Thursday, June 23, 2022

Governor Appeals To Withdraw Suvendu Adhikari’s Suspension

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Kolkata: After West Bengal Assembly Speaker Biman Bandyopadhyay suspended five BJP MLAs, including Shuvendu Adhikari, on Monday, Governor Jagdeep Dhankar wrote to the Speaker to withdraw the suspension. It may be recalled that a scuffle...

Bengal BJP Wants Sunil Deodhar As Central Observer

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Kolkata: The BJP faced debacles in elections thanks to the Hindi-speaking non-Bengali leaders spearheading the challenge for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the last assembly elections in West Bengal. To counter that the BJP...
Calcutta High Court Allows CBI To Quiz Anubrata

Calcutta High Court Allows CBI To Quiz Anubrata

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Kolkata: A division bench of the Calcutta High Court headed by Chief Justice Prakash Srivastava dismissed the Trinamool Congress Birbhum district president Anubrata Mondal’s plea for protection and gave a green signal to the...
CBI Names 22 Accused In Rampurhat Massacre

CBI Names 22 Accused In Rampurhat Massacre

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Kolkata: As many as 22 people have been named as accused by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Birbhum massacre. Eight people were mercilessly beaten up and burnt alive earlier in the...

Firhad Hakim Compares ISF Workers To Dogs, Hyenas

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Kolkata: Forty days after the murder Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim went to meet deceased Indian Secular Front (ISF) leader Anish Khan's father, but the Mayor had to return empty handed on Friday. But Hakim...
Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee Visits Bengal’s Rampurhat Village Where 8 Were Burnt Alive

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Birbhum: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited Bogtui village in Rampurhat where eight people were burnt alive and unleashed a stern warning to the administration. She demanded “stringent action” and said the police...
8 Charred To Death

Homes Burnt, 8 Charred To Death In Bengal’s Birbhum District

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Kolkata: After eight people were burnt to death following the killing of Trinamool Congress leader Bahadur Shaikh in Birbhum’s Rampurhat, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar condemned the violence strongly saying human rights have been “decimated” and...
Jay Prakash Majumdar Joins Trinamool Congress

Jay Prakash Majumdar Joins Trinamool Congress

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Kolkata: Veteran leader Jay Prakash Majumdar, who was suspended from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in January, joined the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC) on Tuesday, March 8. TMC formally inducted Majumdar during a meeting...
West Bengal Municipal Elections: Landslide Victory For TMC

West Bengal Municipal Elections: Landslide Victory For TMC

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Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee-led ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has registered a landslide victory in the West Bengal municipal elections notching 102 of the 108 municipalities. Out of the 102 civic bodies, TMC...
Sporadic Violence Mars Civic Polls In West Bengal

Sporadic Violence Mars Civic Polls In West Bengal

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Kolkata: West Bengal witnessed sporadic incidents of violence during elections to 107 municipalities across the state on Sunday. A voter turnout of around 49.91 per cent was recorded till 1 pm, according to election...