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After 3 years, Bimal Gurung surfaces in Kolkata, snaps BJP ties

IndiaTimes Wednesday, 21 October 2020
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We'll support Mamata in 2021 election, BJP didn't fulfil commitments: GJM Chief [Video]

We'll support Mamata in 2021 election, BJP didn't fulfil commitments: GJM Chief

Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung on November 05 announced that the party will support Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee in 2021 Legislative Assembly elections in the state. He said, "17 Darjeeling Municipal Corporation councillors who joined BJP in 2019, are moving back to GJM. We were with NDA for 17 years, but BJP didn't fulfil the commitments. Seeing that Mamata Banerjee fulfils the promises, we'll support her in 2021."

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'Our demand for Gorkhaland still remains': Gorkha Janmukti Morcha quits NDA [Video]

'Our demand for Gorkhaland still remains': Gorkha Janmukti Morcha quits NDA

Founder of Gorkha Janmukti Morcha, Bimal Gurung pulled out of Bharatiya Janata Party-led NDA and said that his party will support those in 2024 elections who'll take up their demand of Gorkhaland. He said, "All I want to say is that our demand for Gorkhaland still remains, we will take this cause forward. It is our aim, our vision. In the 2024 election, we will support the party which will take up this cause." He further said, "Centre didn't meet the commitment they made but Mamata Banerjee fulfilled all promises she made. So, I would like to separate myself from NDA, I would like to break our relation with BJP. In 2021 Bengal election we'll forge an alliance with TMC and give a reply to BJP."

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JP Nadda to visit Kolkata on 8thDecember:Kailash Vijayvargiya [Video]

JP Nadda to visit Kolkata on 8thDecember:Kailash Vijayvargiya

BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiyainformed that national president of Bharatiya Janata Party JP Nadda will visit Kolkata on December 8th-9th. He will inaugurate BJP's election campaign office in Kolkata. "On 9th, he will attend a meeting with fish cultivators in Diamond Harbour and will have a meeting with the election management committees of three districts," he said.

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Ex-judge CS Karnan held for obscene posts against judges, their families

A former judge of the Madras and Calcutta high courts, C S Karnan, was arrested by the Chennai police cybercrime wing. Police said Karnan was later produced..
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West Bengal man covers 5500 km on foot to spread COVID awareness [Video]

West Bengal man covers 5500 km on foot to spread COVID awareness

Despite extant COVID crisis, some people have been defiant. COVID precautions still remain to be the best solution to avoid getting infected. Contributing his bit, a man hailing from West Bengal, is covering cities on foot to spread the vital information. Thakur Das Sasmal has covered 5500 km so far. "I started the trek from Kolkata on 25 August. My goal is to inform people about Corona, to convince them," he said.

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Bharatiya Janata Party Bharatiya Janata Party Indian political party

GHMC polls: 'Results show people's unequivocal support towards PM's development model,' says Nadda [Video]

GHMC polls: 'Results show people's unequivocal support towards PM's development model,' says Nadda

National President of Bharatiya Janata Party Jagat Prakash Nadda showed his satisfaction on the GHMC election results. Hailing his party workers Nadda said, "The historic result for BJP in Hyderabad GHMC elections shows people's unequivocal support towards PM Modi's development and governance model. I want to thank the people of Hyderabad." "The people of Hyderabad have made it clear what will be the results of the Telangana assembly elections (2023). I can say with confidence that people of Telangana have decided to say goodbye to the corrupt KCR government," BJP president added.

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Expecting Suvendu Adhikari to join BJP: Mukul Roy [Video]

Expecting Suvendu Adhikari to join BJP: Mukul Roy

BJP leader Mukul Roy on December 4 claimed that Suvendu Adhikari who has tendered resignation from the party, is expected to join BJP. "Suvendu Adhikari has already resigned. Only time will speak now. In a day or two, the entire dilemma will be over. I expect that he will join the BJP," said Mukul Roy.

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Hyderabad civic polls: TRS retains its bastion, BJP makes significant inroads winning 48 seats

BJP which has made significant electoral inroads, won 48 seats finishing as runner-up. AIMIM won 44 seats performing well in its traditional bastion.
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