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and it occurred at a depth of 10 km beneath the surface of the earth.3 on the Richter Scale jolted Myanmar and Bangladesh on Tuesday morning. Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan criticised AAP for expelling them from the party.that both Gupta and Khetan had led a smear campaign against the two of them,Bhushan and Yadav saidKhetan had "planted" storiesand instead of taking action against him AAP chose to reward theformer journalist by making himchairperson of the Delhi Dialogue commission reported PTI Referring to anothercase of a donation of Rs 2 crore which allegedly came from dubious firms Bhushansaid that instead of referring thecase against Pankaj Gupta and Ashish Khetan to the then party Lokpal Admiral L Ramdas the ombudsman himself was sacked from the post "Instead of taking action against people who are violating AAP’s spirit and constitution action was taken against us" Bhushan said Yadav also criticised the action "Nowhere is it possible that a party itself becomes the judge Out of the three people in the AAP disciplinary committee two people had made allegations How can they become judges" heasked Bhushan meanwhile dismissed legal action against the party "We can go to court over this issue But do we want to spend our time and energy in court We would rather spend our time on the Swaraj Abhiyan to improve and clean the politics in the country" he said On being asked whether he felt sad after being expelled from the party Bhushan said "There is certainly a sense of deep regret there is no personal loss because these are not personal issues AAP volunteers had a dream of changing the country Unfortunately all those dreams are shattered due to the AAP coterie and its leader.We are disappointed with what AAP has been reduced to from what it had started out as" Yadav also spoke against forming a new political party "People of the country are not ready for a new political party Thinking of an entirely new political course would not be appropriate" he said although Bhushan seemed to favour not ruling the possibility out "After Swaraj Abhiyan has shown people the way to new and clean politics it will be decided whether it needs to become a party" He also said that he tried his best to ensure that AAP functions "at least minimally" according to the principles it had started out with but had failed" he said Yadav addded that he and Bhushan would continue to work for the Swaraj Abhiyan "If four of us are expelled it doesn’t change or destroy the Swaraj Abhiyan People these days are feeling cheated" he said (With inputs from PTI) Jolie accused Pitt of striking their eldest son, filed for divorce from the actor, Rajasthan and Gujarat just four months after its spectacular Lok Sabha victory in what was considered a test of popularity of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Opposition is feeling overwhelmed. A review backed by the British government concluded this month that a global fund should be created to speed development of new antibiotics. which will propose loosely modelling any new rules for antibiotics on the so-called orphan drug status that is awarded to experimental treatments of rare diseases.
we at Firstpost are keeping a close eye on all the nonsense spouted out by the candidates. what is this? why did (your painting) once sell for Rs 1 crore”Then he quickly corrected himself to say Rs 18 crore Mamata has been called many names in her career ugly sexist ones by CPM politicians But this slur about her art stung to the quick Trinamool reacted promptly to say “Butcher of Gujarat says Didi pocketed Rs 18 crore by selling one painting of hers He should prove it or face defamation” Was it one painting Or multiple paintings Sudipta Sen the disgraced chief of Saradha told reporters “I didn’t buy the Chief Minister’s painting” The CBI has questioned the painter Suvaprasanna about the pricing of Mamata’s paintings and Trinamool has issued a statement about the artistic career of Mamata Banerjee One of Mamata Banerjee’s paintings Image from IBN-Live The time has come to take a look at Mamata Banerjee Painter Career Graph 1997 -Mamata Banerjee draws twin flowers or joraphool It becomes her party’s symbol 2005 – Mamata’s first exhibition Price range Rs 10000 – 20000 Proceeds approximately Rs 4 lakh Political status: In the 2006 assembly elections TMC won only 29 seats out of 294 2007 – Mamata’s second exhibition in the Indian Museum Price range Rs 100000 Proceeds approx Rs 14 lakh Donated to Nandigram victims Political status: Mamata was at the forefront of the Singur and Nandigram agitations to unseat the Left Front 2011 – Mamata’s third exhibition titled 25 Hours in a Day 95 canvases Price range Rs 2-3 lakh Proceeds over 1 crore However TMC income statement for 2011-2012 states an income of Rs3939 crore from sales of paintings reports The Telegraph Organised by JagoBangla Proceeds given to charity and funding Trinamool Congress candidates for the assembly election Political status: On the verge of sweeping the Left Front out of power in Bengal Another masterpiece from Mamata Banerjee Image from IBN-Live 2012 – Painting donated by Mamata for Children’s Hope India auction bought for Rs 139 lakh or $3000 by Sundaram Tagore Gallery in New York 2013 – Mamata’s fourth exhibition called A Dreamer’s Creation Approximately 250 paintings marked at three price points – Rs 3 lakh Rs 2 lakh Rs 15 lakh Proceeds: Over 1 crore Donated to Chief Minister’s relief fund Governor’s relief fund Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy (thought TMC claimed it forgot to pay the NGO) and to defray TMC poll expenses in three by-elections Mamata’s political status: Chief Minister of West Bengal Achievement: Few Indian painters can boast such an astonishing rise in value from Rs 10000 to Rs 3 lakh without any major awards or artistic milestones This would be the envy of any artist especially one who says "I am not a painter I am just a commoner I don’t know to paint" As for the Rs 18 crore figure that has now surfaced If it was for 1 painting there are few living Indian painters who can command that price At a Saffronart auction M F Husain’s Holy sold for Rs 26 crore Francis Souza’s The Priest sold for Rs 16 crore Jogen Chowdhury broke into the crore club with his Situation X selling for 15 crore If it was for multiple paintings at Mamata’s current prices the buyer would have had to buy at current rates 60-120 paintings The Didi-ist School of Art Medium: Acrylic and oils on canvas Favourite themes: "(L)ife in its various shades and colours This is symbolised by colourful flowers blossoms mother and child fantasy animals and the rising sun": Mamata Banerjee on Facebook "There are no images of suffering masses this is what Mamata Banerjee does to get away from all that this is clearly her semi-abstract cricket-free utopia her only known self-indulgence besides the occasional fried street snack": Ruchir Joshi Poriborton Is Mamata Banerjee India’s most underrated artist Image from IBN-Live "Mamata Banerjee’s paintings with the third-eye motif also reference Hindu religious iconography and quote Jamini Roy in the depiction of the eyes In being a quote of a quote her paintings are therefore twice removed from the folk tradition": Sumana Roy Caravan Milestones: Banglaar Ma sold for Rs 12 lakh Mamata also painted the third eye for the Goddess Durga at the puja organised by the Chetla Agrani Club in 2014 “She did a great job Later I only touched it up I can tell you that many an established artists would panicked at the very thought of doing it first time”: Idol maker Sanatan Dinda to IANS Mamata has also painted live on stage probably a first for any Indian politician Times of India bears enthralled witness: She first defined an inverted teardrop space at the centre of the canvas which took the form of a became a face with large kohl-lined eyes She then anointed it with lustrous black hair nose lips and a red bindi She even smeared the parting of her hair with vermillion before draping a yellow sari around her head Reviews "I saw courage and confidence in her work She may not be Picasso but it’s not easy to take an easel and paint and produce a work of art": Suvaprasanna artist? the kind of stuff done by the bored wife of a corporate executive or a high-ranking army officer.. Occasionally there is even a slash or splodge of pigment that’s confident and god help me brings to mind various great painters Howard Hodkin David Hockney and even Philip Guston picked up from some turpentine ether": Ruchir Joshi Poriborton "Bengal had 3 051 artists now I’m happy to know my tribe has gone up to 3 052…I would like to see how much her works fetch in Chennai or Mumbai": Sunil Das painter TOI Crest Collections While Sudipta Sen gets the most press as a supposed mystery buyer Mamata is in many other notable collections Confirmed owners of Mamata-art are Harsh Neotia chairman of Ambuja Neotia Chandra Kumar Dhanuka Chairman of Dhunseri Aditya Agarwal director of Emami Mayank Jalan MD of Keventer Jagmohan Dalmiya the president of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) Jay Mehta co-owner of KKR Sachin Tendulkar had a painting of a tree gifted to him after his last match in Eden Gardens though the rose petal shower was cancelled Blue birds or flowersImage from IBN-Live Many other proud owners are shy about being identified "Not always do you buy because of the painting Sometimes it depends on who the artist is": Unnamed real-estate developerThe Telegraph "On the day of inauguration she would be extremely polite She would say ‘Please don’t buy the paintings because of me Buy them only if you like them’": Unnamed industrialist The Telegraph Politics "Was the money for buying Mamata Banerjee’s ‘precious art-work’ transferred from Saradha owner Sudipta Sen’s second wife Piyali Sen’s bank account": CPIM "Why was this painting sold at such price What was behind it It does not seem to me there is a buyer for such expensive painting in all India": Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi BJP "The sale of paintings is an innovative and honest means of raising funds for a political party and for political and social activism There was and is nothingcloak and dagger about these transactions": Derek O’Brien Trinamool Congress pointing out Mamata does not personally benefit from the sales After visiting a Mamata Banerjee exhibition on the cusp of her election victory Ruchir Joshi wrote in Poriborton: I can’t really tell from these paintings whether the people of Bengal should be worried about a chief minister with a psycho condition or be relieved that their leader has recourse to a calming artistic hobby But those were innocent days when a painting was just a painting and Ma Saradha was a saintly woman in white sitting next to Ramakrishna Paramhansa on a calendar in a Bengali home Painting has always been the last refuge of Bengali kaalchaar known as “culture” to the rest of the world A Bengali child who could not sing or dance (and alas they do exist) could at least scribble something in a sit-and-draw competition so as not to be completely “un-kaalchaared” Mountain scenery village and river Durga Puja are time-tested and favourite topics of young artists of Bengal Mamata Banerjee’s art was regarded with some fondness by her citizenry even those dubious about her as a politician Joshi found it endearing that instead of pretending to be cricket-mad during the World Cup Mamata occupied herself by painting Thus it is the unkindest cut of all that among all the shady deals and ghost companies that make up the Saradha scam it is a painting that has been turned into a symbol of big-ticket corruption Mamata Banerjee has in effect been stabbed with her own paintbrush You come across stories of IOA mismanagement that directly impact athletes’ interests at almost every Olympics, A disciplined Kosovo did well to frustrate the visitors until Konoplyanka crossed to the far post and the hapless Paqarada turned the ball into his own net. 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