Faced with mounting criticism by BJP over Burdwan blast and other issues, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday accused the saffron party of "persistent character assassination, where even women are not spared".
Terming terrorism as the "biggest threat" to democracy, India on Monday said it was the worst sufferer of the scourge and the ongoing Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly here should highlight the challenges posed by it.
Asking why Mamata Banerjee was keeping silent on the Burdwan blast, state BJP president Rahul Sinha on Thursday the Centre would order an NIA probe soon, while a state minister reposed the government's full confidence in the CID investigation.
The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday defended the ongoing CID probe into the Burdwan blast against the BJP's charge that the government was trying to cover up the October 2 grenade explosion, saying the investigation was progressing "satisfactorily".
West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose on Sunday alleged of a nexus between the Trinamool Congress and suspected militants killed in the October 2 explosion in Burdwan district, a charge denied by the TMC leadership.
State BJP president Rahul Sinha has written a letter to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh demanding better security arrangements for Saradha group chief Sudipto Sen and suspended TMC MP Kunal Ghosh apprehending security threat to them.
In controversial comments, Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, on Monday questioned whether the student protests in Jadavpur University were due to banning of drugs and liquor inside the campus.
Targetting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP on Sunday alleged that she has benefited the most from the multi-crore Saradha Chit Fund scam, in which thousands of investors were allegedly duped.
Targetting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP today alleged that she has benefited the most from the multi-crore Saradha Chit Fund scam, in which thousands of investors were allegedly duped.
Accusing opposition BJP, CPI(M), and Congress of spreading canards against the Trinamool Congress (TMC) regime in West Bengal, TMC leader and state minister Partha Chatterjee today accused BJP of trying to influence the polls.