BJP national general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya reacted on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's statement calling the party "more dangerous than Naxals". He said that BJP doesn't need CM Banerjee's certificate that it is dangerous or not. "People of the country have made Narendra Modi Prime Minister second time so we don't need Mamata Banerjee's certificate,' he said. He added that BJP will only choose those TMC leaders who are not indulged in anti-national activities.
Ranjan Banerjee, senior vice-president of Aditya Birla Group, joined the BJP in Kolkata on January 20. He joined the party in the presence of BJP's national vice president Mukul Roy. Meanwhile, Arindam Bhattacharya, a former Congress MLA who later switched to TMC joined BJP. He joined BJP in the presence of party leader Kailash Vijayvargiya in New Delhi. Speaking to ANI, Ranjan Banerjee said, "I thank BJP for giving me this opportunity to serve the people of the state. We need to bring industries here so that people can get employment." Bengal is going for polls in the mid of 2021.
Days after West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced that she would contest the upcoming state assembly election from Nandigram, now her former aide turned BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari has hit back. While Adhikari refused to confirm his candidature from Nandigram, he said that he would guarantee the victory of the candidate the BJP fields in Nandigram. ‘Mamata Banerjee has announced to contest from there, relying on 62,000 votes but I have 2.13 lakh people who chant 'Jai Shri Ram,’ Adhikari said. Meanwhile, in a fresh setback to the Trinamool Congress, Arindam Bhattacharya joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and said that he wants to join PM Modi’s mission of making an Atmanirbhar Bengal. Watch the full video for all the details.
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West Bengal BJP leaders held a roadshow in North 24 Parganas on December 29. BJP leaders Arjun Singh, Babul Supriyo including TMC defectors Suvendu Adhikari, Saumitra Khan and Subhranshu Roy were present during the roadshow. West Bengal will go to the polls in mid 2021.
Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers including women were injured after they were lathi-charged by Police in WB's North 24 Parganas. The incident happened while they were protesting outside Khardah Police Station on evening of December 23.
A jute mill in Titagarh, North 24 Parganas on December 21 issued a notice suspending work saying, "some of the local trainees in winding department resorted to illegal ways of disturbing peaceful running of the mill."
Political temperature is rising in West Bengal as the 2021 Assembly election approaches. ‘Goli maro’ slogans were heard, this time at a Trinamool rally in Kolkata. Meanwhile, clashes erupted in Purba Bardhaman between workers of the two parties. Some BJP workers were injured in the clashes and have been admitted to the hospital. These clashes come as the verbal duels between leaders from the two parties have escalated in the last month. While BJP’s Dilip Ghosh said that TMC had been reduced to half in 2019 polls and would now be wiped out after 2021 polls. He added that people of the state now want change and stand behind the BJP. TMC leader Madan Mitra said that they would cut those who wanted to take over Bengal. Watch the full video for all the details.
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All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporters held a party rally in Kolkata on January 19 ahead state Assembly elections. During the rally, party supporters raised slogan of "Bengal ke gaddaron ko goli maaro saalo ko". WB Legislative Assembly is scheduled to be held this year.
Democrats now have majority of the U.S. Senate after Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three members on Wednesday to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade. Bryan Wood reports.
Democrats took control of the U.S. Senate on Wednesday when Vice President Kamala Harris swore in three new members to give the party a narrow grip on both houses of Congress as well as the White House for the first time in a decade.
As President Joe Biden enters the Oval Office, the future of his proposed $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief plan remains up in the air. Greg Valliere, Chief U.S. Policy Strategist at AGF Investments, lays out the obstacles that lie ahead.
Addressing a press conference in Jammu on December 23, JandK Election Commissioner KK Sharma spoke on District Development Council (DDC) elections results. Jammu and Kashmir Election Commissioner KK Sharma declared the result for DDC Elections 2020. BJP: 75, JandK NC: 67, Independent: 50, JandK PDP: 27, INC: 26, JKAP: 12, JKPC: 8, CPI(M): 5, JKNPP: 2, PDF: 2 and BSP: 1. Sharma said, "I congratulate all the candidates who have won the DDC elections. With the active participation of people, the voting percentage was higher, and polling was peaceful. Results were declared for 278 seats (out of 280 seats) and deferred for 2 seats."
While speaking to ANI on December 18, Puducherry Chief Minister, V Narayanasamy spoke on farm laws. He said, "Today, in Puducherry on behalf United Progressive Alliance, the leaders of the Congress party, CPI, CPI(M), MDMK, DMK and other parties are sitting on one-day hunger strike in support of farmers protesting against the three farms laws in Delhi." "We demand govt of India to withdraw 3 black laws," Puducherry CM added.
The tenth round of talks between farmer unions and the Centre over the three farm laws began at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on January 20. Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar and Piyush Goyal attended the..