TMC, SP pledge to stay equidistant from Congress and BJP
Friday, 17 March 2023 Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress and Akhilesh Yadav’s Samajwadi Party Friday signalled they would remain equidistant from Congress and BJP while striving to cobble together an anti-saffron “third front” without the grand old party getting any chance to play “the big boss of the opposition”. Akhilesh met the Bengal CM at her residence in Kolkata on Friday.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee issued a fresh call for Opposition unity on Monday ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. The Trinamool Congress chief said that she would back the Congress in certain areas, asserting that the BJP was unable to fight in areas where a regional party was strong. The remarks came days after the Congress secured a landslide win in Karnataka and set its sights on several other state polls.
#KarnatakaResults #KarnatakaElections2023 #MamataBanerjee #TMC #Congress
Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has announced that he has sent a legal notice to Mamata Banerjee, the Chief Minister of Bengal, with regards to her recent statements on ‘The Kashmir Files’.
#VivekAgnihotri #MamataBanerjee #TheKeralaStory
The controversy around The Kerala Story has turned into a major political battle between the parties. With the Mamata Banerjee led TMC putting a ban on the movie release in West Bengal to the BJP-ruled state of MP declaring it tax-free, more than the movie, the nation is talking about the controversies it has landed itself into. Yogi Adityanath is the latest to join the tussle by declaring the movie tax free in Uttar Pradesh.
#TheKeralaStory #UP #YogiAdityanath
Mamata Banerjee asks Nitish Kumar for an opposition meeting in Bihar; India logs 7,178 fresh Covid cases and 16 Covid-related fatalities in 24 hours; Amritpal Singh arrest: Bhindranwale's nephew Jasbir Singh reportedly behind arrest; Delhi: Protesting wrestlers move to SC to file an FIR against WFI chief Brij Bhushan Singh.
#MamataBanerjee #NitishKumar #Bihar
In a major political decision taken on Monday, the Election Commission of India withdrew the national party status of Trinamool Congress (TMC) and Communist Party of India (CPI) and granted the status of a National Party to the Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party.
#AAP #NationalParty #ArvindKejriwal
Amid intense speculation over the next chief minister of Karnataka, the Congress has said a decision on it is likely on Wednesday or Thursday and a new cabinet in the state will be in place in the next 48-72 hours. The party asserted that Karnataka will have a five-year-long stable government and urged people not to believe in speculation and "fake news" which it alleged was being peddled by the BJP.
#RandeepSurjewala #DKShivakumar #KarnatakaCMRace #KarnatakaCM
With Congress snatching away Bharatiya Janata Party's last citadel in South India in the recently concluded Assembly elections, Congress General Secretary in-charge Communications Jairam Ramesh tried explaining why people voted for Congress, rather than a ruling government. According to Ramesh, people in India, and especially Karnataka, are tired of Prime Minister Narendra Modi Modi and his campaigns. Despite the number of roadshows PM Modi did, people were not enthusiastic, claimed Ramesh.
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BJP’s C K Ramamurthy won the Jayanagar seat in Karnataka by 16 votes. This prompted the Congress to stage a protest allegedly misuse of the state machinery.
#Jayanagar #KarnatakaResults #SoumyaReddy
Samajwadi Party national general secretary and former MLA from Rampur Mohammad Azam Khan has got a big relief from the court. He was acquitted in a hate speech case for which he was disqualified from the membership of assembly. On Wednesday, Rampur’s Special MP-MLA Court acquitted the SP leader in the case setting aside the verdict of the magistrate court. The court gave a 70-page verdict quoting several instances of high court and Supreme Court judgements.
#AzamKhan #SamajwadiParty #Rampur
Karnataka results might have disappointed the BJP, but the results of the UP Civic Body polls have come as a sign of relief for the party. BJP has performed extremely well in the municipal body polls. The trends have now started turning into results. People have approved the work of the Yogi Adityanath government of UP in the body elections, which are being considered as semi-finals before the 2024 Lok Sabha elections .
#UPMunicipalElections #UPCivicBodyPolls #BJPinUP
Nawazuddin Siddiqui landed in new controversy as a case against him for allegedly hurting sentiments of the Bengali community, has been filed in Kolkata.
The Bengali community filed a police complaint against the CEO of Coca-Cola India and actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui with the Kolkata Police for allegedly hurting their sentiments in its advertisement of Sprite. The ‘joke’ cracked in the ad allegedly hurt the Bengali community and is derogatory, the complaint said.
#NawazuddinSiqqiqui #CocoCola #Sprite
Shah Rukh Khan, who was recently in Kolkata to cheer for his IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders, took some time out to meet his special fans. A fan page on Instagram has shared several photos of Shah Rukh from his meeting with acid-attack survivors in Kolkata. A fan page on Instagram shared some photos of Shah Rukh from his meeting with acid attack survivors.
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