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Major blow to TMC as rebel party leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as MLA

Major blow to TMC as rebel party leader Suvendu Adhikari resigns as MLA

Suvendu Adhikari is the MLA of Nandigram constituency in Purba Medinipur district.

Dec 16, 2020, 16:43 PM IST
BJP calling up TMC leaders, trying to coerce them to join their party: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

BJP calling up TMC leaders, trying to coerce them to join their party: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

The West Bengal CM called the BJP "dangerous", adding that they are "calling up my leaders".

Dec 16, 2020, 16:15 PM IST
BJP delegation meets EC, calls for enforcing model code, deploying central forces in West Bengal

BJP delegation meets EC, calls for enforcing model code, deploying central forces in West Bengal

A delegation led by BJP MP Swapan Dasgupta made the submission to the poll body citing the law and order situation and "political bias".

Dec 15, 2020, 15:54 PM IST
After Bihar, AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi to shift focus to West Bengal, may sound poll bugle soon

After Bihar, AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi to shift focus to West Bengal, may sound poll bugle soon

All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen's (AIMIM) attention has shifted from Bihar to West Bengal, where assembly polls are expected to take place in mid-2021.

Dec 14, 2020, 12:34 PM IST
JP Nadda convoy attack case: West Bengal Chief Secretary, DGP to skip MHA meeting despite summons

JP Nadda convoy attack case: West Bengal Chief Secretary, DGP to skip MHA meeting despite summons

West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay and DGP Virendra will not attend the meeting on Monday (December 14) despite summons by Ministry of Home Affairs.

Dec 14, 2020, 11:10 AM IST
Trinamool Congress leader Kanishka Panda, close to party rebel Suvendu Adhikari, suspended

Trinamool Congress leader Kanishka Panda, close to party rebel Suvendu Adhikari, suspended

Suvendu Adhikari an influential Trinamool Congress, recently tendered his resignation from the state cabinet but is yet to quit the party. 

Dec 13, 2020, 13:49 PM IST
MHA calls three West Bengal IPS officers to serve in central deputation after attack on JP Nadda’s convoy

MHA calls three West Bengal IPS officers to serve in central deputation after attack on JP Nadda’s convoy

MHA had on Friday summoned Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay and DGP Virendra asking them to present themselves on December 14 for an explanation on the law and order situation in the state.

Dec 12, 2020, 15:51 PM IST
Attack on JP Nadda's convoy: West Bengal Chief Secy, DGP snub Union Home Secy's summons; TMC flays MHA move

Attack on JP Nadda's convoy: West Bengal Chief Secy, DGP snub Union Home Secy's summons; TMC flays MHA move

The top bureaucrat informed the home ministry that the state government is already addressing the issue with “utmost seriousness”, and said that three cases have been filed for the attack and seven

Dec 11, 2020, 19:04 PM IST
Appeal Mamata Banerjee to apologise for attack on JP Nadda's convoy: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

Appeal Mamata Banerjee to apologise for attack on JP Nadda's convoy: Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar has hit out at CM Mamata Banerjee over December 11 attack on BJP chief JP Nadda's convoy.

Dec 11, 2020, 12:51 PM IST
West Bengal suffering from lawlessness, anarchy, intolerance, says BJP chief JP Nadda

West Bengal suffering from lawlessness, anarchy, intolerance, says BJP chief JP Nadda

"Cut money is the order of the day. Tolabaji, coal, and sand syndicates are prevalent under Mamata Banerjee’s rule. People here have to pay cut money during the last rites also, said BJP national

Dec 10, 2020, 20:20 PM IST
Everyone is safe, says West Bengal police; attack on JP Nadda was staged, claims Mamata Banerjee

Everyone is safe, says West Bengal police; attack on JP Nadda was staged, claims Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged the attack on Nadda was staged.

Dec 10, 2020, 18:33 PM IST
West Bengal govt will have to answer: Amit Shah warns Mamata Banerjee after 'attack’ on JP Nadda’s convoy

West Bengal govt will have to answer: Amit Shah warns Mamata Banerjee after 'attack’ on JP Nadda’s convoy

Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday (December 10, 2020) condemned in the strongest term the alleged attack on the convoy of BJP chief JP Nadda in Mamata Banerjee-ruled West Bengal.

Dec 10, 2020, 17:21 PM IST
I can say with confidence that BJP will form next government in West Bengal in 2021: JP Nadda

I can say with confidence that BJP will form next government in West Bengal in 2021: JP Nadda

 I am safe because I was travelling in a bulletproof car. This state of lawlessness and intolerance in West Bengal has to end," said BJP chief Jagat Prakash Nadda.

Dec 10, 2020, 16:50 PM IST
Dilip Ghosh cites security lapse during JP Nadda's state visit, writes to Home Minister Amit Shah

Dilip Ghosh cites security lapse during JP Nadda's state visit, writes to Home Minister Amit Shah

The Home Ministry has ordered an inquiry into an alleged security breach during BJP chief JP Nadda's visit to West Bengal.

Dec 10, 2020, 12:30 PM IST
BJP calls 12-hour bandh in West Bengal today over party worker’s killing

BJP calls 12-hour bandh in West Bengal today over party worker’s killing

The BJP workers had clashed with the West Bengal police in north Bengal's Siliguri after they were stopped from moving past barricades at two points near branch secretariat 'Uttarkanya' during their

Dec 08, 2020, 09:20 AM IST
BJP worker dies during clashes with police at Siliguri protest rally, claims party; 12-hour bandh called in north Bengal

BJP worker dies during clashes with police at Siliguri protest rally, claims party; 12-hour bandh called in north Bengal

The BJP workers were stopped from moving past barricades at two points near 'Uttarkanya' during their rally in protest against TMC dispensation's "misrule".

Dec 07, 2020, 16:28 PM IST
We won't let BJP make West Bengal a Gujarat, will not let you give rise to riots here: CM Mamata Banerjee

We won't let BJP make West Bengal a Gujarat, will not let you give rise to riots here: CM Mamata Banerjee

CM Mamata Banerjee took a jibe at the Bharatiya Janata Party asserting that the Trinamool Congress (TMC) will not let the BJP "give rise to riots" in West Bengal.

Dec 07, 2020, 16:16 PM IST
TMC stands with farmers but will not support ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8

TMC stands with farmers but will not support ‘Bharat Bandh’ on December 8

The West Bengal government had opposed the Bharat Bandh call given by trade unions on November 26.

Dec 05, 2020, 20:07 PM IST
Kolkata Metro to operate 204 trains from Dec 7: Rail Minister Piyush Goyal

Kolkata Metro to operate 204 trains from Dec 7: Rail Minister Piyush Goyal

Metro Railway, Kolkata will run 204 daily services instead of 190 services from Monday to Saturday from December 7.

Dec 05, 2020, 18:37 PM IST
BJP leader Mukul Roy named in TMC MLA murder case; party calls it 'conspiracy'

BJP leader Mukul Roy named in TMC MLA murder case; party calls it 'conspiracy'

The West Bengal CID has named BJP national vice president Mukul Roy in a supplementary chargesheet in connection with the murder of TMC MLA Satyajit Biswas of Krishnaganj.

Dec 05, 2020, 18:13 PM IST