Kolkata: A man was arrested in Puruliya on Wednesday for posting a distorted picture of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the social media.According to a source, Joymal Bhattacharya, who is a member of Para Panchayat Samiti, recently lodged a complaint against Jhantu Rajwar of Dhankidi village for allegedly distorting Chief Minister ‘s picture and posting it on his social media profile. Rajwar also allegedly wrote some lewd comments on the post. Also Read – City bids adieu to Goddess DurgaBhattacharya lodged a complaint against Jhantu Rajwar at the Para police station. On the basis of the complaint, police officers nabbed Rajwar on Wednesday. Sources informed that Rajwar is associated with the BJP but the party has denied the claim. “One person has been arrested in this regard and a probe is on,” said a police official of Puruliya District Police. According to police sources, Rajwar has been booked under relevant sections of the Information Technology Act. Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellersEarlier this month, BJP Yuva Morcha leader Priyanka Sharma was arrested in Howrah for allegedly posting a distorted picture of Banerjee on social media profile. On May 9, a Trinamool leader in Howrah lodged a complaint against her at the Dasnagar police station. After the complaint was lodged, the Cyber Crime section of Howrah Police took charge of the investigation. On Friday morning, Sharma was called for interrogation. After a few hours of questioning by the police officers, she was arrested for allegedly distorting Banerjee’s picture and posting it on social media. After her arrest, Sharma claimed that she has been framed and targeted. Sharma was remanded to judicial custody for 14 days after her arrest. While she was in judicial custody, Sharma, through her lawyer, appealed to Supreme Court for bail. Sharma was granted bail by the Apex court on May 15.
TORONTO — Canadian women are paid 25 per cent less than men and the gap widens further when it comes to bonuses and profit sharing, according to a new study.The research commissioned by ADP Canada concluded that based on self-reported figures, Canadian women say they earn on average $49,721 per year compared to $66,504 for men.The online survey conducted by Leger Research also found there were more females at the lower end of the pay spectrum, as 26 per cent of women reported earning less than $30,000 compared to just 14 per cent of men.FULL REPORTWomen also earn nearly one-third less than men when it comes to additional compensation such as bonuses and profit sharing, with women reporting an average of $3,912 compared to men at $5,823.The perception of pay equity also differed between females and males, with 62 per cent of women saying that they believe compensation is equal at their workplace compared with nearly 80 per cent of men saying so.The online poll of 815 Canadians in full-time and part-time roles was conducted between Feb. 1 and 4 using Leger’s online panel.According to the polling industry’s generally accepted standards, online surveys cannot be assigned a margin of error because they do not randomly sample the population.The Canadian Press