Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the convocation ceremony of Visva-Bharati University. The event took place via video conferencing on February 19. While addressing the event, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said, "The New Education Policy (NEP) will gallop our journey to becoming 'Vishwa-guru'. The policy is turning out to be a game changer in much needed education reforms."
There is so much fear in Bengal that mediapersons cannot even speak about it, said West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on February 10, while adding that he said fear and democracy cannot co-exist. "There is so much fear here that you cannot even speak about it. I have been vocal about this since I came here. Is it even hidden anymore? Fear and democracy cannot co-exist," said West Bengal Governor.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated LPG import terminal built by Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited on February 08. He also dedicated 348 KM Dobhi-Durgapur Natural Gas Pipeline section of the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project and a Four-Lane ROB-cum-Flyover at Ranichak, in West Bengal's Haldia. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan were present on the occasion.
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.
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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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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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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West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh condemned the two-day session in the West Bengal Assembly in which a resolution against agricultural laws is going to get passed. Following this act, Dilip Ghosh..
All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Rajib Banerjee resigned from the post of West Bengal Forest Minister on January 22. He handed over his resignation letter to Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at Raj..