'Will quit politics in 24 hours if ... ': Mamata's nephew Abhishek Banerjee challenges BJP over dynastic politics
Monday, 25 January 2021 Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Abhishek Banerjee, who is also state chief minister Mamata Banerjee's nephew, on Sunday challenged the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over dynastic politics and said he will quit happily if the latter brings a law mandating only one member from a family should stay in a particular political party.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grandnephew and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Chandra Kumar Bose condemned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's behaviour after she refused to speak when 'Jai Shree Ram' slogans were raised during the celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas...
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the residence of her nephew Abhishek Banerjee ahead of the CBI questioning his wife in the coal pilferage case. Meanwhile, the BJP mocked the Trinamool Congress and said that they are scared worried about the CBI notice. BJP leader Dilip Ghosh said that the CBI acts on the basis of evidence it finds and if they have done nothing wrong, there is no reason for them to worry. He further claimed that the CBI notices are not linked to the upcoming polls in the state. ‘I agree that elections are around the corner, but because of the elections, the investigation should not be stopped. The scam should be unearthed and culprits should be punished,’ Ghosh said. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Counting of votes for 575 seats in six municipal corporations of Gujarat began today and reports say BJP has made big gains in all 6 civic bodies; Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today went to her nephew Abhishek Banerjee's home ahead of the CBI questioning of his wife in a coal smuggling case; Of the initial 204 people missing in the Chamoli disaster, search and rescue workers have recovered 69 bodies while 135 are still missing and their families will be handed death certificates. All this and more news at 2 PM.
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Bengali actor Payel Sarkar joined BJP in presence of party president JP Nadda in Kolkata. Both BJP and ruling TMC have been roping in celebrities ahead of Assembly polls in Bengal. On Wednesday, former India cricketer Ashok Dinda joined BJP in presence of Union Minister Babul Supriyo. On the same day, cricketer Manoj Tiwary and several Bengali actors joined TMC in CM Mamata Banerjee’s presence. Elections to 294 Assembly seats in Bengal are scheduled to take place in May 2021.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee rode pillion on an electric scooter to state secretariat Nabanna in protest against petrol price hike. Banerjee was seen riding pillion on an electric scooter ridden by Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim. Helmet-clad Banerjee waved at people on both sides of the road during the five-km-long journey from Hazra to the state secretariat. Banerjee also donned a placard hanging around her neck against petrol price hike. The price of petrol in Kolkata is at Rs 91.20 per litre on February 25. Watch the full video for more.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee was spotted riding an electronic bike to register her protest against almost daily surges in fuel price across the country. The man driving the scooty of the chief minister is Kolkata Mayor Firhad Hakim.
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BJP president JP Nadda visited Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay's Residence and Museum in Kolkata on February 25. West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and party's general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya were also present. Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay had composed the national song 'Vande Mataram'. JP Nadda had arrived in poll-bound West Bengal on Feb 24.
During the launch of 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla (manifesto) crowdsourcing campaign' in Kolkata, BJP chief JP Nadda said over 2 crore suggestions will be taken. He said, "We'll accept over 2 crore suggestions from people. We'll make available approx 30,000 suggestion boxes across WB. Around 100 boxes will be kept in 294 assembly constituencies. Our workers will go from door to door with 50 boxes and 50 will be placed at strategic locations."
BJP national president JP Nadda launched 'Lokkho Sonar Bangla (manifesto) crowdsourcing campaign', in Kolkata. State BJP chief Dilip Ghosh and party's national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya were also present on the occasion. Actor Payel Sarkar joined BJP in presence of JP Nadda.
BJP and Hindu outfits have called for a shutdown in Alappuzha from 6 am to 6 pm on Feb 25 in protest against the killing of an RSS worker allegedly by SDPI worker. The clash between the groups had happened last night.
Those above the age of 60 and those above 45 with comorbidities as they will get Covid vaccine in the second of the coronavirus vaccination drive will begin March 1. Aiming at inoculating people of West Bengal for COVID-19 free of cost before the upcoming assembly election, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to help the state in procuring vaccines. The surprise renaming of the revamped Motera cricket stadium in Gujarat after Prime Minister Narendra Modi today caused a flood of reactions on social media. Cricketer Manoj Tiwari and three Bengali film stars joined the Trinamool Congress in the presence of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Wednesday that the Centre has lifted embargo on grant of government businesses to private banks.
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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team arrived at the residence of Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Abhishek Banerjee in Kolkata on February 23. CBI summoned Abhishek's wife Rujira on February 22...
While speaking to ANI in Hooghly district on February 22, West Bengal Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Dilip Ghosh said, "Trinamool Congress (TMC) is worried after Central Bureau of Investigation..