West Bengal assembly polls: Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi joins BJP
Saturday, 6 March 2021 Former TMC MP Dinesh Trivedi on Saturday joined the BJP in the presence of BJP president JP Nadda and Union minister Piyush Goyal. Trivedi had resigned as an MP on February 12 during the Budget session of Parliament, saying he was “feeling stifled” and his “conscience” told him to resign as MP and “go and work for the people of Bengal and India”.
Ahead of the West Bengal Assembly elections, the national general secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Kailash Vijayvargiya conducted poll campaigning in Kolkata on March 06. He did the election campaigning in Kalighat Hawkers Market of Kolkata along with party workers to invite people for...
BJP has lashed out at the Trinamool Congress over the death of a BJP worker in Dinhata, West Bengal. BJP leaders Dinesh Trivedi and Kailash Vijayvargiya said accused the Trinamool Congress of spreading violence in the state and added that BJP will not be intimidated. A local BJP leader was on Wednesday found hanging in the ground floor corridor of a veterinary hospital here triggering protests across Coochbehar district in poll-bound West Bengal. Election for the 294 West Bengal assembly seats will begin on March 27. Dinhata goes to the poll in the fourth phase on April 10. Watch the full video for all the details.
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West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's one-time right hand man Suvendu Adhikari who crossed over to the BJP in December, will take on the Trinamool Congress in a do-or-die contest in the state elections from Nandigram. In a significant political development on Saturday – former TMC Rajya Sabha MP Dinesh Trivedi joined the BJP in the presence of the party’s national president JP Nadda and Union Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. The Centre has rushed high-level multi-disciplinary public health teams to Maharashtra and Punjab in view of the increase in number of daily COVID-19 cases being reported. India defeated England by an innings and 25 runs in the fourth and final Test to win the four-match series 3-1 and seal a place in the final of the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship on Saturday.
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After joining Bharatiya Janata Party ahead of state assembly elections in West Bengal, Dinesh Trivedi said that Bengal has rejected TMC and they are ready for a real change. "They want progress, not corruption or violence," he added. Reacting on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement wherein she had called politics a 'khela,' Dinesh Trivedi said that Mamata Banerjee has forgotten her ideals while playing. "Politics isin't 'khela,' it is serious affair." Former Member of Parliament and TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party national president JP Nadda on March 06.
Former Member of Parliament and TMC leader Dinesh Trivedi joined Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in presence of party national president JP Nadda on March 06. Trivedi had resigned as TMC MP in Rajya Sabha on February 12. Union Minister Piyush Goyal was also present. His party switch comes ahead of West Bengal Assembly elections.
In Prime Minister Narendra's Modi's public rally in West Bengal's Barasat, unique body paintings were on display which highlighted messages like unemployment, demand for jobs and the requirement for industries in West Bengal. Tarak Das, an artist, remarked that the 'book of democracy' which has been taught by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, is now being used as a brick to be hurled at the military, police and the public. Fifth phase of West Bengal assembly elections is scheduled to be held on April 17.
The Election Commission placed a 24-hour campaign ban on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on April 12. The poll body said that the Trinamool Congress chief had issued 'highly insinuating and provocative' remarks with the potential to cause breakdown of law and order. Mamata can't campaign in any manner from 8 pm on April 12 to 8 pm on April 13. Watch the full video for more.
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Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal announced that the union cabinet has approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for White Goods (Air Conditioners and LED Lights). The cabinet has approved PLI scheme for manufacturing of white goods (that is, air-conditioners and LEDs) and high-frequency solar PV modules.
While addressing a joint press conference in the national capital on March 31, during the union cabinet briefing the Food and Public Distribution Minister, Piyush Goyal spoke about the incentives and subsidy approved for the food processing industry. Goyal said, "The union cabinet today approved Rs 10,900 crores as incentive or subsidy under Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for the food processing industry."
Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on March 30 asserted that Indian Railways will never be privatised, he said that it is the property of the nation and people. "I assure you that Indian Railways is the property of the nation and people. No one can touch it, it will never be privatised. Don't get caught in opposition's propaganda. This is your property, it will remain yours," Goyal said while addressing a public rally in Kharagpur for upcoming West Bengal assembly elections. "Railway Protection Force, which was deployed on 4,600 Shramik Special trains during COVID-19 ensured smooth distribution of 2 crore food packets and 2. 16 crore water bottles, therefore avoiding any untoward incident," he added. "Due to the efforts of our trackmen, maintenance, and signalling people, there has not been a single death in the last two years," he further added.
While addressing a public meeting in Andhra Pradesh's Naidupeta on April 12, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief JP Nadda slammed Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy government, alleging the government is deep into corruption, misgovernance and nepotism in the state. "YSRCP govt is deep into corruption, misgovernance and nepotism. The continuous attacks on Hindu temples and no punishment to culprits show it's a govt of misgovernance which doesn't believe in secular ethos, we stand for," he said.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president JP Nadda on April 09 held a roadshow in Rajarhat of Gopalpur constituency. During the roadshow, Nadda slammed West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on various issues. The first three phases of the eight-phased West Bengal polls have already taken place. The fourth phase of the elections will be held on Saturday. Counting of the votes will take place on May 02.
Bharatiya Janata Party National President Jagat Prakash Nadda reacted on attack on convoy of West Bengal state chief Dilip Ghosh. Condemning the attack, he said that Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made it a culture of West Bengal. "Over 140 BJP workers were injured, I also got attacked. CM Mamata has made it (attack) a culture and that is why people have decided to say good bye to Mamata with log stock and barrel," he said. BJP chief Dilip Ghosh's convoy was allegedly attacked in Cooch Behar on April 07. The fourth phase of the elections will be held on April 10. Counting of the votes will take place on May 02.
For the ongoing elections in Assam, Congress had offered 5 guarantees in their manifesto. Tearing their guarantees apart and calling it 'display of mental bankruptcy', JP Nadda asked that how limited in the knowledge of people who make these guarantees. "Can a state law overrule a law passed by Parliament?," he asked. JP Nadda further said that he can give 1 guarantee that wherever Congress will go, they will do a scam.
Aam Aadmi Party leader Sanjay Singh hit out at Centre after Parliament gave nod to the NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021. Singh said PM Modi was afraid of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal and wanted to undo his work. Singh also assured the people of Delhi that the schemes introduced by Kejriwal will continue. Parliament on Wednesday approved a bill giving primacy to Delhi's Lieutenant Governor (L-G) over the elected government. Rajya Sabha passed the NCT of Delhi (Amendment) Bill 2021. This came amid massive uproar and walkout from the opposition. Delhi govt will now have to seek opinion of the L-G before any executive action. Watch the full video for more.
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