TMC supporters started protesting outside the Raj Bhawan, residence of Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar over the arrests of ministers and TMC leaders. The CBI on Monday launched parallel raids and later arrested TMC heavyweights and ministers Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee and MLA Madan Mitra in its probe on the Narada sting case. Within hours, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached the CBI office.
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The CBI has arrested two Trinamool Congress ministers, Firhad Hakim and Subrata Mukherjee in connection to the Narada bribery case. Following that, an enraged Mamata Banerjee reached the CBI office today. She demanded that the arrests were made without due procedures. She said, "The CBI will have to arrest me as well".
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Former Union Minister under the Vajpayee government Yashwant Sinha has turned into a staunch critic of the BJP. Sinha, who recently joined Mamata Banerjee’s TMC, has accused the Modi government of crushing dissent and not taking other parties along. In this exclusive conversation with Hindustan Times’ Kumkum Chadha, Sinha explains the difference between the BJP under Vajpayee and the present leadership. The TMC leader also speaks on the Bengal battle & much more. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Former Union Minister and TMC leader Yashwant Sinha on April 1 claimed that as per party's information, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is winning with a huge margin from Nandigram. He also expressed confidence that opposition is nowhere near Banerjee in Nandigram. BJP leader Suvendu Adhikari locked horn with CM Banerjee from Nandigram constituency. 2nd phase of assembly elections concluded in West Bengal on April 1.
In what is being called a historic win, the Trinamool Congress defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party's formidable election machine to defend the West Bengal throne. BJP's campaign was led by none other than Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah, and the party had set a target of 200+ seats. However, it could not even breach the 100-mark, winning 77 constituencies. TMC bagged 213, however, Mamata Banerjee lost the Nandigram fight to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari. The Congress and Left were completely wiped out. What does the Bengal verdict say about politics, elections, and issues? Watch this analysis with CVoter founder and pollster Yashwant Deshmukh.
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BJP's Suvendu Adhikari claimed to have won from Nandigram seat by a margin of 1,200 votes. Adhikari was pitted against West Bengal CM and TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee from the seat. Mamata said she will move court regarding Nandigram results and against the Elections Commission. She called TMC win as 'landslide' and said she will welcome whatever verdict Nandigram gives. Earlier, mystery surrounded result of high-profile Nandigram fight. While BJP claimed that Adhikari won the Nandigram seat by 1,600 seats, TMC urged people to stay away from speculating as counting was still on. As counting began on Sunday, Adhikari was maintaining a comfortable margin in trends. In the afternoon, Mamata overtook Adhikari and reports suggested that she had won. Soon after, BJP's Amit Malviya said Adhikari won the seat by 1,622 votes. Mamata contested from Nandigram for first time, leaving her home seat Bhabanipur. Nandigram witnessed a high voltage game of power on April 1 in second phase of polls. At state level, TMC is leading on 210+ seats while BJP is leading on 70+ seats. The counting of votes in the state began on Sunday at 8 am following Covid-19 protocols.
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Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee who, according to Election Commission was seen trailing BJP's Suvendu Adhikari, on May 02 said, "Don't worry for Nandigram, for struggle you have to sacrifice something. I struggled for Nandigram because I fought a movement. It's ok. Let the Nandigram people give whatever verdict they want, I accept that."
The three arrested TMC heavyweights Firhad Hakim, Subrata Mukherjee and Madan Mitra were rushed to the hospital. As several states tackle vaccine shortage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today continuous efforts were being made to increase vaccine supply in a big way. The government-appointed task force on Covid-19 on Monday removed plasma therapy from the treatment protocol for adult Covid-19 patients. KK Aggarwal, a former president of the Indian Medical Association and a prominent face of the medical fraternity in the country, died last night due to Covid.Four people were killed in Gujarat as Cyclone Tauktae made landfall in Gujarat last night that damaged houses and trees and forced people to flee.
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TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term in presence of Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. Congratulating Mamata Banerjee for the third consecutive victory, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar said that he has every hope that the chief minister will restore rule of law in the state and accord relief to hurt on priority basis. Governor said, "I congratulate Mamata ji on her third term. Our priority is that we must bring an end to this senseless violence that has affected society at large. I have every hope that the CM on an urgent basis will take all steps to restore rule of law and ensure those who are hurt are accorded relief on priority basis."
TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar administered the oath at the Raj Bhavan in Kolkata. The swearing-in ceremony was very low-key due to ongoing COVID pandemic. Trinamool Congress won 213 seats in recently concluded West Bengal Assembly elections.
Sadhvi Pragya is a saffron-draped BJP MP from Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh. While addressing a gathering, she claimed that cow has protected her from contracting the Coronavirus.
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After a nail biting finish, the Trinamool Congress is set for a third term in West Bengal, reinstating Mamata Banerjee as the Chief Minsiter for another tenure. Even though Didi received a scare from..