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Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012

  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Ides of March is known as the date on which Julius Caesar was stabbed 23 times to death in 44 BC by some of his most trusted comrades. In 2012 Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi, whose removal has been demanded by his party leader and Trinamool Congress boss Mamata Banerjee, said he has not resigned as yet. If Caeser was alive today, he would give him the same advise he got: Beware the Ides of March!

    Leader of Opposition Sushma Swaraj speaks in the Lok Sabha in New Delhi. PTI Photo/TV GRAB
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Union Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi at Rail Bhavan moments before leaving for Parliament to present the Railway Budget 2012-13 in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Kamal Singh
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • In other news, a ruckus followed UP CM Akhilesh Yadav's oath ceremony on March 15.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • SP supporters jostled on stage leading to a near stampede like situation.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Dinesh Trivedi has said that no one had sought his resignation and that his job was to get the budget passed in Parliament.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • He made it clear that he would resign the moment the Prime Minister or Mamata Banerjee ask him to do so.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee told the Lok Sabha that no resignation letter has been received by the Prime Minister's Office.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is said to be upset with Trivedi for not consulting the party before deciding to hike passenger fare in Railway Budget 2012.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • New UP CM Akhilesh Yadav holds up a golden crown gifted to him. As the youngest Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yadav has his task cut out in front of him.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee speaks to the media at Parliament house.
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Union Railways Minister Dinesh Trivedi with Minister of State for Railways KH Muniyappa interacts with the media at Parliament House. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee holds up a copy of the economic survey report for 2011-2012 as he comes out of the Parliament a day ahead of presenting the annual budget in New Delhi. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee talks to journalists about economic survey report for 2011-2012 a day ahead of presenting the annual Indian budget. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi is cornered by journalists as he comes out of Parliament after it was adjourned.(AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Dinesh Trivedi comes out of Parliament after it was adjourned in New Delhi, March 15, 2012. India's already chaotic government was thrown into more disarray after the rail minister was reprimanded by his own party, Trinamool Congress, a powerful regional group that controls the rail ministry and heads the government in West Bengal. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012
  • Julius Caesar to Dinesh Trivedi: Beware the Ides of March 2012