Love and jihad don’t go together, don’t make religion a tool of politics: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP

Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Nusrat Jahan on Monday slammed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) saying that love and jihad don’t go together. The Basirhat MP has asked the party not to make religion a tool of politics. Addressing a press conference, she said “love is very personal”, adding that “no one can tell us…whom to … Read more Love and jihad don’t go together, don’t make religion a tool of politics: TMC MP Nusrat Jahan slams BJP

People of Bengal will Not Tolerate Red Eyes of Outsiders, TMC Says After BJP Rejigs District Units

Chandrima Bhattacharya. (File Photo: IANS) West Bengal Minister of State for Health Chandrima Bhattacharya on Thursday took a dig at the BJP central leaders saying that the new five-member team of outsiders will be fought back by people of the state. IANS Kolkata Last Updated: November 20, 2020, 7:32 IST FOLLOW US ON: Mamata Banerjee-led … Read more People of Bengal will Not Tolerate Red Eyes of Outsiders, TMC Says After BJP Rejigs District Units

No Directive to Cops to be Neutral, Political Violence Continues Unabated in Bengal: Governor

West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Thursday said political killings are continuing unabated in the state, and the chief minister, chief secretary and the DGP have not issued any “firm directive” to the police and administration to be “politically neutral” despite his insistence. In a video uploaded on Twitter, the governor, who has been at … Read more No Directive to Cops to be Neutral, Political Violence Continues Unabated in Bengal: Governor

BJP ‘Daydreaming’, Lok Sabha Poll Performance in West Bengal Not to Help it Win Assembly Election: TMC

The Trinamool Congress on Wednesday said that if the BJP is thinking of winning the Assembly polls in West Bengal next year because of its performance in the Lok Sabha election in 2019, the saffron party is daydreaming. Lok Sabha and Assembly elections are different ball games, TMC spokesperson Sukhendu Sekhar Roy said. Countering the … Read more BJP ‘Daydreaming’, Lok Sabha Poll Performance in West Bengal Not to Help it Win Assembly Election: TMC

Bengal Governor slams police for browbeating BJP MP at last rites of slain jawan

He called the act “delinquency in uniform”. Firing a fresh salvo at the Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said there was “gross dereliction of duty” on the part of the police and administration in not according proper treatment to a BJP MP when he went to pay tribute to martyred … Read more Bengal Governor slams police for browbeating BJP MP at last rites of slain jawan

Stung by Obama’s Memoir and RJD Outburst, Congress Can No Longer Afford to Outsource Political Activism

The first word from the RJD has come after its Mahagathbandhan with the Congress failed to notch up the numbers to form the government in Bihar. “The Congress had become a shackle for the Mahagathbandhan. They fielded 70 candidates but didn’t even hold 70 public rallies. Rahul Gandhi came for three days and Priyanka Gandhi … Read more Stung by Obama’s Memoir and RJD Outburst, Congress Can No Longer Afford to Outsource Political Activism

BJP Lying about Maoists in Jangalmahal in Bid to Bring in More Central Forces Before Bengal Polls: Chhatradhar Mahato​

He was the face of the alleged Maoists-backed tribal movement in Bengal’s Jangalmahal from 2008 to 2011. He launched the Lalgarh movement under the banner of People’s Committee Against Police Atrocities (PCAPA) after police conducted raids at several tribal homes and arrested a large number of locals allegedly without any evidence. Under his leadership, he … Read more BJP Lying about Maoists in Jangalmahal in Bid to Bring in More Central Forces Before Bengal Polls: Chhatradhar Mahato​

‘How Did Your Son Become BCCI Secretary?’ TMC Hit Backs at Amit Shah for Accusing Mamata of Pushing Nephew as Next CM

Kolkata: Days after Union Home Minister Amit Shah slammed TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for promoting her nephew Abhishek Banerjee, calling it a “desperate attempt” to make him the next chief minister of West Bengal, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) questioned the credentials of Shah’s Son Jay who for holds one of India’s top administrative cricket posts. … Read more ‘How Did Your Son Become BCCI Secretary?’ TMC Hit Backs at Amit Shah for Accusing Mamata of Pushing Nephew as Next CM

‘Death Knell of Mamata Govt Sounded’: Amit Shah Sets Target of 200 Seats for 2021 Bengal Assembly Polls

Union Home Minister and top BJP leader Amit Shah Thursday set a target of 200 out of the total 294 seats in the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections and to come to power in the state, party sources said. Shah, who visited Bankura during the day to take stock of the party organisation, asked BJP … Read more ‘Death Knell of Mamata Govt Sounded’: Amit Shah Sets Target of 200 Seats for 2021 Bengal Assembly Polls

Death knell of Mamata government has been sounded, says Amit Shah

Union Home Minister alleges BJP workers are being oppressed by West Bengal government Alleging that the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal has started an unprecedented oppression on Bharatijya Janata Party workers, Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who is on a two-day visit to the State, on Thursday said that the death knell of the … Read more Death knell of Mamata government has been sounded, says Amit Shah