Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicWest Bengal BJP

Topic: West Bengal BJP

BJP promotes 3 TMC turncoats accused in Saradha-Narada — scams it had used to target Mamata

Mukul Roy, Suvendu Adhikari and Sovan Chatterjee, all accused in Saradha chit fund scam & Narada sting cases, are now in BJP and hold significant posts.

Mamata-Modi govt ‘schemes war’ heats up in Bengal ahead of polls, TMC says take ideas from us

Bengal hasn’t implemented PM-Kisan and Ayushman Bharat schemes as the state introduced their own schemes. BJP says Mamata is depriving people for her petty political interests.

BJP MP Saumitra Khan says will file for divorce as wife joins Trinamool Congress

Bishnupur MP Khan expressed surprise over his wife’s decision. His wife Sujata Mondal Khan said she hopes 'good sense prevails' & he joins Trinamool too.

Amit Shah’s Bengal rally sees big-ticket defections from Mamata’s TMC, 7 MLAs jump ship

Suvendu Adhikari was among the MLAs who joined BJP. At the rally, Shah said TMC has gone from a party of Ma, Mati, Manush to one of extortion, appeasement and nepotism.

Bids for Air India a relief. Govt must now ensure politics or bureaucracy don’t get in the way

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Stones hurled at JP Nadda’s convoy in West Bengal, vehicle of Vijayvargiya ransacked

Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh said TMC supporters blocked the road and pelted stones at party president Nadda's vehicle that was on way to Diamond Harbour from Kolkata.

Tejasvi Surya leads BJP charge in Bengal, calls Mamata govt ‘fascist’ at Kolkata rally

Trinamool Congress hits back at BJP, says it's a violent party that organises rallies led by goons, hooligans with firearms and bricks.

Clashes in Kolkata as police block BJP march to Nabanna against ‘killings of workers’

Bengal BJP vice-president Raju Banerjee and MP Jyotirmoy were reportedly injured in the clashes. Police claim clashes erupted when protesters tried to break through barricades.

BJP’s big Bengal plan for October — Amit Shah puja visit, women’s defence training, protests

BJP will train its women workers in self-defence ‘against TMC goons’, conduct marches with youth and farmers, and woo Bengal voters in Durga Puja pandals.

In Mukul Roy’s elevation as BJP vice-president, a message for Trinamool turncoats

Three leaders from Bengal were Saturday picked for the BJP’s national team of office-bearers. They are Mukul Roy, Anupam Hazra and Raju Bista.

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


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.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.