West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has just lost one of her brothers today to the Corona pandemic. Her brother, Mr Asim Bandhopadhyay who was mostly known as Kali Bandhopadhyay, contracted the virus and was being treated for a month. He was admitted to Kolkata's Medica Superspecialty Hospital.
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Home Minister Amit Shah assured the Gorkha population that they would not be affected by the NRC. Speaking in Kalimpong, ahead of Assembly polls on the 17th of April, Shah said that TMC has been spreading rumours about the NRC and said that not a single Gorkha would be asked to leave. Shah also said that the CPM and the TMC had both been unjust to the region and said that the BJP would form an SIT to probe and punish those responsible for the killing of the local population in 1986 & the more recent Gorkhaland agitation. Watch the full video for all the details.
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Ahead of fifth phase of West Bengal Assembly elections, Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a roadshow at Kalimpong on Apr 12 and appealed people to choose 'lotus govt' to get justice. Slamming CM Mamata Banerjee, HM Shah said, "Kalimpong suffered for years. In 1986, CPM oppressed you, over 1200 Gorkhas lost lives. You were not given justice. When Didi came, she took lives of several Gorkhas. You were not given justice. Choose 'lotus govt', we'll form SIT and send them behind bars."
Union Home Minister Amit Shah during a roadshow in Kalimpong on Apr 12 blamed TMC for lying about NRC and said that it has not been brought yet here but even after it is brought, not even a single Gorkha will be affected. "Misinformation being spread that if NRC will be brought, Gorkhas will be ousted. NRC has not been brought yet. But even if it's brought, not even one Gorkha will be ousted. TMC lies," said Home Minister Shah.
Ahead of the fifth phase of West Bengal state Assembly elections 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will hold series of rallies and roadshows in state today. HM Amit Shah held a roadshow in Kalimpong on April 12. People in large numbers thronged the site to get a glimpse of the leader. 5th phase of West Bengal elections will be held on April 17.
All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Mimi Chakraborty cast her vote at a polling booth in Jalpaiguri on Apr 17 as fifth phase of the WB Assembly elections is underway today. She followed COVID precautionary measures at the polling station. Mimi was also seen clicking pictures with her fans.
Highlighting some recent alleged crimes against women in West Bengal, BJP president JP Nadda in Hooghly questioned the West Bengal government saying that the administration didn't action in any of the cases. JP Nadda asked what have the people raising slogan of 'Ma, Mati, Manush' done for women? "West Bengal is number one in terms of kidnapping of women, attempt to murder and unsolved missing cases. Two tribal girls were raped in Jalpaiguri but no action was taken," said JP Nadda.
A voter at a booth near Nandigram village, Katwa in Purba Bardhaman district was given first aid by the ITBP medic team after she suddenly fell sick during the sixth phase of polling in West Bengal. The elections are being held in 43 constituencies across 4 districts in the state today. Eight-phased Bengal polls will conclude on April 29.
A four-member MHA team visited Bhatpara in North 24 Parganas district on May 06. MHA deputed the team to assess ground situation amid post-poll violence in Bengal. Violence has been reported in several parts of West Bengal after assembly results.
Explosives were recovered from an abandoned room in Bhatpara of North 24 Parganas. 2 buckets with explosives placed in bottles were seized by administration. Timely intervention prevented damage to property and life. Investigation is underway.
As the counting of West Bengal Assembly elections commenced, a counting agent of Congress candidate from Panihati constituency fell unconscious at the counting centre. Counting agent, Goapl Som was immediately rushed to the hospital.
A snow leopard gave birth to three cubs in WB's Darjeeling. The cubs were welcomed by Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park. Under snow leopard conservation breeding project of PNHZP, total number of snow leopards reached to 12 now. The snow leopard gave birth to cubs on April 10.
Amit Shah on April 13 accused the Congress and TMC of doing injustice with Gorkha community across the country. He appealed the Gorkhas in Darjeeling to instil their trust in Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He was addressing a public meeting on April 13.
After BJP failed to wrest West Bengal from TMC despite a high pitch election campaign, state party chief Dilip Ghosh said BJP will analyse the election results as to what went wrong, but added that the party's performance since the last assembly elections has increased many fold. The BJP was leading on 77 seats, according to the latest information provided by the Election Commission which also showed TMC ahead on 213 of 294 seats.
Terming Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee "Tigress of Bengal" after the TMC was looking set to return for the third straight term, Shiv Sena congratulated the leader on party's performance in the 2021 West Bengal Assembly elections. Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said the democracy has won in West Bengal and the people of the state proved that they did not vote under any pressure. As per the latest Election Commission trends, TMC was leading on 205 seats while BJP was ahead in 79 constituencies.
The counting of votes for state assembly polls began at 8 am on May 02. Election results will decide the fate of four states- Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and the union territory of Puducherry. All necessary arrangements have been made by the Election Commission for counting across counting centres. The outcome of assembly polls is likely to have implications for politics at the national level. Elections in Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry were held in single phase on April 06. Where elections in Assam were conducted in 3 phases, West Bengal went to polls in eight phases.
Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee paid floral tribute to the portrait of the poet, novelist, Rabindranath Tagore at Rabindra Sadan in Kolkata on May 09. In a recent state Assembly polls,..
A 4-member Union Home Ministry team visited Raj Bhavan in Kolkata on May 07. MHA deputed the team to assess ground situation amid post-poll violence in Bengal. The violence has been reported in several..