Saturday, 21 May, 2022
TopicWest Bengal Assembly Election

Topic: West Bengal Assembly Election

Bengal post-poll violence: 70 out of 303 ‘displaced’ people returned home, Mamata govt tells HC

Petitioner says victims facing threats from police, lack of help from state. Calcutta HC asks NHRC, state human rights commission if they can hold inquiry into complaints.

It’s BJP vs BJP in Bengal as Tathagata Roy threatens ‘explosive expose’ on Kailash Vijayvargiya

Roy Monday tweeted a picture of Vijayvargiya alongside a pug with a line in Bengali that read: 'Vodafone is in Bengal again'. BJP leaders call his criticism 'disappointing'.

Will file many appeals if CBI acts in motivated way: Bengal law minister on violence probe

Bengal Law Minister Moloy Ghatak calls NHRC report on post-poll violence 'misleading', says state is ready with Supreme Court appeal.

Calcutta HC orders CBI, SIT probes into Bengal post-poll violence, Mamata govt could move SC

Calcutta High Court orders CBI to investigate serious crimes of alleged murder, rape and sexual assault while SIT will probe other cases, both agencies to submit report in 6 weeks.

4 new Bengal faces in Team Modi reveal BJP’s state strategy for 2024 polls

Four MPs inducted in Council of Ministers indicate BJP made careful political considerations to ensure support from the communities when the country votes in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Bengal BJP still fuming over poll loss, blames Delhi: ‘They knew nothing of Bengali psyche’

Leaders say influx of ‘garbage from TMC’, half-baked strategising, personal attacks on Mamata and ‘faulty money model’ led to BJP's defeat in West Bengal.

Mamata Banerjee back to trusted Bhowanipore for future bypoll, minister Sovandeb vacates it

Mamata Banerjee left her Bhowanipore seat to contest against aide-turned-rival Suvendu Adhikari from Nandigram, but lost. She has to become an MLA within 6 months to retain CM post.

SubscriberWrites: Euphoria around TMC win ignores BJP’s massive growth in West Bengal

BJP increased its seat tally from 3 to 77 in 2021, unprecedented growth by a political party, writes Arupendu Gupta

Cong performance in assembly polls disappointing, CWC to review results, says Sonia Gandhi

The Congress leader also congratulated Mamata Banerjee, M K Stalin and the Left parties for their victories in West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Kerala assembly polls respectively.

‘Substandard bunch with no political insight’: Tathagata goes after Bengal BJP leadership again

Tathagata Roy slams Kailash Vijayvargiya, Dilip Ghosh, Shiv Prakash & Arvind Menon for Bengal poll results, said they had dragged names of PM Modi & Amit Shah through the mud.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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