The development comes just a day ahead when two of the four former ministers are going to take oath as ministers in the new West Bengal cabinet in the presence of the Governor himself on Monday, including Subrata Mukherjee and Firhad Hakim, according to the TMC.
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Oil rises 1% after cyber attack forces closure of U.S. fuel ‘jugular’ pipeline
Signalling the seriousness of the situation, the White House was working closely with Colonial Pipeline to help it recover from the ransomware attack, which forced the biggest U.S. fuel pipeline operator to shut a network supplying populous eastern states.
Seven dead, including suspect, in shooting at Colorado birthday party, but children spared
A man shot six people to death, including his girlfriend, before fatally shooting himself at a birthday party in Colorado Springs, Colorado, early on Sunday, sparing the children present inside a trailer at a mobile home park, officials said.
Narada scam: WB Governor sanctions CBI prosecution of top TMC leaders
“After taking note of media reports that Governor of the State of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar has accorded sanction for prosecution in respect of persons who happened to be members of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, it is made categorically apparent that Governor of the State of West Bengal Jagdeep Dhankhar accorded sanction for prosecution in respect of Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee, Madan Mitra and Sovan Chatterjee, for the reason that all of them at the relevant time of commission of crime were holding the position of Ministers in the Government of West Bengal,” the Raj Bhavan said in a release on Sunday.
More Jerusalem clashes on eve of contentious Israeli parade
Israeli police faced off with Palestinian protesters Sunday in another night of clashes in east Jerusalem, a day before Israeli nationalists planned to parade through the Old City in an annual flag-waving display meant to cement Israeli claims to the contested area. The late-night skirmishes raised the likelihood of further clashes Monday during the annual Jerusalem Day celebrations.
Major US pipeline struggles to reopen after ransomware attack
The largest fuel pipeline system in the United States remained largely shut down on Sunday, two days after a major ransomware attack was detected, its operating company said. The Colonial Pipeline Company ships gasoline and jet fuel from the Gulf Coast of Texas to the populous East Coast through 5,500 miles (8,850 kilometers) of pipeline, serving 50 million consumers.
Taliban declare three-day Afghan ceasefire for Eid holiday
The Taliban on Monday declared a three-day ceasefire in Afghanistan to mark this week’s Eid al-Fitr holiday, just two days after the government blamed the insurgents for bombs outside a school that killed more than 50 people, mostly young girls.