Monday, 17 January, 2022
TopicWest Bengal BJP

Topic: West Bengal BJP

Bengal BJP leaders meet Modi, call for speedy CAA rollout so ‘those eligible can benefit’

The delegation of party leaders also invited the PM to visit West Bengal and lambasted the state government.

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'.

BJP drags Bangladesh, Kashmir, Taliban into Bengal bypolls, TMC says communalisation won’t work

Four West Bengal constituencies — Shantipur in Nadia district, Dinhata in Coochbehar district, Khardah in North 24 Parganas and Gosaba in South 24 Praganas — will vote on 30 October.

3 BJP MLAs taken into custody for violating lockdown norms in Siliguri, released later

Shankar Ghosh, Anandamoy Burman and Sikha Chattopadhyay were protesting against the alleged lack of measures on part of state govt to check rising Covid deaths in north Bengal.

Mamata loses nail-biter in Bengal’s Nandigram to Suvendu, says EC played ‘mischief’

Mamata Banerjee lost to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by 1,956 votes. She said she would go to the court as the ‘people have witnessed the horror of the ECI’ in Bengal.

Mamata lost, Mamata won, Suvendu lost, Suvendu won — it’s all very confusing in Nandigram

Mamata Banerjee wants a recount, says ‘there has been a mischief played by the ECI in Nandigram’. The Election Commission is yet to officially declare the result for Nandigram.

Why BJP’s Bengal blitzkrieg and Modi-Shah attacking Mamata have failed

BJP’s hopes of forming its first government in Bengal crumbled Sunday as trends for 2021 assembly elections pointed to a clear victory — third in a row — for Mamata Banerjee’s TMC 

Only ‘tareekh pe tareekh’, no salary, say workers at this Bengal factory as owner fights polls

The owner of Howrah’s Shalimar Steel firm is contesting on a TMC ticket. Labourers say they have stopped working as their salaries are due for eight months.

BJP supporters greet Mamata Banerjee with ‘Jai Shri Ram’ slogans in Nandigram

Scheduled to address rallies ahead of the West Bengal elections' second phase Tuesday, the TMC chief had strongly reacted to 'Jai Shri Ram' slogans in the past.

BJP’s Jitendra Tiwari gets EC show-cause notice for promising voters free trip to Ayodhya

Tiwari made the promise at a public meeting in Haripur on 21 March, and at a party meeting, officials said Thursday. TMC had lodged a complaint with EC on 22 March on the issue.

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RBI proposes changes to valuation of bank investments, relaxing of investment class rules

A Reserve Bank of India discussion paper Friday suggested removing caps on the Held-To-Maturity class of securities, and allowing more types of instruments to be held within them.

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A visual from the crash site in Tamil Nadu. | Photo: Twitter/ANI

CDS chopper crash was caused by weather change, leading to Controlled Flight Into Terrain: IAF

In Friday statement, IAF says tri-service Court of Inquiry ruled out mechanical failure, sabotage or negligence as cause of accident involving Mi-17 V5 helicopter last month.
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Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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