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Bengal BJP MP Quits Party Post, Retracts 'Under Amit Shah's Instruction'

July 8, 2021
Newsdesk

Hours after resigning as BJP's Bengal youth wing chief and taking to Facebook to launch a blistering attack on the state party leadership, MP Saumitra Khan on Wednesday decided to withdraw his resignation after senior party leaders including Union Home Minister Amit Shah intervened and assured to look into his grievanc | Read more|

Second Supreme Court Judge Drops Out Of Bengal-Related Case

June 22, 2021
Newsdesk

One more Supreme Court Judge has dropped out of a case involving West Bengal. Justice Aniruddha Bose, who is from Kolkata, today withdrew from a case involving Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's petition in the Narada bribery case, saying: "I do not want to hear this case." | Read more|

I Know What It Takes to Defeat Narendra Modi

May 6, 2021
Mahua Moitra

KOLKATA, India — I am a member of the Indian Parliament, and on Sunday, the political party I belong to, the All India Trinamool Congress, defeated the party of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in elections for the West Bengal State legislature. Our party and my leader, Mamata Banerjee, the only female chief minister of | Read more|

Huge Vaccine Wastage By States Till April 11, Most In Tamil Nadu: RTI

April 20, 2021
Newsdesk

As several states report a vaccine shortage, an RTI reply has revealed a huge waste of doses since India began inoculating people against Covid in mid-January. Tamil Nadu reported the highest waste - 12.10 per cent, followed by Haryana (9.74%), Punjab (8.12%), Manipur (7.8%) and Telangana (7.55%). | Read more|

"Genocide": Mamata Banerjee On Violence Outside Bengal Polling Booth

April 11, 2021
Newsdesk

Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has labelled the killing of four people in central force firing at Cooch Behar "a genocide" and said the victims were "sprayed with bullets in the chest and neck". "This is genocide. They have fired just like a fire spray. They should have fired below the wait. But they have fired | Read more|