Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicWest Bengal assembly elections

Topic: West Bengal assembly elections

CBI wants to take over Sitalkuchi probe, tells HC ‘no response’ from Bengal DGP after 3 letters

Four people were allegedly killed in CISF’s firing at a polling booth in Cooch Behar. CBI says it had written to state police asking for details of the case but got no response.

Debutante carrying CPM hopes against Supriyo is an activist, Army kid, Naseeruddin Shah’s niece

Saira Shah Halim is CPI(M) candidate in Ballygunge bypoll, to be held on 12 April. She is pitted against TMC’s Babul Supriyo, who is facing flak for previous actions as BJP MP.

Calcutta HC dismisses Bengal govt’s plea, NHRC to proceed with probe on post-poll violence

The plea sought a recall of the order passed over PILs alleging displacement of people, physical assault, destruction of property and ransacking of businesses after Bengal polls.

How TMC turncoats’ actions or silence is fanning BJP’s defection worries in Bengal

Many Trinamool Congress turncoats who joined BJP ahead of 2021 polls are now pleading for return to Mamata's fold. Similar buzz now surrounds Mukul Roy and ex-minister Rajib Banerjee.

BJP workers from across India to visit Bengal, show solidarity with ‘demotivated’ state cadres

The move comes after BJP, which lost 2021 assembly polls despite recent gains in Bengal, alleged violent attacks on its cadres from members of ruling Trinamool Congress.

Why BJP just can’t digest the election defeat to Mamata in West Bengal

Bengal was going to start the second phase of BJP’s Ashwamedha yagna covering territories where regional parties held sway. Now BJP is left ensuring its workers' safety.

Bengal woke up and chose violence at birth. TMC is no exception to that norm

From Naxalbari, Nandigram to now, Bengal was never insulated from political violence. TMC rule has seen an escalation, but BJP's solution is no solution.

West Bengal is not Kerala. BJP was naive to expect peace after TMC win

The political violence after the election result shows a greater need for Mamata Banerjee to change her attitude towards the Centre and the latter towards West Bengal.

With ‘Gandhi’ and ‘Nehru’ in his cabinet, Stalin has a historical burden to shake off

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BJP Bengal is with workers facing atrocities by ‘TMC goons’, says unit chief Dilip Ghosh

Claiming that attacks are happening in places where TMC won with a huge majority, Ghosh said party leadership is with the workers who have fought the election risking their lives.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
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RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

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Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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