners in the country have met their families once in five years.
Just a couple of days after the Intelligence Bureau of India and the CIA had issued a terror warning, 16 Rajasthan ministers have got an email threatening a terror attack on January 26. The agencies and the local police have begun probing into the matter to ascertain the trail of the email. The email sent to the ministers in Rajasthan warns that a terror strike will be carried out on January 26th-Republic day.
The Sangbijit faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland which claims to be working for the establishment of a seperate Bodoland in reality works contrary to their claim. Infact this outfit is headed by a person who is not even a Bodo and is on the payrolls of the ULFA which has made him a part of the anti talks team. The faction which is a breakaway group is headed by Sangbijit who also goes by the name of Sirsing Ingty. The group which he heads is basically part of the anti talks faction supported by the ULFA. Another interesting fact is that Sangbijit does not even a Bodo but a member of the Karbi tribe. The anti talks factions: This group which carried out the massacres two days back is part of a group which focuses on spreading havoc in a bid to prevent any sort of peace talks. Largely funded and sponsored by the ULFA which works against India’s national interest the NDFB( S) has been primarily responsible for derailing the peace talks.
A major crackdown to gun down all the militants of the NDFB (S) has commenced with the state and centre coordinating with each other. The forces have identified around 75 members of the militant group that mercilessly killed over 65 people including 23 women and 18 children.
-No Kailash Sathyarthi saying take me hostage and spare the kids. -No Malala condemning the killing of children -No hashtags like the ones we had seen during the Peshawar attack -Headlines which state outrage in Assam and not outrage in India. -No candle light marches outside the India Gate -No SMS campaigns on television seeking support for the victims
All this despite the death count in Assam shooting up to 60 of which 23 were women and 18 very innocent children whose lives were cut off even before they could even understand what this world is about.