An investigation has been initiated by the state police as a number of politicians got text messages on their mobile phones from the militant organisation 'demanding Rs 10 lakh and above as income tax'.
'I will teach you a lesson if you dare to cross my path. I will break your bones,' said TMC MLA Humayun Kabir targeting another legislator Rabiul Alam Chowdhury
Deshmukh represented Sangola in Solapur district in the state legislative assembly for 11 terms since 1962 across multiple terms and served as an MLA for 54 years.
A bench of justices D Y Chandrachud and M R Shah observed that right to free speech and privileges of lawmakers do not extend them immunity against criminal law.
'There is freedom of speech inside the House and there is no doubt in that. But take an extreme case where an MLA whips out a revolver inside the state assembly. Will that not call for prosecution of that member?', asks the bench.
Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had said that district officials would listen only to ministers and not MLAs.
The Raijor Dal, which Gogoi heads, termed the NIA’s move as a conspiracy at a time when hearing on the framing of charges in the Chandmari case was about to conclude.
A recent example is the defection of veteran leader Mukul Roy, who won the March-April Assembly polls on a BJP ticket but switched over to the TMC earlier this month.
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