Saturday, 3 December, 2022
TopicWest Bengal BJP

Topic: West Bengal BJP

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.

Some turncoats in BJP are moles, party must weed them out, says Tathagata Roy

Former Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy says BJP should ‘put an examination process in place for the new inductees’, and also scrutinise their background.

Bengal BJP’s new campaign puts Dilip Ghosh in direct ‘contest’ against CM Mamata

The new campaign — Dilip da against corruption — is part of the BJP’s larger campaign of ‘Bengal against corruption’ ahead of the state polls due in 2021.

Will return to politics, waiting for BJP nod, says Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy

Tathagata Roy's term as Governor ends Tuesday. The 74-year-old has been Bengal BJP chief from 2002-06, and is likely to return to the state by month-end.

Lockdown on Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan day but not Eid — BJP says Mamata govt ‘punishing’ Hindus

West Bengal BJP leaders say dates announced by Mamata govt have no set pattern, complete lockdown is without any scientific reasoning.

BJP has found its Bengali Hindutva icon ahead of 2021 assembly polls — Syama Prasad Mookerjee

Modi govt renamed 150-yr-old Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port in January. Bengal BJP has launched programmes to celebrate him as Bengali leader of eminence.

BJP trying to topple my govt, says Mamata, asks partymen not to answer ‘luring’ calls 

Addressing a rally on TMC’s Martyrs’ Day, Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee says Bengal will be ruled only by Bengalis and not by outsiders.

On Camera

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File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.