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West Bengal govt tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

West Bengal govt tables anti-CAA resolution in Assembly

Three states - Kerala, Rajasthan and Punjab - have already passed resolutions against the new citizenship law.

Jan 27, 2020, 14:49 PM IST
After Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan, West Bengal to bring resolution against CAA today

After Kerala, Punjab and Rajasthan, West Bengal to bring resolution against CAA today

According to reports, the resolution will be brought in a special assembly session at 2 pm today.

Jan 27, 2020, 07:51 AM IST
Mamata Banerjee urges people to uphold principles of Constitution

Mamata Banerjee urges people to uphold principles of Constitution

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday urged people to take a pledge to protect the Constitution of the country and uphold its principles.

Jan 26, 2020, 12:06 PM IST
Royal Bengal Tiger skin recovered in Kolkata in joint operation by forest department officials

Royal Bengal Tiger skin recovered in Kolkata in joint operation by forest department officials

Acting on a tip-off, the officers of Wildlife Crime Control Bureau, Wildlife Crime Control Cell and West Bengal Forest Directorate conducted a joint raid and recovered an old skin of Royal Bengal

Jan 23, 2020, 23:31 PM IST
Students raise 'Bharat Mata Se Azaadi' slogans in West Bengal's Kolkata

Students raise 'Bharat Mata Se Azaadi' slogans in West Bengal's Kolkata

Students of several universities - including Kolkata's Jadavpur University - raised slogans of 'Bharat Mata Se Azaadi', ‘Kashmir Maange Azaadi’, ‘Assam Maange Azaadi’ during a protest in Kolkata on

Jan 23, 2020, 12:00 PM IST
Won't allow 2 crore Bangladeshi Muslim infiltrators to live in India: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

Won't allow 2 crore Bangladeshi Muslim infiltrators to live in India: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

The West Bengal BJP parliamentarian's statement comes amid ongoing protests against the CAA and National Register of India (NRC) across the country.

Jan 21, 2020, 22:18 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee govt to bring anti-CAA resolution in state assembly on January 27

Mamata Banerjee govt to bring anti-CAA resolution in state assembly on January 27

A special session of the West Bengal assembly will be convened on January 27 during which the anti-CAA resolution will be adopted around 2 pm.

Jan 21, 2020, 16:42 PM IST
Will bring anti-Citizenship Amendment Act resolution soon, says Mamata Banerjee, appeals other states to boycott law

Will bring anti-Citizenship Amendment Act resolution soon, says Mamata Banerjee, appeals other states to boycott law

The Trinamool supremo, who has strongly opposed the amended citizenship law, said that she would urge other states to pass such a resolution.

Jan 20, 2020, 17:21 PM IST
50 lakh Muslim infiltrators will be identified, chased out of India: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

50 lakh Muslim infiltrators will be identified, chased out of India: West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh

Launching a direct attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said that the removal of names of Muslim infiltrators will stop Mamata from appeasing the people of a

Jan 20, 2020, 07:40 AM IST
BJP's Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal party president

BJP's Dilip Ghosh re-elected as West Bengal party president

Ghosh will continue as the president for the second term. The results were announced on Thursday and he had filed his nomination on Wednesday.

Jan 16, 2020, 13:32 PM IST
Yes, I am a Pakistani, do whatever you can: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury dares BJP

Yes, I am a Pakistani, do whatever you can: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury dares BJP

The Congress leader made these remarks while addressing a rally in Basirhat in the North 24 Pargana in Kolkata.

Jan 16, 2020, 10:12 AM IST
Shoot them like dogs: Dilip Ghosh booked over remarks against CAA protesters

Shoot them like dogs: Dilip Ghosh booked over remarks against CAA protesters

The complaint was registered in Ranaghat police station of Nadia district by a Trinamool Congress worker Krishnendu Banerjee, who alleged that Ghosh was inciting communal passion.

Jan 14, 2020, 18:32 PM IST
Devotees visiting West Bengal's Gangasagar get cloth bags to curb use of single-use plastic

Devotees visiting West Bengal's Gangasagar get cloth bags to curb use of single-use plastic

Till now the volunteers have distributed 25000 cloth bag in the Gangasagar Mela which were made by using nearly 4000 cloths. According to the West Bengal government, nearly 50,000 devotees will visit

Jan 13, 2020, 19:06 PM IST
Union Minister Babul Supriyo slams Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for 'shot CAA protesters like dogs' remark

Union Minister Babul Supriyo slams Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for 'shot CAA protesters like dogs' remark

Union Minister Babul Supriyo on Monday (January 13) rebuked Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for the latter's controversial comments about those damaging public property during anti-Citizenship Amendment

Jan 13, 2020, 16:06 PM IST
BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol, party blames Trinamool Congress

BJP office set ablaze in West Bengal's Asansol, party blames Trinamool Congress

The BJP has accused Trinamool Congress to be behind the incident. 

Jan 13, 2020, 10:23 AM IST
TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee slams PM Narendra modi, says he only gives preference to BJP-ruled states

TMC leader Abhishek Banerjee slams PM Narendra modi, says he only gives preference to BJP-ruled states

He also raised a question on the central government over the funds allocated for cyclone Bulbul and the iron bridge which PM Modi had promised for Bengal three years back. 

Jan 12, 2020, 17:12 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi renames Kolkata Port Trust after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee

PM Narendra Modi renames Kolkata Port Trust after Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Shyama Prasad Mookerjee

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday (January 12) renamed Kolkata Port Trust after Dr Shyama Prasad Mookerjee, the founder of the BJP's predecessor Bharatiya Jan Sangh. 

Jan 12, 2020, 12:49 PM IST
PM Modi inaugurates Kolkata Port Trust's 150th-anniversary celebration, Mamata skips event

PM Modi inaugurates Kolkata Port Trust's 150th-anniversary celebration, Mamata skips event

According to sources in Trinamool, the West Bengal CM was apparently miffed with PM Modi over his latest speech on Citizenship (Amendment) Act at a youth conference in Belur Math today.

Jan 12, 2020, 12:06 PM IST
Youth fed lies, being misled on Citizenship Amendment Act, says PM Modi at Kolkata's Belur Math

Youth fed lies, being misled on Citizenship Amendment Act, says PM Modi at Kolkata's Belur Math

PM Modi will also inaugurate an upgraded ship repair facility of Cochin-Kolkata unit at Netaji Subhas dry dock. He will return to Delhi after the programme.

Jan 12, 2020, 08:53 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi meets Mamata Banerjee at Raj Bhavan; TMC, Left activists continue protests

PM Narendra Modi meets Mamata Banerjee at Raj Bhavan; TMC, Left activists continue protests

Stringent security was put in place for the Prime Minister`s tour amid apprehensions of large-scale protests.

Jan 11, 2020, 16:31 PM IST