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ऊँ क्रीं कालिकायै नमः
Maa Kali who punish the evils!!

@LostTemple7
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Dakshineswar Kali Mandir
Kolkata #WestBengal

the presiding deity is Bhavatarini, a form of Parashakti Adya Kali, also known as Adishakti Kalika.
It was built in 1855 by Rani Rashmoni, a Zamindar, philanthropist and a bhakt of Maa Kali.
There are 12 shrines dedicated to Shiv ji—Kali maa's consort—along the riverfront, a mandir to Radha-Krishna, a bathing ghat on the river, a shrine dedicated to Rani Rashmoni.

It contains a large courtyard surrounding the mandir, with rooms along the boundary walls.
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BJ.1 is getting attention after @EllingUlrich's excellent comparative structural analysis of BJ.1 and other second generation BA.2s

nyheder.tv2.dk/udland/2022-09…
Still early in the game, but BJ.1* maintains a solid growth advantage over BA.2.75* in #WestBengal Image
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#Breaking

Big win for digital rights!
Supreme Court issued a notice to @GoI_MeitY today on account of a PIL filed by @SFLCin challenging the imposition of #InternetShutdowns to prevent cheating in exams in several Indian states.
@NetShutdowns

#LetTheNetWork #DigitalRights
@SFLCin had filed a writ petition under Article 32 of the Constitution against the States of #ArunachalPradesh, #Rajasthan, #Gujarat and #WestBengal, challenging the arbitrary imposition of #InternetShutdowns during examinations.
The state of #Assam was impleaded as well.
The Union has been directed to file its reply within 3 weeks. The next hearing will take place after 4 weeks. @GoI_MeitY

#SupremeCourt #InternetShutdowns
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@SFLCin had filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court of India in April 2022 challenging various Indian State governments imposing arbitrary internet shutdowns during examinations.
#InternetShutdowns #KeepItOn #SupremeCourt #DigitalDarkness
The petition filed under #Article32 of the Indian Constitution challenges the states of #ArunachalPradesh, #Rajasthan, #Gujarat and #WestBengal.
We have impleaded the State of #Assam as a party through an Intervention Application filed recently.
#InternetShutdowns #LetTheNetWork
According to @Top10VPN‘s ‘The Global Cost of Internet Shutdowns 2021’ report, India faced a loss of $582.8 Million to its economy due to internet shutdowns imposed by the government. top10vpn.com/research/cost-…

#InternetShutdowns #Economy #India
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On the 214th birth anniversary of #JoykrishnaMukherjee, a message for all Bengalis in & outside #Bengal from our family historian Debasish Mukherjee. He has authored 4 books on our family that are available at #JoykrishnaPublicLibrary & the government of #WestBengal has
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(2/n) assured us that these books will be made available at all major public libraries and school libraries across #Bengal. Let's hope they'll follow through. He is also the architect of world's largest genealogy chart having 4600 entity relationships mapped over 1100 years.
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#LetTheNetWork
@SFLCin had filed a writ petition in the Supreme Court of India in April of this year challenging various Indian State governments imposing arbitrary internet shutdowns during examinations.
#InternetShutdowns #keepiton #BREAKING
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The petition filed under #Article32 of the Indian Constitution challenges the states of #ArunachalPradesh, #Rajasthan, #Gujarat and #WestBengal. We have impleaded State of #Assam as a party through an Intervention Application filed this week.
The petition is yet to come up.
We will be sharing more details regarding the petition once it is listed.
We are committed to defend your digital freedoms and to #LetTheNetWork.
#StayTuned
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Dear PM @narendramodi & HM @AmitShah,

I know my plea is gonna fall on deaf ears & blind eyes but are

#UmeshKolhe
#KanhaiyaLal
#MunishBhardwaj
#AnkitJha
#ShanuPandey
#NishankRathore
#PraveenNettar
&
many other innocent #Hindus mere statistic in your political power lust?
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Am afraid this will stop only with beheading (Shiv-Krishna forbid) of #NaveenJindal &/or #NupurSharma or may be not. #SarTanSeJuda gang has tasted blood.

Naveen actually is in greater danger.

#Jehadis don't Forget or Forgive. They can bid their time.

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Sadly #Hindus won’t know what to do?

Do Hindus know how to avenge such killings? Hindus are not conditioned that way.

Not that it can't be done but Hindus are stuck in a self-inflicted quagmire.

#Modi on one side, #LeLis on other & #TINA in middle.

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Thread for AAP Ka News #E101 - 28th July 2022

Add your #news articles & links to the last post in this thread

#aapKaNews #aap #News #spaceshost #spaces

@phani_nath @Randhr602 @Gokul_kool @RupamCh81732018 @BhartiRajbir

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#AAP CM #ArvindKejriwal inaugurated 7 best-in-class #ElectricVehicles (EV) charging stations across #Delhi. These charging stations will be open to all EV owners & aimed at providing low-cost slow as well as fast charging setups

thehindu.com/news/cities/De…
#thread 3/n
The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) will conduct skill training workshops for 25,000 people over the next six months, in collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation

thehindu.com/news/cities/De…
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Thread for AAP Ka News #E99 - 26th July 2022

Add your news articles & links to the last post in this thread.

#aapKaNews #aap #News

@phani_nath @Randhr602 @Gokul_kool @RupamCh81732018

#thread : post 1 / n
#news Thread 2/n

The probe agency said the mountain of cash found at Chatterjee's aide's home belonged to the minister.
#WestBengal #sscscam #politics #corruption

indiatoday.in/india/story/pa… #MamataBanerjee #Bhubaneswar #ParthaChatterjee
#news #thread 3/n
#Gujarat hooch tragedy: Village head had approached police in March seeking action against illegal #liquor trade

indiatoday.in/india/story/gu…

#ModiHaiToMumkinHai #bjp @AAPGujarat @HasanSafin @AAPYouthWing
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Thread for AAP Ka News #E98

Add your news articles & links to the last post in this thread.

#aapKaNews #aap #News

@phani_nath @Randhr602 @Gokul_kool @RupamCh81732018 #thread
#Delhi CM #ArvindKejriwal on Sunday said the Delhi government has made arrangements to set up a separate isolation ward at the LNJP Hospital for patients infected with #Monkeypox. thehindu.com/news/cities/De…
Mr. #arvindKejriwal tweeted, “The patient is stable and recovering. There is no need to panic. The situation is under control. We have made a separate isolation ward at LNJP. Our best team is on the case to prevent the spread and protect Delhiites.”

#aap #news #thread
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One can only try to understand #NarendraModi's moves in hindsight. It is now clear #JagdeepDhankhar's actions as #WestBengal Governor had the tacit approval of Delhi. So, it is to be expected that the next Governor will follow his footsteps. So, who are the probables? 2/n
2/n Will hazard 3 guesses. #arifmohammadkhan, #mukhtarabbasnaqvi or someone with an Intel/Security background like TN Guv Ravi. Khan and Naqvi coming from minorities background have an edge. Naqvi is fluent in Bengali. He can play the #JagdeepDhankhar role better 3/n #WestBengal
3/n if it is #MukhtarAbbasNaqvi for reasons mentioned above - he will have a larger mandate. What can it be? Only prediction that can be made is that the game in #WestBengal will heat up again in the run up to 2024. Ebar notun "Khela Hobey". #JagdeepDhankhar #MamataBanerjee
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Remember Rizwanur Rahman ? Remember how a movement was built up around this incident and people were fooled into believing that #CPIM was anti-Muslim ? Remember Rizwanur's brother Rukbanur Rahman who has been a #TMC MLA since 2011 ?

Well he is in the news & not bcoz of any good
deed but he is all over #WestBengal mainstream media for having accepted huge amount of money as bribe in exchange of false promise of giving jobs to poor helpless youths of his constituency. Image
According to ABPLive Rahman had taken 24 lakh from 5 job-seekers & had promised them jobs as Upper-Primary teachers. He had taken this money way back in 2016 & kept dangling the carrot of jobs in front of these impuissant marginalized people

bengali.abplive.com/district/nadia…
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#COVID19 cases rise in India – #WHO warns pandemic ‘nowhere near over’

businessinsider.in/india/news/cov…

By @VaamanaaSethi
The daily #COVID19 tally in India jumped by 24% in the last 24 hours with over 16,900 new cases being reported on July 13 even as #WHO warned that the pandemic was ‘nowhere near over’.

Active cases has surpassed the one lakh mark, comprising 0.3% of the total infections.
Over 45 deaths due to #COVID19 have also been recorded, taking the total tally to 5,25,519. Odisha reported its first Covid death in two months yesterday.

Most of the deaths were recorded in Kerala, which saw 17 deaths, while #Maharashtra & #WestBengal accounted for 13 deaths.
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#LetTheNetWork
India has witnessed 4 #internetShutdowns in the past 24 hrs in #westBengal, #Rajasthan, #Jharkhand, #JammuKashmir.
#keepiton #internetshutdow
We have requested the State authorities to not shut down the Internet as a primary measure and also to restore #internet on an urgent basis.
Since 2012 #India has imposed a total of 652 #internetShutdowns which is more than any other nation.
#keepiton #LetTheNetWork
internetshutdowns.in
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Can't believe this! Protests against #Nupur_Sharma on June 10

In #prayagraj- stones being pelted at Police

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Outside #MeccaMasjid, #Hyderabad

Slogans, stone pelting
Demand #Nupur_Sharma ka arrest

2/n
In #Solapur, #Maharashtra

3/n
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BREAKING: Calcutta High Court has upheld the order of CBI investigation into the murder of @INCIndia Councillor Tapan Kundu. His wife and nephew had alleged that Kundu was murdered by the goons of #TMC with the help of Inspector-in-charge of the area.
It has also been alleged that the Inspector-in-Charge of the Police Station had resorted to various unfair means to stop
the candidates from contesting against the ruling party. #TMC
The @INCIndia Councillor’s family has also informed the court that numerous false criminal proceedings were also initiated against the contesting candidates of Congress and other
political parties. This was done at the behest of the ruling party #TMC
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#pinarayivijayan said he won't implement #CAA in #Kerala. Before him #MamataBanerjee said the same thing for #WestBengal. What these CMs are saying is not just rhetorical but meaningful. +
In all other cases of Citizenship by Registration and/or Naturalization, applicants have to liaise with MHA GOI via State DMs & the State Secretariat where it is possible for the State to sabotage & block applicants. +
CAA 2019 implementation must bypass the State Government offices. Else #WestBengal #Kerala such States would sabotage it. Rules need to be such that applicants don't at all need to go via State Secretariat. @AmitShahOffice +
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BREAKING: The #CalcuttaHighCourt has ordered a CBI/NIA probe in a plea by the wives of 2 politicians alleging that their husbands were forcibly converted to Islam by a political party as a punishment for supporting a rival political party after they lost in the assembly election.
The order notes that the petitioners in the plea are two sisters and the respective husbands are the two brothers and worked for a political party that had lost the 2021 assembly elections. The husbands went missing in November 2021 and the wives filed a police complaint.
According to the order the complaint was received by the concerned Police Stations and was TORN UP by a civic volunteer. The Civic volunteer also informed the wives that
their husbands have CONVERTED to islam. #CalcuttaHighCourt
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On 7th July 1855, a group of Santhal tribals assembled in a field in #Jharkhand and declared themselves free. This act of defiance triggered an armed rebellion. The tremors it created were felt a century later, in a movement that drew the attention of the world. 1/9 Image
The Santhal Revolt of 1855 pitted the Santhal tribes in the forests of #WestBengal, #Bihar, Jharkhand and #Odisha against local zamindars, who were supported by the #British. For the Santhals, it was a fight to retain the right to their lands. 2/9 Image
These rights had been taken away by the East India Company, which in the 18th century began clearing the forests in which the Santhals lived, to grow cash crops like indigo and poppy. Things grew worse when the Zamindari System was introduced in 1793. 3/9 Image
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This video is 4m #Aurangabad city. #police constable can be seen brutally assaulting a man for keeping his shop open till late during ongoing #Ramadan

More details awaited

#Maharashtra #policebrutality

@DGPMaharashtra @AbadCityPolice @IpsNikhil @Dwalsepatil @CMOMaharashtra
Update: Here is the detailed account

The incident took place at Bismillah Palace of Koila Gali in Ghas Mandi area of Aurangabad city. Complex is about 200 metres from City Chowk police station, which is surrounded by multiple market areas.

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The incident of police constable assaulting the man has been confirmed by complex's owner Arbaz Khan, as well as staffers from Rajadhani Footwear and SMaster Men's Wear

Other traders unanimously alleged of cops using force for closing shops during ongoing festive season

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April 14 is celebrated as #MahavirJayanti. Rightly, it is #MahavirJanmaKalyanak - celebration of the birth of Mahavir swami by #Jains, who is the 24th & last Tirthankar of this Avsarpini. He was born in 599 BC on Chaitra Sud 13 at Kundalpur/Kundagram in today's #Bihar

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In Jainism, Panch Kalyanaks are the 5 chief Auspicious events that occur in the life of a Tirthankar.
🔸 Garbha - Conception (when the soul enters the womb)
🔸Janma - Birth
🔸Diksha - Renunciation
🔸Kevalgyan - Omniscience
🔸Moksh - Salvation
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🔹His birthday is celebrated as 'Mahavir Janma Kalyanak' & his Nirvan day is observed as 'Deepavali' by Jains.

🔹He was born in 599BC at Kundalpur & attained Moksh in 527BC at Pawapuri, #Bihar.

🔹His chief disciple Gautam attained Kevalgyan the night that he attained Moksh.
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*How #SriLanka got ruined*

Lankans voted for #Rajapakshas knowing very well what they did in the past, including corruption, selling out national assets to #China, #dynastic politics and all.

They still voted for them because Rajapakshas promised things they could not refuse.
1. Their #GST, called VAT Tax, on all products was reduced to 8%, thus making everything cheaper in one stroke. (It also killed the govt revenue). People loved things getting cheaper.
2. The minimum #incometax threshold was changed from 5 Lakhs per annum to 30 Lakhs! Very few earned more than 30L!
A very large part of the population became #tax exempt. This was very popular among the salaried class.
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1. #HinduunderSiege Hindu minor girl was raped killed by slitting the throat by muslim Arshad when resisted against love Jihad on 23rd March 2022.
opindia.com/2022/03/ajmer-…
2. #HinduunderSiege Alam Ansari in Uttarakhand caught while raping a cow, handed over to police on 25th March 2022.
hindi.opindia.com/national/jcb-d…
3. #HinduunderSiege Temple attacked and desecrated, Murti was vandalised in Noida on 21 March 2022.
m.jagran.com/uttar-pradesh/…
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Worst Situation than #WestBengal in #Kerala
Temple land are marked & acquired for K-Rail project while m0sques & chu₹ches are unt0uched
Pinu & the K-Rail Issue
Pinu is building his own fast train track,Kerala becos that is what is absolutely needed at the moment in Kerala.
Never mind that the state bus transport system is overwhelmed with debt & union issues
Pinu is determined to leave his legacy in the fo of K-rail as he calls it.
Though he has no clearance from the Centre on this,he & his gang of commission agents have began acquiring land
In the process,his enthusiastic cohorts have been pinning markers all over the place including inside homes of the desperately poor, Temple land & surprisingly right in the middle of a public road.
The strange thing abt these markers, which proclaim to you tha
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