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West Bengal Minister Jakir Hossain injured, hospitalised after Murshidabad crude bomb attack

West Bengal Minister Jakir Hossain injured, hospitalised after Murshidabad crude bomb attack

Jakir Hussain, who is the minister of state for labour, was attacked in Murshidabad's Raghunathganj when he was on his way to Nimtita Railway station to catch a train to Kolkata. The minister

Feb 18, 2021, 00:50 AM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee launches scheme to provide meal at Rs 5 to poor people

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee launches scheme to provide meal at Rs 5 to poor people

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday virtually launched the 'Maa' scheme under which her government would provide a meal at a nominal cost of Rs 5 to poor people. They will get a

Feb 15, 2021, 19:34 PM IST
Bharatiya Janata Party to hold Krishak Soho Bhoj in West Bengal

Bharatiya Janata Party to hold Krishak Soho Bhoj in West Bengal

In Soho Bhoj, farmers' families come together, cook 'ek muthi chal' (a fistful of uncooked rice), and sit together for a meal. BJP's Kisan Morcha president, Mahadev Sarkar, said, "Our aim is to avail

Feb 15, 2021, 13:32 PM IST
BJP will form next govt in West Bengal: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, says `paribortan hobe`

BJP will form next govt in West Bengal: West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh, says `paribortan hobe`

BJP West Bengal President Dilip Ghosh has asserted that change will happen and the BJP shall come to power in the state after the elections, challenging West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool

Feb 15, 2021, 11:34 AM IST
Big blow to Mamata Banerjee! TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha cites THIS reason

Big blow to Mamata Banerjee! TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi resigns from Rajya Sabha cites THIS reason

Veteran Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi called it quits in Rajya Sabha on Friday saying that he feels suffocated in the Mamata Banerjee-led party and rued the lack of conversation around the

Feb 12, 2021, 14:35 PM IST
Left calls for 12-hour bandh today, West Bengal says all government offices will remain open

Left calls for 12-hour bandh today, West Bengal says all government offices will remain open

"The Left Front has called for 12 hours bandh in West Bengal to protest over the incident where left party workers were beaten up and water cannons were used against them by Police during a march to

Feb 12, 2021, 09:28 AM IST
Left calls for 12-hour West Bengal bandh on Friday after clash with Congress, state police

Left calls for 12-hour West Bengal bandh on Friday after clash with Congress, state police

After left and Congress activists demonstrators clashed with police during a rally in Nabanna in Kolkata, the Left Front Chairman Biman Bose on Thursday (February 11) announced a 12- hour West Bengal

Feb 11, 2021, 20:47 PM IST
CAA, NRC will be implemented soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive ends: Amit Shah

CAA, NRC will be implemented soon after COVID-19 vaccination drive ends: Amit Shah

“As soon as the vaccination drive will conclude and we become Corona-free, the work of providing citizenship will be undertaken. CAA is Parliament's law, how can you stop it? Also, you will not be in

Feb 11, 2021, 18:24 PM IST
West Bengal election to be fought between PM Narendra Modi's 'Vikas' and CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Vinash' models: Amit Shah

West Bengal election to be fought between PM Narendra Modi's 'Vikas' and CM Mamata Banerjee's 'Vinash' models: Amit Shah

Addressing a rally in the North Bengal town of Coochbehar, he said the yatra is also aimed at ending corruption patronised by "Bua-Bhatija" combine. The BJP has been accusing Banerjee and her nephew

Feb 11, 2021, 16:36 PM IST
BJP's 'Parivartan Yatra' not to change West Bengal CM but to end infiltration, says Amit Shah

BJP's 'Parivartan Yatra' not to change West Bengal CM but to end infiltration, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed a public meeting at Coochbehar in poll-bound West Bengal on Thursday (February 11, 2021). The BJP leader said that BJP's march cannot be stopped by anyone.

Feb 11, 2021, 13:19 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee did nothing for tribals, farmers of Bengal: BJP president JP Nadda

Mamata Banerjee did nothing for tribals, farmers of Bengal: BJP president JP Nadda

Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee dispensation has not done anything for the welfare of the farmers and tribals in West Bengal, BJP president JP Nadda said on Wednesday (February 10) that his party

Feb 10, 2021, 11:15 AM IST
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee compares herself to Royal Bengal Tiger, says 'not a person to be afraid of anything'

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee compares herself to Royal Bengal Tiger, says 'not a person to be afraid of anything'

Addressing a rally in Murshidabad's Baharampur, the capital of Nawab Siraj-ud-Daullah's empire, she also compared those who left the TMC to join the saffron party to Mir Jafar, a commander of his

Feb 09, 2021, 20:02 PM IST
CM Mamata Banerjee exploited West Bengal, says BJP President JP Nadda after launching 'Poriborton Yatra' in state

CM Mamata Banerjee exploited West Bengal, says BJP President JP Nadda after launching 'Poriborton Yatra' in state

Nadda while addressing a rally in West Bengal's Birbhum attacked the Trinamool Congress and said, "The Bengal which was known for its culture, development, and for showing the direction to the

Feb 09, 2021, 18:54 PM IST
CBI files chargesheet against BSF Commandant Satish Kumar, 6 others in cattle smuggling case

CBI files chargesheet against BSF Commandant Satish Kumar, 6 others in cattle smuggling case

The CBI had registered a case on September 21, 2020 against four accused including the then BSF Commandant Satish Kumar, three private persons and unknown public servants/private persons on the

Feb 08, 2021, 19:44 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee gets angry when people chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' but not when conspiracies are hatched to defame India: PM Narendra Modi in West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee gets angry when people chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' but not when conspiracies are hatched to defame India: PM Narendra Modi in West Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a rally at Haldia in West Bengal, where he said, “She (West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee) gets angry when people chant 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' but not when

Feb 07, 2021, 17:52 PM IST
Mamata Banerjee likely to skip PM Narendra Modi's event in Bengal's Haldia

Mamata Banerjee likely to skip PM Narendra Modi's event in Bengal's Haldia

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to inaugurate four projects in West Bengal's Haldia in oil, gas, and infrastructure sectors on Sunday. Bengal CM Mamata is likely to skip the event, although the

Feb 07, 2021, 10:40 AM IST
PM Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal, Assam today, to launch several infrastructure projects

PM Narendra Modi to visit West Bengal, Assam today, to launch several infrastructure projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared details of his visits to the two poll-bound states on Twitter on Saturday where he will lay foundation stone for several infrastruture projects. Assembly polls in

Feb 07, 2021, 07:31 AM IST
BJP will win more than 200 seats in West Bengal assembly elections, says JP Nadda

BJP will win more than 200 seats in West Bengal assembly elections, says JP Nadda

Nadda attacked the Trinamool Congress and asserted that the people have decided to bid farewell to the Mamata Banerjee government in the assembly polls. He also said that 'Mamata di' has done a big

Feb 06, 2021, 19:30 PM IST
Ahead of assembly elections, West Bengal government appoints Soumen Mitra as new Kolkata Police chief

Ahead of assembly elections, West Bengal government appoints Soumen Mitra as new Kolkata Police chief

The West Bengal government on Saturday (February 6, 2021) appointed Soumen Mitra as the new Commissioner of Kolkata Police, several weeks ahead of the crucial state assembly polls. The Election

Feb 06, 2021, 18:09 PM IST
JP Nadda set to launch BJP's Rath Yatra in Bengal, confusion prevails over permission

JP Nadda set to launch BJP's Rath Yatra in Bengal, confusion prevails over permission

Nadda is scheduled to kick off the 'Parivartan Yatra' from Nabadwip, the birthplace of 15th century saint Chaitanya Mahaprabhu in Nadia district. Union Home Minister Amit Shah is also likely to

Feb 06, 2021, 07:15 AM IST