After the results were declared yesterday, Banerjee claimed that her party would move the constitution bench of the Supreme Court against the Election Commission of India. This came after Mamata Banerjee lost the Nandigram constituency to BJP's Suvendu Adhikari by a margin of 1,956 votes.
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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."
A bomb was hurled near Mahajati Sadan Auditorium in north Kolkata on April 29. The Election Commission has sought details of the incident and police also reached at the spot and started investigation. More details awaited.
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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During her speech at West Bengal Assembly on May 08, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee demanded universal vaccine program across the country. She said, "Rs 30,000 crores is nothing for the central government...There should be a universal vaccine program for all throughout the country." It was her first speech after taking oath as West Bengal CM for the 3rd consecutive time. She also questioned Centre's move to send 4-member MHA team amid post-poll violence reports. She said, "Why is there so much discrimination with Bengal? They sent the central team within 24 hours of oath-taking. Actually, they (BJP) are not ready to accept the public mandate. I never support violence. They are spreading fake news and fake videos."
After Mamata Banerjee-led TMC's grand victory in the West Bengal state Assembly elections, several photos and videos depicting violence of BJP workers by TMC cadres surfaced on social media and created uproar. New stories of violence come into limelight daily, therefore, a 4-member Union Home Ministry team arrived at Kolkata airport to analyse ground situation of West Bengal post poll violence.
Newly elected MLAs of West Bengal took oath as members of the state assembly in presence of Protem Speaker Subrata Mukherjee on May 06. TMC chief Mamata Banerjee took oath as West Bengal Chief Minister on May 05 for third consecutive term. Trinamool Congress won 213 seats in recently concluded West Bengal Assembly elections.
Sushil Chandra on April 13 took charge as the 24th Chief Election Commissioner. Chandra replaces Sunil Arora who retired on April 12. Sushil Chandra was appointed as Election Commissioner in 2019 before Lok Sabha elections.
With Jammu and Kashmir in a lockdown till 7 am on May 3, Srinagar wore a deserted look. The streets were empty, and shops shuttered, as the Union Territory tries to curb the ongoing Covid wave. J&K currently has 30,300+ active Covid cases, and has seen over 2,300 deaths so far. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid spiralling COVID-19 cases and deaths, Jammu and Kashmir government announced 84-hour-long lockdown, starting from 7pm on April 29 to 7 am on May 03 in several districts of Union Territory. Police patrolled in markets of Udhampur in order to ensure guidelines are being adhered. Cases are being lodged against curfew violators. Only essential service will be exempted.
Amid Oxygen crisis in national capital, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on April 25 informed that the Union Territory govt have started a portal that will be updated every two hours by oxygen manufacturers, suppliers and hospitals for better management of oxygen supply. "We have started a portal that will be updated every two hours by oxygen manufacturers, suppliers and hospitals for better management of oxygen supply. The Central and State teams are working together," CM said.
TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee responded to a reporter’s question on the 2024 Lok Sabha polls. Banerjee said that said fighting Covid-19 is one of her top priorities now. “I am just a street fighter. I can boost up people so that we can fight against BJP. One cannot do everything alone. I think all together we can fight the battle for 2024. Let's fight Covid first. Now it is not the time, we should concentrate on Covid,” said Mamata. Banerjee powered TMC to victory in the West Bengal Assembly Elections. She will be sworn in as the CM of West Bengal for the third time on May 5. Watch the full video for more.
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Amid oxygen crisis in national capital in view of devastating second wave of COVID-19, Bharatiya Janata Party leader and Lok Sabha MP from East Delhi, Gautam Gambhir, on May 01 said he is going to provide 200 oxygen concentrators in Delhi. The East Delhi MP also said the oxygen concentrators will be provided free of cost.
While addressing a meeting with presiding officers over COVID situation in the country, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on April 19 said, "To contain COVID-19 spread, we all need to work in tandem and on a war footing. In these tough times, it's responsibility of all presiding officers and leaders to stand by people." "Through public representatives of our respective states, we need to spread awareness among people to follow all COVID protocols. We need to send the message that observance of precautions is the biggest weapon in the fight against this pandemic," Birla added.
Denying allegations of violence at BJP office in Arambagh after the assembly elections results, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on May 03 said that "old photograph" is circulating and police..
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The BJP has urged TMC chief Mamata Banerjee to control her party cadre and stop the violence against BJP workers in the state. This comes after some reports of vandalism of BJP offices and attacks on..
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