A day after three Trinamool Congress lagislators and over 60 councillors joined the BJP, four more TMC leaders joined the saffron party Wednesday in the presence of BJP West Bengal in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya and senior party leader Mukul Roy.
TMC MLA Manirul Islam
The BJP's "Mission Bengal" accumulated pace on Tuesday, with three MLAs from West Bengal joining the party at its headquarters in New Delhi, alongside 56 municipal councilors from Kanchrapara, Halishahar and Naihati.
Of the three legislators, Shubhrangshu Roy fromRead More
Clashes broke out on Tuesday evening as the mega rally of BJP president Amit Shah passed through the north Kolkata neighborhood dotted with educational institutions.
A section of the crowd broke through the gates of the 147-year-old Vidyasagar College and broke chairs and glass panesRead More
The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill 2017 is set to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha, where the government lacks numbers, on Friday, a day after the Union Cabinet cleared the amendments to the bill.
However, if the Upper House of the Parliament fails to pass the bill,Read More
Silchar: A Trinamool Congress delegation was on Thursday detained at Silchar airport after allegedly being roughed up by the state police. The eight-member team was on a two-day state visit to assess the situation in Assam and campaign against the final draft of theRead More
After a meeting of the extended Congress Working Committee (CWC). the party sent out a message to its current and potential allies that Rahul Gandhi is their leader and that he will be their prime ministerial face in 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The meeting also emphasised that tie-ups wereRead More
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah was in West Bengal for a two-day visit — on Thursday and Friday — during which he delivered the Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Memorial Lecture organised by the Syama Prasad Mookerjee Research Foundation. Apart from that engagement,Read More
The hypocrisy template that defines mainstream media in India is once again evident over the alleged murder of a young Dalit student in West Bengal on Wednesday.
Trilochan Mahato's fault was that he was a member of BJP's youth wing and had worked hard during the recentRead More
As predicted by most exit polls, it's a hung Assembly in Karnataka with no party claiming absolute majority. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has emerged single largest party with 104 seats, but is seven short of a majority. Congress with 78 seats and Janata Dal (Secular) with 38 swiftlyRead More