P. Bengal: The Governor summoned the Chief Minister on the violence over the Citizenship Amendment Act, Hearing in the Nirbhaya case in the Supreme Court today and Other headlines of the day
The news of Kuldeep Sengar being proved guilty in Unnao case is on the front page of all newspapers today. He was accused of abducting and then raping a minor in 2017. A Delhi court will pronounce its verdict on the sentence of Kuldeep Sengar, who has been elected as an MLA on BJP ticket four times and expelled from the party when the matter comes to the headlines. Apart from this, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed concern over the nationwide protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act. He has said that people should be careful of those who provoke and distribute them for their selfishness. Many newspapers have made this page headlines too.
P. Bengal: Governor summoned Chief Minister on violence over Citizenship Amendment Act
Governor Jagdeep Dhankar is unhappy over the violent protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in West Bengal for not getting any information from the state chief secretary and director general of police. According to Dainik Jagran, he has asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to personally come and inform him about the state of the state. Jagdeep Dhankhar said that despite being called, two top officials of the state did not reach him to take stock of the situation. He described it as unfortunate and undesirable. On the other hand, it has been said from the administrative sources of the state that the Chief Secretary and the Director-General of Police will inform the governor at the right time.
Hearing in Nirbhaya case today
Today, the Supreme Court will hear the plea of a convict in the Nirbhaya case. In this, Akshay Kumar Singh has demanded a review of the decision to uphold the death sentence. According to Hindustan, a bench of Chief Justice SA Bobde, Justice R Bhanumathi and Justice Ashok Bhushan will hear his review petition. The back will also hear Nirbhaya’s mother’s side. Nirbhaya’s mother opposed the application and moved the apex court. He says that this is merely an exercise to avoid punishment. Nirbhaya’s mother has demanded that the four convicts be hanged at the earliest.
No charge on NEFT transactions from January 1
From January 1, 2020, there will be no charge on NEFT transactions. According to Dainik Bhaskar, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has given this relief in a directive issued on Monday. The central bank says that this step is being taken to promote digital transactions. The RBI used to charge banks for transactions through RTGS and NEFT, which they had scrapped earlier this year. RTGS is used to send a large amount of money. RBI had asked banks to give its benefits to customers as well.